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Tunisia's extra-harsh marijuana law

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A rare documentary on life in Iraq, before and after the US invasion

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'So it turns out Einstein was right all along'

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India's growth spurt: What's driving the world's fastest-growing economy?

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Congolese 'expelled' from Brazzaville appeal for help

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Latest update : 2013-02-22

"The Grizz" v Montebourg: the battle of egos

Arnaud Montebourg has entered his third day of a stand off with American CEO Maurice Taylor. France's Industry Minister has exchanged letters with Taylor over a tyre factory that the CEO was asked to take over. The spat has descended into insults and cultural stereotypes. Also, a 104-year-old woman has a falling out with Facebook and 101-year-old man runs his last ever marathon!

By James CREEDON

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