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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 : 2014-04-10

Greek bond sale seen as test of investor confidence

For the first time since 2010, Greece is raising money by selling long-term bonds on the markets today. The sale, which has been massively oversubscribed, is seen a test of investor confidence in the country ahead of a potential exit from its bailout programme. Also today: why EU Commissioner Michel Barnier doesn’t think France will need more time to bring down its budget deficit.

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2016-08-23 auto industry

French diesel emissions inquiry 'omitted crucial details'

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2016-08-16 Spain

Tourists flock to Spain instead of France, Turkey and Egypt

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