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Rio-Paris crash 'could have been avoided', investigators say

A report has been published by France's aviation investigation agency, the Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses (BEA), with their findings over what caused Air France flight AF447 to crash into the Atlantic in June 2009. They believe the pilots didn't follow the correct procedure when the problems began, although the airline has defended its crew and placed the blame on the Airbus-made plane.

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2015-04-24 Armenia

Video: Meeting Marseille's Armenian community

Exactly a century ago, the Ottoman Empire instituted measures that would lead to the deaths of one and a half million ethnic Armenians. Fleeing what later came to be recognised...

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2015-04-23 Lebanon

Lebanon, a second home for Armenians

Fleeing the 1915 genocide perpetrated by Ottoman troops, large numbers of Armenians sought refuge in Lebanon. The country's multi-faith society meant that they were able to...

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2015-04-22 abortion

Morocco: Government considers relaxing abortion ban

In Morocco, the government is considering relaxing a ban on abortions in order to allow women to legally terminate pregnancies under certain circumstances. King Mohammed VI has...

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2015-04-21 Nazis

Serge and Beate Klarsfeld publish memoirs of Nazi-hunting years

Serge and Beate Klarsfeld are France's most famous Nazi hunters. They have just published their memoirs, recounting several decades spent tracking down Hitler's henchmen and...

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2015-04-20 humanitarian action

CAR: Thousands of Muslims trapped in enclaves

This time last year, the Central African Republic was still embroiled in fighting between ethnic and religious factions. Last July a peace deal was signed, and this week a...

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