Tag archive for ‘France’
By news On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Turkey will take its own security measures after Russia defense deal: Erdogan

ANKARA (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday dismissed NATO allies’ concern over Turkey’s deal to buy a missile defense system from Russia and said Ankara would continue to take the security More...

By news On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Olympics: Games won’t solve our problems, lament Paris suburb residents

SAINT-DENIS, France (Reuters) – As French officials get ready to uncork the champagne to celebrate securing the 2024 Olympics, in Saint-Denis, the underprivileged district just north of Paris where much of More...

By news On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Give us some clarity on Brexit, French minister Griveaux tells UK

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government needs to provide more clarity and less ambiguity on Brexit for negotiations to succeed, French junior economy minister Benjamin Griveaux said during a visit to London More...

By news On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Catalan independence referendum hijacked as protestors burn EU and Spanish flags | World | News

Separatists rallied in Barcelona on Monday, waving red and yellow striped flags and banging drums, in a show of support for independence after Madrid moved to block a referendum on the region’s split from More...

By news On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Hardliners protest French labor reform after Macron chides ‘slackers’

PARIS (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of hard-left trade unionists marched through French cities on Tuesday to protest against President Emmanuel Macron’s labor law reforms, although turnout appeared lower More...

By news On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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France eyes legalizing assisted reproduction for gay women in 2018

PARIS (Reuters) – The right of lesbian couples and single women to have access to assisted reproduction was “a matter of social justice” and will likely be legislated next year, a French government minister More...

By news On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Cycling-Froome still rides under radar despite epic feats

LONDON (Reuters) – French great Bernard Hinault believes Chris Froome could target a sweep of all three Grand Tours next year — a feat previously assumed to be mission impossible in cycling. That is More...

By news On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Post-brexit passports could be designed in France or Germany | Travel News | Travel

Post-brexit passports are a hot topic with debate around the colour – will they go back to navy blue? – a conversation starter since the referendum last year.  More bafflingly, however, it’s been More...

By news On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Exclusive: Iraq holding 1,400 foreign wives, children of suspected Islamic State fighters

SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraqi authorities are holding 1,400 foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State fighters after government forces expelled the jihadist group from one of its last More...

By news On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Cycling: Froome joins cycling greats after finally winning Vuelta

(Reuters) – Chris Froome joined the pantheon of cycling greats on Sunday as he secured his first Vuelta a Espana victory, becoming the first rider since Frenchman Bernard Hinault in 1978 to win the Tour de More...