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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 ...
Algerian billionaire Rafik Khalifa, currently in jail in his homeland
03/06/2014 - France - Algeria

‘Algerian Bill Gates’ on trial in France on massive embezzlement charges

An Algerian billionaire, whose billion-euro business empire extended to sponsoring Olympique Marseille, in on trial for allegedly embezzling large sums of money in France.

British Foreign Secretary William Hague (R) with other dignitaries at the commemoration of the Rwandan genocide this year
31/05/2014 - France - Rwanda

Two to face trial in France over Rwandan genocide

Two former Rwandan local officials are to face trial in France for their alleged participation in the 1994 genocide.
Nicolas Sarkozy
16/05/2014 - France

French police in court for detaining anti-Sarkozy protest leader

Two French police officers were in court on Thursday for holding a trade unionist for four hours allegedly to prevent him demonstrating against then-president Nicolas Sarkozy in 2010.

Cocaine seized by customs officers
26/04/2014 - France - Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic court postpones French pilots' drug trial for seventh time

The families and friends of two French pilots are furious after a court in the Dominican Republic postponed their trial on drug-running charges for the seventh time.
Photos of victims at the genocide memorial in Kigali
08/04/2014 - Report: Rwanda genocide 20 years

Serving time for Rwandan genocide in Nyamagabe prison

It’s a hot day on an April morning at Nyamagabe prison in Rwanda’s Southern Province.
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