Officials in southern France made impassioned pleas Tuesday to a so-far-silent French government to allow docking access to a ship carrying 141 migrants that it rescued last week in the Mediterranean Sea, stressing humanitarian concerns.
Fox News. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:21:08 GMT.
Andy Murray's comeback following hip surgery hit another roadblock on Monday after he was beaten 6-1 1-6 6-4 by France's Lucas Pouille in the first round of the Cincinnati Open.
Reuters. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 20:09:16 -0400.
French film director Jacques Audiard, alongside Ken Loach and David Cronenberg and over a hundred others from the film world, called Monday for the release of Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov, who is on hunger strike in a Russian jail.
France 24. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:23:21 GMT.
If you're planning a holiday to France anytime soon or are already on one, chances are you've come across the word "location" a fair amount. But what does it actually mean?
The Local. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:38:44 +0200.
Traditionally seen as harbingers of death or symbols of evil, the crow family of birds are often considered to be pests.But a French park has taken advantage of their innate intelligence and trained the birds to pick up ...
New Zealand Herald. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:52:23 +1200.
Russian Foreign Ministry says that Russia and Turkey bear special responsibility for peace, security and stability in Syria and in the entire region
Tass. Sun, 12 Aug 2018 20:51:33 +0300.
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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