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The Femen protest in Notre-Dame Cathedral
10/09/2014 - France

Femen protesters let off by Paris court over Notre Dame topless protest

Nine members of the breast-baring feminist movement Femen have been declared not guilty of causing wilful damage to a bell in Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral

A militia fighter watches smoke rise from a petrol depot at Tripoli airport last month
10/09/2014 - France - Libya

France calls for international action on Libya chaos

France has called for international action to end the chaos in Libya, which is becoming a “terrorist hub”, according to Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian.

Police brutality in the US
08/09/2014 - International report

Police brutality in the US

Michael Brown, Ferguson, St. Louis and Eric Garner, Staten Island, New York: they are the most recent victims and locations of police brutality in the United States. Both were black. U.N.
Somali government soldiers during the attack
01/09/2014 - Report: Somalia

Al-Shebab attack Somali intelligence HQ

Suspected Al-Qaeda-linked Islamists attacked the Somali intelligence headquarters in the capital Mogadishu on Sunday.
American Airlines planes at Dallas airport
29/08/2014 - France - US

Frenchman thrown off Miami-Paris flight and charged in reclined seat row

A French man has been thrown off a plane and charged with interfering with a flight crew after a violent outburst over a reclined seat on a flight from Miami to Paris.
Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.
10/08/2014 - France

Ligue 1 opening weekend beset by violence

Clashes broke out after a football match in Corsica on Saturday night that left 44 French riot and paramilitary police officers injured, the interior ministry said Sunday.

A building after clashes between rival militias in an area at Alswani road in Tripoli
29/07/2014 - France - Libya

France to evacuate nationals from Libya

France is to evacuate its nationals from Libya as fighting between rival militias plunges the country into chaos, a government source said Tuesday. The evacuation will take place by sea.

France's government threatens ban on protest against Israeli Gaza offensive
25/07/2014 - On-the-spot France

France's government threatens ban on protest against Israeli Gaza offensive

France’s government said Thursday it may ban a protest of the Israeli military offensive in Gaza planned for Saturday, even though a similar march on Wednesday was peaceful.
The body of Somali member of parliament Sado Ali Warsame lies next to a vehicle in Mogadishu
24/07/2014 - Report: Somalia

Al-Shebab murders Somali woman MP

Somalia's armed Islamists al-Shebab have shot and killed a female Somali lawmaker on Wednesday in Mogadishu.
Benjamin Kayser on the pitch
23/07/2014 - France

Two charged with machete attack on French rugby players

Two men have been charged with involvement in a machete attack on three French rugby players in southern France last weekend. Both have police records and have been identified by witnesses.

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