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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Black South African who fought in first world war finally given military burial in France

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 09:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Longueval, France Black South African finally given war burial A black South African soldier who died nearly a century ago during the first world war has been reburied alongside 600 of his white compatriots at the South African war memorial in northern France. Private Myengwa Beleza was one of the first black South African soldiers to be killed in France ...

  2. News - World - FRANCE

    Nicolas Sarkozy tallies Facebook friends in return to politics

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:12am by Reuters

    ... would reverse a relentless rise in unemployment, having failed to do so as president, just like Hollande, whose popularity has sunk to a post-war low of 13 per cent. Fillon sought to project ...

  3. Business - Economy - FRANCE

    Francois Hollande paying price for breaking with French tradition

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... default policy since the end of the second world war. Any break with tradition comes with a price, as French President Francois Hollande just discovered when his latest effort to push through ...

  4. News - World - FRANCE

    Crackdown on private resorts on French Riviera angers owners

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 08:21pm by GDN

    ... in a series of beach wars in France since 2006. A government decree that year said everything on a beach must be able to be dismantled and moved so the area could return to its "original ...

  5. News - World - FRANCE

    Plan for French universities to teach in English sparks a war of words

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Paris Plan to teach in English sparks a war of words Jacques Chirac once stormed out of an EU summit because a French business leader was speaking it, Nicolas Sarkozy ... a new battleground has appeared in the linguistic war. The Socialist government wants to allow English to be used as a teaching language in French universities, sparking a rift in academia. ...

  6. News - World - FRANCE

    Ebola could solve French immigration problem, says Jean-Marie Le Pen

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 10:36pm by GDN

    ... nuclear wars" could "modify a demographic evolution that is in itself catastrophic", he said. Opinion polls have suggested that the FN could score between 23 per cent and 25 per ...

  7. News - World - FRANCE

    Trial of former Rwandan spy chief over 1994 genocide starts in Paris

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 06:26pm by AFP

    ... in previous cases, and decided to try him under laws that allow French courts to consider cases of genocide and war crimes committed in other countries. The trial is expected to last six to eight ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

    Bob Dylan charged with incitement to hatred over comment about Croats

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 06:22pm by AFP

    ... or upheld its values. Croatia and Serbia fought after the break-up of Yugoslavia in a 1991-1995 war that left about 20,000 people dead. Croatians are highly sensitive when mentioned in a Nazi-related context. Their previous stab at statehood came during the second world war with the so-called Independent State of Croatia. The Nazi-allied Ustasha regime killed hundreds of thousands ...

  9. News - World - FRANCE

    DIY stores in France defy courts to open on Sundays amid legal battle

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris DIY stores defy court ban on Sunday trading Braving a court ban, 14 home improvement stores in France opened to the public on Sunday in an increasingly bitter tug of war with the government over a law prohibiting trading on the traditional day of rest. The move comes amid intense debate over France's labour practices. The government is seeking ...

  10. News - World - FRANCE

    EU lawmakers lift French far-right leader Le Pen’s immunity

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 09:51pm by AFP

    ... the sight of Muslims praying in the street to Nazi occupation during the second world war. The far-right leader, who was present for the vote in the parliament’s chamber in Strasbourg along with her ... forced many to pray outside – saying: “For those who like to talk about the second world war, to talk about occupation, we could talk about, for once, the occupation of our territory.” “There ...




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