Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld dies at 85 - 3時間前  France 24

Karl Lagerfeld, who passed away on Tuesday at a hospital outside Paris, enjoyed the stature of a god among mortals in the world of fashion, where he stayed on top for well over half of a century and right up to his death.
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Macron to visit Paris Holocaust Memorial after spate of anti-Semitic incidents - 4時間前  France 24

French President Emmanuel Macron said he would visit the Paris Holocaust Memorial on Tuesday as symbolic gatherings are held across France to denounce a spate of anti-Semitic incidents that have shocked the country.
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Lack of Arabic education oversight exposes Senegal’s youths to radicalisation - 6時間前  France 24

While Senegal has so far successfully shielded itself from the threat of Islamist extremism, experts warn that gaps remain in the country's security strategy, most notably in the field of education. Last July, the trial of 30 suspected terrorists shocked the nation and showed that the country is not free of jihadist influence, particularly among youths. In the second of five reports ahead of the country’s presidential election, FRANCE 24's Sarah Sakho and William de Lesseux report from the northern city of Saint-Louis, where the development of Koranic schools signals the emergence of a more co...more
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‘We can do it again,’ says Genesio as Lyon eyes Manchester repeat against Barcelona - 8時間前  France 24

Lyon’s performances against Manchester City in the group stage prove they can compete with mighty Barcelona in Tuesday's Champions League clash, says coach Bruno Genesio.
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Two policemen killed in Cairo blast - 14時間前  France 24

Two policemen were killed and three wounded when an explosive device carried by a militant they were pursuing detonated in the heart of the Egyptian capital on Monday, an interior ministry statement said.
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Israel-Central Europe summit canceled after Poland pulls out over Nazi comments - 21時間前  France 24

Poland on Monday pulled out of a summit in Jerusalem, triggering the collapse of the entire meeting, after the acting Israeli foreign minister said that Poles "collaborated with the Nazis" and "sucked anti-Semitism with their mothers' milk.
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'Air Cocaine' smuggling trial opens in the south of France - 0日前  France 24

A high-profile French trial over the evocatively named Air Cocaine drug smuggling scandal began Monday in Aix-en-Provence after six years in the making.
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Nadia Ghulam: Being a man was 'the only way to survive' under the Taliban - 1日前  France 24

Born in Kabul, Afghanistan in 1985, Nadia Ghulam was traumatised at the age of 8 during the civil war. A bomb flattened her home, killing her brother, destroying her parents' livelihood and leaving her badly disfigured. Under the Taliban, women were not allowed to work. In order to support her family, Ghulam decided at age 11 to take on her brother's identity and spent the next 10 years disguised as a man. She spoke to FRANCE 24 about her incredible story.
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Kashmir tensions rife as Saudi crown prince visits Pakistan, India - 1日前  France 24

Saudi Arabia vowed to "de-escalate" rising tensions between Pakistan and India during a high-profile summit in Islamabad Monday as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman prepares to travel from Islamabad to New Delhi.
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French court rules on priest's attempt to block child abuse film - 1日前  France 24

A French court on Monday will decide whether to block the release of a film by acclaimed director François Ozon based on real-life victims of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, just two days after it picked up a prize at the Berlin Film Festival.
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Bernie Sanders announces 2020 White House bid - 3時間前  France 24

Senator Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday he is running for president, launching a second bid for the White House after a surprisingly strong run for the Democratic nomination in 2016.
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Mali’s displaced herdsmen set up camp in a landfill – and pay a toxic price - 5時間前  France 24

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Brazil's Bolsonaro sacks close ally amid campaign financing scandal - 8時間前  France 24

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday sacked a close aide who helped get him elected after a storm within his party over suspected improper campaign financing.
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US states sue Trump over border wall funding - 11時間前  France 24

A coalition of 16 U.S. states led by California sued President Donald Trump and top members of his administration on Monday to block his decision to declare a national emergency to obtain funds for building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Trump warns Venezuela military to abandon Maduro or 'lose everything' - 15時間前  France 24

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday warned members of Venezuela's military who remain loyal to socialist President Nicolas Maduro that they are risking their future and their lives and urged them to allow humanitarian aid into the country.
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Seven lawmakers quit UK Labour Party over Brexit and anti-Semitism - 22時間前  France 24

Seven British lawmakers quit the main opposition Labour Party on Monday over its approach to issues including Brexit and anti-Semitism - the biggest shake-up in years for one of Britain's major political parties.
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Were Hungarian authorities really using pigs to deter Muslims at the border? - 1日前  France 24

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‘Not as easy as they think’: Europeans cool over US calls to repatriate jihadist fighters - 1日前  France 24

US President Donald Trump's demand that European countries take back their citizens fighting in Syria is receiving a mixed reaction as nations ponder how to bring home-grown members of the Islamic State (IS) group to trial.
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Senegal election: Has Macky Sall’s economic boom trickled down? - 1日前  France 24

Senegal is gearing up for a presidential election next weekend, with incumbent President Macky Sall expected to secure a second term in office after his main challengers were barred from running. The West African country’s economic growth rate sits at just over six percent, up threefold since Macky Sall was first elected seven years ago. Senegal’s landscape has also changed in that time with a number of large infrastructure projects inaugurated on the eve of the election campaign. If re-elected, Sall plans to launch phase two of Senegal's development plan – a plan that promises an “emerging Se...more
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EU lawmakers invited by Guaido barred from entering Venezuela - 1日前  France 24

Venezuela denied a group of European lawmakers entry into the country on Sunday, arguing they had "conspiratorial motives" for flying to Caracas in the throes of a political crisis.
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