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International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde
27/08/2014 - France

IMF boss Lagarde charged with negligence in 2008 French corruption case

International Monetary Fund (IMF) boss Christine Lagarde on Wednesday said she had no intention of resigning

IMF head Christine Lagarde
26/08/2014 - France - IMF

IMF chief Lagarde faces fourth round of questioning in French corruption case

International Monetary Fund (IMF) boss Christine Lagarde on Tuesday faced questioning for the fourth time in a mulit-million-euro corruption case linked to her time as a minister under former ...

A box jellyfish
26/08/2014 - Thailand - France

Thailand warns of box jellyfish danger after French boy's death

Thai authorities have warned tourists to be alert over the potentially lethal box jellyfish after a five-year-old French boy died from its sting in a popular resort.

France's Minister of Higher Education and Research Geneviève Fioraso
16/08/2014 - France

French universities hold their place in global Shanghai rankings

The annual prestigious Shanghai university rankings have placed 21 of the world's top 500 universities in France, an uptick of one institution from last year.


French press review 6 August 2014

French papers are mulling over the ceasefire in Gaza, all wondering the same thing: how long will it last and what will negotiations in Cairo bring?


French press review 5 August 2014

Papers fret over illegal immigration in France, with new reports on loop-holes along the border and in the system.



French press review 4 August 2014

French dailies are strident over Israel and keep an eye on the Africa summit in Washington.


The King and Queen of Belgium greet the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for the commemoration of WW1 on August 4, 2014.
04/08/2014 - France - Belgium - World

World Leaders commemorate start of WWI

French President François Hollande joined world leaders on Monday to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1 in the industrial town of Liège in eastern Belgium.

The pro-Israel demonstration on Thurdsay in Paris
01/08/2014 - France - Middle East

Thousands join pro-Israel demonstrations in Paris and Lyon

About 5,000 people demonstrated in support of Israel in Paris on Thursday evening – the first such rally since Israel’s latest offensive on Gaza began on 8 July.

A Malian police officers holds one of the black boxes from Air Algérie flight AH5017
30/07/2014 - France - Algeria - Mali - Burkina Faso

Radar shows Air Algérie flight turning back into storm before crash

France has named two examining magistrates to investigate charges of manslaughter relating to the Air Algérie flight AH5017 crash in Mali last Thursday.