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Paris, Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2014-2015.

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REPORTERS

Exclusive: an unlikely victim of the 'War on Terror'

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AFRICA NEWS

2014-07-11 21:47 AFRICA NEWS

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MEDIAWATCH

Finally, a good use for new app "Yo"

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

The World This Week - 11 July 2014 (part 2)

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

The World This Week - 11 July 2014

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#THE 51%

Sweden: A Feminist's Paradise?

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

Politics: parties under pressure

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FOCUS

In Burma, the rise of radical Buddhism

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IRAQ

Iraqi parliament fails to agree on new leadership

Iraq's fractious parliament met briefly on Sunday under heavy pressure to set differences aside and make progress towards a new government to help counter the offensive by the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS, or ISIL).

UKRAINE

Shells land in Russia as eastern Ukrainians flee fighting

Moscow complained of a "dangerous escalation" on Sunday after Russian authorities reported casualties caused by shells fired from Ukraine, where government troops are on the offensive against rebels holed up in the cities of Donetsk and Lugansk.

LIBYA

Rival Libyan militias exchange heavy fire at Tripoli airport

Islamist militias attacked the rival Zintan group that controls Libya's international airport in Tripoli on Sunday, triggering fierce clashes that halted flights. Tensions run high as Libya awaits the results of contentious elections.

WORLD CUP 2014

Germany vs Argentina - history and genius clash in World Cup final

With Brazil out, Sunday’s World Cup final may not be the game the hosts wanted to see, but with two behemoths of world football in Germany and Argentina facing off at the legendary Maracana, it is a match more than worthy of the biggest stage.

ISRAEL – GAZA STRIP

Hamas and Israel sustain fire despite missed targets

Israel shelled Gaza for a fifth day Saturday, vowing no let-up in its air campaign on militants that has left more than 120 Palestinians dead. Two Israelis have been reported seriously injured.

UKRAINE

Ukraine promises retaliation after rebel assault

Ukraine has vowed to make pro-Russian rebels pay after losing 23 servicemen in clashes across its separatist east on Friday, while Russia proposed a UN resolution demanding a ceasefire to Europe's deadliest conflict in decades.

JAPAN

Magnitude 6.8 quake, small tsunami hit east Japan

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit off eastern Japan on Saturday morning, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, sparking a minor tsunami of up to 20 cm but causing no damage along the coast that was ravaged by the catastrophic March 2011 tsunami.

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