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French diver killed in Seychelles shark attack

A French tourist diving in the Seychelles died after a possible shark attack, officials said Tuesday.

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Learn lessons from Nazi Roma killings: Council of Europe

The Council of Europe expressed concern Tuesday about discrimination against Roma, urging its member states to draw lessons from the Nazi massacre of gypsies during World War II.

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New arrest in Argentina tourist murders

Authorities have arrested a new suspect in the murders of two French women who were found shot to death in a nature preserve in northern Argentina, federal police announced Tuesday.

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Societe Generale profits hit by Greek debt

French banking giant Societe Generale said on Wednesday its second-quarter net profit slumped 31 percent as it took a charge for its exposure to Greek debt and warned of a difficult 2012.

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France to extradite Noriega to Panama: lawyer

France is about to extradite former Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega – currently serving a French jail term for laundering drug money – to face charges in his home country, his lawyer said.

Protestors rename Nice road ‘Burqa street’

Protestors rename Nice road ‘Burqa street’

Police in Nice have opened an inquiry after roads close to a mosque were given names that could "incite discrimination and racial hatred."

Aubry takes action against blogger

Aubry takes action against blogger

Former Socialist party leader Martine Aubry has followed up on her threat to take legal action against a blogger who published comments about her health and private life and made accusations about her husband's political views.

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Paris riot suburb turns tourist attraction

Tourists who want to see more of Paris than just the classic city centre sites are being invited to take trips to some of the city's more notorious suburbs.

Manchester trams to get a French accent

Manchester trams to get a French accent

Paris-based RATP, which runs the city's metro and bus systems, has taken over the running of Manchester's tram network.

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Girl’s teddy stuffed with cannabis

A young cannabis user in Nice thought he had found a safe place to stash five kilograms of the drug - reportedly to keep it safe for his dealer - by hiding it inside his sister's teddy bear.