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October 31 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Fri Oct 31 2014, 17:00:44

A commercial spacecraft being developed by Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic company crashed during a test flight on Friday at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, killing one crew member and seriously injuring the other, officials said.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Fri Oct 31 2014, 13:29:56

Two months into the battle for Syria's Kobane, the stream of casualties crossing the border with Turkey is as steady as the Kurdish resolve to defend the flashpoint city.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Fri Oct 31 2014, 08:25:50

The headquarters of French public radio network Radio France were being evacuated Friday after a fire broke out at the Paris building.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Fri Oct 31 2014, 06:43:31

Burkina Faso's longtime President Blaise Compaoré has announced he is stepping down a day after demonstrators torched parliament in protest at plans to extend his 27-year rule. Follow the events live on our liveblog.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Fri Oct 31 2014, 03:17:56

A wave of panic sparked by pranksters dressing up as evil clowns and terrorising passers-by has spread across France in recent weeks. Now, one town has taken the step of banning anyone from wearing a clown costume, especially on Halloween.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Fri Oct 31 2014, 02:12:47

Russia agreed to resume gas deliveries to war-torn Ukraine through the winter in an EU-brokered, multi-billion dollar deal signed by the three parties in Brussels on Thursday.

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October 30 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Oct 30 2014, 17:44:55

Having spent years burnishing his credentials as Africa's peacemaker, Burkina Faso's longtime ruler Blaise Compaoré may not get a chance to broker a peace deal in his own country.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Oct 30 2014, 14:53:18

Sweden became the first major Western country to officially recognise the state of Palestine on Thursday. The country's foreign minister tells FRANCE 24 why her government believes it is time other European countries followed suit.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Oct 30 2014, 14:23:31

The head of Burkina Faso's armed forces, General Honoré Traoré, on Thursday announced the dissolution of the National Assembly as well as the creation of an interim government, which would lead the country for 12 months.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Oct 30 2014, 09:29:07

At least 10 Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered Kobane Thursday after a much-delayed border crossing from Turkey into Syria, according to reports from the besieged Syrian border city.

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