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Netflix, the American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media
15/09/2014 - France

Online streaming Netflix hits French screens

US online streaming Netflix launched its move into the French market on Monday and put local operators under pressure. 

Somalis watch the news of Godane's death on CNN television
13/09/2014 - France - US -Somalia

French spies helped US kill al-Shebab leader

French intelligence services helped the US track down and kill the leader of Somalia’s al-Shebab Islamist armed group two week ago, sources close to President François Hollande said on ...
Pioneering Parkinson's disease neurosurgeon professor Alim-Louis Benabid, Grenoble, France. Files 2013.
09/09/2014 - France - United States

French scientist wins 'American Nobel'

A French scientist was awarded a top science prize, for his work on brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease.

French Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, files 2011.
09/09/2014 - France - World

Paris urges action to fight terrorism

The French Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday that Paris might send troops abroad to fight terrorist groups.

Life-size replica of the Hermione in the French port of Rochefort, set to sail to Boston, 8 September 2014.
08/09/2014 - France - United States

Replica of 18th century navy frigate Hermione tests French waters

A life-size replica of the Hermione, the French navy frigate that shipped General Lafayette to America to fight in the US war of independence, tests French waters on Sunday.

Dental care.
05/09/2014 - France - Canada -Netherlands

Dutch dentist accused of mutilating French patients arrested in Canada

A fugitive Dutch dentist accused of mutilating dozens of French patients has been arrested in Canada. French prosecutors are seeking his extradition to France.

American Airlines planes at Dallas airport
29/08/2014 - France - US

Frenchman thrown off Miami-Paris flight and charged in reclined seat row

A French man has been thrown off a plane and charged with interfering with a flight crew after a violent outburst over a reclined seat on a flight from Miami to Paris.
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde
27/08/2014 - France

IMF boss Lagarde charged with negligence in 2008 French corruption case

International Monetary Fund (IMF) boss Christine Lagarde on Wednesday said she had no intention of resigning

IMF head Christine Lagarde
26/08/2014 - France - IMF

IMF chief Lagarde faces fourth round of questioning in French corruption case

International Monetary Fund (IMF) boss Christine Lagarde on Tuesday faced questioning for the fourth time in a mulit-million-euro corruption case linked to her time as a minister under former French ...
US President Barack Obama.
11/08/2014 - United States - France - Africa

Obama directs money to help fight terrorism in Africa’s Sahel region

US President Barack Obama directed nearly 7,500 million euros (10 million dollars) to bolster a major French counterterrorism mission in Africa’s Sahel region.

Displaced Yazidi families flee the violence as the walk on the outskirts of Sinjar, west of Mosul, on August 5, 2014.
09/08/2014 - France - Iraq - United States

France, Britain to join humanitarian side of US involvement in Iraq

United States President Barack Obama said on Saturday that France and Britain are ready to join in on its humanitarian effort to help free the thousands of civilians surrounded by Islamist militants ...
08/08/2014 - France - US

Wine fraudster sentenced to 10 years in prison

The Indonesian wine forger Rudy Rurniawan was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday for having made counterfeit wines, including French vintages.

The employees' lawyer, Olivier Morice
24/07/2014 - France

Scientologists accused of brainwashing French company’s employees

French prosecutors are investigating the Church of Scientology for alleged harassment of the employees of a company whose boss had joined the organisation.
A departure time flight board t Ben Gurion International airport in Tel Aviv on Tuesday
23/07/2014 - Europe - US - Middle East

Air France, US, European airlines scrap flights to Tel Aviv

Air France was among European and American airlines that cancelled flights to Israel Tuesday and Wednesday after a rocket fired from Gaza landed near the runways of Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion ...
US Secretary of State John Kerry in Cairo
23/07/2014 - Report: US - Egypt - Middle East

Kerry in Cairo to push for Gaza ceasefire

US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Cairo on Tuesday in an attempt to push for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.

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