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Syrian civil war

4 French journalists freed after 10 months' captivity in Syria return home to joyful families - @AP

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Syrian civil war

4 French journalists released after 10 months in captivity in Syria arrive back in France - @AFP via @BBCBreaking

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Syrian civil war

4 French journalists held captive in Syria for months freed and in 'good health,' President Hollande says - @BBCBreaking

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France

Top adviser to French President Francois Hollande steps down following media accusations of conflict of interest with previous role - @Reuters

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France

Channel Tunnel train services return to normal after technical problems and fatality in France caused severe disruption - @BBCNews

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Mali unrest

French military sweep in northern Mali frees 5 aid workers kidnapped in February - @AP

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France

Finance Minister: France to slow deficit cuts but respect 2015 reduction target - @Reuters

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Cannes Film Festival

Films by French directors Jean-Luc Godard, Michel Hazanavicius, Bertrand Bonello and Olivier Assayas in the running for the Palme d'Or in Cannes - @France24

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Vietnam

At least 7 people, including a French couple, killed when a bus hit a tanker in Vietnam, police say - @BPBreakingNews

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France

France's defense minister presents a report on sexual assault in the military, vows 'zero tolerance' - @AP

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

White House: President Obama spoke with French President Hollande; 'underscored Russia will face significant additional costs' if it continues destabilizing activity - @markknoller

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

France's President Francois Hollande tells President Obama he is determined to put in place a 'firm and graduated' sanctions policy over Ukraine conflict - @Reuters

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Cuba

France sends first foreign minister to Cuba in 30 years - @France24

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Mali unrest

French forces find weapons cache buried in desert of northern Mali, military spokesman says - @AP

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Central African Republic unrest

French army spokesperson: 1st European Union peacekeeping troops arrive in Central African Republic - @AFP

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France local elections, March 2014

New Prime Minister Manuel Valls wins confidence vote in French parliament - @FRANCE24

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France local elections, March 2014

France's new PM is promising massive tax cuts for corporations and households, and the elimination of half of the country's administrative regions - @AP

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France local elections, March 2014

New French PM Valls announces removal of employers' payroll taxes for any workers on the minimum wage - @newstephen

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France local elections, March 2014

New French Prime Minister Manuel Valls says there is too much suffering and not enough hope in France - @newstephen

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Iran nuclear program talks

Iran and 6 world powers begin new round of negotiations aimed at settling their decade-old dispute over Tehran's nuclear program - @Reuters

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