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Film show: 'Southside With You', 'Nocturama' and remembering Gene Wilder

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US voices concern over Turkey's offensive in Syria

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THE INTERVIEW

‘Paris committed to Syrian peace,’ French FM tells FRANCE 24

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IN THE PAPERS

Valls, Marianne and naked breasts

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IN THE PAPERS

Macron (metaphorically) kills his father

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THE DEBATE

France Ambassadors Conference: Hollande outlines foreign policy priorities (part 2)

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EYE ON AFRICA

Somalia: Car bomb outside presidential palace kills at least 10

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MEDIAWATCH

Socialists complain of Macron's 'betrayal' of Hollande

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THE DEBATE

France Ambassadors Conference: Hollande outlines foreign policy priorities (part 1)

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Our Focus programme brings you exclusive reports from around the world. From Monday to Friday at 7.45 am Paris time.

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Latest update : 2013-05-21

The battle for Qusair

In recent days Syrian government forces and rebel fighters have struggled for control of the town of Qusair, located 10 kilometres from the Lebanese border on a vital supply route. Fighters from the Lebanese Shiite militia Hezbollah have reportedly lent support to the Syrian army, while Sunni gunmen allegedly crossed the border to reinforce the rebels.

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