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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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The revolutionary dials spin in Egypt
East Ukraine: Lessons from other breakaway 'republics'
Hong Kong's refugee shame
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Golden Dawn and the rise of the far right in Europe
New media, old problem: Where's the diversity?
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In Pictures: Migrants brave the sea for Italy
In the first three months of the year, 10,962 migrants made the dangerous journey across the Mediterranean Sea to Italy.
In Pictures: Palestinians recall Deir Yassin
Palestinians were met with Israeli indifference during march to commemorate 66th anniversary of Deir Yassin massacre.
In Pictures: Myanmar's census bars Rohingya
Muslim Rohingya are excluded from political representation as a result of not being counted.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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