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French soldier killed in clash with Islamist militants in Mali - Reuters

Google News French - Wed, 2014-10-29 14:58

Reuters

French soldier killed in clash with Islamist militants in Mali
Reuters
PARIS (Reuters) - France said on Wednesday a French soldier was killed during a fierce clash between its forces and Islamist militants in northern Mali earlier in the day. The offices of President Francois Hollande and Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le ...
Mali Insurgent Clash Leaves 1 French Soldier DeadABC News
French soldier, about 20 Islamists killed in clash in MaliReuters UK
10th French soldier killed in Mali in clash with jihadistsRFI

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VIDEO: Newly-lit Sistine Chapel is unveiled

BBC News - Wed, 2014-10-29 14:56
The Vatican has unveiled a new hi-tech LED lighting system for the Sistine Chapel in Rome.
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VIDEO: RAF 'threatens to shoot down' plane

BBC News - Wed, 2014-10-29 14:14
A Royal Air Force fighter jet apparently threatened to "shoot down" a Latvian cargo plane after it lost contact with air traffic controllers above Kent.
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Australia's flexible small firms

BBC News - Wed, 2014-10-29 13:19
The Aussie firms offering unusual job perks and flexible working
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Nations Sign Pact to Share Data to Fight Tax Evasion

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Wed, 2014-10-29 13:11
Germany, France and Britain are among 51 participants in the accord, but Switzerland is hesitant and the United States prefers to follow its own path.






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UK's £1.7bn EU bill: Clegg turns to French PM for support - The Guardian

Google News French - Wed, 2014-10-29 12:53

The Guardian

UK's £1.7bn EU bill: Clegg turns to French PM for support
The Guardian
The source added that Clegg would be “very clear” with the French prime minister that that is not going to happen. “Nick knows that we need to find a solution to this, and he's able to influence the debate in Europe in a way other British politicians ...

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France to hand over first Mistral helicopter carrier on Nov 14 – Russia - RT

Google News France - Wed, 2014-10-29 11:16

RT

France to hand over first Mistral helicopter carrier on Nov 14 – Russia
RT
On that day, Vladivostok – the first of two Mistral-class helicopter carrier ships – should be handed over to Russia. The Deputy PM also assumed the second carrier, the Sevastopol, would also be in dock. “We act from the fact that France must protect ...

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E.U. Budget Clearance for France and Italy Comes With an Asterisk

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Wed, 2014-10-29 10:58
A commissioner said that while the countries may not have to redraft their 2015 budgets, their filings would face tough scrutiny.






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Clock Is Ticking for Oil and Gas Industry in Britain

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Wed, 2014-10-29 10:17
After nearly 50 years of production, time is running out to fix and upgrade operations in the North Sea, industry executives and analysts say.






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The ‘Russification’ of Oil Exploration

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Wed, 2014-10-29 10:14
Despite the imposition of sanctions against Russia by the United States and the European Union, Moscow has vowed that drilling will continue.






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Turkish Leader Rushes to Site of Mine Flood

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Wed, 2014-10-29 09:43
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appeared determined to act decisively after criticism over his handling of a mining disaster in May that killed more than 300 people.






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Tesco Accounting Scandal Draws Scrutiny of Serious Fraud Office in Britain

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Wed, 2014-10-29 09:19
The agency has begun a criminal investigation into accounting irregularities at Tesco, adding to the woes of Britain’s largest retailer.






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Proposed Internet Tax Draws Hungarians to Streets in Protest

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Wed, 2014-10-29 09:02
Under a bill proposed by the government, data traffic would be taxed at the rate of about 62 cents a gigabyte. Critics say it seeks to limit access to independent sources of news.






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The Dessert We Deserve: How the French Macaron Became American - The Atlantic

Google News French - Wed, 2014-10-29 08:55

The Atlantic

The Dessert We Deserve: How the French Macaron Became American
The Atlantic
The Dessert We Deserve: How the French Macaron Became American. The meringue-y sandwich cookies—airy, dainty, gluten-free, and high-maintenance—are "the new cupcake" the nation has been waiting for. Megan Garber Oct 28 2014, 10:59 AM ET.

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World Briefing: Turkey: Flooding Traps Miners

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Wed, 2014-10-29 08:52
Underground water flooded a section of a coal mine in southern Turkey on Tuesday, trapping at least 18 workers, officials and reports said.






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World Briefing: Turkey: Flooding Traps Miners

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Wed, 2014-10-29 08:52
Underground water flooded a section of a coal mine in southern Turkey on Tuesday, trapping at least 18 workers, officials and reports said.






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VIDEO: Russia's 39,000-year-old mammoth

BBC News - Wed, 2014-10-29 08:05
A 39,000 year-old baby mammoth named Yuka has been put in display in central Moscow making it the best preserved mammoth in palaeontology.
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President of Italy Questioned in Mafia Case

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Wed, 2014-10-29 08:02
President Giorgio Napolitano answered questions in a trial in which the state is accused of negotiating with Sicily’s Cosa Nostra to quell violence in the 1990s.






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Rebels reinforce besieged Kobane

BBC News - Wed, 2014-10-29 06:05
Free Syrian Army fighters arrive in Kobane to help the defence of the Syrian border town under siege by Islamic State militants, sources there say.
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Day in pictures: 29 October

BBC News - Wed, 2014-10-29 05:07
24 hours of news images: 29 October
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