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France in bid to ban child beauty contests
Senate approves proposal to ban pageants for girls under 16 to prevent "hyper-sexualisation" of children.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2013 14:26 GMT
Minister clears Blanc of discrimination
Investigation into French football coach finds debate 'clumsy and clearly uncalled-for' but rules out discrimination.
Last updated: 10 May 2011 10:15 GMT
French 'quota' findings expected
Government and football federation investigating comments by national team coach Laurent Blanc on dual-nation players.
Last updated: 10 May 2011 09:51 GMT
Blanc labels quota claims 'a lie'
French coach says football is all about diversity as officials suspended over claims of race quotas in youth setup.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2011 15:46 GMT
Nations back UN biodiversity panel
More than 90 states lend support to creation of body to help protect world's ecosystems.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2010 14:34 GMT
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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
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Barbarities in Jerusalem and the reasons why
Iran nuke deal is no bargain
UN move will embolden North Korea officials
'Bajbouj': Old leader, new Tunisia
Analysis: Qatar's foreign policy - the old and the new
'Hide your strength, bide your time'
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