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Le nouveau ministre des Finances grec Yanis Varoufakis, le 28 janvier 2015 à Athènes.
31/01/2015 - France - Greece - European Union

Greek finance minister in Paris Sunday as Syriza government seeks anti-austerity allies

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is to meet his French counterpart Michel Sapin in Paris on Sunday, a day earlier than planned, as Greece’s new left-wing leaders try to drum up support ...
A farm in Hirson in the north of France
31/01/2015 - France

France sets target to cut pesticide use by half by 2018

France has brought forward a target to cut pesticide use by 50 per cent from 2018 to 2025.
Passengers at Châtelet RER station during a strike last year
30/01/2015 - France

Strike on Europe’s busiest rail line ends after day of commuter chaos in Paris

Over a million Parisians on Europe’s busiest railway line faced commuter nightmare on Thursday when drivers went on strike because a passenger assaulted one of their colleagues.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras with his cabinet
28/01/2015 - France - Greece

Hollande invites Tsipras to Paris in early February

French President François Hollande has invited newly elected Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to visit him in Paris early next month.
Smoke from the Greek F-16 fighter plane after it crashed on Monday
28/01/2015 - France - Greece - Spain

Spain opens inquiry into deadly Nato fighter jet crash

An investigation has started to determine the cause of Monday’s fighter jet crash in Spain in which nine French and two Greek military personnel died.
Police disperse an anti-government demonstration in Mataryya area, east of Cairo, this week
28/01/2015 - Report: Egypt

Irish teenager’s family wants unconditional release from Egyptian jail

The family of an Irish teenager detained in Egypt say the Irish government is making the wrong demands for him to be freed.
The Sorbonne in Paris, one of Europe's oldest universities
27/01/2015 - France

Non-EU students should pay fees at French universities, report

A new study recommends that French universities ask non-EU students to pay the full cost of their courses, which are currently provided free for a small registration fee.

Fire caused by the jet crash in Albacete Nato training base, 26 January 2015.
27/01/2015 - France - Greece - Spain

Nine French military die in fighter jet crash in Spain

Nine French and two Greek military died on Monday when a fighter jet crashed during a Nato training exercise in Spain. 

Alexander Litvinenko, File 2006.
27/01/2015 - Britain - Russia

London court examines Russia's alleged involvement in Litvinenko death

In the UK, a public inquiry into the death of former Russian spy, Alexander Litvinenko gets underway in London on Tuesday. Litvinenko died after drinking tea laced with radioactive poison in 2006.
26/01/2015

African press review 26 January 2015

There's a lot of confusion in Nigeria, reflected on this morning's front pages...

Alexis Tsipras waves to supporters after winning the elections in Athens, 25 January 2015.
26/01/2015 - France - Greece

Hollande congratulates Tsipras on Greek election victory

French President Francois Hollande congratulated Alexis Tsipras on Monday on his radical left party Syriza's win and recalled "the friendship that unites France and Greece".

The late Saudi king Abdallah bin Abdelaziz al Saoud
23/01/2015 - France - Saudi Arabia - Philippines

Hollande to present condolences for Abdallah’s death on Saudi Arabia visit

French President François Hollande is to present his condolences for the death of King Abdallah of Saudi Arabia in person on a visit to the country, the Elysée presidential palace ...
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