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French railway Holocaust lawsuit aims to fill gaps: lawyer

French railway Holocaust lawsuit aims to fill gaps: lawyer

17 April 2015   0 comments
A lawsuit in Chicago by Holocaust descendants against France's national railway SNCF aims to fill gaps in a $60 million settlement reached in December, a lawyer for the plaintiffs said Friday.The class-action...

Hollande to discuss Ukraine with Putin during visit to Armen... 17 April 2015

French President Francois Hollande will discuss the Ukraine crisis with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during a visit to Armenia on April 24, a source in his office said Friday.Putin and Hollande...

Teenagers suspected of hacking Belgian and French websites 17 April 2015

Two teenagers are suspected of having hacked the websites of Belgian and French newspapers earlier in the week, prosecutors said Friday."The regional unit of computer crime managed ...to identify the...

France's Le Pen replaced by granddaughter after family feud 17 April 2015

The granddaughter of France's historic far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen was officially named on Friday as his replacement in regional elections, following a bitter family feud within the National Front...

Polish man charged over rape and murder of French nine-year-... 17 April 2015

A 38-year-old Polish man was charged Friday with the kidnapping, rape and murder of a nine-year-old girl in northern France that has shocked the country. Zbigniew Huminski was arrested on Wednesday near...

Vivendi shareholders grant long-term investors double voting...

17 April 2015
Vivendi shareholders rejected a resolution to deny long-term investors double voting rights at the group's general assembly in Paris on Friday, a move that critics say primarily benefits company chairman......

Bigger risk of Finnish job cuts in Nokia-Alcatel deal: minis...

17 April 2015
Finnish Finance Minister Antti Rinne said Friday that Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia's takeover of rival Alcatel-Lucent will put more jobs at risk in Finland than in France.Rinne told the online......

Turkish Airlines chief urges pilots to marry after Germanwin... 17 April 2015

The general manager of Turkish Airlines has urged single pilots to marry, after the Germanwings tragedy blamed on a pilot with psychological problems.The tragedy last month "taught us new things and piloting...

1,400 mourners join memorial for Germanwings crash victims 17 April 2015

Grieving relatives joined political and religious leaders Friday at a sombre German memorial service for the victims of last month's Germanwings crash in the French Alps, blamed on a depressed co-pilot.Flags...

Most Britons ignorant over Battle of Waterloo: poll 17 April 2015

A survey of Britons published Friday in the build-up to the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo found three-quarters knew little or nothing about it -- while many thought France won.The poll of...

French PM launches action plan against 'unbearable' racism 17 April 2015

France's prime minister announced Friday the government would pour 100 million euros into a major anti-racism and anti-Semitism action plan devised in the aftermath of the deadly Paris jihadist attacks.The...

Holocaust descendants in US sue France's railway over 'genoc... 17 April 2015

Descendants of Holocaust victims have filed a US lawsuit claiming France's national railway seized the property of tens of thousands of Jews and others sent to Nazi concentration camps.The class-action...

Holocaust victim descendants sue France's SNCF in US 17 April 2015

Descendants of Holocaust victims have filed a lawsuit in the US claiming France's national railway seized property of tens of thousands of Jews and others sent to Nazi concentration camps from France,...

Holocaust victim descendants sue France's SCNF in US 17 April 2015

Descendants of Holocaust victims have filed a lawsuit in the US claiming France's national railway seized property of tens of thousands of Jews and others sent to Nazi concentration camps from France,...

Taiwan factory workers win $18 mn over cancer deaths 17 April 2015

Workers from a factory in Taiwan which leeched toxic chemicals they say resulted in 200 deaths from cancer and more than 1,000 other cases of the disease won a Tw$564.45 million ($18 million) payout from...

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