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Latest update : 2014-06-12

Iraq's Jihadist Takeover: Can the Spread of Extremists be Stopped?

How can jihadists suddenly be in control of Iraq's second-largest city? The Sunni radicals of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant have stormed Mosul and points north in Kirkuk province, this after US-trained government forces fled. Less than a five-hour flight from Paris, could ISIS - as its name suggests - actually carve out its own state?

By François PICARD

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Alissa Johannsen RUBIN

New York Times Bureau Chief in Paris

Hadeel Al SAYEGH

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2015-03-25 plane crash

French Alps plane crash: Investigators have no explanation so far (part 1)

The rescue helicopters have been to-ing and fro-ing all day in the mountain town of Seyne-les-Alpes after the crash of Germanwings flight 9525. It will be days before we know...

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2015-03-25 Angela Merkel

French Alps plane crash: Investigators have no explanation so far (part 2)

The rescue helicopters have been to-ing and fro-ing all day in the mountain town of Seyne-les-Alpes after the crash of Germanwings flight 9525. It will be days before we know...

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2015-03-23 French elections

How to handle Le Pen: Mainstream parties at odds over French election results (part 2)

Marine Le Pen's National Front has finished second in the first round of France's local elections. It's the party's best score ever, with more than a quarter of the vote, ahead...

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2015-03-23 Marine Le Pen

How to handle Le Pen: Mainstream parties at odds over French election results (part 1)

Marine Le Pen's National Front has finished second in the first round of France's local elections. It's the party's best score ever, with more than a quarter of the vote, ahead...

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2015-03-19 Beji Caid Essebsi

Terror attack in Tunis: Arab Spring poster child targeted (part 2)

After Paris, Brussels and Copenhagen... Tunis. We look at how Tunisia has reacted to the deadly attack on its Bardo museum that left at least 23 dead, most of them tourists. Was...

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