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Comment: The Algerian flag stands for freedom against the people's oppressors: colonial and domestic, historic and present. No wonder France doesn't like it, writes Malia Bouattia.

Michel Kilo, a figurehead of the Syrian opposition, lost his life on Monday after releasing a final message to his people.

Super League announcement opens unprecedented conflict in European football

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Super League announcement opens unprecedented conflict in European football

A planned breakaway Super League announced by twelve of European football's most powerful clubs and backed by US investment bank JPMorgan was roundly condemned by fans and federations.

Macron urges law change, Jewish woman's killer avoids trial

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Macron urges law change, Jewish woman's killer avoids trial

President Emmanuel Macron urged a change in French law after a man who murdered a Jewish woman in 2017 avoided a trial.

One dead, one injured in <em>Paris</em> hospital shooting: police

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One dead, one injured in Paris hospital shooting: police

An unidentified attacker shot dead a man and badly injured a woman outside a Paris hospital

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New start for Paris mosque closed after teacher's murder

Some 200 worshippers returned for Friday prayers at the 1,300-person capacity mosque in Pantin.

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French-Algerian actor angers Moroccans with comments on women

French-Algerian actor Bouhlel Brahim and two others have caused outrage in Morocco with disparaging comments about women and children.

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Macron urged to freeze 'doubtful' Lebanese assets

President Emmanuel Macron is being urged to freeze suspect assets held by Lebanese officials in France.

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Three Kurdish prisoners executed in Iran

Kurdish prisoners Sadiq Mahi, Ahmed Nematwand and Mohammed Mahmoudi were executed on Sunday.

US climate envoy attends UAE Climate Dialogue

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US climate envoy attends UAE Climate Dialogue

The United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate attended the regional climate dialogue, where MENA countries re-committed to the ...

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Millions mark Easter under coronavirus curbs

Easter celebrations are, once more, impacted by the coronavirus pandemic as most countries in the world imposed restrictions.

French government denounces Turkish group which rejected controversial charter

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French government denounces Turkish group which rejected controversial charter

The French government says the Turkish Muslim Milli Gorus group has 'no place' in the country after it opposed Macron's controversial ...

US climate envoy Kerry to visit UAE, India, Bangladesh

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US climate envoy Kerry to visit UAE, India, Bangladesh

US climate envoy John Kerry will travel to the UAE, India and Bangladesh ahead of next month's climate summit hosted by Washington.

Iran 'obsessively' carrying out executions: activists

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Iran 'obsessively' carrying out executions: activists

Rights groups said Iran is "obsessively" executing death row inmates despite a decline in public support for capital punishment.

Stranded in Turkey, professor seeks return to France

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Stranded in Turkey, professor seeks return to France

Tuna Altinel's colleagues view the 55-year-old as another victim of a crackdown against academia and Kurdish causes that gathered force after ...

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France reopens Libya embassy after seven-year closure

France has reopened its embassy in Libya after seven years of closure.

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Oil prices ease after Suez Canal traffic resumes

As traffic resumed in the Suez canal after the MV Ever Given, that was blocking it since Tuesday, was freed, global oil prices eased.

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In troubled Sahel, memories of a cinematic golden age

French director Jean Rouch shot around 140 films, including many in the Sahel state of Niger, which started a golden Nigerian cinema age now ...

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France insists 'no ban' on halal slaughter

The Agriculture Ministry clarified it has not passed any prohibitions of religious slaughter.

Turkish prosecutor indicts French journalists over Erdogan-mocking caricature

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Turkish prosecutor indicts French journalists over Erdogan-mocking caricature

A Turkish prosecutor called for four French journalists to be sentenced to up to four years in prison over a cartoon mocking Erdogan

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Protest sparks over 'offensive' Prophet cartoons at UK school

A teacher at a school in the UK has been suspended for showing 'offensive' cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.

France to reopen embassy in Libya Monday: Macron

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France to reopen embassy in Libya Monday: Macron

France will reopen its embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli next week, President Emmanuel Macron said.

France rebukes China envoy over 'unacceptable' tweets

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France rebukes China envoy over 'unacceptable' tweets

Ambassador Lu issued 'insults and threats' against French lawmakers as the EU imposed sanctions on Xinjiang officials.

Israeli artist chains himself to statue of anti-Netanyahu protester

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Israeli artist chains himself to statue of anti-Netanyahu protester

Jerusalem municipal authorities later dismantled the 'Hero of Israel' statue, which depicts an anti-Netanyahu protester.

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