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Four people have been killed in an avalanche at a popular ski resort in south-east France.
A French soldier has opened fire at a suspected attacker whilst on guard at the Louvre museum in Paris.
As many as 30 people are still missing after an avalanche hit a hotel in central Italy.
The Syrian government has agreed to a ceasefire deal with rebel groups across the country, Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced.