French unions fret over new Canadian CEO for strike-hit Air France-KLM - 1時間前  France 24

Several French unions have expressed dismay over the choice of former Air Canada executive Benjamin Smith to head Air France-KLM, citing the need for a CEO to defend “our national airline's interests” as well as fears he will seek to lower wages.
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Former UN chief and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan was ‘a guiding force for good’ - 2時間前  France 24

Former UN secretary general and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died Saturday in Switzerland at the age of 80 after a short illness. His calm dignity and moral rectitude helped guide the UN through some of its thorniest recent challenges.
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Mali's opposition leader Soumaila Cissé rejects presidential runoff result - 8時間前  France 24

Mali's opposition leader on Friday rejected the announcement that President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was the winner of a presidential runoff in this West African nation, saying he would be filing a fraud complaint to the Constitutional Court.
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Families outraged as Italy buries Morandi bridge dead - 10時間前  France 24

Italy was preparing an official day of mourning Saturday to commemorate the dozens of people killed in Genoa's bridge disaster with some outraged relatives of victims set to shun the official ceremonies.
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Palestinians die in clashes with Israeli forces at Gaza border - 21時間前  France 24

Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire and another 60 injured at a protest along the Gaza border amid ongoing Egyptian efforts to broker a cease-fire, Gaza’s Health Ministry said Friday.
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Former CIA directors issue unprecedented condemnation of Trump - 0日前  France 24

Former CIA directors and another half dozen of America’s most senior spies have issued an unprecedented condemnation of President Donald Trump, after his decision to blacklist their colleague John Brennan.
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New Zealand bans foreign property ownership - 1日前  France 24

New Zealand has passed legislation curbing foreigners’ ability to buy residential property in a bid to rein in the South Pacific nation’s booming housing prices.
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Search for survivors continues after Genoa bridge collapse - 1日前  France 24

Rescue workers in Genoa toiled for a third night in the wreckage of a collapsed bridge, continuing the desperate search for people still missing after the accident, which left at least 38 people dead.
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US creates 'action group' to up pressure on Iran - 1日前  France 24

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a new high-level team to focus US and international efforts to increase diplomatic and economic pressure on Iran.
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'Shame and sorrow': Pope condemns US 'predator' priests - 1日前  France 24

The Vatican said on Thursday Pope Francis was on the side of victims of more than 300 "predator" priests in the United States accused of abusing over 1,000 children across seven decades.
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Italian president demands safety guarantees after Genoa bridge tragedy - 1時間前  France 24

Italy's president demanded guarantees Saturday that all the nation's roads are safe following the Genoa highway bridge collapse, after he comforted mourners at a state funeral for many of the dead in the grieving port city.
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Former UN chief and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has died at age 80 - 5時間前  France 24

Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80.
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Playboy Pakistan cricket star Imran Khan sworn in as PM - 9時間前  France 24

Imran Khan was catapulted to global fame as a World Cup cricket champion, but the man known in the West as a celebrity playboy has become prime minister of Pakistan as a populist, religiously devout, anti-corruption reformist.
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Worst floods in a century kill scores in India's Kerala - 20時間前  France 24

The worst floods in a century in the Indian state of Kerala have killed 164 people and forced more than 200,000 into relief camps, officials said on Friday, with the toll expected to rise as heavy rain pushes water levels higher still.
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Genoa bridge collapse sounds the alarm on aging infrastructure in Europe - 22時間前  France 24

The collapse of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy highlights the challenges of maintaining aging infrastructure and the importance of proper inspection and upkeep.
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Hollywood director Weir testifies in Cambodia 'spying' trial - 1日前  France 24

Hollywood director Peter Weir made a surprise appearance at a court in the Cambodian capital on Thursday, testifying in the trial of a filmmaker accused of espionage, the latest twist in a case decried by rights groups as “bogus”.
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Thousands arrive in Mecca for 'smart hajj' - 1日前  France 24

Two million Muslims gather in Saudi Arabia this week for the hajj as the annual pilgrimage becomes increasingly hi-tech with apps to help the faithful navigate Islam's holiest sites.
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Tributes pour in for 'gift from God' Aretha Franklin - 1日前  France 24

Tributes have poured in for Aretha Franklin after the legendary singer died at home on Thursday at the age of 76.
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Trump's military parade postponed amid reports of soaring costs - 1日前  France 24

A military parade ordered by US President Donald Trump for later this year has been postponed until at least 2019, a defense official said Thursday, following reports the cost had soared to over $90 million.
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Air France picks first foreign CEO, setting stage for likely union spat - 1日前  France 24

Air France-KLM named Air Canada executive Benjamin Smith as its new boss on Thursday, opting for an outsider to steer the airline group through a fraught stand-off with unions at its French carrier.
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