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Gilets Jaunes: French 'flash-ball' row over riot-gun injuries

The government faces a wave of anger over police riot guns fired during yellow-vest protests.

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Meng Hongwei: Wife of ex-Interpol chief seeks France asylum

Grace Meng's husband is in a Chinese jail and she already has French police protection.

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Sudan protests: Doctor and teen 'shot dead' during clashes

Government forces allegedly fired directly at demonstrators demanding the president's resignation.

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Macron's ex-security aide in custody over passport use

A former security aide to French President Emmanuel Macron has been placed in custody as part of an investigation into his use of diplomatic ...

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The widow who asked eight French presidents for the truth

Josette Audin spent decades asking French leaders to admit responsibility for her husband's death in Algeria in 1957.

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DR Congo: Nearly 900 killed in ethnic clashes last month, UN says

Ethnic violence took place in four western villages over three days last month, the UN says.

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Macron Hopes Talk Will Calm France, but an Air of Menace Prevails

Apart from the street violence in Paris and other French cities, there have also been targeted threats against journalists and members of parliament.

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Senegal's Kara Mbodji confirms and explains Nantes exit

Senegal's World Cup defender Kara Mbodji confirms his loan spell at French club Nantes was cut short to enable him find regular first-team football.

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French Montana expresses support for R. Kelly and his “legacy”; immediately regrets it and backtracks

In the days since the Surviving R. Kelly documentary aired, a number of high-profile celebrities have weighed in and done everything from loudly support the victims to offering no comment to attempting to “both sides” and “none of our business” their way out of it. Enter French Montana, who on Saturday night offered up one of the […] The ...

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France Dispatch: As Migrants Risk Crossing the English Channel, French Fishing Boats Pay a Price

A surge in migrants trying to cross the channel has led to a rise in break-ins of the fishing boats in a French port, as smugglers look for more ...

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Four killed, dozens hurt in Paris bakery explosion

Four people, including two firefighters, have died and dozens more people were injured after a gas leak caused an explosion in Paris, emergency ...

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Macron vowed to fight the populists. Now he's being engulfed by them

When French President Emmanuel Macron won the election in 2017, beating Marine le Pen, the leader of France's far-right National Front, the markets heaved a sigh of relief. Now, instead of putting an end to the populist wave, he appears to have ...

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German WW1 submarine emerges off French coast

Shifting sands expose the hull of the UC-61 which was stranded off Wissant, near Calais, in July 1917.

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Poland Arrests 2, Including Huawei Employee, Accused of Spying for China

A Polish citizen who works for the French telecommunications company Orange was also charged, officials said.

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Poland Arrests 2, Including Huawei Employee, Accused of Spying for Chinat

A Polish citizen who works for the French telecommunications company Orange was also charged, officials said.

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Tokyo 2020 Games: Japan Olympics chief 'investigated in French corruption probe'

Tsunekazu Takeda is investigated over alleged corruption, sources say, but denies improper actions.

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Search continues for crew of crashed French fighter jet

Rescuers are continuing to hunt for the crew of a Dassault Mirage 2000D fighter jet that crashed Wednesday in a mountainous area of eastern France. ...

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Hang White People: Rapper Nick Conrad faces fine for YouTube song

French rapper Nick Conrad denies his music video, "Hang White People", was incitement to murder.

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French Alps skiers rescued in dramatic helicopter manoeuvre

The pilot lowered the tilted helicopter until its nose was almost touching the snow.

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Gilets Jaunes: Head of French national debate Jouanno resigns

Chantal Jouanno steps down ahead of a national debate in response to the yellow-vest protests.

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Jeanne Augier: Flamboyant owner of Negresco hotel dies

Jeanne Augier's death brings to a close an era of glitz and glamour on the French Riviera.

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Christophe Dettinger: Fundraising for 'yellow vest' boxer ends after outcry

A fundraising page for a French ex-boxer filmed punching police is closed amid condemnation.

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French police investigate reports of officer filmed punching protesters

French police are investigating reports that a highly decorated officer threw punches at protesters during yellow vest demonstrations over the ...

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Christophe Dettinger: Boxer surrenders after clash with riot police in Paris

A former French boxer is filmed punching a policeman during an anti-government protest in Paris.

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French Gilets Jaunes: Ministry broken into amid fresh protests

A government spokesman is forced to evacuate his office as violence breaks out in Paris.

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Georges Loinger, Wartime Rescuer of Jewish Children, Dies at 108

A French Jew, he saved hundreds from deportation or death by smuggling them into Switzerland, often by means of daring ruses under the Germans’ noses.

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Helped by Beyonce clip, Paris’ Louvre breaks visitor record

PARIS (AP) — The Louvre in Paris, the world’s most visited museum, received a record 10.2 million visitors in 2018, numbers boosted by a video clip shot by pop star Beyonce amid its paintings and sculptures. The Louvre also mentioned in a ...

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