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Lawyer Edip Yigit in  Diyarbakir
09/08/2014 - Report: Turkey presidential election 2014

Turkey-Kurd peace process faces uncertain future as Erdogan stands for president

Turkey’s Kurdish minority has high hopes of the peace process started under Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is standing for president in Sunday's election.


French press review 5 August 2014

Papers fret over illegal immigration in France, with new reports on loop-holes along the border and in the system.


A Palestinian man carries the body of a girl killed during Israeli raid in northern Gaza. August 4, 2014.
04/08/2014 - France - Israel - Gaza

France says Israel security does not justify 'slaughter'

France stepped up its response to the high civilian death toll in Gaza on Monday with Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius saying that Israel’s right to security does not justify its actions in ...


French press review 4 August 2014

French dailies are strident over Israel and keep an eye on the Africa summit in Washington.


The King and Queen of Belgium greet the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for the commemoration of WW1 on August 4, 2014.
04/08/2014 - France - Belgium - World

World Leaders commemorate start of WWI

French President François Hollande joined world leaders on Monday to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1 in the industrial town of Liège in eastern Belgium.

03/08/2014 - France - Germany

Hollande calls for Gaza ceasefire

French President Francois Hollande has called for a ceasefire in Gaza that is now needed "more than ever" to end the "suffering of civilians".


03/08/2014 - France - Germany

Hundred year commemoration of the start of WWI in France

French president Francois Hollande commemorates the 100th anniversary of the country’s entry into World War I on Sunday.

Cemetery Vieil Armand in Alsace.
02/08/2014 - France - Germany

France and Germany honour the first fallen soldiers of the Great War

Family members of the first fallen soldiers from France and Germany in World War 1 gathered in north-eastern France on Saturday to mark the centenary of their deaths.

The pro-Israel demonstration on Thurdsay in Paris
01/08/2014 - France - Middle East

Thousands join pro-Israel demonstrations in Paris and Lyon

About 5,000 people demonstrated in support of Israel in Paris on Thursday evening – the first such rally since Israel’s latest offensive on Gaza began on 8 July.

Portrait of Jean Jaurès by Nadar, 1898
31/07/2014 - France

French politicians dispute Socialist Jaurès’s legacy 100 years after assassination

France pays tribute to Socialist martyr Jean Jaurès on Thursday on the 100th anniversary of his murder by a right-wing nationalist on the eve of World War I.