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Laurence Boutreux

Laurence Boutreux

    Spain's elite shaken by 'blackmailer' cop's recordings
    Spain's elite shaken by 'blackmailer' cop's recordings
    He may be behind bars, but a former police chief still strikes fear into the highest levels of the Spanish state thanks to his covert recordings of...
    Delay envisaged in Guinea vote
    Delay envisaged in Guinea vote
    Two days short of the planned presidential election in Guinea, people were still waiting to know whether the poll will go ahead on Sunday or be...
    Eat local? No thanks, say Senegalese
    Eat local? No thanks, say Senegalese
    The look on restaurant owner Mame Couma Tandjigora's face tells the story. She scowls, as many in her country might when asked about locally grown...
    Soldiers accused of rape after Guinea massacre
    Soldiers accused of rape after Guinea massacre
    Women caught up in a massacre of opposition protesters in Guinea alleged on Monday they had been raped by soldiers behind the bloodbath that the...
    Guinea's junta leader calls for probe into massacre
    Guinea's junta leader calls for probe into massacre
    Guinea's military ruler asked for a United Nations-backed probe after junta forces massacred more than 150 people and called for the setting up of...
    Seventeen die in Paris inferno
    Seventeen die in Paris inferno
    Seventeen people including many children died and about 30 were injured early on Friday when a blaze ripped through a dilapidated apartment...