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Muslims and Christians clean up Bangui, and violence spirals out of control in Algeria's Gardaia

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2014-07-22 07:21 IN THE FRENCH PRESS

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Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS Executive Director

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Dalia Grybauskaite, President of the Republic of Lithuania

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The lost children of Argentina

Former Argentine dictator Jorge Rafael Videla went on trial last week, accused of involvement in the murder of 31 people after he took power in a 1976 military coup. Videla is seen as the mastermind behind the 1976-1983 'dirty war' that resulted in as many as 30,000 deaths. He'll soon face more charges, relating to his alleged role in the theft of newborn babies from opposition prisoners...

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2014-07-21 environment

Overfishing and the global appetite for bluefin tuna: can Tokyo turn the tide?

For years environmentalists have been sounding the alarm: the global appetite for bluefin tuna is pushing the species to the brink of extinction. Japan, its world’s number one...

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2014-07-17 Gaza Strip

Israel-Gaza conflict: US civil society divided over who to support

The ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas is provoking strong reactions all over the world. In the US, there's a war of words between some...

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2014-07-18 Qatar

Barcelona's mosque project controversy

Over 2 billion euros to buy Barcelona's bullring La Monumental - that's what's being offered by the Emir of Qatar to turn the now empty venue into a giant mosque, the third...

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2014-07-16 crime

Vel d'Hiv' Roundup: remembering one of the darkest dates in France's modern history

Seventy-two years ago, on July 16th 1942, French police acting on orders of the Nazi occupiers began rounding up thousands of Jews living in Paris. They were assembled at the...

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2014-07-15 Russia

Leaving for political reasons: Russia's latest wave of emigration?

The annexation of the Crimean territory in March has seen a nationalist fervor grip many Russians: according to recent polls President Putin's rates of approval are soaring above...

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