Tag Archives: France

Renault and France at loggerheads as board clash looms

By Laurence Frost & Gilles Guillaume PARIS (Reuters) – Renault is drawing up proposals to relinquish some power over alliance partner Nissan, sources said, & will on Monday commence shoring…

Algerian president returns home after French medical checks

ALGIERS (Reuters) – Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has returned home after a brief visit to France for routine medical checkups, the presidency said in a statement carried by the APS…

Human cases of 'rabbit fever' have jumped up this year

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are seeing an increase of a rare illness called rabbit fever that was beaten back decades ago. In the last two decades, health officials…

French poultry exports hit by bird flu: ministry

A string of countries in Asia & north Africa have banned imports of French poultry following a bird flu outbreak, the agriculture ministry said Thursday in Paris. Algeria, China, Egypt,…

The Latest: European stocks falter after deposit rate cut

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The latest developments on the day the European Central Bank is expected to announce a further stimulus for the 19-country eurozone economy. All times local: 2:10…

France shuts mosque, arrests man in crackdown after attacks

PARIS (Reuters) – Police shut a mosque east of Paris & arrested the owner of a revolver found in related raids on Wednesday as part of a crackdown called after…

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France to give Africa 2 bn euros for green energy

France will donate African countries two billion euros ($2.1 billion) over the next four years to develop renewable energy & replace the fossil fuels that drive global warming, President Francois…

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France, India to launch global solar alliance

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande & India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Monday launch an international solar alliance aimed at eventually bringing clean & affordable solar energy…

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Thousands gather for funeral of top Kurdish lawyer

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) – Thousands gathered for the funeral of Tahir Elci, a Kurdish lawyer & human rights activist gunned down on Saturday in a southern eastern city at the…

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As elections near, scarred Spain wavers on France military support

Spain's government is stuck between a rock & a complex place as it balances trying to show France support in its battle against extremism & domestic political risks. While keen…