Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on 5 novembre 2013 in Bamako
Mali - France

Mali president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita vows to free remaining Western hostages

In an exclusive interview with RFI, Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita (IBK) says that the four Jihadists freed in exchange for the French hostage Serge Lazarevic will be hunted down by Malian, Niger and French troops.

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American artist Jeff Koons.
17/12/2014 - France
Paris-based publicist Franck Davidovici is accusing American contemporary artist Jeff Koons of unlawfully copying a 1985 advertisement in a work on display in the French capital, the plaintiff's ...
Le Centquatre contemporary arts centre in Paris
08/12/2014 - France -South Africa

An artists’ collective on Monday asked a Paris court to order a halt to the controversial Exhibit B show, which its members judge to be racist and degrading.

Béziers mayor Robert Ménard with his town council's crib, known as a "crèche" in French
06/12/2014 - France
French officials have ordered local councils to take down Christmas nativity cribs in public buildings because of France’s strict secular law on the separation of church and state.
Four-day forum at Paris’s Grand Palais to 'bank on France'
05/12/2014 - On-the-spot France
French morale is in the doldrums as the country struggles with a stagnant economy and record high unemployment. And foreign media have tended to rub salt in the wounds.
French screen star Marion Cotillard at the Cannes Film Festival
04/12/2014 - France
France’s Centre National du Cinéma, a body which subsidises French films, is to refuse grants for films in which actors are paid too highly, according to the French daily Les ...
Saint-Exupéry's 1943 illustration of the Turkish astronomer who discovered the asteroid B612.
02/12/2014 - France

An original drawing from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic The Little Prince is to be auctioned in Paris next week.

Soleil Rouge, starring Alain Delon and his Colt Frontier 1873
01/12/2014 - France - USA

A collection of guns belonging to French 60s screen idol Alain Delon is due to go under the hammer on Monday evening in Paris.

01/12/2014 - France - Italy - Switzerland

A French-Italian art collector has left a work of art worth one million euros on a TGV train and offered a reward to whoever returns it.

The reenactment of the exhibition of the embalmed body of African-born philosopher Angelo Soliman in the Vienna Natural History Museum in the18th century
28/11/2014 - France - South Africa
Protesters stopped the controversial Exhibit B performance at a Paris theatre on Thursday evening, accusing it of being racist and exploitative.
23/11/2014 - FRANCE

French auction house Artcurial announced on Sunday that it had set a world record after it sold a watercolour of the graphic novel hero Corto Maltese for more than 390,000 euros.