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Annie Thomas

Annie Thomas

    Ousted Ben Ali slams Tunisian trial as 'masquerade'
    Ousted Ben Ali slams Tunisian trial as 'masquerade'
    Deposed and exiled Tunisian autocrat Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali broke his silence on Monday to denounce his imminent trial on corruption charges as a...
    Rogue trader Kerviel sentenced to jail, fined billions
    Rogue trader Kerviel sentenced to jail, fined billions
    A Paris court on Tuesday sentenced rogue trader Jerome Kerviel to three years in jail and ordered the 33-year-old to pay back the five billion...
    Mauritania opposition leader held
    Mauritania opposition leader held
    Mauritanian police arrested top opposition presidential candidate Mohamed Khouna Ould Haidallah for a second time on Sunday on suspicion of...
    Frenchman sets off on 110 day run across Africa
    Frenchman sets off on 110 day run across Africa
    Frenchman Serge Girard set off on Thursday from Africa's westernmost point on an 8 800-kilometre run that will bring him several steps closer to...