France

France's Michelin stars awarded in virtual ceremony due to COVID-19

It is handing out its stars for the shuttered industry at a virtual ceremony to a virtual public.

published on : 18th January 2021

France closes 9 places of worship under campaign against Islamic extremism: Report

According to the Figaro newspaper, three of the closed facilities were located in the department of Seine-Saint-Denis near Paris.

published on : 16th January 2021

French woman, declared dead, fights to prove she's alive

The ruling, which capped a nearly two-decade-long wrongful dismissal suit, turned Pouchain's life upside down. 

published on : 11th January 2021

India, France discuss counter-terrorism, cooperation in Indo-Pacific at strategic dialogue

During his meetings, Bonne conveyed President Macron's wish to further strengthen the relationship of trust and friendship between France and India in 2021.

published on : 9th January 2021

Macron advisor meets PM Modi, discusses bilateral and global issues

French Ambassador to India Emmanuel Lenain was also present during the meeting.

published on : 8th January 2021

France striker Karim Benzema to stand trial in 'sex tape' case

The 33-year-old Benzema, the most talented French forward of his generation, has been banned from the national team since November 2015.

published on : 8th January 2021

France backed India on Kashmir, didn't allow China to play procedural games at UNSC: Macron advisor

Bonne said France is close to the QUAD - the grouping of US, Japan, Australia and India - and may hold some naval exercises with them in future.

published on : 8th January 2021

US suspends tariffs on French goods in digital tax dispute

The punitive levies were due to take effect Wednesday, but USTR held off citing ongoing investigations of similar measures "adopted or under consideration in 10 other jurisdictions."

published on : 8th January 2021

France steps up duck cull as bird flu hits foie gras farms

The highly pathogenic H5N8 virus was first detected in a bird in a pet shop on the Mediterranean island of Corsica in November before spreading to duck farms on the mainland in December.

published on : 7th January 2021

India, France to hold annual strategic dialogue on January 7: Ministry of External Affairs

The two sides, led by NSA Ajit Doval and French government advisor Emmanuel Bonne will hold discussions on wide-ranging bilateral and global issues.

published on : 6th January 2021

France charges an alleged organizer of giant New Year's rave after 2,500 people attend amid coronavirus curfew

The 22-year-old man also faced property damage and drug charges among other offenses, and was placed in custody, prosecutor Philippe Astruc told a news conference.

published on : 5th January 2021

2,500 attend illegal New Year rave in France, clash with police amid COVID-19 fears

Such mass gatherings are strictly prohibited across France to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and a nationwide 8:00 pm curfew - which was not lifted for New Year - applies across the country. 

published on : 2nd January 2021

We will examine it: France praises nationality bid by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's father

The elder Johnson, 80, is a former member of the European Parliament who backed remaining in the EU in Britain's 2016 membership referendum.

published on : 2nd January 2021

'Will always be European': UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's father seeks French citizenship

The elder Johnson, 80, is a former member of the European Parliament who backed remaining in the EU in Britain's 2016 membership referendum.

published on : 31st December 2020

Global COVID-19 cases top 80.7 million: Johns Hopkins

The global death toll due to the pandemic stood at 1,764,215.

published on : 28th December 2020
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