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Auschwitz, the symbol of industrial-scale extermination

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In Nazi death camps, 'I asked myself where God was all the time'

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Latest update : 2010-01-22

Left wing extremists fight the gentirifcation of Berlin suburbs

Crimes committed by left-wing extremists in Berlin tripled in 2009. More than 300 cars were set alight last year in Prenzlauer Berg and Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, two districts of Berlin. They're coming under attack because of a huge influx there of well-off families. and the authorities no longer know how to keep this violence under control.

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2015-01-27 Holocaust

Auschwitz, the symbol of industrial-scale extermination

On January 27th 1945, Red Army troops discovered, almost by chance, the Third Reich's largest extermination camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Seventy years on, FRANCE 24 looks back at...

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2015-01-26 Ukraine

Eastern Ukraine dragged deeper into war

Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have ripped up peace agreements and vowed to go on the offensive. The Ukrainian authorities have said they will fight back. But...

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2015-01-20 Russia

Set, the new pro-Putin youth movement

In these times of international sanctions and economic crisis, the Kremlin is backing new projects to glorify Russian patriotism. These patriotic projects often idolise President...

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2015-01-23 Greece

Greek elections could sweep anti-austerity Syriza party to power

Greeks are set to turn out for general elections this coming Sunday. Opinion polls currently put the Syriza party ahead and in a good position to carry the vote. A coalition of...

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2015-01-22 Japan

Japan leading the way in iPS cell research

Imagine that any cell of the human body can be used to create stem cells: stem cells which are then able to generate cells from any other part of the human organism. Japan is...

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