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Latest update : 2012-01-30

Government vs Supreme Court: political battles in Pakistan

The Pakistani political scene is once again a battleground. Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has been in the Supreme Court to answer charges of contempt, while President Asif Ali Zardari cannot shake off accusations of corruption dating back to the 1990s. The head of state may be immune from prosecution but outside the turmoil, opposition figures are circling, waiting for their chance to pounce.

By Noemie LEHOUELLEUR , Nicolas BRULLIARD

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2015-01-28 Germany

Pegida, the movement dividing Germany

Pegida, the broadly anti-immigration movement born in Germany's east, has gained a huge following in the space of just a few months and made headlines around the world. The...

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2015-01-27 Holocaust

Auschwitz, the symbol of industrial-scale extermination

On January 27th 1945, Red Army troops discovered, almost by chance, the Third Reich's largest extermination camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Seventy years on, FRANCE 24 looks back at...

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2015-01-26 Ukraine

Eastern Ukraine dragged deeper into war

Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have ripped up peace agreements and vowed to go on the offensive. The Ukrainian authorities have said they will fight back. But...

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2015-01-20 Russia

Set, the new pro-Putin youth movement

In these times of international sanctions and economic crisis, the Kremlin is backing new projects to glorify Russian patriotism. These patriotic projects often idolise President...

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2015-01-23 Greece

Greek elections could sweep anti-austerity Syriza party to power

Greeks are set to turn out for general elections this coming Sunday. Opinion polls currently put the Syriza party ahead and in a good position to carry the vote. A coalition of...

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