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Fans and players react online to Arsene Wegner's club departure

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Syria alleged chemical attack: Gunfire delays deployment of weapons inspectors

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

Cashing in on local French currencies

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Life on the canals of northern France

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What lies ahead for Cuba after the Castros?

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Discovering and harnessing the power of the sun

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Can France bid 'adieu' to popular weedkiller glyphosate?

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Harmful for your health: When gender bias affects medical diagnosis

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Africa’s donkeys slaughtered for Chinese ‘miracle elixir’

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Latest update 23/02/2012

Famine and fighting in Somalia

Somalia is suffering its worst drought in over half a century, bringing famine to an already war-torn country. International aid efforts are being hampered by insurgent violence, lawlessness and political instability.

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Another famine, another humanitarian band-aid

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Massive drought forces Somalis to flee their homes

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Aid 'too little, too late' for famine victims in Kenya

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Drought: the difficult reality of aid dependency

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The world's biggest refugee camp - and it's too small

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Somalia: war in Mogadishu

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