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French government effort to address Covid student crisis 2021-01-15 12:41:55First-year university students in France are to be allowed to start studying again on-site, in small groups, in a bid to address a growing human crisi

French court sentences Deliveroo courier who refused Jewish 2021-01-15 08:16:32A French court has sentenced a 19-year-old Deliveroo courier to four months in prison on discrimination charges after he refused to deliver meals

France to impose stringent travel rules to tackle 2021-01-15 05:54:01In an effort to stem the tide of more virulent variants of the coronavirus, the French authorities have announced a reinforcement of already strict ru

French baker ends hunger strike as apprentice saved 2021-01-15 03:29:31Stéphane Ravacley, a baker in the town of Besançon in eastern France, began a hunger strike on 3 January to save his Guinean appren

French government toughens Covid-19 measures, tightens curfew 2021-01-14 12:46:14French Prime Minister Jean Castex has announced a 6pm curfew in all metropolitan areas across the country from Saturday for at least 15 days.

French opposition to Covid jab falls as vaccination 2021-01-14 11:11:38France’s Covid vaccination programme is opening to people of 75 and older, with a new survey showing an uptick in acceptance of the vaccine as t

Former French president Sarkozy in spotlight over ex-wife's 2021-01-14 09:08:50The ex-wife of former president Nicolas Sarkozy was paid as a parliamentary assistant in 2002, according to a media report, but may not have done any

France repatriates seven more children of French jihadists 2021-01-14 07:46:21France has brought home seven children of French jihadists from northern Syria, the latest in a continuing a repatriation process that began after the

Tributes pour in for French centrist MP Mareille 2021-01-14 01:42:29After Francois Bayrou, president of France’s centrist Modem party, announced Wednesday the death of his close collaborator, Marielle de Sarnez,

Is France heading for a third lockdown? 2021-01-13 15:13:58French Prime Minister Jean Castex will speak on Thursday about the Covid-19 situation in France which is not improving. The government is pondering ne

Top French scientist says spread of UK variant 2021-01-13 11:14:07As French officials prepared to meet in the office of President Emmanuel Macron to decide on the latest response to the Covid-19 epidemic, a scientifi

Louvre museum visitors fall by over 70 percent 2021-01-13 09:55:58The Louvre, the world's biggest museum, suffered a drop in visitor numbers of over 70 percent in 2020 as the Covid-19 health crisis kept tourist

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Uganda’s opposition leader Bobi Wine under ‘house arrest’ 2021-01-17 09:02:51Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine remains under "house arrest", his party said on Sunday, after a disputed election returned President Yoweri Muse

Joe Biden reveals executive orders he will sign 2021-01-17 08:33:52In his first hours as president, Joe Biden plans to take executive action to roll back some of the most controversial decisions of his predecessor and

French incest affair sparks 'hundreds' of #Metooinceste testimonies 2021-01-17 06:06:28In the wake of the Olivier Duhamel affair, when this leading French political scientist was accused of the incestuous sexual abuse of his stepson, a h

Kremlin critic Navalny faces potential arrest as he 2021-01-17 03:35:38Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is due to fly back to Russia on Sunday for the first time since he was poisoned last summer, despite the authorities' s

Two Afghan female Supreme Court judges shot dead 2021-01-17 02:51:02Gunmen shot dead two Afghan women judges working for the Supreme Court during an early morning ambush in the country's capital Sunday, officials said

France says Iran is building nuclear weapon capacity, 2021-01-17 02:02:02Iran is in the process of building up its nuclear weapons capacity and it is urgent that Tehran and Washington return to a 2015 nuclear agreement, Fra

NASA's crucial engine test for moon rocket forced 2021-01-17 01:13:00NASA's deep space exploration rocket built by Boeing briefly ignited all four engines of its behemoth core stage for the first time on Saturday, cutt

Washington and cities across the US brace for 2021-01-17 00:51:34Ten days after rioters breached the U.S. Capitol in a deadly attack that stunned the world, cities nationwide were girding for a potential new wave of

Thousands in France stage fresh protests against law 2021-01-16 16:34:38Tens of thousands of protesters marched across France Saturday to denounce a security bill critics say would restrict the filming of police and postin

Nearly 50 players to lose Australian Open practice 2021-01-16 13:04:28Forty-seven players were barred from practising for a fortnight Saturday in a major setback to their Australian Open preparations after passengers on

‘Survivor of the Chinese Gulag’: Uighur refugee in 2021-01-16 11:01:57After three harrowing years in Chinese re-education camps, Gulbahar Haitiwaji, a Uighur woman who had been lured back to China from France only to&nbs

Stories of lockdown in China’s Hebei province after 2021-01-16 10:27:03The January 2 discovery of a cluster of coronavirus infections in Shijiazhuang, the capital of China’s northern Hebei province, has led to China

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