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Laurent Thomet

Laurent Thomet

    Independent probe doubts 43 Mexico students cremated
    Independent probe doubts 43 Mexico students cremated
    The investigators are refuting official conclusions that the 43 Mexican students were incinerated in a landfill.
    Chávez's protégé Maduro scrapes through Venezuela elections
    Chávez's protégé Maduro scrapes through Venezuela elections
    Maduro was declared the winner of the election on Sunday by a razor-thin margin over an opponent that voiced fears of vote manipulation.
    Rousing funeral for Venezuela's Chavez
    Rousing funeral for Venezuela's Chavez
    More than 30 heads of state paid tribute to the leftist firebrand president as his body lay in state in a flag-covered coffin at a military...
    New Libyan leader elected as Nato clears the skies
    New Libyan leader elected as Nato clears the skies
    Libya's interim rulers have elected a technocrat and businessman to head a transitional government as Nato ended the air campaign that played a...
    Nato battles fatigue three months into Libya war
    Nato battles fatigue three months into Libya war
    After three months of air strikes in Libya, the Nato alliance is showing growing signs of fatigue and discord with no end in sight in a conflict...
    Nato ministers meet on Libya as air strikes intensify
    Nato ministers meet on Libya as air strikes intensify
    North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) foreign ministers gathered on Thursday in Berlin amid calls for increased air strikes on Muammar...
    Split leaves Nato on sidelines of Libya strikes
    Split leaves Nato on sidelines of Libya strikes
    A push by several allies for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) to take over operations in Libya ran into resistance from France on...
    West mobilises for Libya air strikes
    West mobilises for Libya air strikes
    A coalition of Western nations mobilised on Friday to launch quick air strikes against Libya after the United Nations approved military action to...
    Cold War foes sign nuclear pact
    Cold War foes sign nuclear pact
    Two years after Washington vowed to "reset" ties with Russia, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton comes to Munich on Saturday to launch a...
    EU hammers Iran with new sanctions
    EU hammers Iran with new sanctions
    The European Union hammered Iran on Monday with fresh sanctions against its vital energy sector as Brussels cranked up pressure on Tehran to resume...
    Even space shuttle takes shelter from Ernesto
    Even space shuttle takes shelter from Ernesto
    Nasa moved the Atlantis shuttle off its Florida launch pad on Tuesday to protect it from Tropical Storm Ernesto, a change that threatens...
    Astronauts await green light to return to Earth
    Astronauts await green light to return to Earth
    Discovery's six astronauts will learn on Sunday whether they have the final all-clear to fly home as analysts examined the space shuttle's...