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Soldiers shot dead in southern France
Gunman kills two troops in a Montauban street, days after an off-duty soldier was killed in a nearby city.
Last updated: 15 Mar 2012 22:50 GMT
Russia: Assad committed to ending violence
Foreign Minister Lavrov holds talks with Syrian president in Damascus as government forces continue to shell Homs.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2012 19:42 GMT
Russian foreign minister in talks with Assad
Sergei Lavrov tells Syrian president that peace is in Moscow's interests, as army continues bombardment of Homs.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2012 15:43 GMT
Syria steps up assault on Homs
Heavy shelling continues amid reports of dozens killed as Russian foreign minister visits Damascus to push for reforms.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2012 10:26 GMT
US closes embassy in Syria
Amid reports of intensified military shelling of Homs, US pulls out diplomats and UK recalls ambassador from Damascus.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2012 22:42 GMT
Syrian army 'steps up Homs offensive'
Activists and witnesses say army has been indiscriminately shelling the city's Bab Amr neighbourhood since Sunday.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2012 15:55 GMT
Sarkozy ally says all civilisations not equal
French interior minister stands by his remarks as critics denounced his comments as dangerous and xenophobic.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2012 18:57 GMT
India picks French Rafale jet in $12bn deal
France's Dassault selected as preferred bidder for 126 planes, after Eurofighter consortium bid knocked out of running.
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Last updated: 31 Jan 2012 17:11 GMT
Accounts emerge of Gaddafi's final moments
Witness accounts and grainy footage offer partial glimpses into the former Libyan leader's last stand.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2011 15:46 GMT
Gaddafi exhorts Libyans to rise against NTC
Toppled leader, in audio message, calls on Libyans to turn out in millions to take back country from its new rulers.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2011 23:54 GMT
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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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The US Senate and the Armenian genocide
Climate change and the food security dimension
Minority communities and the mighty tweet
French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
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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