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An air strike by Assad's forces on rebel forces in Anadan in  Aleppo province, 3 February
04/02/2016 - FRANCE - US - RUSSIa - SYRIa

IS training camp destroyed in Syria, France claims, slams Assad after peace talks stop

France has announced that its fighter jets took part in an air raid that destroyed a training camp of the Islamic State (IS) armed group in Syria.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un salutes during a visit to the Ministry of the People's Armed Forces on the occasion of the new year, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency
03/02/2016 - North Korea

How dangerous is North Korea's latest satellite launch plan?

Japan on Wednesday threatened to shoot down any missile that threatens its territory following North Korea announcement that it is preparing to launch an Earth observation satellite.
Rain harvesting in Colorado
02/02/2016 - International report

Rain harvesting in Colorado

In Colorado, in the US, the parliament is to meet later this month and advocates are pushing for a Rain Barrel Bill. The opposition shot it down last year and don't seem to have changed their tune.
Breton chant makes friends with rap
28/01/2016 - World music matters

Breton chant makes friends with rap

Denez Prigent, a leading light in Breton song, has once again pushed back the musical boundaries. His latest adventure includes an exciting collaboration with New York rapper Masta Ace. 

Donald Trump's anti-Muslim campaign, an Egyptian view
25/01/2016 - International report

Donald Trump's anti-Muslim campaign, an Egyptian view

January 25th marks five years since Egypt held its revolution that overthrew long time president, Hosni Mubarak.
Maria Sharapova is seeking her second Australian Open crown.
22/01/2016 - tennis

Sharapova and Federer advance in Australia

Maria Sharapova has been at the epicentre of the women's game since she stunned Serena Williams to win Wimbledon in 2004. Her win came a day before Roger Federer collected his second title there.
Going for seconds - lMF chief Christine Lagarde
22/01/2016 - FRANCE - World economy

France's Lagarde to run for second term as IMF chief

Christine Lagarde has announced that she will run for a second term as head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), pointing out that France, Britain, Germany and China have backed her and seeming ...
View of Ankara, Turkey
21/01/2016 - International

US Vice President to hold talks with Turkish leaders

US Vice President Joe Biden is due in the Turkish capital, Ankara. Over the next two days Biden will be holding talks with both Turkey's president and prime minister.
Guy Wildenstein in 2006
06/01/2016 - FRANCE

French Wildenstein art dynasty tax fraud trial suspended

The trial of the head of a wealthy art-dealing dynasty was suspended by a Paris court on Wednesday on a technicality that will take the case to France's highest appeals court.
Mexican New Yorkers celebrate day of  Our Lady of Guadalupe
01/01/2016 - International report

Mexican New Yorkers celebrate day of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Immigrants in the United States often arrive with rich cultural traditions whether its literature, food, music, dance or art which often transition to infuse the country’s culture tapestry.