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France's all-time leading scorer and Arsenal great Thierry Henry landed his first managerial job on Saturday after Monaco hired him as a replacement for Leonardo Jardim, who was dismissed last week.
Posted: October 15, 2018, 3:00 pm
At least 10 people died when violent rainstorms turned rivers into raging torrents in southwest France on Monday, prompting some of the deadliest flooding in years, officials said.
Posted: October 15, 2018, 9:31 am
Two weeks after the hasty departure of France’s interior minister Gérard Collomb, Emmanuel Macron's long-awaited government reshuffle is expected to be announced Monday.
Posted: October 15, 2018, 8:46 am
French company Vinci has built the world’s first stretch of motorway made entirely from recycled road materials.
Posted: October 14, 2018, 2:22 pm
Time with luminaries is the newest commodity for sale at French auctions. Instead of Old Master paintings and Ming Dynasty porcelain, you can bid for private moments with world-famous footballers, chefs and violinists.
Posted: October 13, 2018, 3:04 pm
Poverty has increased over the past ten years in France, with the number living on less than 50% of the average salary rising from 4.4 million to 5 million people. The majority are young people and single-parent families.
Posted: October 13, 2018, 2:52 pm
In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame on Friday lauded his French counterpart, saying Emmanuel Macron has brought a “freshness” into the world of politics. Kagame’s foreign minister has just been elected to head the International Organisation of la Francophonie (OIF) and he said he was not surprised by this historic appointment. Kagame, however, dodged questions about whether this had been a Kigali-Paris backdoor deal to better relations between the countries.
Posted: October 12, 2018, 7:00 pm
In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 and RFI, French President Emmanuel Macron called for "the whole truth" on the the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, describing the situation as "very serious". Macron also welcomed the controversial appointment of Rwanda's foreign minister as the new head of the International Organisation of La Francophonie (group representing countries where French is the lingua franca or influenced by French values).
Posted: October 12, 2018, 5:02 pm
France’s foreign ministry said on Friday that it had asked Saudi Arabian authorities to provide transparent and detailed answers over the fate of veteran Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after he disappeared in Turkey.
Posted: October 12, 2018, 11:26 am
The International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF) on Friday named Rwanda’s Louise Mushikiwabo as its new chief. She succeeds the Canadian incumbent, rival candidate Michaëlle Jean, after a suspense-free vote in Armenia.
Posted: October 12, 2018, 5:54 am
The International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) chooses its new leader at a summit in Armenia on Thursday and Friday. But the French-backed candidacy of Rwandan foreign minister Louise Mushikiwabo has caused a great deal of controversy.
Posted: October 10, 2018, 8:20 pm
For the past two years, Saudi Arabia has been trying to join the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF). But some member countries believe Riyadh's bid is at odds with the democratic ideals promoted by the grouping.
Posted: October 10, 2018, 5:39 pm
Around 160,000 people joined demonstrations across France on Tuesday, the interior ministry said, heeding union calls for President Emmanuel Macron to "maintain the social model", which has come under threat from his ambitious reforms.
Posted: October 9, 2018, 3:55 pm
Three months removed from scoring in the World Cup final and still three months shy of his 20th birthday, Kylian Mbappe is already a serious title contender for the Ballon d'Or as the best soccer player in the world.
Posted: October 9, 2018, 3:17 pm
Two French rappers who clashed in a gang fight at Paris’s Orly airport, delaying flights and damaging a departures lounge, were fined 50,000 euros ($57,000) each on Tuesday but escaped jail time.
Posted: October 9, 2018, 2:09 pm
France’s most famous Nazi hunters, Serge Klarsfeld and his German wife Beate, received top honours in a ceremony led by French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday.
Posted: October 9, 2018, 6:50 am
France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen joined Italy’s firebrand Interior Minister Matteo Salvini in Rome on Monday to launch their campaign for European parliamentary elections with an attack on the "Brussels bunker" they plan to storm.
Posted: October 8, 2018, 5:10 pm