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Spain's Catalonia seeks self-rule referendum
Inspired by Scotland, regional parliament passes law allowing Catalans to hold non-binding independence poll.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2014 21:00 GMT
France's Sarkozy announces political comeback
Sarkozy looks to head opposition UMP party in a move that could lead to a 2017 presidential bid.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2014 20:44 GMT
France launches first strikes on ISIL in Iraq
Two fighter jets took part in US-led operation that destroyed logistics depot held by rebels, President Hollande says.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2014 19:34 GMT
Are Myanmar's reforms backsliding?
Critics say the government is going full-steam ahead on economic recovery at the expense of human rights.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2014 09:23 GMT
France to strike ISIL in Iraq but not Syria
President Hollande rules out ground troops in Iraq and says can't do anything in Syria that might help Bashar al-Assad.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2014 19:50 GMT
Bird of dawn
A composer struggles to host a concert featuring female singers as public performances by women are banned in Iran.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2014 19:06 GMT
Pakistani Baloch find home in Afghanistan
War-torn neighbour is an uncertain haven for refugees fleeing Pakistan's Balochistan, where locals seek independence.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2014 07:55 GMT
ISIL and the French diplomatic renaissance
France is trying to compensate for its military inadequacy by playing a key diplomatic role in the fight against ISIL.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2014 06:20 GMT
France: The new sick man of Europe?
Amid the country's political turmoil we ask if Europe's second largest economy is on the brink of another recession.
Counting the Cost
Counting the Cost
Last updated: 16 Sep 2014 15:12 GMT
Back for more: The US and Iraq
The US knows it cannot destroy ISIL alone but the region knows it cannot do without US leadership and firepower.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2014 10:22 GMT
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