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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…
Guinea pledges to hold 2009 stadium massacre trial
Guinea’s government has announced it will hold a trial over a 2009 massacre that left more than 150 people dead, state media reported Saturday, in…
Detained CAR minister facing war crimes charges taken out of jail
Central African Republic’s livestock minister, a former rebel chief detained for war crimes and crimes against humanity, was on Friday freed from jail by gendarmes.…
Libya gunmen attack court stopping Kadhafi son’s appeal
Libya’s government has condemned an attack on a court ahead of an appeal by the son of slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi against the rejection of…
Bolsonaro against Brazil resuming carnival
President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday he was against Brazil resuming carnival celebrations in February, a rare nod to Covid-19 social distancing measures from the far-right…