- France anaesthetist investigated for poisoning patients
The doctor denies poisoning seven patients - two of whom died - between 2008 and 2017.
BBC News. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:29:50 GMT.
- France election: Ex-PM Valls backs Macron for president
Instead of backing his own party's candidate, Manuel Valls throws his weight behind Emmanuel Macron.
BBC News. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:21:45 GMT.
- 'Carlos the Jackal' sentenced to third life term for 1974 attack
A French court convicts the man known as Carlos the Jackal — once the world's most-wanted fugitive — of a deadly Paris bombing and sentences the self-dubbed "elite gunman" to a third life term.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:24:36 +1100.
- Nude French Women: A New Photo Collection Released In Paris
A new collection of stunning photos of naked French women by photographer Sonia Sieff is attracting a lot of attention in Paris. Note: NSFW (not safe for work)
By Cecilia Rodriguez, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:13:00 -0400.
- Cameroon Gripped By Second Teachers Strike
There is more turmoil in the education field in Cameroon. Teachers in the country’s eight French-speaking regions have joined their colleagues on strike in its two English-speaking regions. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:08:23 -0400.
- ADM Adds to European Sweetener and Starch Footprint with Proposed Acquisition of Chamtor
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today that it has been granted exclusivity in relation to the proposed purchase of Chamtor, a French producer of wheat-based sweeteners and starches. ... ...
Business Wire. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:00:00 UTC.
- Coalition Official Says Final Drive On IS In Raqqa Is Near
The French defense minister says the Western-backed coalition in Syria is ready to launch its final push to drive Islamic State (IS) militants from their de facto capital in Raqqa.
Radio Liberty. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 04:58:03 +0000.
- About half of French voters still undecided as election race nears: poll
An Odoxa poll released on Friday showed that nearly half of French voters had not made their final choices as to which candidate they wanted to support following an unpredictable campaign.
- Aide to France's Le Pen Says Putin Wished Her 'Good Luck' With Election
Russian President Vladimir Putin wished French far-right leader Marine Le Pen "good luck" for next month's presidential election, a close aide to the National Front candidate said after the two met in the Kremlin on Friday. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:24:00 -0400.
- Fiat Chrysler faces French probe for emissions violations, report says
A French prosecutor opened an investigation into FCA over allegations that the carmaker skirted diesel emissions tests, Reuters reported.
AutoNews.com. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:56:29 EST. Subscription required.
Facts About France
The French Republic, located in western Europe, is governed by an elected
President, who appoints a Prime Minister and presides over a Council of
Ministers. Its bicameral legislature consists of a Senate and a
National Assembly. France's capital city is Paris, and its currency
is the Euro. The primary language used in France is French, and
in 2007, France's estimated population was 63,718,000.
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