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Japanese chef wins first ever three-star rating in France

01 January, 2020 10:20 am 10:20 am

PARIS (Reuters) – The French edition of the Michelin Guide, the bible of gastronomy, for the first time in its history awarded the highest rating of three stars to a Japanese-born chef. The accolade, unveiled at a ceremony in Paris on Monday evening, went to chef Kei Kobayashi who, according to the guide, “is a … Read More


Britain, France, Germany formally accuse Iran of breaking nuclear deal

01 January, 2020 10:24 am 10:24 am

PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) – Britain, France and Germany formally accused Iran on Tuesday of violating the terms of its 2015 agreement to curb its nuclear program, which eventually could lead to the reimposing of UN sanctions lifted under the deal. The European powers said they were acting to avoid a crisis over nuclear proliferation adding to … Read More


Striking unions cripple France in stand-off with Macron

12 December, 2019 4:48 pm 4:48 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Railway workers, teachers and emergency room medics launched one of the biggest public sector strikes in France for decades on Thursday, determined to force President Emmanuel Macron to abandon plans to overhaul France’s generous pension system. Transport networks in Paris and cities across France ground to a near halt as unions dug … Read More


Three rescue workers killed in helicopter crash in France

12 December, 2019 12:14 pm 12:14 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Three rescue workers died after their helicopter crashed near Marseille, southern France, while en route to help people caught up in heavy flooding, the French interior ministry said on Monday. The crash occurred on the night of Dec. 1, said the ministry, which added that an inquiry was underway to examine the … Read More


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Tens of thousands march in France to condemn domestic violence

11 November, 2019 9:54 pm 9:54 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people took the streets of Paris and other French cities on Saturday to protest against domestic violence, after more than 130 women are believed to have been killed by their partner or ex-partner in France this year. In Paris, the mostly female activists chanted “Abuser, you’ve had it, … Read More


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Turkey players salute Syria operation after goal against France

10 October, 2019 8:57 pm 8:57 pm

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish footballers celebrated their goal in a 1-1 draw against world champions France with a military salute to soldiers fighting in northeast Syria, raising the risk of a UEFA investigation after a similar gesture three days ago. The European football’s ruling body has already said it would examine reports that Turkey footballers … Read More


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Rugby World Cup: England v France, All Blacks v Italy cancelled due to typh...

10 October, 2019 9:57 am 9:57 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Rugby World Cup organisers have cancelled Saturday’s game between England and France as well as New Zealand’s match against Italy due to the risk from Typhoon Hagibis, while Sunday’s key game between hosts Japan and Scotland remains in doubt. The sport’s governing body World Rugby and tournament officials said at a news … Read More


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UN Summit: Germany, UK, France blame Iran for Saudi oil attacks

09 September, 2019 2:08 am 2:08 am

NEW YORK – Iran was responsible for the attacks on two Saudi oil facilities earlier this month, leaders from United Kingdom, France and Germany have said in a joint statement at the United Nations. The drone attacks, carried out on September 14, targeted facilities in Abqaiq – home to the company’s largest oil processing plant – and Khurais. French … Read More


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Italy, France agree migrants must be distributed around the EU

09 September, 2019 9:23 am 9:23 am

ROME (Reuters) – The European Union (EU) must introduce a new, automatic system of taking in migrants saved from the Mediterranean, the leaders of Italy and France said, as they sought to patch up bruised bilateral relations. Italy has long complained that it has been left alone to deal with the hundreds of thousands of … Read More


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France, Germany warn of blocking Facebook’s Libra in Europe, back pub...

09 September, 2019 12:38 am 12:38 am

HELSINKI (Reuters) – France and Germany said on Friday that Facebook’s Libra currency posed risks to the financial sector that could block its authorization in Europe, and backed the development of an alternative public cryptocurrency. The criticism came as the European Central Bank said it was working on a long-term plan to launch a public digital … Read More


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G7 offers $20m emergency aid to fight Amazon forest blazes

08 August, 2019 5:55 am 5:55 am

BIARRITZ, France/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations on Monday offered $20 million of emergency aid to help battle wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, a gesture Brazil slammed as colonialist. Despite record wildfires in the Amazon and President Jair Bolsonaro previously saying his government lacked the money to fight the … Read More


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Iran’s Zarif holds surprise talks with Macron at G7 summit

08 August, 2019 3:07 am 3:07 am

BIARRITZ, France – Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with France’s President Emmanuel Macron at the sidelines of the G7 summit following a surprise invite to the gathering.  Zarif landed on Sunday in the French seaside town of Biarritz, where leaders of the G7 nations – the United States, Canada, France, Germany, the … Read More


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Squabbles erupt as G7 leaders open summit in French resort

08 August, 2019 1:25 am 1:25 am

BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) – Squabbles erupted among G7 nations on Saturday as their leaders gathered for an annual summit, exposing sharp differences on global trade tensions, Britain’s exit from the EU and how to respond to the fires raging in the Amazon rainforest. French President Emmanuel Macron, the summit host, planned the three-day meeting in … Read More


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France, Britain aim to show unity on Iran as G7 looms

08 August, 2019 12:41 am 12:41 am

BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) – France and Britain aimed on Friday to present a united front on how to deal with Iran, where they have been at odds with the United States, as world powers prepare to discuss tensions on the issue during the G7 leaders’ summit. European states have been scrambling to save a 2015 … Read More


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India and Pakistan hold dialogue to resolve Kashmir dispute: Macron

08 August, 2019 4:37 am 4:37 am

PARIS (92 News) – French president Emmanuel Macron Thursday urged India and Pakistan to resolve core dispute of Kashmir through dialogue. He was speaking to India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is on a visit to France to participate in G7 summit. Macon emphaszied upon Modi to initiate dialogue with Pakistan, saying he would also … Read More