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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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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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