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Wed, 22 May 2019 19:10:41 GMT
Palestinian PM: 'Trump is waging a financial war against the Palestinians'
In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh criticised Washington’s decision to convene an economic conference on the Palestinian issue next month in Bahrain, saying Trump is “waging a financial war aga...

Wed, 22 May 2019 18:12:45 GMT
Haftar rejects Macron's calls for Libyan ceasefire at talks in Paris
Libyan rebel commander Khalifa Haftar rejected calls for a ceasefire during talks with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris but is willing to negotiate if certain conditions are met, an Élysée official said Wednesday.

Wed, 22 May 2019 13:29:41 GMT
Cannes 2019, Day 9: Hollywood glows in Tarantino’s B-movie redemption
Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt give us the bromance of the festival in “Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood”, Quentin Tarantino's ode to Tinseltown at the time of the Manson murders.

Wed, 22 May 2019 20:19:44 GMT
FIFA scraps plan to expand 2022 Qatar World Cup to 48 teams
FIFA scrapped plans to expand the 2022 Qatar World Cup to 48 nations, deciding Wednesday to stick with 32 countries due to the political and logistical complexities of using another Persian Gulf nation.

Wed, 22 May 2019 11:50:06 GMT
Paris to create giant garden near Eiffel Tower
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, who’s declared a war on the city’s pollution, this week announced plans to transform the bridgeway linking the historic Trocadéro square with the Eiffel Tower into a “green corridor” reserved for pedestrians by 2024...

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Wed, 22 May 2019 14:58:56 GMT
Bees, global diet at frontlines of biodiversity crisis
As the world marks Biodiversity Day this Wednesday, scientists are keen to drive home the message that not only is protecting nature as critical a task as curbing climate change – but the two global emergencies are inextricably linked.

Wed, 22 May 2019 14:25:55 GMT
Rudi Garcia to leave Marseille at end of the season
Marseille coach Rudi Garcia announced on Wednesday he will quit the club at the end of the season. Garcia, 55, joined Marseille in 2016 just after it had been purchased by the American tycoon Frank McCourt.

Wed, 22 May 2019 14:05:32 GMT
Nana from heaven: Ghana president woos Gyan back into national squad
A day after Ghana's president Nana Akufo-Addo called Asamoah Gyan to ask him to rethink his decision to quit the national squad, the 33-year-old striker said on Wednesday he would make himself available for selection. 

Wed, 22 May 2019 13:38:22 GMT
Omani female novelist Jokha Alharthi wins Man Booker International award
This year’s Man Booker International prize has gone to Omani author Jokha Alharthi for Celestial Bodies, the first book written in Arabic to win the award.

Wed, 22 May 2019 13:00:48 GMT
French screen idol Alain Delon thanks his fans
Veteran French screen idol Alain Delon has paid tribute to his fans in an open letter, telling them that they made him the man he is.

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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 ...