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Syria: What about the Kurds? Fighting on three fronts (part 1)

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Syria: What about the Kurds? Fighting on three fronts (part 2)

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In Niger the maluntrition of children is worsening

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Sarkozy: 'Everything for France'

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Rio's Legacy: Were the Olympics worth it for Brazil? (part 1)

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French diesel emissions inquiry 'omitted crucial details'

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Latest update : 2014-02-07

Yahoo says 'au revoir' to France

Internet giant Yahoo says its French and EU-based operations will be moved to Ireland. It’s widely seen as a move to limit its exposure to France’s high corporate tax rate. Also, a former trader at SAC Capital hedge fund faces up to 45 years in prison, after being found guilty of insider trading. Finally, Coca Cola invests in a new home soda maker that rival Israel’s Soda Stream... and Pope Francis’ Harley Davidson motorcycle is sold at auction.

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2016-08-23 auto industry

French diesel emissions inquiry 'omitted crucial details'

A French government investigation into emissions cheating may have omitted details of test results regarding a Renault model, according to a report in the Financial Times. The...

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2016-08-22 France

French dairy farmers to protest over low prices

French dairy farmers are to stage a fresh round of protests over low prices. They are planning to demonstrate at the headquarters of a major dairy company on Monday evening. Also...

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2016-08-18 China

The most livable cities in the world

Life is good in Australia and Canada. The two countries combine for six of the top ten most livable cities in the world, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit. And find...

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2016-08-17 technology

Music festivals, sex-tape scandals and driverless tractors

While some tourism figures are declining in France, festivals are actually experiencing increased crowds. Whether it's photography or music, many venues say visitor numbers are...

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2016-08-16 Spain

Tourists flock to Spain instead of France, Turkey and Egypt

Sunshine, sangria, culture, beaches and, of course, patatas bravas. It is easy to find reasons to visit Spain, but part of the explanation behind the current surge in tourism is...

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