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19/07/2014

French press review 19 July 2014

The French papers discuss the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 near Ukraine’s border with Russia, Israel’s latest offensive on Gaza and give a brief mention to François ...

18/07/2014

French press review 18 July 2014

The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur Thursday, in strife-torn east Ukraine is everyone’s front-page story this morning.

Allyson Felix of the U.S. reacts after winning the women's 200m at the London Diamond League 'Anniversary Games' athletics meeting at the Olympic Stadium, in east London July 27, 2013.
07/08/2013 - World Athletics Championships 2013

Favourite for women's 200 metres faces fast-improving challenger

One of the favourites for the women's 200 metres title, the American Allyson Felix, will face a serious challenge from the fast-improving Murielle Ahouré from Côte D'Ivoire.

Côte d'Ivoire army chief-of-staff Soumaila Bakayoko (L) and Malian army chief-of-staff Ibrahima Dahirou Dembele (C) inspect Malian troops at an air base in Bamako, Mali
01/06/2013 - Côte d'Ivoire - France

France warns nationals in Côte d'Ivoire of terror threat

France has warned its citizens in Côte d’Ivoire to beware of attacks by armed Islamists.

26/01/2013 - France - Mali

French and Mali troops seize Gao airport

The French defence minister says French-led forces have wrested control of the airport at the Islamist stronghold of Gao northeast of the Mali capital Bamako.

08/12/2012 - France - Côte d'Ivoire

French soldiers given suspended sentences for Ivorian's murder

Three French soldiers who smothered a man to death with a plastic bag during a peacekeeping mission in Côte d’Ivoire were given suspended sentences by a French court on Friday.

14/10/2012 - Senegal - Africa Cup of Nations

Riot stops play as Côte d'Ivoire beats Senegal in CAN qualifier

A riot erupted at Dakar’s football stadium on Saturday as Senegal was eliminated from the Africa Cup of Nations, losing two-nil to Côte d’Ivoire.

Loik Le Floch-Prigent, the former head of French oil giant Elf, has been extradicted to Togo on fraud allegations
16/09/2012 - France - Togo - Ivory Coast

French businessman extradited to Togo on alleged fraud

The former head of French oil giant Elf, Loik Le Floch-Prigent, has been extradited to Togo after his arrest in the Ivory Coast in a fraud probe.

26/07/2012 - France - Côte d'Ivoire - Mali

Ouattara thanks Hollande for scrapping Côte d'Ivoire debt

Côte d’Ivoire’s President Alassane Ouattara on Thursday thanked France’s François Hollande for the cancellation of his country’s debt to France at a meeting in ...

25/01/2012 - Côte d'Ivoire - France

Côte d'Ivoire President Ouattara to sign military accord on Paris visit

Côte d’Ivoire’s President Alassane Ouattara starts a three-day visit to France on Wednesday.

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