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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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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
Lulu: Fake feminism for the 'hashtag generation'
Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Pakistan's most powerful man?
Malik Ayub Sumbal
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why was Arafat killed?
The rise and rise of Islamic music
In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
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