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1 hr ago | Brandon Sun

Soldier's letter from First World War on fabric of German plane shot down

A battlefield letter from a Canadian soldier to his young daughter is part of an exhibit in Calgary marking the centennial of the First World War.

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5 hrs ago | World Magazine

The poetry of death

We interrupt our biweekly examination of lifestyles to bring a brief reminder of death.

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9 hrs ago | CBS Local

Mayor Nutter In France For Working Vacation

Mayor Nutter is in France for the next six days for a trip that officials say is aimed at promoting French investment in Philadelphia.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

News24

.com | France sends troops to secure Air Algerie crash site

Nigeria's president has reportedly vowed to bring back the more than 200 abducted schoolgirls, saying his government is doing everything possible to secure their release.

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Hereford Times

Hereford man discovers rare First World War snaps hidden away in attic

Peter Ottaway from Much Dewchurch, Hereford who found an old rusty tin box stored in his loft, which belonged to his grandfather Hubert Berry Ottaway containing never been seen before negatives, which provide a fascinating insight into life during WWI.

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Examiner.com

Dining in the Midi Pyrenees region of France

In France, delicious food and wine are not the exclusive province of Paris. If you are visiting the country's southwestern Midi Pyrenees region, you will discover many excellent restaurants and local specialties, as well as cheeses, wines and other culinary treats.

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Blackheath charity's play tells true stories of Children of the Great War

Ralph Gooding, from Mottingham, holding a picture of his father who survived The battles of the Somme, Arras and Passchendaele.

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Northern Michigan News

Nibali wins 18th Tour de France stage

Vincenzo Nibali has won the 18th stage of the Tour de France, emphatically stamping his dominance on the race in its last mountain leg with a solo breakaway on the day's last climb.

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Sorin Group Announces Ce Mark Approval for Crown PRT(TM) Heart Valve

Code: SORN.MI), a global medical device company and a leader in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, announced today it has been granted CE mark certification for its innovative stented aortic bioprosthesis CROWN PRT, now commercially available in Europe.

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The Times of Israel

Belgian watchdog complains over anti-Semitic sign

A sign reading 'dogs are allowed in this establishment, Jews are not under any circumstances" in a cafe near Liege in July 2014 A Belgian watchdog on anti-Semitism complained to the mayor of a suburb of Liege against owners of a cafe whose window display featured a sign that said Jews were not allowed inside.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

TheBlaze.com

'Jews Into the Sea!': European Jews Plagued by Death...

Across Europe, anti-Israel rallies are including distinct displays of anti-Semitism, from synagogues being attacked to Jewish-owned stores being vandalized and to Jews citizens being threatened and told they are not welcome.

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Ynetnews

Maccabi Haifa players attacked during Austria training match

Anti-Israel protesters invaded the pitch and physically confronted Maccabi Haifa players towards the end of a Wednesday training match in Austria.

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SF Sentinel

France's Jews Flee As Rioters Burn Paris Shops, Attack Synagogue

France's politicians and community leaders have criticised the "intolerable" violence against Paris' Jewish community, after a pro-Palestinian rally led to the vandalizing and looting of Jewish businesses and the burning of cars.

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Channelnewsasia.com

France votes on controversial plan to redraw map

French lawmakers were set to vote Wednesday on a controversial redrawing of the map of France, cutting the country's regions from 22 to 13 in a plan that has sparked local squabbling.

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Cambridge Evening News

SLIDESHOW: The Tour de France after the Cambridge visit

The pack passes the Notre Dame de L'Epine Basilica in L'Epine during the seventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 234.5 kilometers with start in Epernay and finish in Nancy, France, Friday, July 11, 2014.

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Channelnewsasia.com

France starts tackling sensitive asylum, immigration reforms

Two bills that aim to tackle France's saturated, inefficient asylum system and reform stringent immigration rules are already attracting controversy before they have even been officially introduced.

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Metro UK News

British inventor and YouTube star Colin Furze working on a fart gun to shoot at France, apparently

Colin Furze, an engineer, inventor and general nutter has over 500,000 subscribers to his Youtube channel where he superpowers vehicles such as mobility scooters and bicycles , and generally makes a lot of noise and explosions.

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BBC News

France jails pro-Palestinian rioters

A French court has jailed three men for rioting after a pro-Palestinian rally in a mixed suburb of Paris degenerated into anti-Semitic violence.

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Sutton Guardian

Antique weapons and war medals were stolen in a break-in at a collector's home last month.

The items, which included medals from both world wars and 15 bottles of spirits, were taken from a house in Poplar Road between June 13 and June 27. The items included a Japanese bayonet with a black leather scabbard, two French bayonets, one with St Etienne 1879 carved on the handle, two sets of British and Empire World War One medals including a ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WTVC

Minibus crash in France kills 5 children, 1 adult

The collision of a truck and a minibus near the northeastern French city of Troyes has left six people dead, including five children.

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