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Gina Doggett

Gina Doggett

    French 'falling out of love' with Macron after 100 days
    French 'falling out of love' with Macron after 100 days
    Emmanuel Macron, the 39-year-old former investment banker who was catapulted to the French presidency in May, faces widespread disillusionment as...
    Seychelles leader urges climate pact to boost food security
    Seychelles leader urges climate pact to boost food security
    Global warming is "inextricably linked" to food security, Seychelles President James Michel said, lamenting reports that no binding agreement is...
    Italy convicts 23 US agents in CIA kidnapping trial
    Italy convicts 23 US agents in CIA kidnapping trial
    An Italian judge convicted 23 United States and two Italian secret agents for the CIA's kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric in 2003, as Washington...
    Pope backs beatification of Nazi-era predecessor
    Pope backs beatification of Nazi-era predecessor
    Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday backed the beatification of his controversial World War II predecessor Pius XII, defending his actions during a...
    Food price crisis: 'We cannot afford to fail'
    Food price crisis: 'We cannot afford to fail'
    United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon warned on Wednesday that failure was not an option in addressing the global food price crisis, and said an extra...
    Berlusconi set for comeback as Italian PM
    Berlusconi set for comeback as Italian PM
    Self-made billionaire Silvio Berslusconi looked set to secure a third term as Italian prime minister on Monday, with exit polls predicting a narrow...
    Bob Dylan film should 'wash over you like a dream'
    Bob Dylan film should 'wash over you like a dream'
    I'm Not There, a biopic of folk icon Bob Dylan in which he is conspicuously absent but omnipresent, should "wash over you like a dream", the...
    Chastity's a hard sell for the pope in Brazil
    Chastity's a hard sell for the pope in Brazil
    Visiting Pope Benedict XVI's pronouncements in favour of sexual abstinence and against abortion are falling on deaf ears in Brazil, whose government hands out free condoms to schoolboys as part of a drive to curb HIV/Aids and teenage pregnancy....
    Pope John Paul II on fast track to sainthood
    Pope John Paul II on fast track to sainthood
    The late pope John Paul II will move a step closer to sainthood next week when the Vatican receives proof of his miraculous intercession to cure a...
    Pope prays with Orthodox leader in Turkey
    Pope prays with Orthodox leader in Turkey
    Pope Benedict XVI met with the head of the Greek Orthodox Church on Wednesday to pursue a key goal of his papacy: healing a rift between the two...
    Pope follows conciliatory path
    Pope follows conciliatory path
    Pope Benedict XVI began a delicate mission to Turkey on Tuesday, trading conciliatory gestures with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan as both...
    Italy faces post-election hangover
    Italy faces post-election hangover
    Italy nursed a post-election hangover on Wednesday, distressed that centre-left leader Romano Prodi failed to pull off a more emphatic victory and...