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France begins withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan

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France is pulling out nearly 200 troops from Afghanistan, kickstarting withdrawals announced three months ago by Paris.

France's Bastille Day celebrations clouded by Afghanistan deaths

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The traditional French military parade for Bastille Day was overshadowed by the deaths of six French soldiers in Afghanistan in 24 hours.

France to withdraw troops from Afghanistan

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During a visit to Afghanistan Tuesday Nicolas Sarkozy said France will withdraw a quarter of its 4,000 troops from the country by end of 2012.