Top French court upholds decision not to try suspect in Jewish woman’s murder

France’s highest court on Wednesday ruled that the suspected murderer of Jewish woman Sarah Halimi was not criminally responsible and could not go on trial, provoking anger from anti-racism groups who say the verdict puts Jews at risk. 

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Myanmar ethnic groups unite in fight against army, sights set on federal rights

If Myanmar’s February 1 military coup has accomplished one thing, it has been to bridge some of the differences that have long kept the country’s ethnic minorities apart. Now protesting side by side against the junta, Myanmar’s ethnic groups hope to build a more equitable and federal Myanmar, and are picking up arms together.

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Live: Biden announces Afghan withdrawal, says 'time to end America's longest war'

US President Joe Biden announced Wednesday it’s “time to end” America’s longest war with the unconditional withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, where they have spent two decades locked in a bloody stalemate with the Taliban.

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Ukrainian forces wary of Russian troop movements near eastern front line

Seven years after Ukraine launched an “anti-terrorist operation” against Russian-backed separatist forces, fighting has never really stopped in the country’s restive east. FRANCE 24’s correspondent Gulliver Cragg visited the front line, near the government-held port city of Mariupol.

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Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison aged 82

Bernard Madoff, the mastermind behind the worst financial scam in history, has died in prison at the aged of 82, US media reported Tuesday.

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