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Macron cheers from the stands -- then 'dabs' in the changing room

15 July 2018 | 0 comments

President Emmanuel Macron was pictured cheering from the stadium, got drenched in the rain on the pitch, then attempted to "dab" with the players in the changing room Sunday after France's victory in...

With dreamy electro pop, Milk and Bone charts own path

15 July 2018 | 0 comments

With smooth minimalist electro pop and lush vocal harmonies, Milk and Bone has found a growing audience while charting an unusual path for French Canadian artists -- singing entirely in English.The Montreal...

Macron congratulates Putin for hosting 'perfect' World Cup

15 July 2018 | 0 comments

French President Emmanuel Macron congratulated Russia's President Putin for his "perfect" organisation of the World Cup as the two leaders prepared to watch the final on Sunday.Macron and his wife Brigitte...

Germany tells Italy it will take in 50 migrants from Frontex ships

15 July 2018 | 0 comments

Germany said Sunday it had agreed with Italy to take in 50 of the 450 migrants aboard two EU border agency vessels, matching similar pledges by France and Malta.Italy has since Saturday requested that...

France, Malta will take 50 rescued migrants each: PM

14 July 2018 | 0 comments

France and Malta have agreed to take 50 migrants each out of 450 stranded at sea on two EU border agency vessels, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Saturday after pressing his European peers...

Keeping father's protest torch lit, Femi Kuti sees hope

14 July 2018 | 0 comments

Femi Kuti has spent his life railing in song against the ills holding back Africa. But these days he is feeling some optimism.The 56-year-old carries forward the legacy of his legendary father, Afrobeat...

Pro-migrant protests on France-Italy border

14 July 2018 | 0 comments

Several thousand people protested Saturday on the France-Italy border against European states closing their frontiers to migrants, AFP journalists said.They said about 3,000 people -- mostly Italian,...

Russia's Putin among leaders to attend World Cup final

14 July 2018 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend the World Cup final between France and Croatia in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday, the Kremlin said in a statement. Putin will be joined by several world...

Ukraine inks deal with Airbus to buy 55 helicopters

14 July 2018 | 0 comments

Ukraine on Saturday signed a contract with France's Airbus to buy 55 of its civil helicopters for 555 million euros ($650 million) in the biggest-ever deal reached between the two countries.The deal for...

France marks Bastille Day with major military parade

14 July 2018 | 0 comments

Fighter jets streaked over Paris on Saturday as part of a massive military parade in a "demonstration of controlled force" on France's national day, due to be followed by a street party if "Les Bleus"...

EU probes Alstom, Siemens rail merger

13 July 2018 | 0 comments

The EU launched an in-depth investigation Friday into the merger of the rail activities at Alstom, the state-controlled maker of France's iconic TGV trains, and German industrial giant Siemens.Announced...

Japan the star of huge eight-month festival in France

13 July 2018 | 0 comments

The largest celebration of Japanese culture ever to take place outside the country starts this weekend in France.The eight-month-long festival "Japonismes 2018" features everything from prehistoric art...

Narcos who stole drugs from other dealers held in Spain

13 July 2018 | 0 comments

Police have busted a narco gang in southern Spain whose French and Spanish members posed as security forces while stealing hashish from other drug dealers, the interior ministry said Friday.In the joint...

France moves to cut access to overcrowded Mont Blanc

13 July 2018 | 0 comments

French authorities said Friday that they would curtail climbers' access to Mont Blanc for at least a week due to severe overcrowding on Europe's highest peak.The government's top official in the Haute-Savoie...

France to deploy 110,000 police during World Cup weekend

13 July 2018 | 0 comments

Authorities will deploy 110,000 police and security forces across France this weekend to secure the huge street parties if "Les Bleus" win the World Cup on Sunday, after years of attacks targeting crowds...



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