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Rafael Nadal
30/03/2015 - tennis

Rafael Nadal rues poor mental form at Miami Masters

Former tennis world number one Rafael Nadal crashed out of the Miami Masters after a three-set defeat against Fernando Verdasco.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
25/03/2015 - FRANCE

Indian Prime Minister Modi to visit France mid-April

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to visit France on 9-12 April as part of a tour that will also take him to Germany and Canada, officials in Delhi announced on Wednesday.
The suviving athletes and crew leave Villa Union for Buenos Aires
13/03/2015 - France - Argentina

French sport stars return home after Argentine helicopter tragedy

French sports stars and crew from the reality TV show 'Dropped' returned home from Argentina on Saturday as experts investigate the helicopter crash that killed 10 people, including three French ...
Italian former leftist guerrilla Cesare Battisti arrested and released on Thursday in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 13 March 2015.
13/03/2015 - France - Brazil - Italy

Italian far-left writer Battisti faces possible deportation from Brazil to France

A former Italian left-wing urban guerrilla was awaiting possible deportation from Brazil to France or Mexico on Friday after being arrested and released on Thursday.
Experts from France's BEA air accidents agency examine the wreckage of one of the helicopters that crashed in Argentina Monday
12/03/2015 - France - Argentina

French coroners to help Argentina identify helicopter crash victims’ bodies

French coroners are to help their Argentine colleagues to identify the badly burned bodies of the victims of Monday’s helicopter crash in which three top French sports stars were among the 10 ...
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the United Nations in New York, 10 March, 2015
12/03/2015 - Report: United States

US press lashes Hillary Clinton over deleted emails

One day after Hillary Clinton first spoke publicly about her use of a personal email account, the former US secretary of state cannot escape the headlines.
Argentine experts examine the wreckage at the scene of the crash on Tuesday 10 March
11/03/2015 - France

Experts probe Argentine helicopter crash, French witnesses to be questioned

The surviving participants and crew of the French reality TV show Dropped were waiting to be questioned by Argentine investigators over the helicopter crash that killed 10 people, after emergency ...
The eight athletes taking part in the TV reality show Dropped in Buenos Aires on Friday
10/03/2015 - France - Argentina

French experts leave for Argentina as recovery teams arrive at helicopter crash scene

French aviation experts left for Argentina on Tuesday to join the inquiry into the helicopter crash that cost the lives of 10 people, including three French sporting stars.
The scene of the crash at Villa Castelli, north Argentina, on 9 March 2015
10/03/2015 - France - Argentina

‘France in mourning’ after top athletes killed in Argentina helicopter crash

“All France is in mourning,” Prime Minister Manuel Valls declared on Tuesday after the death of three French Olympic athletes and five other French nationals in a helicopter crash during ...
The Charles-de-Gaulle aircraft carrier, currently stationed off Bahrain
08/03/2015 - France - US - Iraq

US, French military chiefs meet in Gulf to review anti-IS air strikes

The US’s and France’s top military officers were to meet on France’s Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf on Sunday to review the air war on the Islamic State (IS) ...
Facebook is to face a French court, despite the small print
06/03/2015 - France - United States

French court rules it can judge Facebook in vagina painting case

A French court on Thursday ruled that it can judge a case against US social-networking site Facebook over its blocking of the account of a teacher who posted a painting of a vagina by Gustave ...
Iranian Vice-President Massoumeh Ebtekar
05/03/2015 - Interview: France - Iran

Obama must stand up to ‘extremists' over nuclear talks, Iran vice-president

US President Barack Obama must stand up to “extremists” who oppose a deal over Iran’s nuclear capacity, Iranian vice-president Massoumeh Ebtekar told RFI this week.
The Origin of the World, 1866, by Gustave Courbet
05/03/2015 - France - United States

Court to rule that Facebook can be judged in France in vagina painting case

A Paris court was to rule on Thursday on whether US-based social-media site Facebook is answerable to French law.
US Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif (R) in Montreux on Monday
04/03/2015 - US - Iran - France

Kerry to discuss Iran nuclear talks with Fabius, British, German FMs in Paris on Saturday

US Secretary of State John Kerry is to discuss negotiations on Iran’s nuclear programme with the French, British and German foreign affairs ministers in Paris on Saturday, a US official said on ...
US President Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro meet at Nelson Mandela's funeral in 2013
27/02/2015 - Report. US - Cuba

US, Cuba meet to discuss reopening embassies after 54-year freeze

Delegations from Cuba and the United States were to meet in Washington DC on Friday to discuss the second round in moves to restore diplomatic relations - the opening of embassies in their respective ...
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