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French special forces in Cameroon to search for seized family

French special forces have arrived in Cameroon in a bid to track down four children and three adults from the same family who have been kidnapped by Islamist militants. The four children, who were seized on Tuesday, have been separated from their parents according to the Cameroon government.

Marseilles swap deal offers Joey Barton way out of QPR

Joey Barton seems to be on the verge of clinching the move to the seaside he has craved all summer but instead of joining Fleetwood or Blackpool, who he has been linked with recently, the suspended Queen's Park Rangers' midfielder appears to be about to join Marseilles on loan.

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Demand for bushmeat still high despite fears of disease

Deep in the rainforest of south-east Cameroon, the voices of the men rang out. "Where are the white people?" they shouted. The men, who begin to surround us, are poachers, who make their money from the illegal slaughter of gorillas and chimpanzees. They are not keen for their activities to be reported; the trade they ply could not only wipe out critically endangered species but, scientists are now warning, could also create the next pandemic of a deadly virus in humans.