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3 Jan
Papers react to the political debate sparked by the decision to fly the European flag from the Arc de Triomphe. Most agree it boils down to political opportunism in an election year, with La Croix pointing out that it's the EU that should be offended for having its flag flown from a monument representing Napoleonic conquest. We also look at 2022's controversial sporting events, a Moroccan YouTuber seeking asylum in France, and a warning for cat owners.
3 Jan
Officials took down a temporary European Union flag at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris after it drew fury from conservatives and the far right. The flag was intended to mark the start of France's six-month EU presidency.
2 Oct 2019
Taiwo Akinkunmi was a 23-year-old student at the time he designed the Nigerian flag in 1959. Now in his eighties, he sat with GuardianTV his modest house in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital, to share one lost important detail about the Nigerian flag.
11 Mar 2018
Bolivia unfurled a nearly 200-kilometer long (124 miles) bright blue flag on Saturday in a show of support for the landlocked country's bid to regain sovereign access to the sea.
31 Dec 2016

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As the international art world flocks to Dakar for its much-anticipated Biennale, Senegalese artist Fally Sene Sow just has to look out the window to find inspiration in the colourful and chaotic market street outside his studio in the capital.
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