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French police clash with eco-activists

French police clash with eco-activists

Image copyright AFP Image caption Reports say more activists joined the squatters at the weekend French police are trying to evict environmental activists from a wooded site in western France where a new airport was to have been built. Police used tear gas at the Notre-Dames-des-Landes site against hundreds of activists, who built makeshift barricades…

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Turkey and Israel clash over Gaza violence

Turkey and Israel clash over Gaza violence

Image copyright Reuters/ EPA Image caption The two leaders have a history of mutual antipathy Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have traded barbs over deadly clashes on the Gaza border. Sixteen Palestinians were killed on Friday after Israeli soldiers opened fire on some violent demonstrators. President Erdogan accused Mr…

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