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France's Fabius says Trump's move on Obama-era climate policies is backward step
Reuters - 2017-03-29 10:56
PARIS (Reuters) - Laurent Fabius, the French politician who chaired talks on a landmark, global climate change deal in 2015, on Wednesday denounced moves by U.S. President Donald Trump to undo Obama-era climate change regulations. ...

Turquie: dans une lettre à François Hollande une détenue toulousaine de 26 ans demande son transfert en France | FranceSoir
Francesoir - 2017-03-28 03:02

Une Franco-Turque emprisonnée à Istanbul écrit à François Hollande
Ouest France - 2017-03-27 12:39

Incarcérée à Istanbul, la Toulousaine Ebru Firat écrit à François Hollande - France 3 Occitanie
Francetvinfo - 2017-03-27 11:03

Syrie : les forces arabo-kurdes disent avoir repris à l'EI l'aéroport de Tabqa - France 24
France24 - 2017-03-26 22:30

France’s Le Pen meets Putin in Moscow
Rojikurd - 2017-03-25 00:09
Front National leader Marine Le Pen has met with Vladimir Putin and Russian lawmakers in Moscow. Russia has been cozying up to right-wing candidates and meddling in European and US elections. French right-wing leader and presidential candidate Marine Le P ...

Battle for key ISIS bastion to start in ‘days,’ French defense minister says
Waar Media - 2017-03-24 13:01
WAAR-DUHOK: The battle to recapture the ISIS de facto capital of Raqqa in Syria will begin in “days,” France’s defense minister said on Friday. “France has always said that Raqqa was a major objective,” French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on ...

Un nouvel An perse doux amer pour les exilés de Grande-Synthe - 22/03/2017 - La Nouvelle République France-Monde
Lanouvellerepublique - 2017-03-24 11:00

France's Hollande says French suspect likely involved in attempted Antwerp attack
Reuters - 2017-03-23 15:50
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday that a French national appeared to have been involved in a suspected, attempted attack in the Belgium city of Antwerp. ...

France's Le Pen calls for end to 'Francafrique' relations, CFA franc currency
Reuters - 2017-03-22 23:20
N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen pledged on Wednesday to break with her country's decades-old relationship with Africa known as "Francafrique" and abolish the CFA franc currency policy that binds Paris and its fo ...

London attack: World leaders show solidarity
BBC - 2017-03-22 23:16
France, Germany and the US send messages of solidarity after the deadly attack near parliament. ...

London attack: French students injured on bridge
BBC - 2017-03-22 19:18
Three schoolchildren from France are among those injured in the Westminster Bridge attack. ...

France's Fillon under fire, even from allies, one month from election
Reuters - 2017-03-22 14:23
PARIS (Reuters) - Right-wing presidential candidate Francois Fillon was back under fire on Wednesday following new media reports of conflicts of financial and political interest while a party ally attacked a key part of his radical economic recovery progr ...

Grande-Synthe : un nouvel An perse doux amer pour les exilés - France 3 Hauts-de-France
Francetvinfo - 2017-03-22 12:03

Tensions between Berlin and Ankara threaten EU-Turkey migrant deal - France 24
France24 - 2017-03-21 23:12

France election: Leading candidates clash over burkini in TV debate
BBC - 2017-03-21 03:38
The five main contenders discuss immigration, jobs and terrorism in the first of three TV debates. ...

Moscou n’implantera pas de nouvelles bases militaires en Syrie
Ouest France - 2017-03-20 19:11

Airport shooting rekindles security debate ahead of French election
Reuters - 2017-03-19 15:31
PARIS (Reuters) - Police on Sunday questioned relatives of a man shot dead by soldiers at a Paris airport as they sought clues about why he tried to seize an assault rifle in an incident that has pushed security to the top of France's election campaign. ...

Ankara denounces pro-Kurdish demonstration in Germany - France 24
France24 - 2017-03-19 11:51

Orly airport: France launches terror investigation
BBC - 2017-03-19 03:14
The gunman shouted he wanted to "die for Allah" before attacking soldiers who shot him dead. ...

France airport witness: 'He was holding the soldier by her neck'
BBC - 2017-03-18 13:59
The suspect shot dead by police at Orly airport had hold of a soldier's weapon, a witness says. ...

