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A building after clashes between rival militias in an area at Alswani road in Tripoli
29/07/2014 - France - Libya

France to evacuate nationals from Libya

France is to evacuate its nationals from Libya as fighting between rival militias plunges the country into chaos, a government source said Tuesday. The evacuation will take place by sea.

29/07/2014

French press review 29 July 2014

International news is raging while France settles into a summer slumber - and newspapers are struggling to fill their pages.

A French soldier at the site of the crashed flight AH5017
27/07/2014 - France - Algeria - Mali - Burkina Faso

Air Algérie crash bodies to be brought to France, Hollande

All the bodies of passengers on Air Algérie flight AH5017 are to be brought to France, President François Hollande announced after meeting families of the 54 French victims on ...

27/07/2014

French weekly magazines review 27 July 2014

The Middle East is everyone’s front page story this week as pro-Palestinian protests ended in violence in the Barbès district of Paris and the suburban town of Sarcelles in the ...

A French military helicopter at the site of the Air Algérie crash
26/07/2014 - France - Algeria - Mali - Burkina Faso

French investigators en route for Air Algérie crash site, debris scattered over 500 metres

Investigators, including French police and civil aviation officials, were to arrive at the site of the Air Algérie plane crash in Mali on Saturday afternoon.

A French labour exchange
26/07/2014 - France

French unemployment hits new record

Unemployment in France has risen for the eighth consecutive month to 11 per cent of the workforce, leaving President François Hollande’s promise to reverse the upward trend ...

French President Francois Hollande announces that there were no survivors in the Air Algérie flight AH5017 crash
25/07/2014 - France - Algeria - Mali - Burkina Faso

Air Algérie flight recorder found but no survivors, Hollande

The flight recorder of the Air Algérie plane that crashed in northern Mali on Thursday has been found and should be examined as soon as possible, President François Hollande ...

Palestinian children in Gaza's Beit Hanoun hospital
25/07/2014 - France - Middle East

France to give 11 million euros to Gaza, Palestinian mission receives death threat

France has pledged 11 million euros in humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip, where an Israeli army offensive has left more than 800 people dead.

24/07/2014

French press review 24 July 2014

In the French press today France ponders its arms deal with Russia and Mona Lisa gets new opening hours.

Wednesday's Gaza solidarity demonstration in Paris
24/07/2014 - France - Middle East

French government may ban Saturday Gaza protest after peaceful demos Wednesday

The French government may ban Saturday’s Gaza solidarity march in Paris, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Thursday, after pro-Palestinian demonstrations went off peacefully on Wednesday ...

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