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Ten detained in France for illegal weapons trading

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dpa/GNA - Police have detained 10 people in France suspected of illegal weapons trafficking. Among the group were two members of the armed forces,...

France slams Israel’s plan to build 800 new settlement units in West Bank

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France condemned the announcement by the Israeli government to build 800 new housing units in the settlements in the West Bank, the French Foreign...
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Travel chaos in eastern France due to heavy snowfall

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dpa/GNA - Heavy snowfall and slippery ice were causing travel chaos in eastern France on Tuesday. Hundreds of vehicles were backed up on route...
Kawukudi Store

Jean-Yves Le Drian Visits Decathlon at Kawukudi

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Ghana’s biggest Sports Retail giant, Decathlon Ghana, hosted France’s Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian, on Thursday 7th January 2021,...
Michelin

Michelin to cut 2,300 jobs in France over next three years

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dpa/GNA - French tyre maker Michelin said Wednesday it plans to slash up to 2,300 jobs in France over the next three years,...
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Thousands defy Covid rules in France with New Year’s Eve parties

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dpa/GNA - Illegal parties marking the turn of the year attracted thousands of people in France despite coronavirus restrictions banning such get-togethers, local...
Storm

Storm wreaks havoc across France and Britain

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A major storm swept across Britain and into northern France on Sunday, leaving thousands of households without power. Some 34,000 homes in central and eastern...
Uk

UK reaches deal with France to allow trucks to cross border from Wednesday

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Britain and France have reached a deal to reopen their border to haulers and some passengers from Wednesday, the British Department for Transport announced...
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This Week in Scholarships 

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Two things are vital if you want to apply for scholarships: the information and a plan. What I will do here is give you...
Covid

More than 40,000 people die of Covid-19 in France

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France has recorded more than 40,000 Covid-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic, health authorities said late on Saturday. At least 40,169 deaths have...
Gun Shot Dead

Priest shot in southeastern France, attacker on the run

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An armed man on Saturday afternoon opened fire at a Greek Orthodox priest and wounded him seriously in the center of Lyon, France's...
Emmanuel Macron

Macron’s curfew evokes mixed reactions in France

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A curfew announced by French President Emmanuel Macron Wednesday evening evoked mixed reactions in France on Thursday, with some hailing it as a...
Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit (C) attends an emergency meeting of Arab foreign ministers at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, on Feb. 1, 2020. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said here on Saturday that his authority informed the Israeli and U.S. sides that it will "cut all relations" with them over the recently released U.S. peace plan. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Jordan, Germany, France, and Egypt stress on two-state solution as key to achieve peace

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Foreign Ministers of Jordan, Germany, France, and Egypt on Thursday stressed that the resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict on the basis of the two-state...
Sudanese Peace Deal With Armed Groups

Jordan, Germany, France, Egypt stress on two-state solution as key to achieve peace

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Foreign Ministers of Jordan, Germany, France, and Egypt on Thursday stressed that the resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict on the basis of the...
People wearing face masks are seen on an airplane from Cairo to Hurghada, Egypt, on June 18, 2020. Egypt reported on Thursday 1,218 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total cases registered in the country since mid-February to 50,437, said Egyptian Health Ministry. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Italy introduces compulsory virus testing for travellers from France

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Italy on Monday announced compulsory virus testing for anyone wishing to enter the country from Paris or other parts of France with high rates...
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Brazil warned over economic consequences of Amazon deforestation

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Several European countries have condemned the deforestation of the Amazon in a letter to the Brazilian government and have warned of economic ramifications for...
Cyclists compete on the urban circuit of the 100-km Gran Fondo Buenos Aires race in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on March 23, 2015. About 800 cyclists took part in the first Gran Fondo Buenos Aires race. (Xinhua/Jose Casal/TELAM) (jp)

Tour de France classifications

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Following are the 2020 Tour de France classifications after stage 17 on Wednesday: Green sprint points jersey: 1. Sam Bennett,...
Nigerian Military

Morocco, France discuss military cooperation

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Military leaders from Morocco on Thursday discussed with visiting French Chief of Defense Staff General Francois Lecointre about military cooperation. The talks...
tennis

US Open results

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Following are the results from the US Open on Thursday (prefix number denotes seeding): Men's singles Second round ...
Brazil

Brazil ends gender pay gap for national teams

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Members of the Brazil women's football team will be paid the same as their male counterparts, the South American country's soccer federation said...
Libya

In Libya, EU’s Borrell pushes for peace talks

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Josep Borrel, the European Union's (EU) high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, has been encouraged to hear that his Libyan partners are...
Cyclists compete on the urban circuit of the 100-km Gran Fondo Buenos Aires race in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on March 23, 2015. About 800 cyclists took part in the first Gran Fondo Buenos Aires race. (Xinhua/Jose Casal/TELAM) (jp)

Leading results of Tour de France 5th stage

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Following are the leading results from the 2020 Tour de France 5th stage, a 183km ride from Gap to Privas on Wednesday: ...
United Nations General Assembly

Niger assumes presidency of UN Security Council for September

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Niger, a landlocked country in West Africa, on Tuesday assumed the presidency of the UN Security Council (UNSC) for September, when the 75th...
Iran S Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

UN inspections unlikely to dissuade U.S. on Iran sanctions – experts

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By Matthew Rusling Iran has agreed to United Nations (UN) inspection of a couple of its nuclear sites. But...
President of France Emmanuel Macron (R) and President of Egypt Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (L)

France ready to continue supporting Iraq’s fight against terrorism: minister

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French Minister for the Armed Forces Florence Parly confirmed on Thursday that France is ready to continue training and supporting the Iraqi forces to...
Photo taken on April 2, 2020 shows the empty Champs-Elysees in Paris, France. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has risen above 1 million, according to a new tally from Johns Hopkins University on Thursday. (Xinhua/Tang Ji)

Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 810,000 — Johns Hopkins University

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Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 810,000 on Monday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. With...
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG)

148 arrested in France after PSG fans riot

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Up to 148 people were detained overnight after fans of Paris Saint Germain (PSG) clashed with police officers and damaged properties and vehicles,...

France to reciprocate Britain’s coronavirus quarantine rule – minister

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France will in coming days reciprocate Britain's decision to impose a 14-day quarantine on all arrivals from France, Minister of State for European Affairs...
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France, Germany and UK do not support U.S. in seeking to reimpose sanctions on...

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France, Germany and the United Kingdom issued a joint statement on Thursday saying that they cannot support the United States in seeking to reimpose...
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Concerns raised in France over school reopening as infections surge

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Despite stricter anti-coronavirus measures in recent weeks, France is witnessing higher infections and faster virus transmission, fuelling fears of a second epidemic wave and...