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Feb 24, 2017
UN Security Council likely to vote next week on Syria sanctions on use of chemical weaponsThe UN Security Council is likely to vote next week on a draft resolution that would slap sanctions on Syria over the use of chemical weapons, but Russia is almost certain to veto the measure, diplomats said Thursday.
Feb 22, 2017
Amnesty Report: NGO blames Donald Trump, others in global rollback of human rightsAmnesty International says "toxic" fear-mongering by anti-establishment politicians is contributing to a global pushback against human rights.
Feb 17, 2017
France's presidential candidate Marine Le Pen faces new challenges from EU Parliament, UNFrench far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is facing new troubles, with fresh revelations in an investigation into her European Parliament assistants and scathing criticism from the UN human rights commissioner.
Feb 17, 2017
France, Germany welcome 'useful' meeting with US on SyriaThe foreign ministers of France and Germany voiced cautious optimism Friday about the willingness of the Trump administration to engage on Syria, after new US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took part in a discussion about the issue on the sidelines of a diplomatic summit in Bonn, Germany.
Feb 14, 2017
Olympics: IOC could award host city rights for both 2024 and 2028 Games to Los Angeles, ParisOlympic leader Thomas Bach does not like losers and that is why Paris and Los Angeles could this year both win the right to host the world's biggest and most complicated sporting event.
Feb 12, 2017
France: Violent clashes over rape allegedly by policeParis: Clashes broke out in Paris, where some 2,000 people had gathered to protest against police brutality and the rape of a 22-year-old man allegedly by an officer, the media reported.
Feb 12, 2017
Donald Trump and Brexit may have globalisation on the backfoot, but don't expect it to go quietlyWith the rise of the right-wing in America and the Europe, free trade and globalisation that marked the post World War II decades is on the backfoot. The surprise victory of Donald Trump in the American elections, his constant rant against free trade, immigration and linking refuges from seven Muslim countries to terror, has been a major morale booster for these forces.
Feb 10, 2017
Fed Cup preview: Czech Republic begin bid for 11th title; USA without Serena Williams, Madison KeysThe Czech Republic begin their bid for a fourth successive Fed Cup title this weekend but in eight World Group ties, only two of the world's top 10 players will take part.
Feb 09, 2017
Explosion at Flamanville nuclear plant in northern France, authorities assure no risk of radiationAn explosion at a nuclear power plant on France's northwest coast caused minor injuries on Thursday, but the authorities said there was no risk of radiation.
Feb 07, 2017
Nicolas Sarkozy to face trial over 2012 campaign financingFormer French president Nicolas Sarkozy is to face trial over the allegedly fraudulent financing of his doomed 2012 bid for re-election, a legal source said on Tuesday.