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The 13th Nuit Blanche will start at dusk on 4 October, 2014.
04/10/2014 - France

Paris gears up for 13th Nuit Blanche all-night festival

Paris is bracing for a sleepless night on Saturday as the 13th annual Nuit Blanche is set to take participants on an all night multi-venue escapade through artistic installations and performances. ...
Front of the military hospital in Saint-Mandé where the French nurse was treated.
04/10/2014 - France - Liberia

French nurse cured of Ebola

The French nurse who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia has been cured and discharged from the hospital, announced Health Minister Marisol Touraine in a statement on Saturday.

Nicolas Sarkozy on 21 September 2014.
04/10/2014 - France

Sarkozy allies charged in French fraud probe

Three allies of French former president Nicolas Sarkozy were idicted on Saturday in connection with an investigation into the financing of his failed 2012 president campaign.

A non dated photo of Alan Henning.
04/10/2014 - Britan - Syria

British aid work, Alan Henning, purportedly killed by Islamic State group

A video purporting to show the beheading of British aid volunteer Alan Henning was released by the Islamic State armed group on Friday.

Montreuil, on the outskirts of Paris, where a Chadian man set himself ablaze on 3, October, 2014.
04/10/2014 - France - Chad

Chadian man sets himself ablaze in French court

A Chadian man set himself ablaze on Friday inside a French court after his last chance at obtaining asylum was rejected, a court said.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls
03/10/2014 - France

French PM Valls in surrogacy U-turn ahead of family-values demo

As hardline Catholics and family-values campaigners prepare to demonstrate in Paris this Sunday, Prime Minister Manuel Valls has performed an about-face

03/10/2014 - France - Switzerland

Swiss bank UBS could faces five-billion-euro fine in France

Swiss bank UBS could face a five-billion-euro fine if found guilty of money-laundering money for customers who dodged taxes in France.
Gendarmes police a union demonstration in Paris - they could be on the other side soon
03/10/2014 - European Union - France

European court strikes down France’s ban on soldiers’ trade unions

The European Court of Human Rights has ordered France to scrap a ban on soldiers joining a trade union, describing it as a breach of the right to freedom of association.

Operation Barkhane aims to secure the Sahel-Saharan strip.
03/10/2014 - France - Mali - United States

France may pay for future US military assistance in Mali

The United States will continue to give military assistance to French forces in the Sahel but France will have to pick up the bill, American defence officials told the AFP news agency on ...
Residents of Hervé Gourdel's village, Saint-Martin-Vésubie, pay tribute to him after his murder
03/10/2014 - France - Algeria- Syria - Iraq

Algeria hunts 15 jihadists for Frenchman’s beheading

Algeria has issued arrest warrants for 15 suspects in the kidnapping and beheading of French tourist Hervé Gourdel on terrorism, kidnapping and murder charges.