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October 30 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Oct 30 2014, 17:44:55

Having spent years burnishing his credentials as Africa's peacemaker, Burkina Faso's longtime ruler Blaise Compaoré may not get a chance to broker a peace deal in his own country.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Oct 30 2014, 14:53:18

Sweden became the first major Western country to officially recognise the state of Palestine on Thursday. The country's foreign minister tells FRANCE 24 why her government believes it is time other European countries followed suit.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Oct 30 2014, 14:23:31

The head of Burkina Faso's armed forces, General Honoré Traoré, on Thursday announced the dissolution of the National Assembly as well as the creation of an interim government, which would lead the country for 12 months.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Oct 30 2014, 09:29:07

At least 10 Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered Kobane Thursday after a much-delayed border crossing from Turkey into Syria, according to reports from the besieged Syrian border city.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Oct 30 2014, 06:13:14

Thousands of protesters stormed Burkina Faso's parliament Thursday before setting it ablaze, witnesses said, forcing the government to cancel a controversial vote on revising the constitution to allow the country's president to stand for re-election.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Oct 30 2014, 03:40:03

France said on Thursday that the conditions were not yet met to deliver the first of two controversial Mistral warships to Russia, contradicting reports that Russia had received an invitation to take delivery next month.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Oct 30 2014, 03:19:44

Israeli police killed a Palestinian man Thursday suspected of shooting and wounding an Israeli right-wing activist in west Jerusalem the previous night amid rising tensions between Jews and Arabs over a flashpoint holy site in the city.

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October 29 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Oct 29 2014, 16:55:00

A French paratrooper was killed in northern Mali Wednesday morning during an operation against an "armed terrorist group", the French presidency said in a statement.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Oct 29 2014, 16:28:17

Children's rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who on Wednesday received the 2014 World's Children's Prize in Sweden, said she would donate the $50,000 award money to help rebuild schools in Gaza.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Oct 29 2014, 11:23:39

A major mudslide at a tea plantation in Sri Lanka killed about 100 people on Wednesday, with the victims buried alive, the country's disaster management minister said.

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