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Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:24:33 GMT
Bolton warns Russia against interference in midterms on Moscow visit
US National Security Advisor John Bolton said Tuesday that President Donald Trump wished to meet Russia's Vladimir Putin when the two men are in Paris for World War I commemorations in November and warned against interfering in the US midterms.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:44:11 GMT
Timeline: A look back at the Khashoggi disappearance
A look back at key developments in the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of Riyadh, who was tortured and killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul earlier this month, sparking international outrage.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:08:51 GMT
EU rejects Italy’s draft budget in unprecedented rebuke
The European Commission has rejected Italy's proposed 2019 budget over excessive spending and asked its government to come up with a new plan within three weeks, a first in European Union history.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:25:31 GMT
UN panel condemns French ban on full-face veils as violation of human rights
The UN Human Rights Committee on Tuesday criticised France's so-called burqa ban, saying the law "violated" the rights of two women who were fined for wearing full-face veils in public.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:52:21 GMT
Former French minister Georges Tron goes on trial for rape
The conservative mayor and former French minister Georges Tron has gone on trial on charges of raping and sexually assaulting two female workers at the town hall of Draveil, south of Paris.

France RFI

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:18:30 GMT
France clears use of anti-spasm drug to treat alcoholism
French health authorities said on Tuesday they have approved the use of a muscle relaxant to help treat people addicted to alcohol.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:13:33 GMT
Ronaldo returns to Old Trafford for Champions League clash
Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo has returned to Manchester United for Tuesday's Champions League group H clash. The Portuguese star is hoping to pile on the pressure against his old club and put allegations of rape to one side.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 10:36:55 GMT
UN committee slams French 'burqa ban' for 'violating' rights
The UN Human Rights Committee on Tuesday criticised France's so-called burqa ban, saying the law "violated" the rights of two women who were fined for wearing full-face veils in public.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 10:02:39 GMT
African press review 23 October 2018
Cameroon's President Biya wins seventh consecutive term after disputed election. And Israel denies hosting "at large" Biafran leader Nnamdi Kanu.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:59:31 GMT
Trump wants to quit missile treaty
The US National Security Advisor John Bolton arrived in Moscow on Monday for two days of talks with senior Russian officials after Washington's announcement of a US withdrawal from a Cold War era nuclear weapons treaty between the two countries.

French News Online

Wed, 02 Mar 2016 11:43:32 +0000
The Days when Paris Billboards were Humped Around by Promenading Camels
Tweet Paris street furniture has changed dramatically over the centuries and today’s hoardings are sophisticated digital advertising channels; but there once was a time when promenading... Visit our website for the rest of the story

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:03:12 +0000
France 24 Explains ‘Laicité’: The Ins and Outs of State Secularism
Tweet France’s brand of secularism or ‘laicité’ – designed fully to separate Church and State and private from public manifestations of faith  — is quite particular and... Visit our website for the rest of the story ...

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 22:24:30 +0000
France TV: Children in Danger as Farmers Spray 65,000t of Pesticides on Farms Each Year
Tweet France is the biggest pesticides user in the European Union with French farms and vineyards spraying 65,000 tonnes of pesticide a year, much of which is noxious to humans, the environment and... Visit our website for the rest of the story ...

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:27:43 +0000
France 24 What’s in the Papers: Figaro Sounds Radicalisation Alarm
Tweet In this France 24 review of the French papers for February 3, Le Figaro sounds the alarm over the spread of radical Islam in France publishing a map showing 8250 individuals radicalised by... Visit our website for the rest of the story ...

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:40:28 +0000
Spectacular Failure To Deal With Migrant Crisis Sparks Anger in Small Saxony Town
Tweet The European Union has, in the view of some observers, spectacularly failed to act decisively and in unison over the Merkel-incited “great mass walk-in” across Europe that has... Visit our website for the rest of the story ...

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