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Original carriage at the 'Judenrampe' platform, Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum.
04/11/2015 - France - US

France pays compensation to US Holocaust victims transported by SNCF

France and the United States have put in place a compensation fund for Holocaust victims who were transported by train from France to the Nazi death camps during WWII.

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.
Migrants board buses after their evacuation from the Lycee Jean Quarré
23/10/2015 - FRANCE

Paris police clear 1,300 migrants from abandoned school

Paris police removed more than 1,300 migrants from a disused school where were squatting on Friday morning, the last of a series of evacuations of sites judged unfit for habitation.
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 policemen take part in a security operation in a RER D suburban train.
20/10/2015 - France

France to step up security checks on public transport

The French government on Monday announced a series of measures to beef up security on public transport following a thwarted attack on a high-speed train between Amsterdam and Paris last August.

A plane of French regional airline unit Hop! takes off behind the retired Concorde number 5 at the Charles de Gaulle International Airport near Paris
24/09/2015 - FRANCE

Air France rules out massive layoffs even if talks with unions fail

Air France management has ruled out massive layoffs even if negotiations with trade unions fail to reach agreement on its plan to reform the troubled company.

Modernisation in the DRC, part 2
22/09/2015 - International report

Modernisation in the DRC, part 2

In the second part in our series on the Modernisation of DRC, correspondent Patrice Chitera visits two Kinshasa districts whose residents are engaged in wrangling to be recognized as Parisians and ...
Modernisation in the DRC, part 1
21/09/2015 - International report

Modernisation in the DRC, part 1

In the first in our series on Modernisation in the Democratic Republic of Congo, RFI's correspondent Patrice Chitera looks at how the traffic has improved in Kinshasa since 2007 when the country ...
04/09/2015 - France

Air France threatens to cut long-haul flights

Air France has threatened to cut 10 per cent of its long-haul flights and lay off employees if its new restructuring plan is not accepted, according to unions on Friday.