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Tantrums over textbooks: 'gender theory' sparks controversy

The school year is about to kick off here in France, but even before it starts there's been a furious response from 80 MPs to a new science textbook. The lawmakers, all from Nicolas Sarkozy's centre-right UMP party, want the book pulled from the shelves because they say it includes a controversial paragraph about gender theory. We took a look at what's behind their outrage.

By Katerina VITTOZZI

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2015-07-01 Israel

Golan Heights' Druze minority urges action across border in Syria

A nightmare scenario is unfolding before the eyes of the Golan Heights' Druze community. Just across the border, in Syria, Islamists from the al-Nusra front are advancing towards...

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2015-06-30 Turkey

Bodrum, an illegal gateway into Europe

The Turkish seaside resort of Bodrum is located on the Aegean coast, just 10 kilometres from the Greek island of Kos. It's become one of the most popular illegal gateways into...

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2015-06-29 environment

Chimpanzees suffer collateral damage from increased poaching

In Uganda's Kibale National Park, a French team from the National Museum of Natural History is studying primates. But its remit also extends to protection, as the endangered...

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2015-06-26 Ukraine

Ukraine: Kiev threatens total blockade of separatist-held areas

The ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is still nominally in place but it's breached on a daily basis. Kiev blames the violations on the Russian and Russian-backed forces who have...

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2015-06-25 Belgium

Belgium mulls how to 'de-radicalise' returning jihadists

Belgium is the European country with the highest number of citizens leaving for Syria and Iraq to fight jihad, proportionally to its population. Fear over new attacks at home has...

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