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Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:19:36 GMT
Macron urges Putin to back a Ukraine leaders' summit over coming weeks at French talks
French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday there was a “real opportunity” for peace in Ukraine following the election of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 00:40:28 GMT
Boris Johnson confirms to EU he wants Brexit without Irish backstop
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote Monday to EU President Donald Tusk reaffirming his desire to conclude a Brexit deal as well as his opposition to the controversial "backstop" on Ireland.

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:57:06 GMT
Turkey 'strongly' condemns air strike on its convoy in Syria
Turkey’s defence ministry “strongly” condemned an air strike on its military convoy heading through Syria’s Idlib province on Monday, which it said was a violation of agreements with Russia.

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:07:06 GMT
US tests medium-range cruise missile in the wake of INF treaty exit
The Pentagon said on Monday that it had tested a conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile with a range of more than 500 km (310 miles), the first such test since the US pulled out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF).

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 20:03:38 GMT
#BlackLivesMatter: NYPD sacks officer over 2014 death of Eric Garner
A US police offer was sacked Monday for putting a black man in a banned chokehold just before his death five years ago in a case that fueled nationwide protests.

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Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:56:55 GMT
Macron hosts Putin for talks in southern France
French President Emmanuel Macron has held talks with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at his summer residence in southern France, seeking to press the Kremlin to help end the conflict in Ukraine.

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:55:29 GMT
UK says freedom of movement 'will end' with no-deal Brexit
Britain has said freedom of movement for people from the European Union "will end" after Brexit on 31 October, as the situation currently stands. 

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:10:25 GMT
Iceland marks death of first glacier due to climate change
Iceland has commemorated the demise of Okjokull – its first glacier to be lost to climate change – with a memorial plaque on the barren terrain exposed by the passing of the 700-year-old body of ice.

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:43:22 GMT
4,000 detained in Kashmir since India's crackdown
Thousands of people have been detained in Indian Kashmir over fears of unrest after New Delhi stripped the region of its autonomy two weeks ago, government sources have told AFP.

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:37:03 GMT
Macron will find it hard to sway Putin on Ukraine: analysis
French President Emmanuel Macron has shown interest in reviving efforts to broker peace in eastern Ukraine, but analysts say winning over Russian leader Vladimir Putin when they meet on Monday will not be so straightforward.

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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 ...