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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:31:53 GMT
Dutch police search for motives of Utrecht shooter
Dutch authorities were searching Tuesday for the motive behind a gun attack on an Utrecht tram that killed three people a day earlier, with authorities saying they had not ruled out either personal or terror-related motivations.

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 17:29:06 GMT
'Yellow Vest' protests: French govt replaces Paris police chief after weekend violence
The French government sacked the top police official in Paris on Monday following another weekend of rioting in the capital during “yellow vest” protests which have put President Emmanuel Macron on the defensive.

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:49:18 GMT
New Algerian opposition group urges Bouteflika to step down
A new Algerian group headed by political leaders, opposition figures and activists on Tuesday called on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down at the end of his term on April 28, and urged the army not to interfere in politics.

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 03:58:13 GMT
Ardern vows to deny mosque shooter 'notoriety' as she leads tributes to victims
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday praised the bravery and courage by worshippers as a lone gunman massacred their friends and family, saying the nation stood with its grieving Muslim community in this "darkest of days".

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:50:45 GMT
Paris tops list of world’s most expensive cities
Paris and Hong Kong for the first time joined Singapore as the world's most expensive cities to live in, a study revealed on Tuesday, with the French capital jumping six places in just two years.

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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:07:26 GMT
Thousands missing, dozens dead in Mozambique cyclone
More than a thousand people are feared to have died in a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique last week, while scores have been killed and more than 150 are missing in neighbouring Zimbabwe.

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:46:32 GMT
Palestine and Jordan reject Israeli decision to close down part of Al Aqsa mosque
Jordan, the traditional custodian of the Al Aqsa Mosque, has rejected an Israeli court’s decision to close down a building within the Al Aqsa compound. Palestinian and Jordanian foreign ministries say that Israel has no jurisdiction over the mosque...

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 21:05:14 GMT
Complaint filed with UN to force France to repatriate children of French jihadi brides from Syria
Two leading French lawyers have filed a complaint with the UN Committee against torture (CAT) to order France to bring back children from camps in northeast Syria. Five orphaned children of French jihadists were flown back to France last Friday.

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:35:17 GMT
French language and Francophonie week underway
Seventy countries around the world are hosting events to promote and celebrate the French language over the coming days as part of the French language and Francophonie Week. On Wednesday France’s President Emmanuel Macron will announce a raft of in...

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:31:46 GMT
Paris police chief replaced after weekend riots
The head of police in Paris is to be replaced following another weekend of riots that saw shops and restaurants torched and looted on the Champs-Elysées.

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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 ...