Corsica 'beach brawl' defendants sentenced

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Five men were handed jail terms, suspended for four of them, over the racially-charged August incident which pitched three brothers of Moroccan origin against members of a local village angered by their attempt to block off a beach.

Corsican mayor bans burkinis after beach brawl

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The mayor of Sisco, close to Bastia, announced the measure amid what he called a 'powder-keg' situation between Muslims and non-Muslims on the island.

More violent clashes in Marseille before England-Russia football match


French media reported three England fans were seriously injured in fierce fighting between English and Russian groups and locals.

Fierce fighting as rebels resurge in northern Mali

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Zones of northern Mali recaptured by French-led forces see rebel resurgence as Mali army struggles to secure parts of Gao and Timbuktu.