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'Historic' climate change deal reached in Rwanda

Countries agree to reduce emissions of Hydrofluorocarbon greenhouse gases in a major milestone for combating climate change.

Countries agree to reduce emissions of Hydrofluorocarbon greenhouse gases in a major milestone for combating climate change.

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Former Rwandan mayors go on trial in France for 1994 genocide

More than 100 victims, relatives and witnesses are expected to testify in the trial being conducted under a special UN law created to pursue genocide suspects in France.

More than 100 victims, relatives and witnesses are expected to testify in the trial being conducted under a special UN law created to pursue genocide suspects in France.

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Rwanda and the fight against genocide ideology

Twenty-two years ago on April 7, Rwanda’s ethnic Hutu militia, armed with machetes began slaughtering minority Tutsis. More than 800,000 people were

Twenty-two years ago on April 7, Rwanda’s ethnic Hutu militia, armed with machetes began slaughtering minority Tutsis. More than 800,000 people were

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Red Cross reunites lost refugee children with families in Rwanda

Thousands of people live in Rwanda’s Mahama refugee camp. Most have fled deadly attacks and political turmoil in neighbouring Burundi. Burundian

Thousands of people live in Rwanda’s Mahama refugee camp. Most have fled deadly attacks and political turmoil in neighbouring Burundi. Burundian

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Rwanda's spy chief bailed after being arrested in London

Rwanda’s intelligence chief is set for a full extradition hearing in London in October after being arrested at Heathrow airport last weekend. Karenzi

Rwanda’s intelligence chief is set for a full extradition hearing in London in October after being arrested at Heathrow airport last weekend. Karenzi

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Remarkable Rwanda: Africa’s safest country

Frank Murangwa, MICE Unit Division Manager What was once a warzone is today according to different surveys Africa’s safest country: Rwanda

Frank Murangwa, MICE Unit Division Manager What was once a warzone is today according to different surveys Africa’s safest country: Rwanda

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HIV test via your smartphone in 15 minutes

The developers of a new low-cost mobile lab device that can turn any smartphone into an HIV and syphilis tester hope it could be a life-changer for

The developers of a new low-cost mobile lab device that can turn any smartphone into an HIV and syphilis tester hope it could be a life-changer for

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Africa: troops gather at DRC-Rwanda border after clashes

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda have sent extra troops to their shared border. Tensions have been rising with each side accusing

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda have sent extra troops to their shared border. Tensions have been rising with each side accusing

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Rwanda blood ties

Rwandans born 20 years ago take part in ceremonies for the 800,000 who were murdered then, in the 100-day genocide of 1994, France 2

Rwandans born 20 years ago take part in ceremonies for the 800,000 who were murdered then, in the 100-day genocide of 1994, France 2

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Kwibuka 20, Rwanda remembers genocide in touching ceremony

Passing the flame across the stadium, Rwandans remembered the lives of almost one million people who were brutally killed in the 1994 genocide during

Passing the flame across the stadium, Rwandans remembered the lives of almost one million people who were brutally killed in the 1994 genocide during

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Rwandan reconciliation difficult 20 years on

In an interview with Pierre Boisselet, a journalist with the weekly publication Jeune Afrique, (Young Africa) Euronews asked if, 20 years after

In an interview with Pierre Boisselet, a journalist with the weekly publication Jeune Afrique, (Young Africa) Euronews asked if, 20 years after

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Shame and blame as Rwanda marks 20th anniversary of genocide

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says that 20 years on, the world body still feels ashamed that it did not prevent Rwanda’s

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says that 20 years on, the world body still feels ashamed that it did not prevent Rwanda’s

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Special mass in Kigali to mark Rwanda genocide anniversary

During the genocide which killed almost a million people in Rwanda in 1994, many took refuge in houses of worship, though it proved no sanctuary to

During the genocide which killed almost a million people in Rwanda in 1994, many took refuge in houses of worship, though it proved no sanctuary to

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Rwanda genocide commemorations 20 years on

On Monday, as Rwanda marks the 20th anniversary of an orgy of ethnic killing in which at least 800,000 of their countrymen died, Belgium is hosting a

On Monday, as Rwanda marks the 20th anniversary of an orgy of ethnic killing in which at least 800,000 of their countrymen died, Belgium is hosting a

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France cancels Rwanda visit over Kagame's genocide accusations

France has pulled out of the 20th anniversary commemorations of the genocide in Rwanda over accusations of their involvement in the massacre which

France has pulled out of the 20th anniversary commemorations of the genocide in Rwanda over accusations of their involvement in the massacre which

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Rwandan war crimes finally on trial in France

The first Rwandan genocide war crime trial to be judged in France is finally under way. Twenty years on, former intelligence chief Pascal

The first Rwandan genocide war crime trial to be judged in France is finally under way. Twenty years on, former intelligence chief Pascal

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Rwandan army officer in French landmark trial over genocide

In France, a landmark trial has begun of a former Rwandan army captain charged with complicity over the 1994 genocide that left 800,000 people

In France, a landmark trial has begun of a former Rwandan army captain charged with complicity over the 1994 genocide that left 800,000 people

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How the Rwandan genocide happened

On April 6, 1994, the airplane carrying Rwandan President and the Hutu president of Burundi was shot down as it prepared to land in Kigali, killing

On April 6, 1994, the airplane carrying Rwandan President and the Hutu president of Burundi was shot down as it prepared to land in Kigali, killing

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Rwandan army captain faces French landmark trial over genocide

A French court begins hearing the landmark trial of a former Rwandan army captain charged with complicity over the 1994 genocide that left 800,000

A French court begins hearing the landmark trial of a former Rwandan army captain charged with complicity over the 1994 genocide that left 800,000

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Clashes between M23 rebels and DR Congo army

Fighting has erupted in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo between M23 rebels and the army. It comes after peace talks broke down following two

Fighting has erupted in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo between M23 rebels and the army. It comes after peace talks broke down following two

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DR Congo military show off captured rebels

Military forces belonging to the Democratic Republic of Congo have reinforced front-line positions near Goma after their weekend push against M23

Military forces belonging to the Democratic Republic of Congo have reinforced front-line positions near Goma after their weekend push against M23