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17 Feb
Security forces in Manipur say they first lobbed tear gas and then fired live rounds as hundreds of people tried to storm a police compound.
25 Jan
Darya Trepova was charged with carrying out a blast that killed a prominent Russian war blogger last year at a cafe in St. Petersburg.
28 Dec
The death toll from a series of attacks on villages in central Nigeria has climbed to almost 200, local authorities said Wednesday, as survivors began to bury the dead.
28 Dec
German photographer Juergen Teller gives Eve Jackson a tour of his Paris show "I need to live" at the Grand Palais' massive temporary space in Paris. In the exhibition he displays around 800 works, including photos of Kim Kardashian, Victoria Beckham, Yves Saint Laurent and Vivienne Westwood, as well as more personal works of himself naked on his father's grave and images where his baby Iggy, named after Iggy Pop, recreates his most iconic photographs.
26 Dec
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25 Dec
As his year of publicity madness draws to a close after winning the world's most prestigious prize for an English-language book in 2022 – the Booker – Sri Lankan writer Shehan Karunatilaka comes to FRANCE 24 to talk about the novel that made him famous. "The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida" is part murder mystery, part ghost story, part political satire and part gay love story. On his website he describes himself as a "Booker winner.
13 Dec
While information circulating on social media is sometimes easy to believe, false alarms have become inevitable. One such false alarm is the rumored deaths of notable individuals. Not only does this info travel fast, but they are also mostly untrue. making it severe. Here are the top 7 people to have been rumoured dead in Nigeria and which of these people were you also connived into believing they were dead?
6 Dec
Over the past month, the conflict between two military groups in Sudan has reached what experts say is a grim turning point. The country's future is even more unclear.
1 Dec
The number of people killed by floods from heavy rains in Somalia has climbed to 96, state news agency SONNA said on Saturday, as the East Horn of Africa is battered by heavy rains.
27 Nov
A new book written by Omid Scobie has claimed William, Prince of Wales 'ignored' text messages from his brother Harry, Duke of Sussex as they scrambled to travel to Scotland to see Queen Elizabeth before her death last year.
25 Nov
During a Taylor Swift show in Rio de Janeiro, a fan fell ill in the sweltering heat and later died. The pop star has said she postponed an Eras Tour show due to the extremely high temperature.
14 Nov
On June 27, 17-year-old Nahel was killed by a police officer. The incident sparked riots across France. The urban violence lasted almost a week and was the worst the country had seen in nearly twenty years. Nanterre, the Paris suburb where Nahel was from and where he was killed, was the epicentre. Northwest of Paris, it was already well-known for being a deprived neighbourhood.

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