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France bans three Islamic organisations

Government spokesman said the groups, which ran a mosque shut down after the Paris terrorist attacks, were 'clearly taking action to incite jihad.'

French charities sound alarm over boom in social exclusion

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A group of 70 French charitable organizations, all involved in helping people in situations of social exclusion, from the homeless to the handicapped, launched a public appeal Thursday warning against the dramatic effects of economy-driven social policies and budget cuts which they say are only creating greater financial problems for the future. Carine Fouteau reports.