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A rescue helicopter from the French gendarmerie flies over the snow covered French Alps near the crash site of Airbus A320 on 25 March 2015
25/03/2015 - FRANCE

Hollande, Merkel, Rajoy visit Germanwings A320 crash site

Nationals of at least 15 countries were on board the Germanwings A320 flight that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.
16/03/2015

African press review 16 March 2015

The South African front pages are dominated by the tragic death on Sunday of Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the United Nations in New York, 10 March, 2015
12/03/2015 - Report: United States

US press lashes Hillary Clinton over deleted emails

One day after Hillary Clinton first spoke publicly about her use of a personal email account, the former US secretary of state cannot escape the headlines.
The Charles-de-Gaulle aircraft carrier, currently stationed off Bahrain
08/03/2015 - France - US - Iraq

US, French military chiefs meet in Gulf to review anti-IS air strikes

The US’s and France’s top military officers were to meet on France’s Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf on Sunday to review the air war on the Islamic State (IS) ...
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at Paris Le Bourget on Saturday 7 March
07/03/2015 - France - Iran - US

France, US note progress in Iran nuclear talks at Paris meeting

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius noted “progress” in nuclear talks with Iran, while US Secretary of State John Kerry said Tehran must show its programme is peaceful, after ...
Facebook is to face a French court, despite the small print
06/03/2015 - France - United States

French court rules it can judge Facebook in vagina painting case

A French court on Thursday ruled that it can judge a case against US social-networking site Facebook over its blocking of the account of a teacher who posted a painting of a vagina by Gustave ...
Iranian Vice-President Massoumeh Ebtekar
05/03/2015 - Interview: France - Iran

Obama must stand up to ‘extremists' over nuclear talks, Iran vice-president

US President Barack Obama must stand up to “extremists” who oppose a deal over Iran’s nuclear capacity, Iranian vice-president Massoumeh Ebtekar told RFI this week.
The Origin of the World, 1866, by Gustave Courbet
05/03/2015 - France - United States

Court to rule that Facebook can be judged in France in vagina painting case

A Paris court was to rule on Thursday on whether US-based social-media site Facebook is answerable to French law.
US Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif (R) in Montreux on Monday
04/03/2015 - US - Iran - France

Kerry to discuss Iran nuclear talks with Fabius, British, German FMs in Paris on Saturday

US Secretary of State John Kerry is to discuss negotiations on Iran’s nuclear programme with the French, British and German foreign affairs ministers in Paris on Saturday, a US official said on ...
04/03/2015

French press review 4 March 2015

War boosts illegal immigration to Europe. There are varied reactions to Benjamin Netanyahu's speed to the US Congress. And French MPs want to tighten up the law on racist hate-speech.

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