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Passengers at Châtelet RER station during a strike last year
30/01/2015 - France

Strike on Europe’s busiest rail line ends after day of commuter chaos in Paris

Over a million Parisians on Europe’s busiest railway line faced commuter nightmare on Thursday when drivers went on strike because a passenger assaulted one of their colleagues.
22/01/2015

African press review 22 January 2015

How Ebola is impacting the economy, children's rights violations during a protest in Kenya and Uganda's teachers going on strike are all topics in today's African papers.

Indian government prepares anti-Maoist offensive
14/01/2015 - International report

Indian government prepares anti-Maoist offensive

The Indian government has vowed to unleash a massive offensive against Maoist rebels in five central and eastern Indian states, which have been most hit by the Maoist insurgency.
26/01/2015 - France

Massacre at Charlie Hebdo

The murder of 17 people in a killing spree that started at the Paris offices of satirical paper Charlie Hebdo has sparked worldwide indignation.
The port at Le Havre
16/12/2014 - France

Police shoot knife-wielding man dead in French Channel port

French police shot dead a man in the Channel port of Le Havre on Monday night. He had attacked and stabbed him 22 times, they say.

06/12/2014

French press review 6 December 2014

A French union leader is accused of wasting his members’ money on internal decoration. Artists take up the climate change fight. French activists demonstrate against police violence.
Government still grappling with controversial Sivens dam project
01/12/2014 - On-the-spot France

Government still grappling with controversial Sivens dam project

A controversial dam project in France, opposed by green activists, became a national drama when a protester was killed during violent clashes with police.
Ferguson and the question of race in the US media
30/11/2014 - International media

Ferguson and the question of race in the US media

This week once again saw violent scenes on the streets of Ferguson, Mississippi in the United States following the decision not to press charges against a white police officer who shot a young black ...
Pro and anti-Islamic State students clash at Turkish universities
28/11/2014 - International report

Pro and anti-Islamic State students clash at Turkish universities

In Turkey masked, stick6wielding students chanting religious slogans have clashed with left-wing students over banners criticising the Islamic State armed group in echoes of the 1970s, when deadly ...
Evaeverson Lemos da Silva Brandao leaves a hearing at the French Football Federation over his assault on Thiago Motta
27/11/2014 - France

Bastia’s Brandao sentenced to month in jail for headbutting PSG’s Motta

Bastia striker Brandao has been jailed for a month and fined 20,000 euros for headbutting Paris Saint Germain footballer Thiago Motta after a match in August.
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