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Senegal awaits presidential runoff results
Vote counting under way after election that pitted ageing incumbent Abdoulaye Wade and his protege Macky Sall.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2012 21:47 GMT
Is Senegal's democracy at stake?
As President Wade fights to stay in power, we ask if the country can retain its reputation for peace and stability.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2012 10:33 GMT
Thies: The sleepy town that may sway Senegal
With Dakar lying on the peninsular, the country's second city is the prized political gateway to the capital.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2012 11:17 GMT
Tensions build in run-up to Senegal vote
Demonstrations in Dakar as protest movement and opposition candidates call on President Wade to drop bid for third term.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2012 16:29 GMT
Senegal: Election explainer
With the opposition failing to unite behind a single candidate, odds favour the incumbent president.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2012 11:12 GMT
African envoy holds talks in Senegal
Nigerian statesman hopes to defuse anger over president's decision to run for third term in weekend's election.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2012 22:01 GMT
African envoy meets Senegal politicians
Nigerian statesman hoping to defuse anger over president's decision to run for third term in weekend's election.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2012 18:15 GMT
Senegal election: Main opposition candidates
Thirteen candidates will compete against President Wade in Senegal's presidential poll on February 26.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2012 10:23 GMT
Clashes in Senegal ahead of presidential poll
Police clash with demonstrators for a fifth day of protest against the candidacy of incumbent President Abdoulaye Wade.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2012 14:33 GMT
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French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
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French combatants in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian 'genocide': Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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