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Indonesia's fires labelled 'crime against humanity'
31/10/2015 - Spotlight on Asia

Indonesia's fires labelled 'crime against humanity'

Indonesia has been under the spotlight in recent months because of raging forest fires on major islands Sumatra, Borneo and Papua...
French gendarme investigators supervise the removal of the truck at the scene of the accident with a coach on a road near Puisseguin.
26/10/2015 - France

France ends operation to clear coach crash wreckage

French police on Monday cleared wreckage of a fatal coach crash that killed forty three people last week, in a hunt for clues to what caused the country's worst road accident in three decades.
Rescue workers at the scene of the crash and fire near Puissguin
23/10/2015 - FRANCE

Body of three-year-old found in French accident lorry's cab, death toll 43

The body of a three-year-old boy has been found in the burnt-out cab of the lorry involved in Friday's road crash in south-west France, bringing the death toll to 43.
Puisseguin, near Bordeaux, where the accident took place
23/10/2015 - FRANCE

42 die in coach crash in south-west France

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls and two other ministers rushed to the scene of France's worst traffic accident for 33 years on Friday morning.
French police examine the debris from the Malaysia Airlines MH370 in July
04/09/2015 - France - Malaysia - China

France confirms Réunion debris from missing Malaysia Airlines plane

French prosecutors have confirmed that a wing fragment that washed up on the French Indian Ocean island of Réunion in July belonged to the Malaysia Airlines flight 370 that went missing last ...

French press review 28 August 2015

In Greece Syriza members lose their illusiuons, China is still reeling from the Tianjin explosion and another migrant tragedy strikes as European leaders discuss the humanitarian challenge nearby, ...
Firefights at the Cité des Sciences et Industries Museum at La Villette in Paris on Thursday
20/08/2015 - France

Huge fire at Paris science museum

A huge fire broke out overnight at one of Europe's biggest science museums, the Cité des sciences in Paris, engulfing a building site of some 10,000 metres in smoke and flames.
Smoke billows out of the LyondellBasell plant on Tuesday morning
14/07/2015 - FRANCE

France opens inquiry into fuel plant fires amid arson fears

French prosecutors have opened an inquiry into fires, which may have been started deliberately, at a petrochemical plant in the south of the country.
One of the fires at the petrochemical facility owned by American firm LyondellBasell at the refineries around the Etang de Berre, near Marseille,
14/07/2015 - FRANCE

French chemical plant blaze may have been deliberate

French investigators believe two fires that closed a chemical plant in the south of the country on Tuesday may have been started deliberately.
South Korean ferry Ohamana owned by Chonghaejin Marine Co is seen at Incheon Port Passenger Terminal in Incheon April 22, 2014.
23/06/2015 - FRANCE - SOUTH KOREA

France frees South Korean magnate's daughter linked to ferry disaster

A French court freed Yoo Som-Na, daughter of South Korean shipping magnate Yoo Byung-eun on Tuesday.