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John Irish

John Irish

    France to seek ICC options for war crimes probe in Aleppo
    France to seek ICC options for war crimes probe in Aleppo
    France is working to find a way for the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to launch an investigation into war crimes it...
    Prophet Muhammad claims he is Charlie on front page
    Prophet Muhammad claims he is Charlie on front page
    Charlie Hebdo will publish a front page showing a caricature of the Islamic prophet Muhammad holding a sign saying "Je suis Charlie", in its...
    France moves toward allowing euthanasia with new legislation
    France moves toward allowing euthanasia with new legislation
    French parliament will debate from January a draft law that would move a step closer to euthanasia by allowing a right to "deep and ongoing...
    UN calls for Israel-Palestine ceasefire
    UN calls for Israel-Palestine ceasefire
    The UN Security Council called on Saturday for a ceasefire in hostilities between Palestinians and Israelis and expressed serious concern about the...
    CAR interim president to step down
    CAR interim president to step down
    "It's finished for him now," said a source close to Central African Republic (CAR) interim...
    French president refuses to apologise for colonial Algerian past
    French president refuses to apologise for colonial Algerian past
    The trauma of the 1954-1962 Algerian war, in which hundreds of thousands were killed before France's departure, left deep scars in both countries...
    Sarkozy faces defeat as France votes
    Sarkozy faces defeat as France votes
    Buoyed by a tide of anger at Nicolas Sarkozy's inability to rein in rampant unemployment during his five-year term, Hollande was between four and...
    Police lose contact with France school shooter
    Police lose contact with France school shooter
    Police have lost contact with a 24-year-old gunman suspected of killing seven people in the name of al-Qaeda, and there has been no sign of life...
    French school killings suspect promises surrender
    French school killings suspect promises surrender
    A gunman suspected of killing seven people in the name of al-Qaeda, including three children at a Jewish school, said on Wednesday he would hand...
    Toulouse school killings suspect shoots three in raid
    Toulouse school killings suspect shoots three in raid
    A gunman suspected of killing three children and a rabbi at a Jewish school wounded three police officers in a shoot-out at a house in Toulouse in...
    Sudan's crippling debt
    Sudan's crippling debt
    Sudan's massive debt risks exacerbating a difficult economic situation as annual debt servicing costs hit about $1-billion following the secession...
    Palestinian UN bid: Stage set for showdown
    Palestinian UN bid: Stage set for showdown
    President Mahmoud Abbas has told the United Nations chief he will seek full UN membership for a Palestinian state, setting the stage for a showdown...