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World War I: When northern France was on German time

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Mixed reactions to historic Colombia peace deal

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The adventures of Hergé: Tintin's creator in the limelight

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Latest update : 2012-07-06

"Human and technical errors" downed the AF447

Investigators looking into the Air France crash that cost the lives of 228 people in June 2009 have announced that a combination of technical and human errors were to blame. They agreed that speed sensors, known as pitot tubes, had indeed iced over, but said that the pilots didn't how to react to contradictory data in the cockpit. Both the airline and the plane's manufacturer, Airbus, have made changes to their systems following the crash, but may yet still be called to face formal charges.

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2016-09-29 Afghanistan

Afghanistan's national unity government faces political deadlock

As part of a power-sharing deal agreed back in 2014, Afghanistan's government was supposed to introduce several ambitious reforms before its two-year anniversary this Thursday....

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2016-09-28 Algeria

Will France repatriate its collection of 19th century Algerian skulls?

Today we report on a little-known chapter of the French conquest of Algeria: the Algerian fighters shot and beheaded in the mid-19th century for resisting French colonialism....

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2016-09-27 civil rights

Video: 'Buy Black' movement gains momentum in US

In the US city of Atlanta, the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr., a group of residents have started a "Buy Black" movement, inspired by the civil rights struggle. These...

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2016-09-26 Libya

FRANCE 24 exclusive: The last stand for Libya’s Oil Crescent

While filming a report about a militia leader allied with the internationally recognised Libyan government in Tripoli, FRANCE 24 journalists witnessed the takeover of a key oil...

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2016-09-23 UK

The battle for UK Labour’s leadership

D-Day is fast approaching for the embattled leader of Britain's Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn. Just a year ago, the election of this radical London MP brought about a sharp swing...

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