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After key battle, Syrian town of Kobane looks to the future

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'War is not an option,' says former FARC guerrilla leader

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EYE ON AFRICA

Madagascar political crisis: top court orders formation of unity government

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MEDIAWATCH

Ireland's abortion referendum

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Weinstein in court; Ireland abortion vote; Italy's populist takeover

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YOU ARE HERE

Sugar and spice: The flavours of the French Caribbean

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FRENCH CONNECTIONS

The French are so rude! Or are they?

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ENCORE!

The writing's on the wall: Revolutionary posters from May 68

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REPORTERS

'We heard there might be a civil war': May 68 seen from abroad

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Europe

Latvia struggles to weather the crisis

Video by Rabah ZANOUN , Clovis CASALI

Latest update : 2009-03-30

Latvia, known until recently as the 'Eastern tiger', is today the EU country worst hit by the economic crisis. With the state on the verge of bankruptcy, the population is struggling to make ends meet.

Date created : 2009-03-30

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