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Beware of superpowers bearing gifts
Beware of superpowers bearing gifts
The African Union as we know it today is only possible thanks to the generosity of others.
How China spied on the African Union’s computers
How China spied on the African Union’s computers
China built and paid for the African Union’s computer network – but inserted a backdoor allowing it access to the...
Second trader quizzed in French banking scandal
Second trader quizzed in French banking scandal
A second trader suspected of involvement in the multibillion-dollar losses at Société Générale bank was taken for questioning by judges on...
Crisis inflicts fresh wounds, UBS cut deepest
Crisis inflicts fresh wounds, UBS cut deepest
Fresh write-offs at big European and Japanese banks on Wednesday drove investors' attention firmly back onto the credit crunch after days gazing at...
'Mr Average' perpetrated biggest trading fraud
'Mr Average' perpetrated biggest trading fraud
Jérôme Kerviel, a shy and introverted young city trader, lived on a tree-lined street in Neuilly-sur-Seine, the wealthy Paris suburb dubbed...
Food crisis: 'We are paying for 20 years of mistakes'
Food crisis: 'We are paying for 20 years of mistakes'
The United Nations's new top adviser on food blamed two decades of wrong-headed policies by world powers for the food crisis sweeping the globe in...
Pakistan opposition aims to unite
Pakistan opposition aims to unite
Pakistani opposition parties tried to forge a united front on Wednesday against military President Pervez Musharraf who insisted a state of...
French diplomats lament tarnished image in Africa
French diplomats lament tarnished image in Africa
France needs to improve its tarnished image across Africa where it was once a powerful colonial power but now competes with countries like China...
France's Le Monde newspaper on strike
France's Le Monde newspaper on strike
Staff at Le Monde, France's newspaper of record, went on strike on Monday to protest plans to axe a quarter of its journalists and sell off...
Justice at last for Mrs Sarko thanks to Carlamania
Justice at last for Mrs Sarko thanks to Carlamania
French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday applauded the acres of admiring British media coverage of his wife during the first day of the state...
French doctors on trial for Creutzfeldt-Jakob deaths
French doctors on trial for Creutzfeldt-Jakob deaths
Seven doctors and pharmacists went on trial on Wednesday over the deaths of more than 100 people from Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) that occurred...
France's Chirac targeted in corruption probe
France's Chirac targeted in corruption probe
A French judge has placed former president Jacques Chirac under formal investigation for embezzlement of public funds during his time as mayor of...

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