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Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, US Secretary of State John Kerry, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, France's Laurent Fabius and China's Wang Yi in Vienna on Monday
25/11/2014 - France - Iran - US

France optimistic over Iran nuclear talks

France’s Foreign Affairs Minister was cautiously optimistic about nuclear negotiations with Iran after the suspension of talks in Vienna on Monday.
Japanese women on Thursday drinking Beaujolais Nouveau in Tokyo, 20 november 2014.
21/11/2014 - France - Asia

Six Boeing 747s fly Beaujolais Nouveau from Paris to Asia

Six Boeing 747s carried 2,000 tonnes of Beaujolais wine from Paris to Hong Kong so that Asians could celebrate the Beaujolais Nouveau 2014 vintage on Thursday.

Tourists at Paris's Louvre museum
12/11/2014 - France

Paris tourist muggings fall eight per cent in 2014

Muggings at Paris’s principal tourist sites have fallen eight per cent this year, according to Paris police, who have enforced a special anti-crime crackdown at top attractions like the Champs ...
Bangladeshi textile workers demand compensation for victims of the Rana Plaza disaster on a May Day march in Dhaka
16/10/2014 - France - Asia

French campaigners tackle clothing brands on foreign suppliers’ wages

A French labour-rights alliance has launched a campaign to force top clothing brands to ensure their suppliers are paying their workers a fair wage.
Loving civil disobedience
11/10/2014 - The Sound Kitchen

Loving civil disobedience

This week on The Sound Kitchen you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about the founder of Occupy Central with Peace and Love.
An engraved Gillardeau oyster
10/10/2014 - France

Gillardeau oyster farm to laser-engrave shells to fight counterfeiters

A French oyster farm is to engrave its logo on its oysters’ shells in an attempt to smash a market in counterfeits.
02/10/2014

French press review 02 ctober 2014

France's Catholic daily looks back on a long career. The 2015 budget gets a mixed reception. Hong Kong's protests are analysed.
30/09/2014

French press review 30 September 2014

This morning's front pages are a strange mix. There’s concern on how social security cuts will affect families. Parents are anxious about their kids’ homework.
25/09/2014

African press review 25 September 2014

There's confusion in Nigeria over the alleged death of Boko Haram's leader, although its now clear that the missing schoolgirls have not been freed.
24/09/2014

African press review 24 September 2014

Zimbabwe's finance minister wants to cut the public-sector wage bill. SA papers have their eyes on China and the Middle East. Egypt's president is to meet Barack Obama for the first time.
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