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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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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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Israel's deadly ceasefire game
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I have a dream: A world free of nuclear weapons
St Louis' sons, taken too soon
In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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