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Controversy as far-right targets France's mixed-race Joan of Arc

Orleans has for the first time named a mixed-race teenager to play folk heroine Joan of Arc for annual festivities, prompting a torrent of racist abuse from far-right members. 

published on : 22nd February 2018

Operation Barkhane: Two French soldiers killed in Mali mine blast

The deaths bring to 12 the number of French troops killed since the start of the operation launched to vanquish jihadist groups that overran northern Mali in 2012.

published on : 21st February 2018

France unveils controversial migrant bill, rights groups furious 

French voters consistently cite immigration as a top concern, and the issue helped far-right nationalist leader Marine Le Pen to win 34 percent of the vote in the presidential election last year.

published on : 21st February 2018

The Indo-French co-operation: A travelling photography exhibition

‘A world in common’, a travelling photography exhibition, highlights the projects completed in India in collaboration with the French Development Agency.

published on : 20th February 2018

French budget minister faces new sex allegations

Influential French Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin faces a second investigation over claims that he used a past political position to ask for sexual favours.

published on : 14th February 2018

France uncorks record wine and spirits exports

Exports of wine also perked up in 2017, having been held in check the previous four years due to fierce price competition, rising by six percent in volume and 9.6 percent in value.

published on : 14th February 2018

French man faces court over consensual sex with 11-year-old

The government has vowed to introduce one for the first time because France does not treat sex between an adult and a minor as rape unless there is proof that force was used.

published on : 13th February 2018

French league investigates racist abuse of Balotelli

Balotelli was booked for gesticulating angrily at the crowd in the game on Saturday. He then complained to the referee that he had been subjected to racist abuse.

published on : 13th February 2018

PSG trip to Nice brought forward to capture Asian TV market

The Asian market, where the English Premier League is hugely popular, is an important target for the LFP, which opened an office in Beijing a year ago and will be played at lunchtime.

published on : 13th February 2018

Roland Mouret to design Meghan Markle's wedding dress?

Former 'Suits' actress Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are due to get married at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on May 19.

published on : 10th February 2018

Indian journalist and another scribe ordered to leave Maldives

The action against the two journalists came as a privately-owned television station in the Maldives went off the air, citing threats during the country's current state of emergency.

published on : 10th February 2018

WATCH | Dhanush's Hollywood debut 'The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir' teaser

The film is an English-French comedy-drama directed by Ken Scott where Dhanush is playing a Mumbai man named Ajatashatru Lavash Patel.

published on : 10th February 2018

A Me Too moment at NY Fashion Week thanks to French designer Myriam Chalek

The eight women first walked in her designs, then stood at the end of the runway in front of a hotel ballroom full of seated guests and a platform of photographers and TV crews.

published on : 10th February 2018

French Air Force chief General Andre Lanata takes sortie on Tejas fighter jet

The Chief of the Staff of the French Air Force, General Andre Lanata, today flew a sortie on the Indian Air Force's Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) 'Tejas' in western Rajasthan.

published on : 7th February 2018

Angel Di Maria fuels PSG as Marseille hit nine in French Cup

Di Maria scored a hat-trick as holders PSG defeated second-tier Sochaux 4-1 on Tuesday to reach the French Cup quarters.

published on : 7th February 2018
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