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

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

French Prosecutors Probe Modern-Day Slavery Claims Against Saudi Prince - FARS

Modern-Day Slavery Claims Against Saudi Prince

(FNA)- French prosecutors said Monday they are investigating claims that a Saudi prince kept seven employees in a state of modern-day slavery at an apartment he owned outside Paris.

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Macron asks Rwanda to forgive France over 1994 genocide role - BBC News

Macron asks Rwanda to forgive France over 1994 genocide role

French President Emmanuel Macron has asked Rwandans to forgive France for its role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide in which about 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus died.

Thursday, April 1, 2021

No place in France for Turkish group that opposed anti-Islamist extremism charter, government says — RT

 
No place in France for Turkish group

The French government has condemned a Turkish group over its refusal to sign a charter targeting Islamist extremism, declaring it has no place in France, but stopped short of actually banning it.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Macron rules out official apology for colonial abuses in Algeria

Macron rules out official apology for colonial abuses in Algeria

French President Emmanuel Macron has ruled out issuing an official apology for abuses in Algeria, his office said Wednesday, ahead of a major report on how France is facing up to its colonial past in the country.

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 | Asbarez.com

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".

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.