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Ex-Nazi soldier charged over French massacre
88-year-old defendant denies involvement in slaughter of 642 people in village during World War Two.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2014 02:27 GMT
French parliament adopts gay marriage law
Violent protests and celebration follow vote to legalise gay marriage and allow same-sex couples to adopt children.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2013 01:34 GMT
France approves pension reform
Parliament gives final approval to bill that will raise retirement age after weeks of protests by unions and students.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2010 15:44 GMT
France faces another day of strikes
Hundreds of passengers affected after protesters blockade Marseille airport as rallies against pension reform continue.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2010 16:10 GMT
French pension strikes test Sarkozy
General strike and protests hit France as unions angry with pension reform step up pressure on the government.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2010 20:37 GMT
French strike enters second day
Transport workers continue action as unions pressure government to scrap plans that would raise the age of retirement.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2010 12:25 GMT
Huge pension protests in France
Mass demonstrations against plans to raise retirement age are biggest so far against austerity measures.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2010 20:55 GMT
France faces open-ended strikes
Services being disrupted across the country as unions stage another major strike over plans to raise retirement age.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2010 14:27 GMT
French transport slowed by strike
Transport workers strike against plans to raise the retirement age, with millions set to protest later on Tuesday.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2010 10:08 GMT
France set to vote on face veil ban
Parliament to debate bill proposing imprisonment and hefty fines for wearers of garment.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2010 18:09 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
The ascent of Turkey's Ahmet Davutoglu
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Social liberalism: Hollande goes all in
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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