Showing posts with label France. Show all posts
Showing posts with label France. Show all posts

Thursday, December 3, 2020

France to investigate dozens of mosques suspected of radicalisation

France to investigate dozens of mosques

 French authorities will swoop down Thursday on dozens of mosques and prayer halls suspected of radical teachings as part of a crackdown on Islamist extremists following a spate of attacks, Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin said.

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

French Senate Recognizes Artsakh |

French Senate Recognizes Artsakh

The French Senate on Wednesday recognized the independence of the Republic of Artsakh with a vote of 305 to 1, following an almost two-hour debate on the floor of the upper house of the French Parliament.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

France approves Rwanda genocide suspect’s transfer to UN tribunal


Rwanda genocide

France’s top appeals court ruled on Wednesday that alleged Rwandan genocide financier Felicien Kabuga be transferred to a United Nations tribunal in Tanzania to stand trial on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

France celebrates Bastille Day, eyes World Cup final

France celebrates Bastille Day
France marked Bastille Day on Saturday with a military parade, an appearance by the president and an aeronautical flub, all under the eye of extra security as the country prepares for its first World Cup final since 2006.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Italy, France call for EU to set up migrant centers in home countries

migrant centers
Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Friday called for the European Union to set up centers to process migrant asylum claims in their home countries, and the proposal was backed by French President Emmanuel Macron, AFP reported.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

France, Germany, Britain formally request exemptions from US Iran sanctions

France, Germany, Britain formally request exemptions from US Iran sanctions
France, Britain, Germany and the EU on Wednesday sent the United States a joint official request for their companies to be exempt from punitive measures resulting from fresh U.S. sanctions on Iran.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Le Premier ministre français annule son déplacement en Israël et dans les Territoires palestiniens

Territoires palestiniens
Le déplacement en Israël et dans les Territoires palestiniens du Premier ministre Édouard Philippe a officiellement été annulé "pour des raisons d'agenda".

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Anger in France, Britain over Trump's gun law speech

Anger in France, Britain over Trump's gun law speech
US President Donald Trump sparked anger in France and Britain by suggesting looser gun laws could have helped prevent deadly attacks in Paris in 2015, and linking a wave of knife crime in London to a handgun ban.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

US-led airstrikes on Syria draw wide criticism, protests

US-led airstrikes on Syria
US, British and French leaders faced challenges and criticism from lawmakers following a US-led airstrikes on Syria while protests across the three countries were held against the attack.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

French gov't presents new migration, asylum rules amid criticism

French gov't presents new migration, asylum rules
French government on Wednesday unveiled a new bill to better handle migration crisis and asylum requests, saying it would balance between efficiency and humanity amid growing critics from human rights groups and even from its ranks.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Paris Counts 3,000 in First-Ever Homeless Census

Paris Homeless
At least 3,000 people sleep rough on the streets of Paris, according to figures from the city's first ever homelessness census which authorities warned Wednesday were likely a serious underestimate.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Sunday, January 21, 2018

France Called for UN Security Council Meeting over Syria: FM

humanitarian risks
France has called for a United Nations Security Council meeting over "humanitarian risks" as fighting escalates in Syria, its foreign minister said ...

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

French cities overwhelmed by refugee flow, govt must step in urgently

The mayors of seven major French cities say they have been “backed up against a wall” by an unending influx of refugees. Paris must address the strain on the areas, which are struggling to accommodate new arrivals, they wrote.

Macron’s birthday celebration in lavish palace draws ire in France

Macron’s birthday celebration in lavish palace
Emmanuel Macron, who has been already dubbed “the President of the Rich” for his lavish high-class lifestyle, once again angered his critics in France who this time slammed his royal birthday celebration.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

French govt rules out concessions to Corsica nationalists over autonomy

France’s government on Tuesday ruled out any major concessions on Corsican autonomy, after the island’s nationalists won a regional election last Sunday, Reuters reports.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Au Burkina Faso, Emmanuel Macron fustige encore les «crimes incontestables» de la colonisation

la colonisation francaise
A Ouagadougou, le président a affirmé sa volonté de refonder les relations entre la France et l'Afrique. Gage de cette détermination, Emmanuel Macron a promis de déclassifier les documents liés à l'assassinat du président burkinabè Thomas Sankara.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.