France signs agreements on welcoming refugees living in Lebanon camps
NRT - 2017-03-14 17:59

France calls on Turkey, EU states to ease tensions
Orient News - 2017-03-14 02:00

China says its police brought graft suspect back from France
Reuters - 2017-03-13 11:30
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese police pursued a fugitive to France for the first time, persuading them to surrender and return home last month to face charges for serious economic crimes, the ruling Communist Party's anti-corruption watchdog said on Monday. ...

Carlos the Jackal to go on trial again in France
BBC - 2017-03-13 07:23
The notorious convicted killer carried out a string of attacks in the 1970s and 80s. ...

Fillon's party apologizes for anti-Semitic attack on French rival Macron
Reuters - 2017-03-12 15:32
PARIS (Reuters) - Francois Fillon's party has apologized for tweeting a caricature of Emmanuel Macron, his main rival in the race to be France's next president, that Fillon himself admitted was anti-Semitic. ...

Manifestation à Rennes. Les femmes kurdes en première ligne
Ouest France - 2017-03-12 03:28

« La Turquie en 100 questions » – 3 questions à Dorothée Schmid | IRIS
Iris France - 2017-03-08 15:58

Semaine de la mémoire à Coutances : les femmes dans un pays en conflit
Ouest France - 2017-03-08 15:58

Valfrejus avalanche: One dead and two missing in France
BBC - 2017-03-08 15:57
An avalanche at the Alpine ski resort Valfrejus kills a Dutch snowboarder with two others missing. ...

French envoy to Japan says he would not serve under Le Pen
Reuters - 2017-03-08 15:57
PARIS (Reuters) - France's ambassador to Japan has pledged not to serve under far-right leader Marine Le Pen if she becomes president, saying her policies are at odds with French principles. ...

En Turquie, Erdogan appelle à soutenir sa « démocrature »
Ouest France - 2017-03-07 19:27

France election: Juppe refuses to stand instead of crisis-hit Fillon
BBC - 2017-03-06 17:04
Former PM Alain Juppe says it is too late for him to unite the public ahead of the French polls. ...

Fillon France election: Party crisis talks over candidate
BBC - 2017-03-06 07:49
Support for Francois Fillon is slipping away as his old rival Alain Juppe waits in the wings. ...

Fillon France election: Party brings forward crisis meeting
BBC - 2017-03-05 01:03
Pressure grows for conservative candidate Francois Fillon to pull out of the presidential race. ...

France's Fillon under fire as party chiefs bring forward crisis meeting
Reuters - 2017-03-04 20:38
PARIS (Reuters) - Embattled French presidential candidate Francois Fillon was under growing pressure to quit the race on Saturday as his party leaders brought forward a meeting to discuss the situation and former allies shied away from a planned rally to ...

France : 7 ans de prison pour un adolescent qui avait agressé un enseignant juif – Lavieeco
Lavieeco - 2017-03-04 03:03

Militants réfugiés en France : L’asile politique est un droit, pas un cadeau! | Le Club de Mediapart
Mediapart - 2017-03-04 01:37

Raymond Kopa: Real Madrid and France legend dies at 85
BBC - 2017-03-03 14:32
Legendary France and Real Madrid attacking midfielder Raymond Kopa dies at the age of 85. ...

Teenager jailed for seven years for attack on Jewish teacher in France
Reuters - 2017-03-02 23:17
PARIS (Reuters) - A teenager who attacked a Jewish teacher in France with a machete was sentenced to seven years in jail on Thursday by a French juvenile court, judicial sources said. ...

Yusuf, premier "enfant" jugé pour terrorisme en France pour l'agression d'un enseignant juif à Marseille | www.francesoir.fr
Francesoir - 2017-03-01 11:39

Police sniper shoots two in error during Hollande speech
Waar Media - 2017-03-01 11:32
WAAR-DUHOK: A French police sniper has accidentally shot and injured two people during a speech by President Hollande. Mr Hollande was inaugurating a new stretch of railway in the town of Villognon in western France when gunfire was heard. A waiter and a ...

Murder investigation into mysterious family disappearance in France
BBC - 2017-03-01 07:19
Investigators believe an attempt was made to remove traces of blood from the family home. ...

