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Giraffes "vulnerable to extinction"

Giraffes have become the latest animal to be considered as being “vulnerable” to extinction.

Giraffes have become the latest animal to be considered as being “vulnerable” to extinction.

Culture

Rabat beats to sound of Visa for Music

Among the many artists at this year’s Visa for Music in Rabat, a fair for music professionals from across Africa and the Middle East, was Guinea’s Sekouba Bambino, one of West Africa’s most popular…

Among the many artists at this year’s Visa for Music in Rabat, a fair for music professionals from across Africa and the Middle East, was Guinea’s Sekouba Bambino, one of West Africa’s most popular…

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Anglophone protester killed in Cameroon

One person has been killed and around 100 people arrested after demonstrators clashed with security forces in an English speaking city in Cameroon.

One person has been killed and around 100 people arrested after demonstrators clashed with security forces in an English speaking city in Cameroon.

Culture

Rabat's Visa for Music festival again reveals hidden jewels

A festival for the lesser-known yet ambitious smaller groups and musicians, the third Visa for Music festival in Rabat has again produced a rich crop of artists who may be about to launch internationa

A festival for the lesser-known yet ambitious smaller groups and musicians, the third Visa for Music festival in Rabat has again produced a rich crop of artists who may be about to launch internationa

Business

Kenya: a very diverse destination

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Jimi Kariuki, Chairman at the Kenya

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Jimi Kariuki, Chairman at the Kenya

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Ethiopia's marketing strategy to attract travellers

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Solomon Tadesse, CEO at the Ethiopian

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Solomon Tadesse, CEO at the Ethiopian

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DRC: Bomb attacks kills child, injures 32 troops - UN

A bomb attack on UN peacekeepers has left one child dead, and 32 Indian troops injured in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the MONUSCO…

A bomb attack on UN peacekeepers has left one child dead, and 32 Indian troops injured in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the MONUSCO…

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Rescued migrants arrive in Sicily

Almost 700 migrants were taken to the Italian port town of Augusta on Monday (November 7) after being rescued at sea by Italian and Spanish ships.

Almost 700 migrants were taken to the Italian port town of Augusta on Monday (November 7) after being rescued at sea by Italian and Spanish ships.

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Fresh protests in Morocco against gruesome death of a fishmonger

Thousands of Moroccans have taken to the streets for a fourth day of protest over the death of Mouhcine Fikri, crushed in a garbage truck after police confiscated his swordfish.

Thousands of Moroccans have taken to the streets for a fourth day of protest over the death of Mouhcine Fikri, crushed in a garbage truck after police confiscated his swordfish.

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FGM and forced marriage: EU countries not spared

Europe faced with stiff challenge to combat FGM and forced marriage in new and existing migrant communities.

Europe faced with stiff challenge to combat FGM and forced marriage in new and existing migrant communities.

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Turning the tide of abuse

Sophie Claudet: “Could you briefly sum up the cultural origins of female genital mutilation?

Sophie Claudet: “Could you briefly sum up the cultural origins of female genital mutilation?

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Female genital mutilation: the UK's hidden crime

It’s a potentially lethal practice that has been going on for generations, mainly in Africa, but also in the Middle East and Asia.

It’s a potentially lethal practice that has been going on for generations, mainly in Africa, but also in the Middle East and Asia.

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UK's FGM laws help 'empower victims to say no' - police

Inspector Wendy Bird, lead officer for female genital mutilation (FGM) at West Midlands Police in England, talks to Euronews about law enforcement operations and the difficulties in bringing…

Inspector Wendy Bird, lead officer for female genital mutilation (FGM) at West Midlands Police in England, talks to Euronews about law enforcement operations and the difficulties in bringing…

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FGM laws 'not used appropriately' - charity director

Naana Otoo-Oyortey, Executive Director of FORWARD (Foundation for Women’s Health Research and Development), tells Euronews about the importance of building awareness and trust in UK communities, to ta

Naana Otoo-Oyortey, Executive Director of FORWARD (Foundation for Women’s Health Research and Development), tells Euronews about the importance of building awareness and trust in UK communities, to ta

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Merkel in Africa - stemming the migrant flow

The German chancellor is on the second leg of a three-country African tour which started in Mali and will finish in Ethiopia.

The German chancellor is on the second leg of a three-country African tour which started in Mali and will finish in Ethiopia.

Sport

European Champions Portugal and France enjoy resounding victories in World Cup qualifiers

Kevin Gameiro scored a brace of goals while Dimitri Payet and Antoine Griezmann hit one apiece as France beat Bulgaria 4-1 in their second Group A World Cup qualifier at the Stade de France on…

Kevin Gameiro scored a brace of goals while Dimitri Payet and Antoine Griezmann hit one apiece as France beat Bulgaria 4-1 in their second Group A World Cup qualifier at the Stade de France on…

Culture

Lupita Nyong'o stars in rags-to-riches tale

‘Queen of Katwe’ is the true story of Phiona, a Ugandan girl living in the Kampala slum of Katwe, whose life is turned around when she becomes a prodigious chess…

‘Queen of Katwe’ is the true story of Phiona, a Ugandan girl living in the Kampala slum of Katwe, whose life is turned around when she becomes a prodigious chess…

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LIVE: 2016 Ibrahim Index - A Decade of African Governance

The 2016 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) will be released on Monday, October 3, 2016 under the theme: A Decade of African Governance.

The 2016 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) will be released on Monday, October 3, 2016 under the theme: A Decade of African Governance.