World number one Novak Djokovic's French Open preparations were dealt with a blow as he suffered a 6-3 4-6 6-2 defeat by Russian Daniil Medvedev in the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals on Friday.
Reuters. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 11:47:33 -0400.
Hundreds of French activists on Friday staged a sit-in outside top energy companies in Paris, describing France as the "republic of polluters", as part of a international civil disobedience campaign on climate change. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 11:25:14 -0400.
Diary of Philip Owen Ayton's brutal four years in Gallipoli and France reveals the sapper had a hell of a time both at the front and in his time off.
Carolyn Webb. Sydney Morning Herald. Sat, 20 Apr 2019 00:05:00 +1000.
A 23-year-old politician is leading Marine Le Pen's right-wing populists in May elections for the European Parliament. His name is Jordan Bardella, and he's as eloquent as he is radical.
Spiegel Online. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 14:44:40 +0200.
A comedian tipped to become Ukraine’s next president and his incumbent rival go head-to-head in an extraordinary stadium debate Friday, as campaigning reaches its climax before a weekend vote. Read more here. ...
Helen Mukhina. Kyiv Post. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 10:49:19 +0000.
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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