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African jazz legend Manu Dibango dies from coronavirus in France

03 March, 2020 8:20 am 8:20 am

PARIS (Reuters) – World-famous singer and saxophonist Manu Dibango has died from a coronavirus infection at the age of 86 in France, his management team said. “It is with deep sadness that we announce the loss of Manu Dibango, our Papy Groove, who passed away on March 24, 2020, at 86 years old, further to … Read More

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Complete lockdown of country is not feasible, says PM Imran Khan

03 March, 2020 4:26 pm 4:26 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan is not facing the same situation like Italy and France and complete lockdown is not feasible in the country, said Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Sunday. In his address to the nation today, the prime minister said that 25 per cent of Pakistani population lives below the poverty line … Read More

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Germany, France impose stringent new measures to stem spread of coronavirus

03 March, 2020 9:38 am 9:38 am

BERLIN ( 92 News ) Germany and France have imposed stringent new measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus. French President Emmanuel Macron in a televised speech announced an enforced lockdown saying we are in a health war. He said 100,000 policemen would be deployed nationwide to enforce the lockdown. Macron said the European … Read More

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France closes shops, restaurants, tells people to stay home

03 March, 2020 10:50 am 10:50 am

PARIS (Reuters) – France will shut shops, restaurants and entertainment facilities from Sunday with its 67 million people told to stay home to help fight the rapid acceleration of the coronavirus in a country where the number of cases has doubled in 72 hours. The government had no other option, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe told … Read More

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Game of Thrones actor Max von Sydow dies at 90

03 March, 2020 2:54 pm 2:54 pm

Paris (AFP) Swedish-born actor Max von Sydow, whose seven-decade career saw him go from starring in iconic art-house movies by Ingmar Bergman to appearing in English-language hits including The Exorcist and Game of Thrones, has died in France aged 90, his family said. “It is with a broken heart and with infinite sadness that we … Read More

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Trump willing to meet leaders of Russia, China, Britain, France on arms con...

02 February, 2020 9:19 am 9:19 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump is willing to hold a summit with the leaders of Russia, China, Britain and France – the five permanent members of the U.N Security Council – to discuss arms control, a senior administration official said Trump wants to use the meeting to try to make progress on a … Read More

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New Chinese coronavirus cases show slight fall; Chinese tourist dies in Fra...

02 February, 2020 8:31 am 8:31 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The number of new cases of a coronavirus in China fell slightly on Sunday, more than three weeks after the outbreak’s epicenter was locked down, and a Chinese tourist died from the virus in France, the first fatality in Europe. The coronavirus, thought to have emerged at a wildlife market in the … Read More

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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


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