Irak: pont flottant sur le Tigre, objectif de l'armée à Mossoul - 27/02/2017 - La Nouvelle République France-Monde
Lanouvellerepublique - 2017-03-01 06:18

France : Amir Fehri, l’enfant prodige, publie son premier ouvrage à 13 ans - Capradio.tn
Capradio - 2017-02-28 17:29

France : Surdoué, un enfant tunisien publie un ouvrage à 13 ans
Webdo - 2017-02-27 21:35

France's Hollande fires back at Trump over Paris comments
Reuters - 2017-02-25 13:10
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande fired back at Donald Trump on Saturday after the U.S. president remarked in a speech that a friend thought "Paris is no longer Paris" after attacks by Islamist militants. ...

France's Le Pen refuses police interview over funding claims
BBC - 2017-02-24 15:02
Presidential candidate Marine Le Pen will not speak to police about her alleged misuse of EU funds. ...

France's Le Pen refused a police summons for questioning: her lawyer
Reuters - 2017-02-24 11:16
PARIS (Reuters) - French far-right-leader Marine Le Pen refused to be questioned by police when she was summoned by them on Wednesday over allegations that she made illegal EU payments to her staff, her lawyer said on Friday. ...

Kämpfer der syrischen Opposition erklären Einnahme von Al-Bab - Medien
Sputnik - 2017-02-24 03:38
Syrische Rebellen haben die von Kämpfern der Terrormiliz „Islamischer Staat“ (IS, auch Daesh) besetzte Stadt Al-Bab unter ihre Kontrolle gebracht, wie die Agentur France Press am Donnerstag berichtet. ...

France, Germany get backing from Brussels on security proposals
Reuters - 2017-02-22 17:12
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France and Germany won backing from the European Union's executive on Wednesday for proposals to tighten security across Europe, which include giving more powers to governments to monitor frontiers with other EU states. ...

Hollande confirms France full support for Kurdistan
Waar Media - 2017-02-22 12:50
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani, met with French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee yesterday. At the the meeting the two sides discussed relations between Erbil-Paris, fight against ISIS, the French president, has confirmed ...

Le Pen refuses headscarf, nixes talks with Lebanon cleric
Waar Media - 2017-02-22 12:50
WAAR-DUHOK: France’s far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen refused to don a headscarf for a meeting with Lebanon’s top Sunni Muslim cleric on Tuesday and walked away from the scheduled appointment after a brief squabble at the entrance. The deba ...

Barzani discusses IS, France support to Peshmerga with Hollande in Paris
KurdPress - 2017-02-22 10:43
Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani, met with French President Francois Hollande in Paris on Tuesday when the two sides discussed war against the Islamic State (IS) and Paris’s support to Kurdistan Region and the Kurdish forces of Peshmerga. ...

Barzani to visit Turkey after France: Turkish media
KurdPress - 2017-02-22 10:43
Turkish media reported that Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani will visit the country after leaving France where he met French President Francoise Hollande. ...

Hollande "confirme" à Barzani "tout le soutien" de la France - Capital.fr
Capital - 2017-02-22 07:45

Barzani Meets with France's Hollande in Paris
BAS News - 2017-02-21 20:15
France will continue to support Kurdistan Region, Hollande says ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani, met with French President Francois Hollande in Paris today. During the meeting Barzani and Hollande discussed the fight against the Islamic ...

France’s Hollande reiterates support for Kurdistan Region in meeting with Barzani
NRT - 2017-02-21 18:22

France 'attack plot': Three arrested
BBC - 2017-02-21 14:22
Three people are arrested in France on suspicion of plotting a terrorism attack, police sources say. ...

Heavy traffic between Erbil and Paris: Barzani and Hollande to meet today
Rûdaw - 2017-02-21 13:12
“Mr. President, we have always seen France as a supporter of the Kurdish nation. ...

France's far right denounces 'media stunt' over fake jobs probe
Reuters - 2017-02-20 21:23
PARIS (Reuters) - France's far-right National Front accused authorities of staging a media stunt on Monday to influence the presidential election after police searched its headquarters in an investigation into "fake jobs". ...

