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Thu, 09 Jul 2020 10:39:57 GMT
1960: A wave of independence sweeps across Africa
Between January and December of 1960, no fewer than 17 countries in sub-Saharan Africa gained independence from European colonial powers, including 14 former French colonies. FRANCE 24 takes a look back at a watershed year in the modern history of t...

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 05:27:33 GMT
Warning of possible virus resurgence, France rules out another 'total lockdown'
The French government on Wednesday warned that a surge in coronavirus cases in coming months remained a distinct possibility, though it ruled out another nationwide lockdown that would further cripple the country's economy.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 05:44:02 GMT
George Floyd told officers 'I can't breathe' more than 20 times, transcript shows
George Floyd said he couldn't breathe more than 20 times, called out for his children and late mother and said officers would "kill" him before he died in Minneapolis police custody, new evidence showed.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 08:31:43 GMT
'Consensus' that Notre-Dame spire should be rebuilt in original form
France's incoming culture minister says there is a "large consensus" that the spire of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris should be rebuilt as it was before last year's devastating fire.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 09:46:30 GMT
Four-time Tour winner Chris Froome to leave Team INEOS at end of season
Britain's most decorated road cyclist Chris Froome will leave Team INEOS at the end of the season to join Israel Start-Up Nation, ending a long association with the British outfit with whom he won the Tour de France four times.

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Mon, 11 Nov 2019 18:02:48 GMT
France's far-right congratulates Vox party's strong showing in Spain's election
Spain's general election has left it in a state of political uncertainty for the coming months as the latest polls reflect a widening political divide between those on the left and those on the right.

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 16:35:26 GMT
Packages of pure cocaine wash up on France's beaches
Mysterious parcels containing more than 750kg of narcotics have been washing up on France's Atlantic coast since last month.

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 16:28:50 GMT
Clashes as Palestinians mark 15 years since death of Yasser Arafat
Thousands of Palestinians marked the 15th anniversary of the death of Yasser Arafat in the occupied West Bank on Monday. One man was reportedly killed in clashes with the Israeli forces.

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 13:57:09 GMT
French jihadists to be arrested on arrival if deported from Turkey
Turkey is preparing to deport 11 French citizens, mostly women, who joined the Islamic State in Syria. The French government says they will be arrested as they leave the airplane.

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 13:38:26 GMT
France honours post-1963 war dead in 11 November ceremonies
French President Emmanuel Macron marked traditional Armistice Day ceremonies with the inauguration of a monument to 549 soldiers who have died in France’s military operations abroad in the period following the Algerian War.

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