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One night in 2004, an AFP reporter in The Gambia was shot dead
In 2004, an army hit squad in The Gambia drew up in front of Deyda Hydara, an AFP correspondent, and gunned him down. The killing…
Slain AFP reporter’s son hails arrest of Gambian linked to case
The son of AFP correspondent Deyda Hydara, who was gunned down in The Gambia in 2004, on Wednesday welcomed news that one of the men…
Gambian held in Germany suspected of link to AFP reporter murder
A Gambian man has been remanded in custody in Germany on suspicion he was part of an army hit squad under the orders of ex-Gambian…
Slain AFP reporter’s son hails arrest of Gambian linked to case
The son of AFP correspondent Deyda Hydara, who was gunned down in The Gambia in 2004, on Wednesday welcomed news that one of the journalist’s…
Gambian held in Germany suspected of link to AFP reporter murder
A Gambian man has been remanded in custody in Germany on suspicion he was part of an army hit squad under the orders of ex-Gambian…
Sudan’s Bashir in court for graft trial: AFP
Sudan’s deposed military leader Omar al-Bashir, who ruled the country for 30 years, arrived in court Monday in Khartoum for the start of his trial…
AFP and Reuters journalists detained covering Sudan protests
Journalists working for Agence France-Presse and Reuters were among three reporters being held by Sudanese authorities on Thursday a day after they were arrested covering…
AFPTV Agenda for the week ahead
WASHINGTON, NOVEMBER 9, 2017 (AFP) – We plan to file the following videos over the coming week. Please consult the daily advisories for additions and…
Afghan TV station targeted by Taliban wins AFP award
Independent Afghan TV news station TOLO picked up the 2016 Agence France-Presse Kate Webb prize Thursday for its fearless reporting in one of the world’s…
Santos confident Colombians will say ‘yes’ to peace: AFP interview
Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos says he is certain his government’s peace deal with FARC rebels will be approved in an October 2 referendum because…
Transcript of exclusive AFP interview with Syria’s Assad
In the following AFP interview with Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, the questions were asked in French and he replied in Arabic. Question 1: How do…
‘I am a prisoner of conscience’: pro-Biafra leader tells AFP
A pro-Biafra leader whose arrest sparked a wave of protests across Nigeria’s southeast has told AFP from jail he is a “prisoner of conscience” and…
Senegal forces Chad dictator to appear as atrocities trial begins: AFP
Chadian former dictator Hissene Habre was led by force into the dock on Monday as his trial began in Senegal for atrocities committed during his…
Sudan’s Bashir arrives in Khartoum from S.Africa: AFP
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in Khartoum from Johannesburg Monday, an AFP correspondent said, after a court ordered him not to leave as it decided…
Sudan’s Bashir arrives in Khartoum from S.Africa: AFP
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in Khartoum from Johannesburg Monday, an AFP correspondent said, after a court ordered him not to leave as it decided…
Sierra Leone lawmakers vote to abolish death penalty
Sierra Leonean lawmakers voted to abolish the death penalty Friday, becoming to the latest African country to move toward banning capital punishment. A majority of…
Serb leader threatens ‘dissolution’ of Bosnia after genocide denial ban
The Serb member of Bosnia’s joint presidency on Friday threatened the “dissolution” of the country, after the outgoing UN high representative used his discretionary powers…
Rwanda genocide convict transferred to Senegal
A former Rwandan minister convicted over his role in the country’s genocide was transferred to Senegal this week to serve out his sentence — the…
EU warns Bosnian Serb leaders on genocide denial
The European Union on Friday warned Bosnian Serb leaders against denying the massacre at Srebrenica as a genocide after they opposed a ban on genocide…