France

Type: Country
Name: France
population: 60,293,928
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 30 mins ago - 3 reports

NA President Meets New French Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, August 01, 2014 –Cambodia’s President of the National Assembly (NA) Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin received here this morning newly appointed French Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Jean-Claude Poimboeuf.During the meeting, H.E. ... [Published Agence Kampuchea Presse - 30 mins ago]
First reported 41 mins ago - Updated 38 mins ago - 2 reports

SIAL Paris Celebrates 50th Edition

The next SIAL edition, which takes place in Paris from 19 to 23 October, is the 50 th in the trade show’s portfolio and promises to be the most international yet, with visitors from over 200 countries.“90% of the exhibition space has already been booked! ... [Published Frozen Food Europe - 38 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 47 mins ago - 2 reports

Ford tests automatic braking in Paris

Having completed a closed track development and testing process, Ford engineers turned to the French capital - which claims some of Europe's busiest roads - for real-world trials.Active City Stop's light detecting and ranging sensor scans the road ahead ... [Published New Car Net - 47 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

France: Cocaine worth £2 million disappears from Paris police headquarters

Nearly 52kg of cocaine has mysteriously disappeared from police headquarters in Paris.The cocaine had been seized during a number of raids to dismantle a network of drug traffickers across the French capital in July, and France24 reports that was was ... [Published Descrier - 1 hour ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

A calm Paris pro-Israel rally ahead of another Saturday storm?

PARIS — While a new temporary truce was in the works between Israel and Hamas, and while the Israel Defense Forces are increasingly internationally criticized, French pro-Israel protesters calmly demonstrated under high security Thursday evening in P ... [Published The Times Of Israel - 1 hour ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 40 reports

France's Iliad Launches Surprise Takeover Bid for T-Mobile USA

Published on: 1st Aug 2014France's smallest mobile network operator, Iliad has launched a USD 15 billion offer to buy a majority stake in T Mobile USA. The move, which was largely unexpected seeks to trump the long rumoured merger between T Mobile and ... [Published Cellular-News - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

How events of August 1, 1914 unfolded

. In the first part of a four-day series, we document the dramatic events leading up to the declaration of war as they happened, hour-by-hour June 28 Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, was assassinated in Saraj ... [Published Telegraph - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 4 reports

Jean Jaures: France pays hommage 100 years on

Francois Hollande takes a coffee in Cafe du Crossaint where Jean Jaures was assassinated 100 years ago. Photo: Yoan Valat/Pool/AFPOn Thursday France paid tribute to one of its greatest political leaders who was assassinated in a Paris café exactly 100 ... [Published The Local France - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

Deputies Find Girl Walking Along Highway 50; Mother Will Not be Charged

Lyon County Deputies say a 3-year-old girl found walking along Highway 50 early Thursday morning just wanted to go to the park. Lyon County Deputies in the Dayton Patrol Area say they found the girl walking near Six Mile Canyon Road at approximately 3:30 ... [Published KTVN - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 9 reports

Paris hosts first pro-Israel rally since start of Gaza offensive

Pro-Israeli groups are gathering in front of the Jewish state’s Paris embassy on Thursday, in the first such event in the French capital since the recent military offensive in the Gaza Strip began more than three weeks ago.The Representative Council of ... [Published France24 - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 4 reports

Anti-Semitism Means The Future Of Europe's Jews Is Under Threat, Says Natan Sharansky

At a time when the population of the country's major cities spend time everyday in bomb shelters, young people are called up weekly as army reservists, and when popular opinion of the nation is at its lowest ebb, it seems a strange time to want to emigrate ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 3 reports

Archbishop of Lyon Visits North Iraq; France Offers Asylum, Holds Rallies for Christians in Iraq

:07 AM PDT post a commentCardinal Philip Barbarin, Archbishop of Lyon, travelled to north Iraq to meet with Christian refugees, who were expelled from Mosul. The Islamic State, formerly known as ISIS, purged Mosul of all its Christians and imposed ... [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 30 2014]

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...the (apocryphal) story of Martin Bouygues, the owner of France's third mobile operator, saying of Niel's attempt to get a mobile operator license, "I have not bought a castle so I could let the gypsies invade the lawn." They will learn how Niel used the quote, published by the satirical investigative paper Le Canard Enchainee: He sent a truck plastered with "We Are Not...
Smoke rises after Israeli air strikes in the east of Gaza city. "There is the need for new precedents in the law of war to limit the behaviour of modern army behemoths." Photograph: Sameh Rahmi/NurPhoto/Corbis
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"They don't boast about what they accomplished or what they had to go through," he said. "They have a truly endurance-of-life story that should be told, and always should be remembered."

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EU commercial vehicle registrations up 9.3% in H1 [Published International Fleet World - 9 mins ago]
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70 years ago today: June 6th 1944 [Published Wiltshire Magazine - 11 mins ago]
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What Historians Get Wrong About World War I [Published Time - 12 mins ago]
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Renaissance Man: Fred Daspit [Published The IND - 17 mins ago]
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What Historians Get Wrong About World War I [Published TIME.com - 15 mins ago]
World War I broke out precisely 100 years ago, in early August 1914. Late the previous June, a terrorist loosely associated with Serbian Intelligence had assassinated the heir to the Austrian throne in Sarajevo. Not everyone grasped the event’s potential ...
Imam to wed same-sex couples under Pride festival [Published Radio Sweden - 23 mins ago]
Imam Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed. Photo: Madeleine Rollenhagen/Sveriges Radio. Lyssna: "We have to adapt the spirit of Islam, and that's being progressive and inclusive" Imam Ludovic Mohamed Zahed will be carrying out same-sex marriages during the ...
Thoma Bravo-backed InfoVista snags 46.5 mln euros [Published PE Hub Blog - 34 mins ago]
InfoVista , a portfolio company of Thoma Bravo , has received 46.5 million euros in debt financing from Ares Management and GE Capital International. The ESSLP served as lead arranger for the senior loan. Based in France, InfoVista is a provider ...
Charles Krauthammer: John Kerry the Clueless wi... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 42 mins ago]
WASHINGTON —  John Kerry is upset by heavy criticism from Israelis — left, right and centre — of his recent cease-fire diplomacy. But that’s only half the story. More significant is the consternation of America’s Arab partners, starting with the president ...
Urban Cores, Core Cities and Principal Cities [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - 1 hour ago]
Many American cities, described commonly as urban cores, are functionally more suburban and exurban, based on urban form, density, and travel behavior characteristics. Data from the 2010 census shows that 42.3 percent of the population of the historical ...
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France's Iliad Makes Bid for T-Mobile US [Published Wall Street Journal Tech News Briefing - 16 hours ago]
France begins three days of mourning over Air A... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 28 2014]
Protesters across Europe denounce Israel's Gaza... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 26 2014]
Hollande: Mali crash victims' bodies to be flow... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 26 2014]
Death toll climbs in Gaza as world leaders in P... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 26 2014]
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CNP Assurances: First-Half 2014 Results [Published Financial Services - Jul 31 2014]
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