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2018-01-18T09:28:55Z
Video: Thousands of Women March for Abortion Rights in Poland
Poland: Thousands of Women March for Abortion Rights

2018-01-18T09:20:11Z
'Nobody should be forcibly returned to Libya': HRW chief
European authorities should not be sending migrants trying to reach the continent back to Libya until the security situation there has stabilised, the chief of Human Rights Watch said."The way migrants are treated in Libya is horrendous, where we hea...

2018-01-18T09:00:12Z
Australia lifesaving drone makes first rescue
A pair of Australian swimmers on Thursday became the first people to be rescued in the ocean by a drone when the aerial lifesaver dropped an safety device to distressed teens caught in rough seas.Australia is leading the use of the technology in surf...

2018-01-18T08:55:05Z
May agrees to extra £44.5 mn for Calais before Macron summit
Britain said it would pay an extra £44.5 million (50 million euros, $62 million) to boost security around Calais following a demand for more money from President Emmanuel Macron ahead of a key summit on Thursday."This is about investing in and enhan...

2018-01-18T08:32:36Z
52 people killed in Kazakhstan bus fire
Fifty-two people were killed Thursday when the bus they were travelling on caught fire in Kazakhstan, the central Asian nation's emergency services ministry said in a statement."On January 18 at 10:30 am (0430 GMT), a bus caught fire ... 55 passenger...

France RFI

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:23:08 GMT
French former screen icon Bardot slams #MeToo as hypocrites
French film legend Brigitte Bardot attacked the #MeToo movement Wednesday, claiming that actresses who complain of sexual harassment were just looking for publicity.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:07:40 GMT
Britain to pay extra €50 million to boost Calais security
Britain said it would pay an extra €50 million to boost security around Calais following a demand for more money from President Emmanuel Macron ahead of a key summit on Thursday.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:38:14 GMT
Catalonia MPs set new collision course with Spain
The parliament in the Spanish region of Catalonia named a pro-independence speaker on Wednesday, setting the ground for an attempt to restore exiled former leader Carles Puigdemont and a new political and legal standoff with Madrid.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:15:33 GMT
France shelves controversial Nantes airport project
The French government formally abandoned decades-old plans for a controversial new airport in Western France. The site had become a site of resistance for environmental activists.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:19:22 GMT
French jihadist wives press charges over Syria detention
The wives and children of French jihadists captured in Syria have filed a legal complaint against French authorities for refusing to repatriate them, their lawyers announced Wednesday.

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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