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Christophe Schmidt

Christophe Schmidt

    French government yields on fuel price hikes after weeks of protest
    French government yields on fuel price hikes after weeks of protest
    The French government, under pressure from weeks of "yellow vest" protests over rising living costs, on Wednesday scrapped all planned fuel tax...
    US prepared to fight Palestine's UN bid
    US prepared to fight Palestine's UN bid
    The United States has decided to fight to the bitter end to convince the Palestinians to abandon their bid for United Nations (UN) membership,...
    Pressure on Gaddafi as West boosts Libya's 'leaders'
    Pressure on Gaddafi as West boosts Libya's 'leaders'
    Western and regional powers on Friday boosted Libyan rebels battling Muammar Gaddafi by designating them as the country's legitimate rulers, a move...
    US remains committed to Pakistan, says Clinton
    US remains committed to Pakistan, says Clinton
    United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Friday she was even more committed to Pakistan after Osama bin Laden's killing, but said...
    US vows support for Georgia, slams Russian 'occupation'
    US vows support for Georgia, slams Russian 'occupation'
    United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reassured Georgia on Monday with a pledge of steadfast support and called on Russia to end its...
    Quartet tells Israel to halt settlement activity
    Quartet tells Israel to halt settlement activity
    The Quartet for the Middle East on Friday urged Israel to stop building settlements and set a target for a final deal with the Palestinians within...
    Clinton meeting Mubarak in bid to salvage Mid-East trip
    Clinton meeting Mubarak in bid to salvage Mid-East trip
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was meeting Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Wednesday in an attempt to salvage her Middle East tour after...
    Clinton hits out at Pakistan's al-Qaeda silence
    Clinton hits out at Pakistan's al-Qaeda silence
    United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hit out on Friday against Pakistan's silence on the whereabouts of al-Qaeda leaders, wrapping up a...
    London transport network still a vulnerable target
    London transport network still a vulnerable target
    London's buses and underground trains will remain vulnerable to terrorist attacks for a long time, the city's transport chiefs said, one year on...
    Rural Ireland hoping to lure tourists to hidden gems
    Rural Ireland hoping to lure tourists to hidden gems
    Rural Ireland is fighting the growing trend for tourists to spend long weekends in Dublin with a plan to woo visitors to the Emerald Isle's hidden...