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German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière (L) and Chancellor Angela Merkel
27/04/2015 - Germany - FRANCE - United States

Germany spied on France for US's NSA, reports

Germany's BND secret services spied on French and other European companies and officials for the US's National Security Agency (NSA), German newspapers have reported, sparking a scandal in Berlin but ...
25/04/2015

French press review 25 April 2015

The French press has robust coverage of Africa, including the anti-xenophobic rallies in South Africa, the high-tension presidential elections in Togo, political unrest in Guinea and revelations that ...
24/04/2015

French press review 24 April 2015

The French press takes on a duty of remembrance as Armenians mark 100 years since the Ottoman World War I genocide.
The Hermione's sails are unfurled during the week before setting off for the US
18/04/2015 - France - US

Replica of La Fayette's Hermione sets sail from France to US

French President François Hollande on Saturday saw off a replica of the ship that took the Marquis de La Fayette and his comrades to the aid of the American revolution 235 years ago.
Combat between Assad's army and IS fighters in Idlib, Syrie, on 28 March 2015.
17/04/2015 - Syria

Syrian volunteers demand action to stop barrel bombs

While the United Nations Security Council has vowed to take action against those behind deadly chemical weapons in Syria, members of the Syrian Civil Defense volunteers tell RFI that the grim ...
The Hermione docked in La Rochelle
14/04/2015 - Report: France

Old meets new as Hermione prepares maiden sea voyage

The voyage will be televised. And tweeted. And posted on Facebook… Unlike the original Hermione, which set sail to the United States from France in 1780, the reconstructed Hermione will be well documented.

13/04/2015

French press review 13 April 2015

The French press hails the windfall of the Indian Rafale fighter jets deal, and tips Hillary Clinton to become the first female US commander-in-chief after she announced her bid for the White House.
Jordan Spieth celebrates with his caddie Michael Greller after winning his first Major at the Masters
13/04/2015 - Sport - Golf

Jordan Spieth crushes the field to claim Masters crown

American golf fans have a new champion in the shape of Jordan Spieth who won the first Major of the season at the Masters in Augusta.

Old meets new as Hermione prepares maiden sea voyage
13/04/2015 - Spotlight on France

Old meets new as Hermione prepares maiden sea voyage

The voyage will be televised. And tweeted. And posted on Facebook… Unlike the original Hermione, which set sail to the United States from France in 1780, the reconstructed Hermione will be well documented.

11/04/2015

French press review 11 April 2015

More trouble for the far-right Front National. There are grave concerns about the proposed law on information gathering by the police. The people of Cuba look forward to better days.
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