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Far-right Le Pen to stand in French elections
Marine Le Pen obtains 500 required signatures as poll puts Sarkozy ahead of Socialist opposition candidate.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2012 20:36 GMT
Somali 'pirates' appear before French court
Defendants face charges of hijacking a yacht and kidnapping French nationals in the Gulf of Aden in 2008.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2011 23:43 GMT
Pressure mounts on IMF head to resign
French ruling party says new economic chief must be named as Strauss-Kahn remains detained in New York jail.
Last updated: 18 May 2011 11:30 GMT
Pressure on Strauss-Kahn to quit IMF post
Austria's finance minister says head of financial body should consider stepping down after sexual assault allegations.
Last updated: 17 May 2011 15:27 GMT
UN envoy proposes 'piracy courts'
Specialised courts should be set up in autonomous northern Somali regions and Tanzania to tackle problem, adviser says.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2011 21:46 GMT
Lang: Recognise crimes in Algeria
Prominent French socialist says nation needs to acknowledge colonial era injustices.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2007 20:55 GMT
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Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
In Pictures: Kiev's protesters
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