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Lung cancer : Genetic or Smoke induced ?

Lung cancer : Genetic or Smoke induced ?

Is it possible to be genetically predisposed to lung cancer? The answer seems to be “yes”. Why do some smokers develop lung cancer, while others...
Kenya Airways resumes Paris flights

Kenya Airways resumes Paris flights

Kenya Airways, one of Africa's leading international air lines, on Friday announced plans to resume its Paris flights after a three-month suspension following the...
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French Minsterial visit to Comoros rejected by Parliamentarians

French State Secretary for Overseas France, Yves Jégo, who was scheduled Thursday to begin a day-long visit to Moroni with his Cooperation counterpart, Alain...
Football : Abdeslam Ouaddou wins racism case in France

Football : Abdeslam Ouaddou wins racism case in France

The Metz family court (Tribunal de Grande Instance de Metz), France, sentenced a football fan on Tuesday for having insulted the Moroccan footballer Abdeslam...
French police under fire for the death of young Tunisian

French police under fire for the death of young Tunisian

Witnesses accused the police of blunder following the arrest and death of a young Tunisian on Friday in the city of Grasse (South East...
Four EUFOR troops seized by gov’t of Chad

Four EUFOR troops seized by gov’t of Chad

Four troops from EUFOR, the European Union force in Chad, were arrested on 7 May by local authorities near the southern town of Moundou....
Hardcore racism in the French film industry

Hardcore racism in the French film industry

I am a French actress; I studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur d'Art Dramatique. I am a dub actor for theater plays, television and...
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Sophia Nelson sings Jazz

Sophia Nelson was born in Ghana, where the local music -- high-life -- is directly related to Caribbean calypso and Cuban rhythms. This could...
Albinos victims of human sacrifices

Albinos victims of human sacrifices

Water-Genies, fortune tellers, half-men half-gods, those are some of the attributes associated with albinos in some countries in Africa. Sought after for their good...
Dilemma of a black woman who wanted to be light skinned

Dilemma of a black woman who wanted to be light skinned

A British medical team recounts the misfortunes of a young woman of African origin who was obsessed about the colour of her skin. She...
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Egyptian President talks about budget plans to fight crisis

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has said his government would be keeping a watchful eye on budget expenditures for the near future in the face...
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Heavy debt relief for Liberia from the US and Paris club

The United States and other Paris Club official creditors have reached an accord with the Government of Liberia to forgive approximately US$ 254 million...
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Alcatel and Libya telecom and tehnology sign a $56m deal

Libya Telecom and Technology, the nation's main internet service provider and Alcatel-Lucent, a French manufacturing company, Wednesday signed an agreement to provide for the...
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Frenchlocked Ghana to improve french education

With Ghana being surrounded by French-speaking countries the education authorities, in conjunction with the French Embassy in Accra, are making conscious efforts to improve...
Swedish EUFOR colonel sacked for protecting french torturers

Swedish EUFOR colonel sacked for protecting french torturers

Swedish Col. Hans Am, who has been serving in the European Force in Chad and the Central African Republic (EUFOR), has been relieved of...
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UN conference to tackle Palestinian crisis to be held in Paris

The Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People says it will convene a UN International conference on the Palestinian...
Morocco buys a french navy ship

Morocco buys a french navy ship

French Prime Minister, François Fillon, announced on Friday in Rabat that his country would sell to Morocco one multi-mission frigate estimated at 500 million...
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Morocco and France sign several agreements

Rabat and Paris have signed 16 trade agreements during the Ninth meeting of their joint commission in Rabat under the chairmanship of Prime Minister...
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French Premier visits Morocco

French Prime Minister, François Fillon, was received in Ifrane (Middle-Atlas) Friday by Moroccan King Mohammed VI with whom he held disc u ssions on...
French president and politicians pay tribute to Aimé Césaire

French president and politicians pay tribute to Aimé Césaire

French President Nicolas Sarkozy Thursday affirmed "the whole France was in grief" over the death in Fort-de-France (Martinique), of Martinique's writer and politician Aimé...
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Association for the Dev’t of Education relocates from Paris to Tunis

The headquarters of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) will be relocated from Paris, France, to Tunis, Tunisia, by the...
Camera that sees through clothes to revolutionize fight against terror

Camera that sees through clothes to revolutionize fight against terror

Technology has become indispensable in the battle against terror; prioritizing the need for up to date inventions to fight terrorists who resort to ingenious...
France to tackle African economic problems in a Paris meeting

France to tackle African economic problems in a Paris meeting

Paris will on 24 April host a symposium to discuss the pr oblems of the African private sector, official sources told panapress on Tuesday. The...
Medical contorversy over Aimé Césaire’s death

Medical contorversy over Aimé Césaire’s death

Aimé Césaire, the writer and politician from Martinique who was reported dead on Saturday evening by a relative, was still battling for his life...
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MP accused of raping minor

The Forum of children's rights organisations in Togo (FODDET) on Tuesday accused Togolese parliamentarian Gabriel Ameyi of raping a 16-year-old girl pupil on 7...
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Gov’t blamed for the escape of multiple killer

The President of Mauritania's Bar Association, Ahmed Ould Youssouf Ould Cheikh Sidya, says the government should shoulder "political responsibility" for last Wednesday's escape in...
The Trial of the Templars

The Trial of the Templars

2nd Edition Malcolm Barber University of Reading Paperback The Templars fought against Islam in the crusader east for nearly two centuries. During that time the...
The French Wars of Religion, 1562–1629

The French Wars of Religion, 1562–1629

2nd Edition Series : New Approaches to European History (No. 36) Mack P. Holt George Mason University, Virginia Hardback This book is a new edition...
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God’s Trade, Economics of judaism, christianism and islam

Philippe Simonnot, graduate of the Institute of Political Studies of Paris, Doctor of Economics, Director of The Observatory of Religions, senior fellow of the...
Zimbabwe: Journalists still harrashed

Zimbabwe: Journalists still harrashed

Reporters Without Borders condemns the Zimbabwean government's refusal to allow several leading international news media to cover the 29 March 2008 general elections although it has...