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Around 150 killed in suspected Boko Haram attacks in north-east Nigeria

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Egypt at daggers drawn (part1)

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At least 7 killed in clashes as Burundi awaits vote results

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Millions affected by Boko Haram's mass violence

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Winehouse doco traces singer's tragic demise

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'IS group's caliphate is here to stay'

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Culture

Barbie, half a century of dreams and controversy

Text by Tatiana EL KHOURY

Latest update : 2009-03-07

Mattel's Barbie turns 50 on March 9. FRANCE 24 looks back at a life that has been marked by the issues of her time.

Date created : 2009-03-06

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