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French parliament scraps planned extra tax on palm oil

  By: Sybille de La Hamaide Date: 23 June 2016 Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation France's National Assembly on Wednesday scrapped plans for an additional tax on palm oil, which had raised an outcry in major producing countries, after the government said it would propose a new tax…

Ethiopians who fled over land rights now face eviction from Calais "Jungle"

By: Sally Hayden Date: October 24th 2016 Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation CALAIS, France (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Deep in the Calais "Jungle" migrant camp in northern France, hundreds of Oromo Ethiopians set up their own school. An Irish volunteer came to teach classes during the…