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Protests attack France pension plan
More than 2.5 million demonstrators take to the streets, unions say, as fears of a fuel shortage loom.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2010 19:11 GMT
Protests threaten France shut down
Tens of thousands of people expected to take to the streets over pension plans as fears of a fuel shortage increase.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2010 13:38 GMT
Paris airport running short on fuel
Fuel supply for the main airport is enough only for few more days as growing protests over pension paralyse the country.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2010 11:17 GMT
Strike cuts fuel to Paris airports
Refinery workers cut off supply to capital's airports as protesters step up action against pension plans.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2010 20:32 GMT
French strikes threaten fuel supply
Police move to re-open refineries amid fears that action over pension reform could paralyse the nation's fuel supplies.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2010 10:07 GMT
Japan drops interest rates to zero
Central bank cuts rates and pledges to buy some $60bn worth of assets in attempt to stimulate the country's economy.
Last updated: 05 Oct 2010 09:58 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
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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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