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Marianne Barriaux

Marianne Barriaux

    Doctor found guilty but not convicted in Spain 'stolen baby' case
    Doctor found guilty but not convicted in Spain 'stolen baby' case
    A Spanish court found an 85-year-old former doctor guilty Monday of taking a newborn away from her mother under the Franco dictatorship but...
    Catalan leaders defy king over independence
    Catalan leaders defy king over independence
    Tension mounted in Spain on Wednesday after Catalonia's leader vowed that the region would declare independence within days, defying a stern...
    Ronaldo accused of €14.7-million tax evasion
    Ronaldo accused of €14.7-million tax evasion
    Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo was on Tuesday accused of evading 14.7 million euros in tax through offshore companies, the latest footballer to...
    Attacks on homosexuals on the rise in France
    Attacks on homosexuals on the rise in France
    Wilfred de Bruijn's face is bloated, seeped in blood, his bruised right eye shut tight, his tooth broken – the victim of a...
    Growing urban population strains Chinese cities
    Growing urban population strains Chinese cities
    A forest of buildings and cranes rises through thick fog above roads jammed with cars in a Chinese city the size of Austria and home to more than...
    IMF race isn't over yet, says Mexico's Carstens
    IMF race isn't over yet, says Mexico's Carstens
    Mexico's candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said after talks in Beijing on Thursday that his battle with France's Christine...
    Brics against use of force in Libya
    Brics against use of force in Libya
    Leaders of five of the world's major emerging powers said on Thursday the use of force in Libya and the Arab world should be avoided, at a summit...
    China plugging holes in 'Great Firewall'
    China plugging holes in 'Great Firewall'
    China appears to be moving aggressively to plug holes in its "Great Firewall" censorship system, causing frustration for businesses and web users,...
    China still smarting over Liu Nobel
    China still smarting over Liu Nobel
    China said on Thursday it was difficult to maintain "friendly relations" with Norway, following the Oslo-based Nobel committee's decision to award...
    China under fresh pressure over jailed Nobel laureate
    China under fresh pressure over jailed Nobel laureate
    China faced fresh criticism on Thursday over its angry reaction to dissident Liu Xiaobo's Nobel Prize, with Norway calling it "inappropriate" and...
    Rains bring new misery to China mudslide town
    Rains bring new misery to China mudslide town
    Fresh heavy rains on Thursday brought more misery to a town in north-west China devastated by mudslides that have already killed more than 1 100,...
    Rains threaten China mudslide disaster zone
    Rains threaten China mudslide disaster zone
    Rescuers racing against a potential new deluge on Wednesday hurried to drain an unstable lake formed by China's worst mudslides in decades, as...