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JROTC students to represent W.Va. in France D-Day anniversary – West Virginia MetroNews


West Virginia MetroNews

JROTC students to represent W.Va. in France D-Day anniversary
West Virginia MetroNews
LINSIDE, W.Va. – JROTC students at James Monroe High School in Monroe County plan to travel to Normandy, France this summer for ceremonies commemorating the 71st Anniversary of D-Day, but need to increase their fundraising efforts for the trip.

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 5:08 pm

Ten Years After Riots, France Searches for Answers to Neglected Suburbs – Voice of America


Voice of America

Ten Years After Riots, France Searches for Answers to Neglected Suburbs
Voice of America
The terrorist attacks in France in January and fears of more to come are casting a spotlight on the country's neglected suburbs. Home to many immigrants and sometimes hubs of crime, they were rocked by rioting a decade ago. Since then, some things have …

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Posted on 27 April 2015 | 4:53 pm

France Probes Migrant Abuse Claims Linked to 2022 World Cup – ABC News


France Probes Migrant Abuse Claims Linked to 2022 World Cup
ABC News
A French prosecutor has opened a preliminary investigation into allegations that construction company Vinci gravely mistreated migrant workers in Qatar as it prepares to host the 2022 World Cup. Vinci has vigorously denied the charges. Vinci's Qatar …

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Posted on 27 April 2015 | 4:40 pm

Safe for whom? France considers legal safe houses for drug users – Christian Science Monitor


Christian Science Monitor

Safe for whom? France considers legal safe houses for drug users
Christian Science Monitor
Earlier this month, the National Assembly, the lower house of France's parliament, passed a bill that legalizes drug consumption rooms. The facilities would provide users with clean needles and come staffed with counselors and health care workers, all

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Posted on 27 April 2015 | 4:26 pm

Reporters Without Borders’ freedom of expression petition flops in France – FRANCE 24


FRANCE 24

Reporters Without Borders' freedom of expression petition flops in France
FRANCE 24
Among the first to back RSF's “Declaration on Freedom of Expression” were Dalil Boubakeur, rector of the Grand Mosque of Paris, François Clavairoly, president of France's Protestant Federation and Marie-Stella Boussemart, president of France's Buddhist …

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 2:41 pm

China overtakes France in vineyards – BBC News


BBC News

China overtakes France in vineyards
BBC News
China has become the second-largest wine-growing area in the world after Spain, pushing France into third place. The International Organisation of Vine and Wine (IOVW) said China now had 799,000 hectares (1.97 million acres) of land devoted to wine …
China wine growers beat France into second placeReuters UK
How France shapes up in global wine industryThe Local.fr

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Posted on 27 April 2015 | 1:28 pm

France and Australia to strengthen anti-terror cooperation – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

France and Australia to strengthen anti-terror cooperation
USA TODAY
France and Australia will strengthen their cooperation in fighting the Islamic State group and other terrorism. Monday's announcement follows a meeting between French President Francois Hollande and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott in Paris, …
France, Australia to step up anti-terror cooperationYahoo News
France and Australia condemn death penaltyThe Local.fr
France, Australia to step up anti-terror…InsideHalton.com
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Posted on 27 April 2015 | 10:31 am

France to pay €1.1 bn to Russia for cancelled Mistral ships – InSerbia News


InSerbia News

France to pay €1.1 bn to Russia for cancelled Mistral ships
InSerbia News
PARIS – France plans to pay back costs for the Mistral helicopter carriers ordered by Russia if they are not delivered, returning €800 million and paying compensation for other expenses totaling €300 million, French media reports citing government sources.

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Posted on 27 April 2015 | 5:24 am

Erdogan: Russia, France ‘last’ to talk about genocide – Al-Arabiya


Al-Arabiya

Erdogan: Russia, France 'last' to talk about genocide
Al-Arabiya
Erdogan accused the leaders of France, Germany and Russia of “supporting claims based on Armenian lies” after they described the slaughter of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman forces as genocide — which Turkey strongly objects to.
Armenians mark 100 years since genocideFRANCE 24

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Posted on 26 April 2015 | 8:45 pm

France detains 3 new suspects in thwarted church attack probe – Fox News


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France detains 3 new suspects in thwarted church attack probe
Fox News
PARIS – French police have detained three people in an investigation into an alleged plot to attack a church near Paris, authorities said Sunday. The three are suspected of possible links to Sid Ahmed Ghlam, the chief suspect in the thwarted attack.
France Detains 3 New Suspects in Thwarted Attack ProbeABC News
France: Three suspects held over alleged church attack plotChristianToday
France investigating 125 Syria-linked terror casesRFI
660 News -euronews
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Posted on 26 April 2015 | 5:49 pm

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Reporters Without Borders’ freedom of expression petition flops in France

In the wake of the deadly attack on Charlie Hebdo’s offices in Paris on Jan. 7, Reporters Without Borders called on France’s religious leaders to sign a “Declaration on Freedom of Expression”. Three months later, it looks like the petition is a flop.

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 2:34 pm

French police charge ‘jihadist’ student in alleged church terror plot

An Algerian jihadist sympathiser arrested in connection with a thwarted attack on a church in France was charged with terror-related murder Friday after five days of police questioning.

Posted on 24 April 2015 | 8:01 pm

Frenchwoman who inspired ‘Ratatouille’ named world’s best chef

A French chef who inspired a tough kitchen character in the hit animated film “Ratatouille” was named the world’s best female chef by a British magazine on Wednesday.

Posted on 24 April 2015 | 5:13 pm

Spotlight falls on woman ‘linked’ to French church plot suspect

A 25-year-old woman allegedly linked to Sid Ahmed Ghlam, the main suspect in a foiled church attack plot, was released Friday – 48 hours after she was arrested and questioned over the case.

Posted on 24 April 2015 | 9:22 am

Turkey, world leaders mark Gallipoli battle centenary

Turkey hosted leaders from World War I’s former Allied powers Friday to honour the tens of thousands killed at the Battle of Gallipoli 100 years ago in one of the most futile yet emblematic campaigns of the conflict.

Posted on 24 April 2015 | 8:09 am

Indonesia calls on diplomats to visit death row inmates

Diplomats scrambled Friday to visit their citizens on death row in Indonesia as authorities made final preparations to haul several drug convicts in front of the firing squad.

Posted on 24 April 2015 | 6:37 am

Luxembourg court charges French reporter over ‘LuxLeaks’ role

A court in Luxembourg has pressed charges against a French journalist over his role in revealing the so-called “LuxLeaks” scandal involving custom-made tax deals for large corporations.

Posted on 23 April 2015 | 6:25 pm

Ghlam: the terror suspect who escaped French intelligence radar

Sid Ahmed Ghlam, the terror suspect arrested on Sunday for allegedly planning to attack churches in France, was known to police following two trips to Turkey and at least one visit to war-torn Syria.

Posted on 23 April 2015 | 1:26 pm

France seeks likely accomplices in church attack plot

French security officials Thursday were searching for possible accomplices in a terror plot targeting churches that unraveled when the suspect apparently shot himself.

Posted on 23 April 2015 | 12:29 pm

France cites Indonesian ‘dysfunction’ in death row case

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Thursday that the sentencing to death of a Frenchman in Indonesia was the result of “serious dysfunction” in the country’s legal system.

Posted on 23 April 2015 | 10:31 am