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Assad defiant over US peace moves / Should UK be celebrating possible economic upturn ? / The Gumball 3000 rally kicks off / Wagner's controversial legacy.
Afghan parliament debate ends in chaos / French presidents signs gay marriage into law
World Bank predicts rising financial power in developing world / Jewel thieves hit Cannes film festival.
President Obama rules out unilateral US intervention / EU plans to fight homophobia / Beckham on his retirement
Cyclone hits Bangladesh, threatens Burma / BP appeals to British PM over spill costs / Biceps and political opinions.