With Vladimir Putin watching from the stands, France won its second World Cup title in a match that was interrupted by an on-field protest during the second half that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for.
ABC News. Sun, 15 Jul 2018 17:15:26 UTC.
The Manchester United boss welcomed back his squad earlier this week and has only one player still in action in Russia, Paul Pogba, who will hope to lead France to glory against Croatia on Sunday.
Daily Mail. Sun, 15 Jul 2018 01:31:27 +0100.
On the eve of the World Cup Final, NPR's Michel Martin chats with former FIFA Referee Howard Webb about what it takes to referee one of the biggest sporting events in the world.
Gemma Watters. NPR. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 17:54:00 -0400.
He was the well-off globetrotting playboy, a face of Coca Cola commercials and a fashion model with much to live for, not least of all his beautiful French girlfriend Simone-Maree.But Mark Johnston's lifestyle also brought him ...
New Zealand Herald. Sun, 15 Jul 2018 08:21:37 +1200.
France and Malta have agreed to host 50 people each, responding to a request for help sent by Italy after it took part in the rescue of 450 migrants from an overcrowded ship in the Mediterranean, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said.
Reuters. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 15:53:13 -0400.
The Trump administration has refused wide-ranging protections for European companies operating in Iran, rejecting appeals from Britain, France and Germany for exemptions from sanctions on the Tehran regime. According to U.S. ...
Newsmax. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 13:29:14 EDT.
This year's World Cup final coincides with Bastille Day and the French are gearing up to watch star striker Kylian Mbappe lead their team against Croatia for FIFA's biggest prize.
Al Jazeera. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 16:37:57 GMT.
Tunisian-born Lahouaiej-Bouhlel caused the carnage when he deliberately drove a 19-tonne truck into the crowd that had gathered on the seaside Promenade des Anglais to celebrate French independence.
Jerusalem Post. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 16:31:35 GMT.
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.
For more news and information about France, visit this official
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