Dominique Maraninchi, head of France's regulator the National Agency for the Safety of Drugs and Health Products (ANSM) speaks during a press conference on acne pill Diane 35, on January 30, 2013 in Paris. In the latest health scare to erupt in France, a drug watchdog on Wednesday announced it was suspending sales of an acne pill also used as a contraceptive after four women died and more than 100 others fell ill with blood clots. The National Agency for the Safety of Drugs and Health Products (ANSM) said it was suspending sales of a hormonal treatment called Diane-35, which is prescribed to 315,000 women in France. the product, made by the German firm Bayer, is authorised for treating acne in young women, but doctors have been prescribing it as a contraceptive because it stops ovulation, he said. AFP PHOTO MARTIN BUREAU
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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (L) and U.S. President Barack Obama pose for photographs in the Oval Office at the White House June 30, 2015 in Washington, DC. Rousseff and Obama held meetings and a joint press conference almost two years after Rousseff accepted but then skipped an invitation to the White House due to revelations from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden that the U.S. had spied on Rousseff and other Brazilians.
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French President Francois Hollande (L) accompanies Li Keqiang, Chinese Premier after their meeting at the Elysee on June 30, 2015, in Paris France. This official visit to France, during which a host of deals are expected to be signed, is set to enhance bilateral practical cooperation and consolidate mutual political trust.
A holidaymaker reacts as people lay flowers on Marhaba beach, where 38 people were killed in a terrorist attack last Friday, on June 30, 2015 in Sousse, Tunisia. British police have been deployed to the area as part of one of the biggest counter terror operations since the London bombings on July 7, 2005.
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Holidaymakers react as people lay flowers on Marhaba beach, where 38 people were killed in a terrorist attack last Friday, on June 30, 2015 in Sousse, Tunisia. British police have been deployed to the area as part of one of the biggest counter terror operations since the London bombings on July 7, 2005.
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Members of the emergency services take part in Exercise Strong Tower outside the disused Aldywch tube station on Surrey Street on June 30, 2015 in London, England. The counter-terrorism training exercise will involve as many as 1,000 officers and will take place across the city until Wednesday afternoon.
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A woman sorts through her belongings on a park bench a day after the speech Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla gave regarding the government's $72 billion debt on June 30, 2015 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Governor said in his speech that the people will have to sacrifice and share in the responsibilities for pulling the island out of debt.