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La Mirandole, the public beach below the villa owned by the king of Saudi Arabia in Vallauris Golfe-Juan
03/08/2015 - France - Saudi

Saudi king abruptly ends French holiday; Riviera beach reopens

A beach along the Côte d’Azur that had controversially been closed to accommodate a visit by King Salman of Saudi Arabia reopened Monday after the monarch unexpectedly ended his holiday ...

French press review 3 August 2015

The French press is excited by the prospect that an Ebola vaccine is within reach.


African press review 3 August 2015

The African press looks at restricted imports in Nigeria and a new deadline for responding to all audit queries, as well as an agreement signed in Kenya during US President Barack Obama’s visit ...
Nantes Canal in Rohan, Brittany
02/08/2015 - France

Four teenagers killed in road accident, Royal supports stricter speed limits

Four teenagers were killed in a road accident on Saturday night, whilst returning home from a private party, in Morbihan, northwest France. 10 others were in a critical condition on Sunday.
Chamunorwa Chibhabha (seen in this file picture) provided a steady start to Zimbabwe innings.
02/08/2015 - Cricket

Heroic Zimbabwe stun New Zealand in first ODI

Zimbabwe defeated World Cup finalists New Zealand in the first one day international at Harare on Sunday thanks to a brilliant unbeaten century by Craig Irvine.

French President Francois Hollande (L) escorts Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian as Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron (2ndR) and Prime Minister Manuel Valls (R) speak to each other after final cabinet meeting of season. Paris, July 31, 2015
02/08/2015 - France

French ministers leave for holiday but promise to stay on duty

Taking a break from pondering never ending unemployment figures, berating agricultural farmers, the migrant crisis at Calais or the threat of homegrown terrorism, can seem a much-cherished holiday ...
People walk on the beach where a large piece of plane debris was found on Wednesday in Saint-Andre, on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion, August 1, 2015.
02/08/2015 - France-Reunion-Malaysia

Reunion islanders hunt for MH370 clues shows no link

A fevered hunt for more wreckage from missing flight MH370 on La Reunion island turned up no new clues Sunday as authorities said metallic debris found by locals did not come from an airplane.

Dani Sordo drives a damaged car during the Rally of Finland.
02/08/2015 - World Rally Championship

Latvala emerges victorious in Rally of Finland

Local hero Jari-Matti Latvala won the Rally of Finland after staving off a strong challenge from his Volkswagen Polo teammate and defending world champion Sebastien Ogier.