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Inspired by Bastille Day visit, Trump considers July 4th military parade
US President Donald Trump on Monday revealed plans to transform America's Independence Day celebrations next July 4 into a vast military parade, styled on France's Bastille Day.


French journalist Loup Bureau arrives home after being released from Turkish ...
The young French reporter Loup Bureau arrived back in Paris on Sunday, "tired but relieved", after being detained for more than seven weeks in a Turkish jail on terror charges.


US tourists hurt in acid attack in French city of Marseille
Two young female American tourists were sprayed with hydrochloric acid in the French city of Marseille on Sunday by a woman who appeared to have psychological problems, a police source said.


France beats Serbia to reach Davis Cup tennis final
France punched their ticket to the Davis Cup final when Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Dusan Lajovic 2-6 6-2 7-6(5) 6-2 to give the hosts an unassailable 3-1 lead against Serbia on Sunday.


Open season on France's Laurent Wauquiez, hardliner eyeing top party job
French conservative Laurent Wauquiez is eyeing his party's top job, months after its presidential hopes were dashed by scandal. But the hardliner, riled by inconvenient revelations himself this week, is finding he won?t get there unchallenged.


Paris officially named host city for the 2024 Olympic Games
The International Olympic Committee named Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics on Wednesday, crowning two cities at the same time in a historic first for the embattled sports body.


Hardliners protest French labour reform as Macron chides 'slackers'
Tens of thousands of hard-left trade unionists marched through French cities on Tuesday to protest against President Emmanuel Macron's labour law reforms, although turnout appeared lower than at demonstrations in previous years.


Thousands take to the streets to rally against French labour reforms
Thousands of people are expected to protest against labour reforms across France on Tuesday, the first widespread demonstrations of Emmanuel Macron's presidency. Some 180 protests are expected to take place in cities nationwide.


How migrants struggle to cross the Italy-France border
France has pledged to take in 30,000 migrants, currently in Greece or Italy, by the end of 2017. But so far, fewer than 2,000 are believed to have been relocated to France. At the French-Italian border, police patrols have risen since the 2016 terror attack in Nice, making it very hard for migrants to reach France. Meanwhile, activists such as farmer CÚdric Herrou, who received a suspended fine for helping migrants, are providing support. FRANCE 24?s Aurore Dupuis and Karim Yahiaoui report.


Paris set to celebrate award of 2024 Olympic Games
The International Olympic Committee will confirm Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics here in Lima on Wednesday, crowning two cities at the same time in a historic first for the embattled sports body.


Under fire for storm response, Macron surveys hurricane-hit French islands
French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday vowed to help ensure a speedy recovery on a tour of the French Caribbean islands battered by Hurricane Irma as his government comes under fire for its handling of relief efforts following the storm.


Macron faces first major street protests of his presidency
Emmanuel Macron faces the first major protests of his presidency on Tuesday as one of the country?s biggest trade unions prepares to lead demonstrations against his planned labour reforms. More than 180 protests are planned nationwide.


More aid arrives on hurricane-hit island of St Martin
With ports mended and weather cleared, officials sent in more aid and arranged stepped-up evacuations Monday in remote Caribbean islands devastated and cut off by Hurricane Irma.


France urges Chad to hold elections
France on Monday urged Chad to press ahead with parliamentary elections after securing billions of dollars in pledges from donor countries aimed at helping to revive the country's struggling economy.


French-Lebanese director accused of 'normalising' relations with Israel throu...
Lebanese film director Ziad Doueiri, who was detained briefly for previous visits to Israel, lashed back against critics who accused him of normalisation with the Jewish state.



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