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France probes latest rape accusation against soldier in CAfrica

France probes latest rape accusation against soldier in CAfrica

4 September 2015 | 0 comments

French judicial authorities opened a probe late Friday after a teenager in the Central African Republic accused a French soldier of rape in the latest scandal to hit foreign troops deployed there.A judicial...

Study upends assumption that predators always increase with prey

Study upends assumption that predators always increase with prey

4 September 2015 | 0 comments

Scientists said this week they have uncovered what seems to be an unusual law of nature that keeps big predator numbers low across vast spaces of the Earth and its oceans.Even when there are plenty of...

Depardieu may sell all his goods in France

Depardieu may sell all his goods in France

4 September 2015 | 0 comments

Having left France, actor Gerard Depardieu said he is now considering selling everything he owns in the country, which "I no longer want to be part of."Acclaimed as one of the greatest French actors of...

Air France threatens to cut flights, lay off workers

Air France threatens to cut flights, lay off workers

4 September 2015 | 0 comments

Air France's management ratcheted up pressure on workers to agree to a new restructuring plan, saying Friday the alternative is flight cuts and possible forced layoffs, union sources said.Air France managed...

Exchange rate moving developments to watch out for next week

Exchange rate moving developments to watch out for next week

4 September 2015 | 0 comments

UK BoE asset purchase target, Eurozone GDP, US U. of Michigan confidence. [Contributed by TorFX]

Russian nationals to submit biometrics for Schengen visas

4 September 2015 | 0 comments

Immigration alert relating to EU countries and Russia. [Contributed by Pro-Link GLOBAL]

Confirmed MH370 wing part won't change search: Australia

4 September 2015 | 0 comments

Confirmation that a plane part that washed up on a remote island was from missing jet MH370 was useful but would not alter the search for the plane, Australian investigators said Friday.Martin Dolan,...

EDF delays launch of EPR nuclear reactor

EDF delays launch of EPR nuclear reactor

3 September 2015 | 0 comments

French energy group EDF on Thursday announced a further delay to the launch of its next generation EPR nuclear reactor, another setback for its 10.5-billion-euro ($11.6 billion) project.The launch is...

Angry farmers hold massive tractor protest in Paris

Angry farmers hold massive tractor protest in Paris

3 September 2015 | 0 comments

Angry French farmers blocked the streets of Paris with more than 1,500 tractors Thursday to protest against plunging food prices and soaring costs they say are killing their livelihoods.From far-flung...

France confirms wing part found on Reunion is from MH370

France confirms wing part found on Reunion is from MH370

3 September 2015 | 0 comments

French prosecutors confirmed Thursday that a wing part found on a remote Indian Ocean island was from ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, a month after tests on the flaperon began."It is possible...

Timeline of search for Flight MH370

Timeline of search for Flight MH370

3 September 2015 | 0 comments

French prosecutors confirmed Thursday that a wing part found on a remote Indian Ocean island was from ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, 18 months into the search for the airliner.Following is...

France confirms wing part found on Reunion is from MH370

France confirms wing part found on Reunion is from MH370

3 September 2015 | 0 comments

French prosecutors confirmed Thursday that a wing part found on a remote Indian Ocean island was from ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, a month after tests on the flaperon began."It is possible...

Angry farmers hold massive tractor protest in Paris

Angry farmers hold massive tractor protest in Paris

3 September 2015 | 0 comments

Angry French farmers blocked the streets of Paris with over 1,500 tractors Thursday to protest plunging food prices and soaring costs they say are killing their livelihoods.From far-flung corners of the...

France, Germany agree binding migrant quotas needed: Merkel

France, Germany agree binding migrant quotas needed: Merkel

3 September 2015 | 0 comments

Germany and France have agreed that the European Union, facing an unprecedented influx of migrants, should impose binding quotas on the numbers member states take in, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday."I...

Mass tractor protest in Paris over plunging farm income

Mass tractor protest in Paris over plunging farm income

3 September 2015 | 0 comments

More than 1,000 tractors rolled into Paris on Thursday as farmers attempted to clog up the capital's roads in protest at their plummeting incomes.Tractors were lined up at the busy Nation roundabout in...

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