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Pro-Russian separatists with debris from the Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed in east Ukraine
20/07/2014 - France - EU - Ukraine - Malaysia

Hollande, Cameron, Merkel demand Putin obtains access to Malaysia Airlines crash site

French President François Hollande have threatened action against Russia unless Vladimir Putin obtains free access to the site of the MH-17 crash in a joint statement British Prime Minister ...

The remains of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 near Grabovo in Donetsk
18/07/2014 - France - Russia - Ukraine

No French on crashed Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine, Hollande

No French nationals died in the crash of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 airliner apparently shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, President François Hollande announced on Friday, citing ...

Ukrainians leave candles and flowers at the Dutch embassy in Kiev for victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17
18/07/2014 - France - Ukraine - Russia - Malaysia

International experts must investigate Malaysia Airlines Ukraine crash, French MP

International experts should be rushed to Ukraine to establish whether Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down, a leading French MP said Friday.

South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won (C) with family members of missing passengers of the Sewol
28/05/2014 - France - South Korea

Daughter of South Korean sunken ferry magnate detained in Paris

The daughter of the owner of the South Korean ferry that sank on 16 April has been arrested in France on an international arrest warrant.

Relatives wait for news of the Malaysia Airlines plane at Beijing airport
08/03/2014 - Malaysia - Vietnam - France - China

Malaysia, Vietnam search for missing plane - three French among 239 on board

Vietnamese planes spotted two large oil slicks late Saturday near the area where a Malaysia Airlines jet vanished from air-traffic control screens with 239 people, including three French citizens, ...

A block of flats on Paris's rue Tolbiac
25/12/2013 - France

Christmas morning blaze kills one in Paris

One person has died and another's life is in danger after a Christmas morning fire in a Paris apartment block. Firefighters battled the blaze for two hours before extinguishing it at 6.30am.

French firefighters arrive at the Palace of Sports at the Porte de Versailles in Paris following a blast 8 November 2013
09/11/2013 - France

One dead after Paris musical pyrotechnics blast

A production worker has died after an explosion of pyrotechnics just ahead of the peformance of a musical set during the French revolution in Paris on Friday night.

Lyon-Bron airport
24/09/2013 - France

Four die in Lyon plane crash

Four people died when a light passenger aircraft crashed near the southern French city of Lyon on Tuesday morning.


French press review 26 July 2013

Today's French papers want to know the cause of Wednesday's Spanish train crash which killed 80 with many more injured.


French press review 25 July 2013

Trains and railroads are on the front pages of three different French dailies today. And there's the ongoing sport doping debate.