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Overfishing and the global appetite for bluefin tuna: can Tokyo turn the tide?

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Too many graphic images from Gaza ?

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Who's next in Paris, an event with international ready-to-wear and fashion accessories collections

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Tunisia's Carthage International Festival turns 50

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THE OBSERVERS

Muslims and Christians clean up Bangui, and violence spirals out of control in Algeria's Gardaia

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IN THE PAPERS

Is there such thing as 'telegenic' victims of war?

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IN THE PAPERS

2014-07-22 07:21 IN THE FRENCH PRESS

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Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS Executive Director

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MALAYSIA FLIGHT MH17

Ukraine rebels release bodies, black boxes from flight MH17

After five days of obstruction, the black boxes of the downed Malaysian jet were handed over by Ukrainian rebels, the separatists also allowed a train carrying the remains of 280 people killed in the crash to leave the rebel-held region.

MALAYSIA FLIGHT MH17

Ukrainian separatists to hand over Flight MH17 black boxes

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday that pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine’s east had agreed to give up the black boxes from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, while the victims’ remains are to be handed over to the Netherlands.

ISRAEL - GAZA STRIP

Over 100,000 displaced in Gaza as death toll escalates

Diplomatic pressure for a cease-fire mounted as the conflict between Israel and Gaza entered its 14th day, bringing the Palestinian death toll to over 500 and prompting over 100,000 to flee their homes, according to the UN.

TOUR DE FRANCE

Kristoff wins Tour’s flat Stage 15

Alexander Kristoff of Norway captured his second stage win of this year’s Tour de France by leading home a pack that overtook two breakaway riders with only about 50 meters to go in a dramatic finish to Stage 15 on Sunday.

MALAYSIA FLIGHT MH17

Ukraine rebels 'have MH17 black boxes'

Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine on Sunday said they had recovered what they believe to be the black boxes from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and would hand them over to the International Civil Aviation Organization.

Gaza Strip

Egyptian media applauds Israel’s Gaza offensive

Since the beginning of Israel’s offensive in Gaza, much of the Egyptian media has laid the blame squarely on the Islamist group Hamas, which controls the tiny Palestinian enclave.

ISRAEL - GAZA STRIP

Death toll rises in bloodiest day of Gaza offensive

At least 100 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers were killed Sunday during the bloodiest day yet of the Israeli offensive on Gaza, while Hamas’s armed branch claimed one Israeli soldier had been captured.