France 2 : "13h15 le samedi" plonge au coeur de "la bataille de Raqqa"
OZAP - 2017-02-19 03:01

Ukraine foreign minister not happy with ceasefire talks
Reuters - 2017-02-18 17:03
MUNICH (Reuters) - Ukraine's Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said on Saturday that he was "not at all" happy with the result of talks with Germany, France and Russia in Munich aimed at putting an end to fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed ...

DOCUMENT FRANCE 2. Syrie : en première ligne dans la bataille de Raqqa contre l'Etat islamique
Francetvinfo - 2017-02-18 14:12

Vaste coup de filet anti-PKK en Turquie
Ouest France - 2017-02-17 21:03

'Mister Erbil': Kurdish dandies launch gentlemen's fashion club - France 24
France24 - 2017-02-15 18:13

"Mister Erbil" : les hipsters du Kurdistan irakien - France 24
France24 - 2017-02-15 16:26

Rebel French lawmaker raps presidential candidate Fillon ahead of Sarkozy talks
Reuters - 2017-02-15 10:19
PARIS (Reuters) - France's scandal-hit presidential candidate Francois Fillon came under renewed attack from within his conservative camp on Wednesday ahead of planned talks with former president Nicolas Sarkozy that Fillon hopes will restore party unity. ...

Tréflévénez. Une famille irakienne accueillie dans un gîte
Ouest France - 2017-02-14 10:28

At Least Four Killed by Avalanche in French Alps
Waar Media - 2017-02-13 15:11
WAAR-DUHOK: An avalanche killed at least four people at the ski resort of Tignes in France, the BFMTV channel reported Monday citing representatives of rescue services. The report said the circumstances of the incident in Tignes, which is a commune in so ...

Protests continue in France over alleged police rape
BBC - 2017-02-12 11:58
Violence has broken out at a protest in Paris in support of a young black man who was allegedly assaulted by police. ...

France: Des milliers de Kurdes manifestent à Strasbourg - Monde - tdg.ch
TDG - 2017-02-12 06:34

20.000 personnes attendues au rassemblement des militants kurdes ce samedi à Strasbourg - France 3 Grand Est
Francetvinfo - 2017-02-11 11:08

French IS Leader Struck in Mosul: Pentagon
BAS News - 2017-02-11 09:30
He is said to have inspired the terrorist attacks in France ERBIL— The Islamic State (IS) leader of French nationality Rachid Kassim was struck by a coalition air strike in the Iraqi city of Mosul, said the Pentagon on Friday. French media reports Kassim ...

France watches skies for Russian wargames, domestic drone threat
Reuters - 2017-02-10 19:09
LYON-MONT VERDUN AIRBASE, France (Reuters) - From close-up encounters with Russian warplanes to the threat of attacks from lightweight drones, France's air force is on alert on two fronts as it confronts a return to Cold War shadow-boxing and heightened d ...

Montpellier arrests: France police avert 'imminent' attack
BBC - 2017-02-10 15:07
Three men and a girl of 16 are found with bomb-making materials in a police raid in Montpellier. ...

Paris to build bombproof wall to guard Eiffel Tower against terrorist attacks
Waar Media - 2017-02-10 12:55
WAAR-DUHOK: An 8 foot tall reinforced glass barrier will be erected around the base of the Eiffel Tower, as security forces say that the iconic Paris landmark remains a top target for terrorists, following a series of attacks throughout France in the pas ...

Four arrested in France for planning attack: sources
Reuters - 2017-02-10 11:29
PARIS (Reuters) - Four people have been arrested in and around Montpellier, southern France, on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack, police and justice sources said on Friday. ...

France : incidents et violences avant le grand rassemblement des Kurdes d'Europe à Strasbourg - L'Orient-Le Jour
Lorientlejour - 2017-02-09 17:14

A massive explosion at a French nuclear power plant
Waar Media - 2017-02-09 15:07
WAAR-DUHOK: A massive explosion at a French nuclear power plant near the Channel Islands has reportedly left dozens injured. The blast occurred at Flamanville plant in northern France. According to initial reports there is no risk of contamination. Local ...

