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A file handout photo taken on 3 June 2015 and released by the family of Vincent Lambert
09/10/2015 - France

Court upholds decision to keep tetraplegic Frenchman alive

A French court on Friday upheld a hospital's decision to keep a man in a vegetative state alive, in a high-profile case that has divided his family and become emblematic of the euthanasia debate in ...
Stray dogs in Romania
28/09/2015 - International report

Stray dogs in Romania

Stray dogs are a common sight in Romania’s capital Bucharest stray. But when a little boy was killed by stray dogs in 2013, the authorities passed a law for the animals to be culled.
Police say Iratxe Sorzabal is Eta's chief political leader
27/09/2015 - FRANCE -Spain

Alleged Eta leaders charged and jailed in France

Two alleged top leaders of the Basque separatist group Eta were charged and remanded in custody this weekend, following their arrest earlier in the week in a hideout in the Pyrenees mountains.
French anti-terror police arrest  Sorzabal and Pla on Tuesday
26/09/2015 - FRANCE - Spain

Eta 'leaders' to face French anti-terrorist judges

Four alleged members of Basque separatist group Eta, including two who are said to be its political leaders, are to face French anti-terrorist judges after being arraigned in Paris on Saturday.
Christine Lagarde on French TV, 13 September 2015
23/09/2015 - FRANCE- IMF

France to drop charges against IMF boss Lagarde

French prosecutors are to drop charges against IMF chief Christine Lagarde, accused of negligence when she was France's economy minister over a 403-million-euro payout to ex-Olympique Marseille boss ...
Eric Zemmour
22/09/2015 - FRANCE

French court dismisses race hate case against right-wing broadcaster

A case of incitement to racial hatred against a controversial French TV and radio commentator was dismissed on Tuesday.
Front National treasurer Wallerand de Saint-Just in RFI's studios
22/09/2015 - FRANCE

Front National treasurer charged in election expenses fraud case

The treasurer of France's Front National (FN) has been charged in relation to claims that the far-right party inflated campaign expenses so as to defraud the French state.
The French labour court found the SNCF guilty on Monday of discriminating against Moroccan rail workers.
21/09/2015 - France - Morocco

Court rules French rail company SNCF discriminated against Moroccan rail workers

The French rail company, the SNCF, has been found guilty of discrimination, and has been ordered to pay over 150 million euros in damages to over 800 Moroccan rail workers.

The Foreign Legion on parade on Bastille Day
17/09/2015 - DJIBOUTI - FRANCE - Slovakia

Foreign Legion officers on trial accused of causing Slovak recruit's death

Four former soldiers in France's Foreign Legion faced trial on Thursday, accused of causing the death of a 25-year-old Slovak recruit on an exercise in the desert of Djibouti.
José Marcos Mavungo
16/09/2015 - Angola

Rights groups protest campaigner Mavungo's jail sentence

A court in Angola has sentenced rights activist José Marcos Mavungo to six years in prison on rebellion charges, generating a chorus of protest from international rights groups who say his ...