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Eudoxie Baboul's home town, Sinnamary
25/05/2015 - GUiANA - FRANCE

France's oldest woman lives in Latin America

France's oldest woman, who took the title on the death of her predecessor on 12 May, lives in French Guiana and is matriarch to five generations of her family.
Children affected by the earthquakes in Nepal
21/05/2015 - International report

Children affected by the earthquakes in Nepal

After two major earthquakes in Nepal, in less than three weeks, the psychological impact on children is tremendous.
Daniel Legrand arrives at the court in Rennes on Tuesday
19/05/2015 - FRANCE

French man faces third trial in long-running paedophilia ring case

A 33-year-old French man went on trial for the third time on Tuesday in a controversial paedophilia case that has dragged on for 14 years and seen only four of the 17 accused convicted.
A soldier in France's Sangaris operation in the Central African Republic
07/05/2015 - Central African Republic - FRANCE

Central Africa to open case in French soldiers' sex abuse allegations

The Central African Republic (CAR) is to take legal action against French soldiers accused of exchanging paedophile sex for food during the French military operation in the country.

Béziers mayor Robert Ménard
06/05/2015 - FRANCE

French police question far-right mayor over counting Muslim pupils

French police questioned the far-right mayor of a southern French town on Wednesday after he said he had compiled a list of Muslim pupils in local schools.

African press review 6 May 2015

More trouble in Burundi as the president gets the legal green light to stand again. The South African Post Office would not be broke if people obeyed the law.
07/04/2015 - France

Suspects appear in French court for allegedly selling Roma babies in 2013

Four Romanians are to appear this week in court in Marseille on suspicions of involvement in a baby trafficking network. They face up to 10 years in prison.

Plain packaging for cigarettes in Australia
04/04/2015 - FRANCE

France imposes plain packages for cigarettes in anti-cancer drive

France is to impose plain packaging for cigarettes as part of an anti-cancer drive that also sees extra taxes on manufacturers and more steps to stop sales to minors.

Louchats town hall.
20/03/2015 - France

Bodies of five babies found in southwestern France

The bodies of five newborn babies were found on Thursday in a house near Bordeaux, southwestern France.

Syrian refugees in Lebanon series part 1/5
16/03/2015 - International report

Syrian refugees in Lebanon series part 1/5

This week marks the fourth anniversary of the first violent protests in Syria, signaling the beginning of a long and bloody civil war, which shows no end in sight. Nearly three million people have ...