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The Origin of the World, 1866, by Gustave Courbet
05/03/2015 - France - United States

Court to rule that Facebook can be judged in France in vagina painting case

A Paris court was to rule on Thursday on whether US-based social-media site Facebook is answerable to French law.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrives at the court in Lille
17/02/2015 - France

Prosecutor calls for unconditional discharge for Strauss-Kahn in French pimping case

French public prosecutors have called for an unconditional discharge for former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn in the case of pimping brought against him in Lille, northern France.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn faces the cameras outside the court in Lille
17/02/2015 - France

Ex-prostitutes drop civil cases against Strauss-Kahn ahead of prosecution’s summing-up

Two ex-prostitutes yesterday dropped a civil suit against Dominique Strauss-Kahn who is standing trial for pimping in France, their lawyer said.
Police tackle the femen activists as Strauss-Kahn arrives at the court
11/02/2015 - France

Femen members charged with sexual exhibition for Strauss-Kahn topless protest

The three topless feminist protesters are to face trial for “sexual exhibition” after throwing themselves at former IMF chief Domininque Strauss-Kahn’s car as he arrived for his ...
A Femen protester is dragged off after throwing herself at Stauss-Kahn's car when he arrived at the trial in Lille
10/02/2015 - France

Strauss-Kahn denies knowing women were prostitutes at French pimping trial

Former IMF director and French presidential hopeful Dominique Strauss-Kahn denied knowing that women he had sex with at orgies in Paris, Lille and Washington DC were prostitutes and accused the ...
Manon Serrano during the court case last December
10/02/2015 - France

French families awarded almost two million euros 20 years after babies switched at birth

Two French families whose babies were switched at birth have been awarded nearly two million euros in compensation for the blunder.
Evaeverson Lemos da Silva Brandao leaves a hearing at the French Football Federation over his assault on Thiago Motta
27/11/2014 - France

Bastia’s Brandao sentenced to month in jail for headbutting PSG’s Motta

Bastia striker Brandao has been jailed for a month and fined 20,000 euros for headbutting Paris Saint Germain footballer Thiago Motta after a match in August.
Hassan Diab in Ottowa in 2011.
16/11/2014 - France - Canada - Middle East

Lebanese-Canadian charged with 1980 Paris synagogue bombing

The Canadian academic accused of the 1980 bombing of a Paris synagogue has been charged in France after being deported from Montreal.
Tear gas is fired at protesters on Istanbul's Taksim Square, next to Gezi Park
15/11/2014 - Turkey - France

French woman wins compensation for arrest during Turkey’s Gezi protests

A Turkish court this week ordered Turkey’s finance ministry to pay compensation to a young French woman detained for 14 days after fleeing police tear gas at last year’s Gezi Park ...
Smoke rising from fighting between Kurdish fighters and the Islamic State armed group in the Syrian city of Kobane
18/10/2014 - France - Syria - Turkey

Korean-born convert in dock in France’s first Syria jihadist trial

The first trial of a jihadist returned to France from Syria started on Friday.
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