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French President Francois Hollande announces that there were no survivors in the Air Algérie flight AH5017 crash
25/07/2014 - France - Algeria - Mali - Burkina Faso

Air Algérie flight recorder found but no survivors, Hollande

The flight recorder of the Air Algérie plane that crashed in northern Mali on Thursday has been found and should be examined as soon as possible, President François Hollande ...

An Air Algérie plane
24/07/2014 - France - Algeria - Mali - Burkina Faso

At least 50 French on Air Algérie plane missing over Mali

At least 50 French nationals are on board the Air Algérie jet missing between Burkina Faso and Algiers, the airline said Thursday.

A departure time flight board t Ben Gurion International airport in Tel Aviv on Tuesday
23/07/2014 - Europe - US - Middle East

Air France, US, European airlines scrap flights to Tel Aviv

Air France was among European and American airlines that cancelled flights to Israel Tuesday and Wednesday after a rocket fired from Gaza landed near the runways of Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion ...

Google's BebaPay card uses Near Field Communication (NFC) technology to make transactions
21/07/2014 - Interview

Kenya's cash vs cashless minibus payment battle over by end of year, says Google

The rollout of a innovative new cashless payment system for minibuses in Kenya has been delayed, in what's seen as a fight between new technology and the infamous Matatus.

An Air France Airbus A 380
19/07/2014 - France

Air France airport staff to strike 2 August

Ground staff at working for Air France at French airports are due to strike on Saturday 2 August at the height of the holiday season.

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.

Paris taxi drivers protest against Uber in January
11/07/2014 - France - US

France to ban car-share start-ups from using apps after taxi protests

France is to ban car-share start-ups from using mobile phone apps to attract fares in an attempt to resolve a dispute between taxi drivers and companies like US-based Uber, which they claim are ...

SNCM ferry in the port of Marseille, southern France
10/07/2014 - France

Ferry company to resume Corsica-Marseille crossings after 17 day strike

The staff of the SNCM, the French company which operates ferries and cargo ships between Corsica, mainland France, and North Africa, voted on Thursday to end their 17 day strike.

Eurotunnel, Dover, England
08/07/2014 - France - UK

Traffic back to normal later today, Eurotunnel

Eurotunnel says it has fixed the problem which caused delays on Monday and Tuesday, and that traffic should return to normal by the end of Tuesday.

A MyFerrryLink ferry in Calais port
27/06/2014 - France - United Kingdom

Eurotunnel to appeal British ban on cross-Channel ferry service

Eurotunnel is to appeal against a British ban on its subsidiary MyFerryLink’s Dover-Calais cross-Channel service, it announced on Friday.

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