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Soldiers deliberately exposed to nuclear radiation (report)

Gilles Hugot was just 19 years old when the army posted him to the Algerian Sahara in 1963. As a tanker driver, he delivered water supplies to military camps and the local people. Within the space of two years no fewer than four nuclear tests were carried out in the southern region of Hoggar. Gilles has been diagnosed with cancer. He's convinced his illness was brought on by the radiation he was exposed to.

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2017-03-29 Europe

Italy: Anti-establishment mayor of Rome faces grim reality of power

Rome's first female mayor, Virginia Raggi, was hailed as a breath of fresh air when she swept to election victory on a wave of anti-establishment sentiment in June 2016. The Five...

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2017-03-28 Europe

Video: Putin building bridge from annexed Crimea to mainland Russia

It's been three years since Vladimir Putin signed off on Russia's annexation of Crimea - a unilateral act which landed Moscow with a wave of sanctions from Europe and the United...

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2017-03-27 Marine Le Pen

French presidential election: What attracts young voters to the far right?

The first round of France's presidential election is less than a month away and one thing seems clear: far-right National Front candidate Marine Le Pen is set to reach the second...

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2017-03-24 French Presidential Elections 2017

French Catholic voters remain faithful to scandal-hit Fillon

French conservative presidential candidate François Fillon is a practicing Catholic. In a book which kicked off his presidential bid, he wrote an entire chapter about his faith....

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2017-03-23 Asia-pacific

A day in the life of an Indian entrepreneur

India is the world's fastest-growing major economy. With an annual growth rate of 7%, an emerging middle class and a thriving startup scene, the country is on track to become a...

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