Charlie Hebdo awarded special prize at French comics festival

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 Award at festival in Angoulême was created after January 7th attack which claimed lives of some of France’s best-loved cartoonists.

Hollande wins Unesco peace prize for Mali intervention

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French presidsent was awarded the annual Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize by Unesco for his decision to send troops to Mali in January.

French and US scientists win Nobel physics prize

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Serge Haroche of France and David Wineland of the US have won the Nobel Prize in Physics for their research on interaction between light and matter.