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Rory Mulholland

Rory Mulholland

    Some rue, others salute Thatcher's divisive rule
    Some rue, others salute Thatcher's divisive rule
    The "Iron Lady" was a polarising figure in Britain and beyond, but foreign leaders on Monday were unanimous in acknowledging her place in...
    Sarkozy's political career could be over
    Sarkozy's political career could be over
    French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday admitted publicly that he would quit politics if he lost next month's election, as his socialist...
    Sirte hospital crammed with the dazed and the dead
    Sirte hospital crammed with the dazed and the dead
    Triumphant fighters bearing Kalashnikovs marched up and down shouting "Allahu akbar" on Sunday as dazed and frightened patients in Sirte's main...
    Strauss-Kahn back home after sex scandal
    Strauss-Kahn back home after sex scandal
    Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn returned to Paris on Sunday for the first time since a New York hotel cleaner...
    France to extradite Noriega to Panama
    France to extradite Noriega to Panama
    Panama's ex-strongman Manuel Noriega on Wednesday looked set to finally return home -- and go straight into custody there -- after more than two...
    Stalemate leaves frontline Libyan rebel city deserted
    Stalemate leaves frontline Libyan rebel city deserted
    As Saad Mahmoud queued for bread at one of the few shops still open in the deserted frontline rebel city of Ajdabiya, he had no illusions that the...
    PM al-Maliki emerges as frontrunner after Iraq vote
    PM al-Maliki emerges as frontrunner after Iraq vote
    Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, the Shi'ite leader who helped ease Iraq's deadly sectarian conflict, emerged on Monday as a frontrunner after an...
    World remembers sacrifice of WWI fallen
    World remembers sacrifice of WWI fallen
    French and German leaders stood side by side in Paris to honour the fallen of World War I on Wednesday, as countries around the globe held...
    The case of the radioactive lift buttons
    The case of the radioactive lift buttons
    A French lift-maker scrambled on Wednesday to remove buttons from hundreds of lifts after the nuclear safety authority said Indian-imported...
    Tortured genius Maradona hits the big screen in Cannes
    Tortured genius Maradona hits the big screen in Cannes
    Diego Maradona, the Argentinian soccer genius notorious for the "Hand of God" goal and a post-football descent into drugs, hits the big screen in...
    Animation on Beirut bids for top Cannes prize
    Animation on Beirut bids for top Cannes prize
    Repressed memories, the horrors of war and Israel's dubious role in a notorious Beirut refugee camp massacre are the themes of the Cannes film...
    Paris Jewish quarter battles for its soul
    Paris Jewish quarter battles for its soul
    Tourism and commerce are conspiring to turn what for centuries has been a thriving Jewish district -- a slice of downtown Tel Aviv in modern Paris...