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De Villepin launches French presidential bid
Conservative politician to run against Nicolas Sarkozy in 2012, possibly diluting support amongst incumbent's base.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2011 09:38 GMT
Sarkozy unveils new French cabinet
Foreign minister Bernard Kouchner biggest casualty as French president reveals changes to government line-up.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2010 20:16 GMT
Fillon reappointed as French PM
Francois Fillon remains in post as Nicolas Sarkozy, France's president, completes the first stage of cabinet reshuffle.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2010 17:31 GMT
Anger at France Bastille Day parade
Rights groups accuse some participating African leaders and armies of atrocities.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2010 15:55 GMT
Paris to compensate nuclear victims
French MPs agree to compensate victims of nuclear tests in Algeria and the South Pacific.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2009 13:56 GMT
France to pay nuclear test victims
Defence minister announces compensation for civilians and veterans affected by tests.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2009 15:39 GMT
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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.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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