Part & Parcel: France Deploys 100,000 Soldiers & Police Officers for Holidays

Part & Parcel: France Deploys 100,000 Soldiers & Police Officers for Holidays Deployed in ‘the context of a still-elevated terrorist threat,’ say Interior Ministry. Part & Parcel: France Deploys 100,000 Soldiers & Police Officers for Holidays

France mobilizes 100,000 security personnel for the holidays

France mobilizes 100,000 security personnel for the holidays PARIS – France’s government is deploying nearly 100,000 police and soldiers for the holiday season as fears of extremist attacks remain high. The additional security will focus on Christmas markets, shopping … Continue reading

Macron: France ready to strengthen force in Sahel fighting Islamists

Macron: France ready to strengthen force in Sahel fighting Islamists PARIS (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday France stood ready if needed to strengthen its military force fighting alongside African troops against Islamist insurgents in the Sahel. … Continue reading

France Just Passed a Ban on Fracking and Oil Extraction

France Just Passed a Ban on Fracking and Oil Extraction France’s parliament approved a ban on fracking and oil extraction that will go into effect in 2040. Some haled the move as an inspiring example, but critics called the … Continue reading

France Announces A Landmark Ban On Fossil Fuel Production

France Announces A Landmark Ban On Fossil Fuel Production France has recently passed a new law sweeping environmental agenda that puts the European nation at the forefront of climate leadership. On Tuesday, the French National Assembly voted to immediately … Continue reading

France fights militants who recruit through sport

France fights militants who recruit through sport GENTILLY, FRANCE: Boxing, football, bodybuilding and militants: most of those who have carried out terrorist attacks in France also played organized sport, and clubs, particularly in the Paris region, are worried. The … Continue reading

Germany, France urge end to renewed fighting in east Ukraine

Germany, France urge end to renewed fighting in east Ukraine FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are urging both sides in eastern Ukraine to live up to cease-fire agreements amid a recent … Continue reading

France fights militants who recruit through boxing, football and bodybuilding

France fights militants who recruit through boxing, football and bodybuilding Boxing, football, bodybuilding and jihad: most of those who have carried out terrorist attacks in France also played organised sport, and clubs, particularly in the Paris region, are worried. … Continue reading

Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme wants Chris Froome doping investigation solved quickly

Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme wants Chris Froome doping investigation solved quickly Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme wants cycling authorities to act quickly in their investigation of four-time champion Chris Froome. Froome has been ordered to explain … Continue reading

The Year in France: Coverage From The New York Times in 2017

The Year in France: Coverage From The New York Times in 2017 PARIS — In Paris, it is always possible to wander into the past. But this year, it was also possible to glimpse the future. The extreme right … Continue reading

Brunel tells players he will take France rugby job

Brunel tells players he will take France rugby job Bordeaux (AFP) – Jacques Brunel has made his mind up to leave Bordeaux-Begles and take over the France reins, one of his club players told AFP on Friday. With rumours … Continue reading

Migrants risk lives on snowy Alpine paths to reach France

Migrants risk lives on snowy Alpine paths to reach France African migrants are increasingly braving the snow-clad Alps in efforts to evade immigration police and reach France from Italy, often taking treacherous high-altitude passes that locals warn will lead … Continue reading

France couple in China unreachable after Liu Xiaobo tribute

France couple in China unreachable after Liu Xiaobo tribute These are external links and will open in a new window Image caption Friends say they have been unable to contact the two artists since 15 December Two artists from … Continue reading

France to ban all oil and gas production by 2040

France to ban all oil and gas production by 2040 France’s parliament approved legislation on Dec. 19 that would ban all exploration and production of oil and natural gas within its borders and its territories by 2040. Drilling permits … Continue reading

Ski France: Scenic Chalets in Alpe d’Huez

Ski France: Scenic Chalets in Alpe d’Huez To be catered or self-catered: that is the question…The beautiful Chalets de l’Altiport in Alpe d’Huez, France, offer both, with Ski France Ski France is offering a new catering option right in … Continue reading

China France: Couple unreachable after Liu Xiaobo tribute

China France: Couple unreachable after Liu Xiaobo tribute Two artists from France have been unreachable in China after they painted a tribute to the late Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, sparking concern over their whereabouts. Hu Jiamin and Marine Brossard … Continue reading

France school bus driver charged after deadly crash with train

France school bus driver charged after deadly crash with train Charges have been filed against the driver of a school bus hit by a train on a level crossing, leaving six children dead. The preliminary charges from the French … Continue reading