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Ebola: Liberian leader sees decline, but aid too slow

Even though aid is coming in slower than hoped, Liberia's leader says she sees a decline in the crisis that has claimed 3 900 in West Africa.

Thousands flood makeshift camp in CAR

More than 100 000 people displaced by religious violence in Central African Republic are in urgent need of basic supplies at the Bangui airport camp.

Keita wins Mali elections

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, an ex-prime minister with a reputation for firmness, has won Mali's presidential election.

Hollande expected to trump Sarkozy in French elections

Following a decisive second-round presidential vote Francois Hollande is expected to be voted into power in Frances presidential elections.

Sarkozy, Hollande go head to head in TV debate

Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande will clash in their only television debate, seen as the conservative incumbent's last chance to turn the odds.

Sarkozy seeks to ban certain imams from France

President Nicolas Sarkozy says he would bar some Muslim preachers from entering France as part of a crackdown after shootings there by an extremist.

G20 inches toward $2-trillion in rescue funds

Germany is easing its opposition to a bigger European bailout fund, smoothing the way for the world's leading economies to secure near

Marseille lays bare G7 differences

Vague pledges and a lack of action by G7 countries underscored differences between Europe and the US and a lack of room to manoeuvre.

G20 backs early-warning plan against future crises

Leading world economies agreed to put the policies of seven nations under a microscope as part of a plan to prevent a repeat of the financial crisis.

Divisions on monetary reform exposed at G20

Opposing views about how to reform the global monetary system were laid bare at a meeting of the top 20 economies on Thursday.

French New Wave film director Chabrol dies aged 80

Claude Chabrol, one of France's most eminent film directors and a pioneer of the influential New Wave style, died on Sunday at the age of 80.

Rights group: Stop Italy forcing migrants back to Libya

The EU should demand that Italy stop forcing African migrant boats back to Libya, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.

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