Tag Archives: France

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Tencent's WeBank looking to raise $1 billion in funding round – source

HONG KONG (Reuters) – WeBank, the online finance arm of Chinese tech firm Tencent Holdings Ltd <0700.HK>, is looking to raise approximately $1 billion to expand its lending business &…

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Paris Siege: Terror Mastermind's Fate Unclear

The fate of the alleged mastermind of the Paris terror attacks remains unclear after police raided an apartment where he was suspected to have been holed up. A senior police…

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Norwegian airline green, British Airways less clean: study

A Norwegian low-cost airline has been dubbed a champion of fuel efficiency in a new study released Tuesday, in marked contrast to British Airways & Lufthansa which have been labelled…

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French president's security stance draws Bush comparison

PARIS (AP) — France's Socialist President Francois Hollande is drawing comparisons to former Republican President George W. Bush by tacking rightward with a forceful declaration of war on the Islamic…

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France Launches New Airstrikes Against IS

France has launched a fresh wave of military airstrikes against IS targets in the group's Syrian stronghold of Raqqa. France's army general staff said the 10 fighter jets involved in…

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Hollande outlines fightback against IS after attacks

President Francois Hollande unveiled France's riposte to Islamic State on Monday after its atrocities in Paris, vowing tough new anti-terror measures & intensified bombing of Syria in a historic speech…

German watchdog probes Apple and Amazon audiobooks agreement

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany's Federal Cartel Office has begun an investigation into Apple Inc's arrangement with Amazon for purchasing audiobooks, the competition watchdog said in a statement on Monday. It…

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Belgian is prime suspect as commander of Paris attacks – French source

By Chine Labbé PARIS (Reuters) – A Belgian national currently in Syria & believed to be one of Islamic State's most active operators is suspected of being behind Friday's attacks…

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U.N. says all sides in Libya may be committing war crimes

GENEVA (Reuters) – All sides in Libya's conflict are committing breaches of international law that may amount to war crimes, including abductions, torture & the killing of civilians, the United…

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IS Video Warns Of More Attacks Like Paris

Islamic State (IS) has used a new video to warn countries taking part in airstrikes in Syria they will suffer the same fate as France. "We say to the states…