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Xynthia cyclone, La Fausse sur Mer, 27 February 2010.
12/12/2014 - France

French mayor jailed for four years over 2010 storm deaths

The former mayor of a coastal town in south-west France has been jailed for four years for indirectly causing the deaths of 29 people during 2010's Storm Xynthia by concealing the danger of flooding ...
Protestors call for trial of suspects in Lee Zeitouni case, French Embassy, Tel Aviv
27/11/2014 - France - Israel

Trial over death of Israeli Lee Zeitouni begins in Paris

The trial begins in Paris today of two French men accused of causing the death of a pedestrian through dangerous driving and then fleeing the scene, in Tel Aviv in Israel in 2011.

The two French journalists Valentine Bourrat and Thomas Dandois with an interpreter during their trial in Jayapura (Indonesia) in October 2014.
29/10/2014 - FRANCE - INDONESIA

Freed French journalists return to Paris from Indonesia

Two French journalists who were handed a two-and-a-half month jail term in Indonesia for illegally reporting in the country's Papua province arrived Wednesday morning at an airport near Paris.

The two French journalists, Valentine Bourrat and Thomas Dandois,with an interpreter in Jayapura
24/10/2014 - FRANCE - INDONESIA

French journalists detained in Papua will go free

Two French journalists were handed jail terms for illegal reporting in Indonesia's Papua province, but will be freed next week as they have already served time in custody.

Thomas Dandois and  Valentine Bourrat at Jayapura, 4 September 2014.
14/10/2014 - France - Indonesia

French journalists face trial in Indonesia for reporting in Papua

Two French journalists arrested in August for illegal reporting in Papua will face trial in Indonesia next Monday.

Cocaïne. Files.
23/09/2014 - France - Dominican Republic

French pilots' cocaine-trafficking trial postponed again in Dominican Republic

The trial of four French nationals, two of them pilots, on cocaine-smuggling charges in the Dominican Republic was postponed for the eighth time on Monday.
The Mauritius capital, Port Louis
05/09/2014 - FRANCE - MAURITIUS

French woman faces trial in Mauritius for drug trafficking

The trial of a French woman accused of drug trafficking in Mauritius is to start again on 10 September after being suspended this week after her Mauritian co-accused was taken to hospital.

France's oldest nuclear power station, outside the eastern French village of Fessenheim, near Colmar, 14 March 2011, file photo.
04/09/2014 - France - Europe

Greenpeace activists on trial in France for nuclear break-in at Fessenheim's plant

Greenpeace activists from 20 countries go on trial in France on Thursday. They broke into France's oldest nuclear plant at Fessemheim last March.

The grand mosque in Paris.
12/07/2014 - France

French rector in trial over missing mosque funds

The rector of a Paris suburb mosque appeared in French court on Friday on charges of embezzlement for allegedly diverting donations to a personal offshore bank account.

André Bamberski at Krombach's trial
18/06/2014 - France - Germany

French father found guilty of kidnapping German suspected of killing daughter

A Frenchman who organised the kidnapping of the man he held responsible for his daughter’s death so that he could be jailed in France was given a one-year suspended sentence by an Alsace court ...