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French rail and flight disruptions coincide as labour unrest continues
Striking French rail workers disrupted train services for the ninth day this month on Monday, turning a deaf ear to the centrist government?s insistence that the state-run SNCF and other neglected public services are in need of reform.


Belgian court finds Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam guilty over 2016 Brussels ...
A Belgian court on Monday found Salah Abdeslam, the last surviving suspect in the Paris attacks, guilty of terrorism-related attempted murder over a shootout with police in Brussels days before his capture in 2016.


French police arrest man over Mont Saint Michel threat
French police have arrested a man accused of threatening to attack police at Mont Saint Michel, causing a scare that led to the evacuation of one of the country?s busiest tourist sites, a security source said Monday.


France's lower house approves controversial asylum and immigration bill
France's National Assembly has passed a controversial immigration law that has exposed unprecedented divisions in President Emmanuel Macron's young centrist party.


Iran nuclear deal set to test Macron-Trump ?bromance? on historic visit
The fate of the Iran nuclear deal tops the agenda as French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in the US on Monday for the first official state visit hosted by President Donald Trump.


Today's French strikes ?lack vital ingredients? of ?68 and ?95
France?s waves of strikes and protests over President Emmanuel Macron?s reform agenda have invited comparisons with the iconic upheaval of 1968 and the strikes that killed similar reform efforts in 1995. But it seems this time may be different.


France?s Mont-Saint-Michel evacuated after man threatens police
Mont-Saint-Michel reopened Sunday afternoon after being evacuated "as a precautionary measure" when a man made aggressive comments aboard a bus headed to the Normandy islet and threatened to attack local police.


Macron?s controversial asylum bill makes headway in French parliament
French lawmakers approved a measure of President Emmanuel Macron?s tough immigration bill that would allow authorities to double the amount of time they can detain those who have been refused asylum to up to 135 days.


French politicians, celebrities condemn ?new anti-Semitism?
More than 250 French dignitaries and stars have signed a manifesto denouncing a "new anti-Semitism" marked by "Islamist radicalisation" after a string of killings of Jews, published in the Sunday edition of Le Parisien newspaper.


Macron calls Egypt's Sisi to discuss Syrian war
French President Emmanuel Macron called Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday to discuss the Syrian crisis, Sisi?s office said.


'Far from over': French students evicted from Tolbiac vow to fight Macron's r...
The banners hang torn, the ground is scattered with broken chairs and wood, and the students who occupied Paris?s Tolbiac university campus until this morning have all been evacuated. ?I?m sad, but it?s far from over,? one of them tells FRANCE 24.


France ?expels? controversial Salafist preacher to Algeria
Controversial Salafist preacher, Imam El Hadi Doudi, who was based in the southern French city of Marseille, was expelled to Algeria Friday morning following a lengthy legal process, according to a French media report.


Cocktail of anger lacks punch at Paris anti-reform protest
Under a hot sun on the boulevard Montparnasse, with union-run mojito stands and a brass band playing "Hasta Siempre, Comandante", Paris?s latest anti-reform demo had an air of Havana. But something else, too, evoked Cuba: a decidedly insular feel.


Brazil prosecutor warns against Total drilling near Amazon coral reef
A Brazilian prosecutor warned of "ecocide" in recommending against a drilling license for French oil major Total close to a huge coral reef near the mouth of the Amazon River.


Syria returns Assad's Légion d'honneur to France
Syria returned to France the prestigious Légion d'honneur it gave to President Bashar al-Assad, saying Thursday he would not wear the award of a "slave" to America.



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