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Latest update : 2012-05-30

Egypt second round run-off turns ugly

Egypt's presidential run-off next month will pit former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq against Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi. An outcome branded a nightmare scenario by many of those whose protests ousted Hosni Mubarak last year. As each candidate seeks to win allies and woo the Egyptian public, the campaign is becoming increasingly divisive. On Monday night Ahmed Shafiq's campaign HQ was attacked.

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2014-09-01 USA

US tobacco giants want lion's share of e-cigarette business

Today we're looking at the increasingly popular e-cigarette. In France, an estimated 1.5 million people puff on them on a regular basis: the market was worth around 275 million...

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2014-08-29 refugees

France welcomes Iraqi Christian refugees

When jihadists from the Islamic State organisation swept into northern Iraq, the French government pledged to facilitate asylum for Iraqi Christians who had fled their homes in...

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2014-08-28 corruption

Mothers and children leaving Honduras at all costs

More than 52,000 migrant children from Central America and Mexico are still stranded in the United States, waiting for their legal situation to be resolved before being...

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2014-08-27 refugees

Video: Milan is starting point for Syrian refugees’ European odyssey

Italy's financial and fashion capital Milan has become an established transit point for refugees, especially for those escaping the brutal civil war in Syria, who make their way...

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2014-08-26 unrest

Far-right ‘Russian Jihad’ fighters cross into Ukraine

Since the beginning of the conflict between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country, Moscow has repeatedly denied sending troops or weapons to help the...

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