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France protests: Longest strike in decades stuck in deadlock

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The strike caused major disruption over the holiday period France’s transport strike against pension reform has entered its 29th day, making it the longest rail workers’ strike since May 1968. Industrial action against President Emmanuel Macron’s planned pension reform has hit train services hardest. The government says the changes are […]

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Syria war: Artillery fire kills nine at school in rebel-held Idlib

Image copyright AFP Image caption The school in Sarmin was being used to shelter people displaced by a government offensive Syrian government artillery fire killed nine people, including five children, in opposition-held Idlib province on Wednesday, first responders say. Sixteen others were injured when cluster munitions hit a school in Sarmin which was sheltering displaced […]

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Austria conservatives agree coalition with Greens

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Sebastian Kurz, left, announced the coalition with Green Party leader Werner Kogler late on Wednesday Austria’s conservatives have agreed to form an unprecedented coalition government with the Greens after months of negotiations. Sebastian Kurz’s People’s Party had been in coalition with the far-right Freedom Party until a scandal toppled the […]