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4 days ago
Burkina Faso's military is said to be holding President Roch Marc Christian Kabore. His detention comes after months of protests over his government's failure to curb terrorist attacks.
11 Aug
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has called for all eligible citizens to join the army, as fighting rages against Tigrayan rebels in several regions. The call represents a further crumbling of the unilateral ceasefire Abiy's government declared two months ago. The Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) retook most of Tigray in June and have since pushed into the neighbouring Afar and Amhara regions.
21 Mar 2021
Britain has advised its citizens to leave Myanmar as authorities react with increasing severity to daily protests. The UN says the junta is probably committing crimes against humanity.
1 Mar 2021
Months after the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region erupted, there is hardly any relief for those caught up in it. Tens of thousands are on the run and sexual violence is on the rise, Amnesty International says.
14 Feb 2021
Do foundation educates people living with disabilities on their rights as citizens
27 Jan 2021
Since President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Finance Act 2020 into law, it has been generating mixed reactions from analysts and citizens. The new law introduces over 80 amendments to 14 different laws and took effect from 1st January 2021.
25 Jan 2021
Former President Goodluck Jonathan urges citizens to restructure their minds
12 Oct 2020
The Nigerian Police Force has dispersed Abuja #EndSARS protesters with live bullets, water cannons, and tear gas. Ilemona Onoja narrates how the police onslaught on citizens happened on Sunday.
3 Jun 2017
Police officers advised to protect citizens' rights.
25 Apr 2017
Former U.S. President Barack Obama says his next job will focus on helping the next generation become active citizens and leaders.

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In Israel, the number of gang-related murders is soaring in the Israeli Arab community. A record 128 Israeli Arabs were killed in gang-related violence within their own community last year, including women and children caught in the crossfire. The victims' families accuse the police of inaction, while the government has promised to do more. Our correspondents Gwendoline Debono and Irris Makler report from Qalansuwa, a town in the country's centre, where criminals have formed a state within a state.
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French unions are staging a major nationwide strike Thursday, with more than 170 protests calling for salary hikes to deal with the rising cost of living. Rail workers, teachers and other professions are pressuring the government just months ahead of presidential elections.
3 hours ago
France is considered one of the top destinations in the world for winter sports, known as "les sports d'hiver". They're a major part of the country’s tourism industry. Ski culture goes beyond the slopes, and like many things in France, it also involves a lot of food. But has skiing become too expensive? And how can resorts cope with climate change? In this episode of French Connections Plus, Florence Villeminot and Genie Godula slalom the ins and outs of the white gold that is French skiing.
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We focus on Poland after the death of a pregnant woman who was denied an abortion despite losing her twins. Her death has sparked anger over the country's draconian anti-abortion laws. Also, the Australian Open will host an all-Aussie men's doubles final for the first time in 40 years. Finally, Beijing Winter Olympics organisers warn against hugs and handshakes in a bid to promote social distancing at the upcoming Game
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President Joe Biden cast a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine in stark historical terms Tuesday, saying, “it would be the largest invasion since World War II.”
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Since taking control of Afghanistan in August 2021, the Taliban have been trying to project a more moderate image to the rest of the world. They claim to have changed, in a bid to obtain financial aid and international recognition. However, this stance does not seem to match reality on the ground, where Sharia law is progressively edging its way into Afghans' everyday lives. Yet some business owners and women are trying to oppose the new rules. Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Jennie Shin.