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The French President Francois Hollande (L) greets Rwandan President Paul Kagame during a mini-summit dedicated to the Central African Republic in 2014
07/02/2016 - France - Rwanda

French general testifies in Rwandan genocide hearing

A French general has testified for the first time in a probe into the role of French forces during the 1994 Rwandan genocide, according to reports from people close to the case.



French weekly magazine review 7 February 2016

Lots and lots of different opinions in this week's French weeklies. While Le Point criticises British Premier David Cameron, L'Obs is concerned about the state of French schools.
President Francois Hollande in Stade de France for the Six Nations opening match
07/02/2016 - France - Security

Hollande confident in security for Euro 2016

French President Francois Hollande was in the Stade de France Saturday as sport returned to the country's national stadium almost two months after terrorist attacks left 130 people dead in and around ...
North Korea's 'satellite' launch
07/02/2016 - France - North Korea

France calls for 'tough' response after North Korea 'satellite' launch

France condemned North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket on Sunday as "senseless provocation" and called for a "rapid and tough" response from the UN Security Council.
Guy Novès won his first game as head coach of France's rugby union team.
06/02/2016 - rugby

France edge past Italy in Six Nations opener

France launched their 2016 European Six Nations challenge with a narrow victory over Italy at the Stade de France.
Claudio Ranieri has led Leicester City to the top of the Premier League in his first season in charge.
06/02/2016 - football

Leicester City underline title credentials with win at Manchester City

Veteran defender Robert Huth bagged a brace as pacesetters Leicester City won 3-1 at second placed Manchester City.
taly's Sergio Parisse scores in Six Nations opener
06/02/2016 - France - Rugby

French inch past Italy in Six Nations opener

France beat Italy 23-21 in the opening match of the Six Nations at the Stade de France on Saturday.
06/02/2016 - France - Migrants

Anti-migrant protesters in Calais clash with police

Anti-migrant protesters in the French port city of Calais clashed with police on Saturday as they defied a ban and rallied in support of a Europe-wide initiative by the Islamophobic Pegida ...
06/02/2016 - France - Auction

Ferrari sells for €32 million at Paris auction

A legendary 1950s Ferrari has fetched a world record 32 million euros at auction, going under the hammer in Paris.