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Plane debris arrives in France for Malaysia crash investigation

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PARIS/KUALA LUMPUR - Aeroplane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion and may belong to the vanished Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 arrived in France on Saturday for investigators to study its origin. | Video

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Recovered plane debris flown to France for checks 4:24am BST

ST DENIS, Reunion - Plane debris which washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion and is thought to belong to the vanished Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was flown to France on Friday for checks officials hope could provide some insight into the disaster. | Video

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Cameron draws up plan to help tackle Calais migrant crisis 2:28am BST

LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron drew up plans to help France tackle a spike in attempts by migrants to enter Britain illegally via the Channel Tunnel, but warned there was no quick fix. | Video

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Recovered plane debris flown to France for checks 31 Jul 2015

ST DENIS, Reunion - Plane debris which washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion and is thought to belong to the vanished Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was flown to France on Friday for checks officials hope could provide some insight into the disaster.

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Cameron draws up plan to help tackle Calais migrant crisis 31 Jul 2015

LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron drew up plans to help France tackle a spike in attempts by migrants to enter Britain illegally via the Channel Tunnel, but warned there was no quick fix. | Video

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Man dies in Channel Tunnel as migrant crisis deepens 30 Jul 2015

LONDON/PARIS - A Sudanese man died on Wednesday as migrants desperate to enter Britain from France stormed the channel tunnel entrance, prompting governments in both countries to promise to beef up security there. | Video

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Authorities study plane debris found off Africa for links to Flight MH370 30 Jul 2015

PARIS/SYDNEY - France's air crash investigation agency is studying a piece of plane debris found on Reunion Island off the east coast of Africa but it was too early to say if it came from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, a spokesman said on Wednesday.

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Fabius, visiting Tehran, invites Rouhani to France 29 Jul 2015

DUBAI - On the first visit to Iran for 12 years by a French foreign minister, Laurent Fabius conveyed an invitation from President Francois Hollande to Iran's President Hassan Rouhani to visit France in November.

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Man dies in Channel Tunnel as migrant crisis deepens 29 Jul 2015

LONDON/PARIS - A Sudanese man died on Wednesday as migrants desperate to enter Britain from France stormed the channel tunnel entrance, prompting governments in both countries to promise to beef up security there.

Brazilian police to probe nuclear submarine programme - Folha 29 Jul 2015

SAO PAULO - Brazilian federal police are investigating potential irregularities in a military programme that aims to build a nuclear-powered submarine in partnership with France by 2023, newspaper Folha de S. Paulo reported on Wednesday.