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Giles Barnes's stunning free-kick was one of the goals that sent Jamaica to their first Gold Cup final.
26/07/2015 - football

Underdogs Jamaica take on Mexico in Gold Cup final

Fresh from their invitation to play at the Copa America, Jamaica have reached the final of the Gold Cup where they will take on Mexico who have won the trophy six times.

Darren Mattocks scored Jamaica's opener in their surprise win over the United States
23/07/2015 - football

Jamaica to face Mexico in Gold Cup final

Jamaica advanced to their first Gold Cup final following a shock 2-1 defeat over the holders United States. Mexico will meet them in the final after their controversial victory over Panama.

Total headquarters in La Défense, Paris
23/07/2015 - France - CHINa - US - UK - Germany

France outstrips Britain, Germany in Fortune 500 big companies list

France outstripped both Germany and the UK in the annual Fortune 500 list of the world's largest companies this year. Top of the list was the US but China is catching up fast.

Antiretrovirals used in the treatement of HIV/Aids.
21/07/2015 - FRANCE - Canada

French teen born with HIV in remission 12 years on

A French teenager born with HIV has been in remission for 12 years after stopping her medication, a world first that renews hope for the prospect of early treatment.
Israeli Prime MinisterBenyamin Netanyahu speaking at the UN in 2012 about a possible Iranian nuclear deal.
20/07/2015 - Israel - united states

US 's Ashton to reassure Netanyahu on Iran nuclear deal on Israel visit

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has arrived in Israel on Monday in a bid to ease concerns over the recent nuclear deal with Iran.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari arrives Washington DC shaking hand with spokesman Shehu Garba
20/07/2015 - Nigeria - United States

Nigerian anti-gay activists fear Obama pressure on Buhari during US visit

Nigerian opponents of gay rights vowed to defend the country’s anti-gay laws as President Muhammadu Buhari met his United States counterpart Barack Obama in Washington DC on Monday.
Miners in La Paz, Bolivia, in 2014
17/07/2015 - France - Bolivia

French volunteers trapped in Bolivian mine strike

Twenty French volunteers are trapped in the southern region of La Paz in Bolivia as miners there enter their 11th day of strike.
The EU's Federica Mogherini (L), Iran's Mohammad Javad Zarif, Russia's Sergei Lavrov (R) in Vienna after the deal was signed
14/07/2015 - FRANCE - IRAN

France presses Iran on Syria after nuclear deal

French President François Hollande on Tuesday welcomed the West's nuclear deal with Iran and called on Tehran to help resolve the Syria conflict.
One of the fires at the petrochemical facility owned by American firm LyondellBasell at the refineries around the Etang de Berre, near Marseille,
14/07/2015 - FRANCE

French chemical plant blaze may have been deliberate

French investigators believe two fires that closed a chemical plant in the south of the country on Tuesday may have been started deliberately.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto
12/07/2015 - MEXIco - FRANCE

Druglord's escape casts pall over Mexican president's France visit

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto headed for France for a four-day visit this weekend.
US Sectetary of State John Kerry (C) with members of the US delegation to talks with Iran in Vienna on Friday
12/07/2015 - FRANCE - IRAN - US

Crunch time for Iran nuclear deal, warns France

Decision time has arrived in talks over Iran's nuclear capacity, French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius said this weekend as negotiators strove to reach a Monday deadline.
Christian Audigier in Los Angeles, January 2013
11/07/2015 - FRANCE - United States

French fashion designer Christian Audigier dies aged 57 in Los Angeles

French fashion designer Christian Audigier has died in Los Angeles at the age of 57.
Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring the decisive penalty against Argentina in the Copa America final on Saturday.
05/07/2015 - Football

Chile stun Argentina to win Copa America

Star-studded Argentina failed again at the last hurdle of a major international competition when they lost to Chile in the final of the Copa America in Santiago on Saturday.
Lionel Messi will captain Argentina in their Copa America final against Chile.
03/07/2015 - Football

Argentina, Chile seek Copa America glory

Argentina and hosts Chile will contest the final of the Copa America. Both sides are desperate for the honour.
Julian Assange with Ecuador's Foreign Affairs Minister Ricardo Patiño in the London embassy last year
03/07/2015 - FRANCE - United States - Sweden

France rejects Assange asylum appeal

France has turned down an appeal for asylum by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange just minutes after it was published in the French media.