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Morocco's King Mohammed VI with French President François Hollande in Casablanca
31/01/2015 - France- Morocco

France and Morocco renew legal ties after 11-month freeze

France and Morocco have renewed legal ties after nearly a year’s suspension due to a row over legal cases lodged in France against Rabat’s spy chief.

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 Tunisia fan looks on during their Group B soccer match against Democratic Republic of Congo
31/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Home crowd strengthens Equatorial Guinea in quarter-final clash with Tunisia

Hosts Equatorial Guinea take on Tunisia in the quarter-final at the Africa Cup of Nations. The pressure is on the Tunisians.


French press review 31 January 2015

Merkel and Hollande discuss developments in Greece over dinner. There’s debate over whether Syriza’s challenge to austerity will inspire the French left.
André Ayew  of Ghana at the teams first match at this year's CAN
31/01/2015 - Report: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Guinea, Ghana, Tunisia and Congo get ready for quarter-finals at CAN

Some rules are fools, Guinea need to shoot better, Ghana keep their secrets, Tunisia have self-belief and Congo are confident on day 14 of the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN).

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.
Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, a leader of the Yemeni branch of al Qaeda (AQAP) in a still from a social media website, which purports to show Al Qaeda in Yemen claiming responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo attack
31/01/2015 - France - Yemen

Al-Qaeda in Yemen declares France enemy number one

The spiritual leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) says France has become the top enemy of Islam.