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What's Putin's Plan? Kiev Accuses Russia of Terrorism

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Investors take fright over Google results

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What's Putin's Plan? Kiev Accuses Russia of Terrorism (part 2)

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Rwandan singer amongst terror plot suspects

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Campaigning against Bouteflika's re-election... in France

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Chile: Online mobilization to help Valparaiso fire victims

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Spat over Iran's UN ambassador hampers thawing relations with US

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China trade deal: Is Taiwan's identity under threat?

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UKRAINE

Kiev powerless as pro-Russia activists seize armoured vehicles

Ukraine’s military offensive to reassert control over its troubled eastern regions suffered a string of setbacks on Wednesday as pro-Russia separatists seized several Ukrainian army vehicles and stripped some troops of their ammunition.

INDIA

India heads to polls in single largest day of voting

India holds its single biggest day of voting on Thursday in a five-week-long election that pits the ruling Congress party against opposition Hindu nationalist leader Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

DR CONGO

Belgian head of wildlife reserve shot in DR Congo

Emmanuel de Merode, the Belgian head of Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, suffered gunshot wounds in an ambush on Tuesday. Park officials say his injuries are serious but not life-threatening.

FRANCE

Scandal-hit French doctor Jacques Servier dies at 92

French doctor and businessman Jacques Servier passed away on Wednesday. His Servier Laboratories is at the centre of an ongoing trial in which the company is accused of misrepresenting a diabetes drug that may have caused up to 2,000 deaths.

UKRAINE

Crunch talks on Ukraine in Geneva

Russia and Ukraine are due to sit down for high-stakes talks in Geneva on Thursday, seeking to ease the crisis in the former Soviet republic.

FRANCE – USA

US rolls out red carpet for French critic of capitalism

In his latest book, French economist Thomas Piketty warns that modern-day capitalism leads to unsustainable levels of inequality. While he is often linked to France's Socialist Party, his writings have made him unusually popular in the US.

FRANCE

France's new PM targets welfare in drive to cut spending

France’s Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Wednesday targeted the country’s generous welfare system in an aggressive drive to cut state spending by €50 billion, announcing a state pension freeze and a trimmed budget for social benefits and healthcare.

FRANCE

Burgundy digs into France's bureaucratic 'mille-feuille'

The presidents of two administrative regions in eastern France have plans to merge following calls to cut through the country’s numerous and costly layers of local government, which the French describe as a mille-feuille (thousand-layer) cake.

France

Paris laboratory loses deadly SARS virus samples

The Pasteur Institute in Paris has asked the authorities to investigate the disappearance of more than 2,000 vials containing fragments of the SARS virus, while insisting that missing samples represent no danger to the public.

FRANCE

Paris police memo calling for Roma eviction ‘rectified’

An internal memo sent to employees of the police precinct of Paris’s 6th district calling for the removal of homeless Roma families from the affluent neighbourhood has been “rectified”, France’s interior ministry announced on Tuesday.

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