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Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo
21/01/2015 - France - US

Paris mayor aims to sue Fox news over no-go areas claim

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo says the city may sue US TV channel Fox News for saying there were Muslim-run no-go zones in the French capital.
Joel (L) and Ethan Coen, Cannes 2013
20/01/2015 - France - US

Coen brothers named presidents of Cannes film jury

The Coen brothers, the American directors of hits like "Fargo" and "The Big Lebowski", are to be joint presidents of the Jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival. ...
Does France need its Martin Luther King, Jr.?
19/01/2015 - On-the-spot France

Does France need its Martin Luther King, Jr.?

As France attempts to address issues surrounding immigration, integration and racism, can it take lessons from elsewhere? Monday, 19 January, Americans commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr's, birthday.
Marion Cotillard in "Two Days, One Night" a film directed by Belgian brothers Dardenne.ilm belge des frères Dardenne.
16/01/2015 - France - United States

Cotillard receives second Oscars nomination

French actress Marion Cotillard has received her second Oscar nomination for best actress in seven years for her role in the film Two Days, One Night directed by Belgian brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc ...
French President Francois Hollande embraces U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry upon Kerry's arrival at Elysee Palace in Paris, 16 January 2015.
16/01/2015 - France - United States

Kerry in Paris apologises for absence from Charlie Hebdo march

On a visit to Paris on Friday, US Secretary of State John Kerry hugged French President François Hollande in a gesture of apology for not sending US top-level representative to last Sunday's ...
Victims of an al-Shebab attack are moved out of the seaside town of Mpeketoni last year
08/01/2015 - Report: Somalia

Somalia’s al-Shebab executes four alleged spies

Somalia’s al-Shebab insurgents executed four men on Wednesday in the south-western town of Bardhere after accusing them of espionage.
Mahmud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority
31/12/2014 - France - Palestinian territories

French-backed Palestinian bid for UN occupation resolution fails

A Palestinian bid to secure a UN resolution setting an end date for the occupation, which was supported by France, failed to pass a Security Council vote on Tuesday.


French press review 22 December 2014

The medical staff on strike, solidarity action in Madagascar, politics with Juppé appearing as a favorite and a return to childhood with Winnie-the-Pooh...Here are what the French newspapers ...

French press review 20 December 2014

Cannabis, undocumented migrants, US-Cuba relations and the love of believers and non-believers alike for the Pope: what more could you ask for as you curl up with a coffee and a croissant for a look ...

French press review 19 December 2014

The French press offers massive approval to US President Barack Obama’s announcement of a historic rapprochement with Cuba with White House sources saying that a visit by Cuban President Raul ...