Rencontre à Strasbourg avec Amir Fehri, petit prodige de la littérature - France 3 Grand Est
Francetvinfo - 2017-02-08 19:28

La grande marche des Kurdes samedi à Strasbourg - France 3 Grand Est
Francetvinfo - 2017-02-08 17:51

Germany mulling meeting with Russia, Ukraine, France on Ukraine crisis
Reuters - 2017-02-08 14:56
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is in talks with its partners about organizing a meeting between Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany on the Ukraine crisis on the sidelines of a meeting of G20 foreign ministers in Bonn next week, a foreign ministry spokesman sa ...

Abadi: Peshmerga will withdraw to bases before Mosul operation
Waar Media - 2017-02-08 14:05
WAAR-DUHOK: Speaking to FRANCE 24 in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, Abadi said according to our agreement with KRG officials, peshmerga forces are going to withdraw from areas which controlled by them to those own bases befor Mosul operation. and related ...

France-Monde | La grande marche anuelle des Kurdes d’Europe se tiendra samedi
Lalsace - 2017-02-08 13:48

France's Fillon to launch counter-offensive: sources
Reuters - 2017-02-06 11:26
PARIS (Reuters) - French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon will launch a counter-attack on Monday to defend himself after more than a week of damaging allegations that he paid large sums of public money his wife for work she did not do, ...

France’s scandal-hit Fillon faces new calls to quit presidential race Orient Net Heavyweight centrist Francois Bayrou joined calls on Sunday for French presidential candidate Francois Fillon to ..
Orient News - 2017-02-06 02:03

Russia's Lavrov tells France that Ukraine flare-up endangers peace talks
Reuters - 2017-02-03 17:04
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault on Friday that a flare-up of violence in eastern Ukraine may nullify two-year long efforts to pacify warring sides, Russia's foreign ministry said on F ...

France closes court case over murder of Kurdish activists in Paris
E-Kurd - 2017-02-01 19:33
PARIS,— France has dropped all court proceedings over the 2013 murders of three Kurdish activists after the death of the main suspect, judicial sources said on Monday, despite street protests demanding that inquiries continue. Sakine Cansiz, a founder of ...

Syrian Kurds welcome Russian-proposed draft constitution for Syria
E-Kurd - 2017-02-01 19:33
PARIS,— In an interview with Sputnik, Halit İsa, a representative of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in France, revealed the details of his Friday meeting in Moscow with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. “Mr. Lavrov familiarized us ...

Syrie. Des blindés envoyés aux forces anti-EI par l’administration Trump
Ouest France - 2017-02-01 15:38

U.N. experts warn Saudi-led coalition allies over war crimes in Yemen
Waar Media - 2017-02-01 03:42
A Saudi Arabia-led military coalition has carried out attacks in Yemen that “may amount to war crimes,” U.N. sanctions monitors reported to the world body’s Security Council, warning coalition allies including the United States, Britain and France that t ...

France, Iran discuss nuclear deal
NRT - 2017-01-31 11:20

François Hollande à Bagdad et à Erbil pour affirmer le soutien de la France à l’Irak
Kurdish Globe - 2017-01-28 18:15

Syrie : La Turquie, acteur clé des négociations | IRIS
Iris France - 2017-01-27 18:29

France closes court case over murder of Turkey Kurdish activists
KurdPress - 2017-01-27 10:51
France has dropped all court proceedings over the 2013 murders of three Kurdish activists after the death of the main suspect, judicial sources said on Monday, despite street protests demanding that inquiries continue. ...

French jihadist charged with terrorist offensives upon return from Syria
Aranews - 2017-01-23 02:25
A high-profile French jihadist was charged with terrorist offences and remanded in custody on Saturday, a day after being transferred to France from Turkey, where he had turned himself in to authorities. Kevin G., a 24-year-old who converted to Islam 10 y ...

Le jihadiste Kevin G., de retour de Syrie, mis en examen et écroué en France
France24 - 2017-01-22 04:39
Le français Kevin G., qui se dit "un repenti" de l'organisation de l'État islamique, a été mis en examen et écroué samedi. Il a été transféré vendredi en France depuis la Turquie, où il s'était rendu aux autorités en quittant la Syrie. ...

UPDATE: Hollande arrives in Erbil to reaffirm France’s commitment against ISIS
Rûdaw - 2017-01-19 02:48
'The president will reaffirm the commitment of French forces in the fight against ISIS ...

Strage Parigi, identificato kamikaze Stade de France: era iracheno
Mediaset - 2017-01-18 12:46

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