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Europe launches environment satellite
Sentinel 1-A will carry cloud-penetrating radar that monitors climate change and can spot environmental damage.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2014 06:29 GMT
The rainforest of gold: Blessing or curse?
Mining in French Guiana may be either an end to villagers' way of life, or an economic opportunity.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2013 15:20 GMT
French Guiana fights to save rainforest
Residents battle to protect their piece of Amazon from a controversial gold mining project.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2013 14:34 GMT
Qatar-India satellite launched successfully
Qatar sends its first satellite, indicating new reach into space for Gulf country.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2013 12:34 GMT
Qatar and India launch satellites into orbit
Telecommunications satellite sent into space marks historic moment for Gulf country's space ambitions.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2013 15:51 GMT
Europe's Vega rocket ventures into space
New lightweight spacecraft was designed to carry European observation satellites into orbit.
Last updated: 13 Feb 2012 20:52 GMT
French Guiana attracts tide of immigrants
Porous borders and "liberal" laws turn French region in South America into a gateway to Europe.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2011 10:33 GMT
Sarkozy accused of attacking media
French newspaper Le Monde furious over the president's reported violation of press freedom laws in whistleblower probe.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2010 00:22 GMT
Overseas French reject autonomy
French island of Martinique and French Guiana say no to more autonomy from France.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2010 14:01 GMT
Country profile: Suriname
Suriname is the smallest independent country on the South American continent and is in danger of becoming an important transhipment point for illicit drugs and weapons.
Last updated: 09 May 2005 10:07 GMT
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