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Emmanuel Duparcq

Emmanuel Duparcq

    Bin Laden fathered four children while in hiding
    Bin Laden fathered four children while in hiding
    Osama bin Laden fathered four children as he hid out in Pakistan after the 9/11 attacks, his youngest wife told interrogators, according to a...
    Rocket attack on Ivorian leader condemned
    Rocket attack on Ivorian leader condemned
    Côte d'Ivoire Prime Minister Guillaume Soro narrowly escaped a rocket attack on his plane on Friday that killed at least four people and...
    'Black gold' turns spotlight on Africa
    'Black gold' turns spotlight on Africa
    Western and emerging Asian powers so keen to diversify oil supply sources to feed growing needs have recast their attention to West Africa...
    Opium and the Taliban, an explosive cocktail
    Opium and the Taliban, an explosive cocktail
    Taliban rebels determined to keep southern Afghanistan in chaos have teamed up with drug barons against the government and its opium eradication...
    'If we don't grow opium, we will die'
    'If we don't grow opium, we will die'
    In the arid fields of southern Afghanistan, farmers in rags tend to green shoots pushing up through the brown earth: the precious crop is opium,...
    Afghan talent show a hit four years after the Taliban
    Afghan talent show a hit four years after the Taliban
    "Your love drives me mad, and my music is going crazy. Oh white bird, come back to my nest again," croons Siar Walizada, his body swaying to the...
    All-American wrestling treat for Afghan-based GIs
    All-American wrestling treat for Afghan-based GIs
    An enormous cheer rises into the Bagram sky. In a pink bikini top, miniskirt and red Father Christmas hat, the voluptuous Lilian Garcia has...
    Bicycle bomb wounds seven Afghans
    Bicycle bomb wounds seven Afghans
    A bicycle bomb aimed at a vehicle carrying Nao-led peacekeepers exploded on Monday east of the Afghan capital Kabul, wounding at least seven Afghan...
    Bicycle bomb wounds seven in Afghanistan
    Bicycle bomb wounds seven in Afghanistan
    A bicycle bomb aimed at a vehicle carrying Nato-led peacekeepers exploded on Monday east of the Afghan capital, Kabul, wounding at least seven...