Tag Archives: France

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Two More Suicide Attackers Identified

Two more suicide bombers involved in the deadly attacks in Paris have been identified, the prosecutor's office said. Samy Amimour, a 28-year-old charged in a terrorism investigation in 2012, blew…

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S.African students win university language victory

After months of turmoil at South African universities, student protesters on Friday won the right to be taught in English at Stellenbosch University, the intellectual home of Afrikaners during apartheid….

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Pope Central African trip on despite France's security fears, Vatican says

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis' trip to Central African Republic, which has been rocked by strife between Christians & Muslims, is still scheduled to go ahead…

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Belgium seen central to Paris attack plans, France launches manhunt

By Emmanuel Jarry & Robert-Jan Bartunek PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – French warplanes pounded Islamic State positions in Syria on Sunday as police in Europe widened their investigations into coordinated attacks in…

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Expressions of solidarity for France in red, white and blue

LONDON (AP) — Social media was awash Saturday in the red, white & blue of the French flag as people worldwide expressed their solidarity with a nation in mourning in…

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France vows 'merciless' response after attacks kill 129

By Ingrid Melander & Marine Pennetier PARIS (Reuters) – An angry President Francois Hollande on Saturday promised a "merciless" response to a wave of attacks by gunmen & bombers that…

'Star Wars' Costume Exhibit Reveals Creativity Behind Force Fashion

A new museum exhibit opening this weekend in New York City features dozens of real costumes from the seven "Star Wars" movies, & serves as an illustration of how the…

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Russia's Yandex says complained to EU over Google's Android

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia's biggest search site Yandex said on Friday it had asked the European Commission to investigate Google's practices in relation to its Android mobile operating system in…

Facebook Testing Snapchat-Style Disappearing Messages

Facebook is trialling new disappearing messages that self-destruct after one hour, similar to messaging app Snapchat. The new feature within Facebook’s Messenger app is initially being tested in France.

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G20 host Turkey says stands with France in fight against terrorism

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey, which hosts a summit of world leaders this weekend, condemned attacks by gunmen & bombers in Paris as a crime against humanity & said it stood…