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The port at Le Havre
16/12/2014 - France

Police shoot knife-wielding man dead in French Channel port

French police shot dead a man in the Channel port of Le Havre on Monday night. He had attacked and stabbed him 22 times, they say.

06/12/2014

French press review 6 December 2014

A French union leader is accused of wasting his members’ money on internal decoration. Artists take up the climate change fight. French activists demonstrate against police violence.
Government still grappling with controversial Sivens dam project
01/12/2014 - On-the-spot France

Government still grappling with controversial Sivens dam project

A controversial dam project in France, opposed by green activists, became a national drama when a protester was killed during violent clashes with police.
Ferguson and the question of race in the US media
30/11/2014 - International media

Ferguson and the question of race in the US media

This week once again saw violent scenes on the streets of Ferguson, Mississippi in the United States following the decision not to press charges against a white police officer who shot a young black ...
Pro and anti-Islamic State students clash at Turkish universities
28/11/2014 - International report

Pro and anti-Islamic State students clash at Turkish universities

In Turkey masked, stick6wielding students chanting religious slogans have clashed with left-wing students over banners criticising the Islamic State armed group in echoes of the 1970s, when deadly ...
Evaeverson Lemos da Silva Brandao leaves a hearing at the French Football Federation over his assault on Thiago Motta
27/11/2014 - France

Bastia’s Brandao sentenced to month in jail for headbutting PSG’s Motta

Bastia striker Brandao has been jailed for a month and fined 20,000 euros for headbutting Paris Saint Germain footballer Thiago Motta after a match in August.
The victims were studying oenology in Bordeaux
26/11/2014 - France - China

French men jailed for attack on Chinese wine students

In France three men aged 21-23 have been jailed and fined for attacking a group of Chinese exchange students last year.
Hand grenades and other items are displayed by police after a raid at a mosque in Mombasa on 17 November, 2014
19/11/2014 - Report: Kenya

Three killed by gang in Mombasa

At least three people have been killed by a gang of youths in the Kenyan city of Mombasa. The murders are said to be revenge following police raids on two mosques on Monday.
Frenchb police demonstrate in Paris on Thursday
14/11/2014 - France

France bans stun grenades after anti-dam activist’s death, police protest in Paris

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has banned the police from using stun grenades of the kind that killed a young anti-dam protester last month.
The site of the planned Sivens dam
13/11/2014 - France

French government fights protester’s death cover-up accusations

The French government was on the defensive on Thursday after the publication of police recordings showing that gendarmes were aware that an anti-dam protester had died

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