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Rafael Nadal congratulated France's Quentin Halys after beating him at Roland Garros on Tuesday
26/05/2015 - Roland Garros 2015

Halys shows Nadal shape of tennis to come at Roland Garros day three

Halys showed the new way for tennis, Nadal showed the future of tennis racquets, Djokovic and Serena Williams completed an all-star line-up but Jankovic was eliminated at Roland Garros day ...
Jason Rezaian
26/05/2015 - Iran - United States

Trial of US journalist accused of spying starts in Iran

The trial of Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian started behind closed doors in a revolutionary court in Tehran on Tuesday.
UMP leader and former French president Nicolas Sarkozy - soon to be France's top Republican
26/05/2015 - FRANCE

French court blocks challenge to Sarkozy party adopting Republicans name

France's main opposition party may call itself Les Républicains (The Republicans) ... for the moment at least, a Paris court ruled on Tuesday.
Donald Kaberuka, outgoing president of the African Development Bank
26/05/2015 - African economy

Who will be Africa's next top banker?

The African Development Bank is meeting this week for their annual meeting and will decide who among the eight candidates will become the next president of the African Development Bank.
Burundian police with the coffin of opposition member Zedi Feruzi on 23 May
26/05/2015 - BURUNDI - FRANCE

France stops security cooperation with Burundi, report

France has suspended security cooperation with Burundi, according to reports.
French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin  on 19 May
26/05/2015 - France - Germany - United Kingdom

Merkel, Hollande defy Cameron with EU convergence plan

French President François Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are on collision course with David Cameron, according to French newspaper Le Monde.
Barbed wire in front of the Amazon logistics centre in Graben, Germany
26/05/2015 - FRANCE - LUXEMBOURG - United States

Amazon to pay taxes in France, other EU countries after Luxleaks scandal

Online retailer Amazon is to start paying taxes in France and four other European countries.

African press review 26 May 2015

Is the Nigerian fuel crisis over? That's a question being asked from Abuja to Pretoria, and the answers proposed are, frankly, contradictory.

French press review 26 May 2015

Spanish elections draw a lot of attention this morning, as French editors sift the results for lessons at local and European level.
Maria Sharapova of Russia plays a shot to Kaia Kanepi of Estonia during the women's singles match at Roland Garros
26/05/2015 - Roland Garros 2015

Sharapova, Murray into Roland Garros second round with straight set wins

Favourites Maria Sharapova and Andy Murray moved into the second round of the French Open with straight sets victories.