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News France » Île-de-France: France veteran Malouda loses appeal in Gold Cup case

News channel or source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/soccer/2018/04/19/france-veteran-malouda-loses-appeal-in-gold-cup-case/33976781/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Former France winger Florent Malouda has lost his appeal against being ruled ineligible to play for French Guiana at the 2017 Gold Cup. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says its judges dismissed Malouda's appeal against ...

News France » Île-de-France: Air France unions to continue strikes into May despite pay offer

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-air-france-unions/air-france-unions-to-continue-strikes-into-may-despite-pay-offer-idUSKBN1HQ2D6
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Air France (AIRF.PA) unions said they would continue strike action into May, in addition to two further days in April, in a dispute over pay that has already cost the French carrier hundreds of millions of euros. The unions representing ...

News France » Île-de-France: Syria returns Légion d'honneur award to France

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-43833652
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Syria has returned to France the prestigious Légion d'honneur presented to President Bashar al-Assad, saying he would not wear the award of a country that was a "slave" to America. The move comes days after France said a "disciplinary procedure" for ...

News France » Île-de-France: France's Poorest Region Looks to China, Not Macron, for Help

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-19/france-s-poorest-region-looks-to-china-not-macron-for-help
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

In the northern French Hauts-de-France region, a traditional stronghold of the protectionist, anti-immigrant National Front, constituents are banking on Beijing rather than Paris to turn around the area’s economic malaise. At the helm of the push is ...

News France » Île-de-France: May 1968: When France threw off the shackles

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/may-1968-france-threw-off-shackles-034033330.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Paris (AFP) - Fifty years ago, as France exploded in mass protests, words scrawled on the walls of the Sorbonne university summed up the revolutionary zeal of the time: "Run free, comrade, we've left the old world behind!" Half a century on, the May 1968 ...

News France » Île-de-France: How France wants to ‘reform’ Islam, and 6 other global stories you might have missed

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/04/19/how-france-wants-to-reform-islam-and-6-other-global-stories-you-might-have-missed/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

In this occasional series, The Washington Post brings you up to speed on some of the biggest stories of the week. This week: The biggest story: How France wants to “reform” Islam Since 2015, more than 230 people in France have been killed in ...

News France » Île-de-France: At least 15 injured in road accident in northern France

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/04/18/at-least-15-injured-in-road-accident-in-northern-france.html
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

PARIS – French authorities say at least 15 people have been injured in a road accident involving two minibuses in northern France. The prefecture in the city of Lille said in a statement on Wednesday that five disabled children are among the injured.

News France » Île-de-France: The Sorbonne takeover that symbolised France's May 68 unrest

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/sorbonne-takeover-symbolised-frances-may-68-unrest-041300563.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Paris (AFP) - The student occupation of the venerable Sorbonne university in Paris proved a beacon in the events of May 1968 when France was gripped by unprecedented social unrest. From March students at universities around the capital had held low-key ...

News France » Île-de-France: France's Macron heading to Germany for talks with Merkel

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/04/19/frances-macron-heading-to-germany-for-talks-with-merkel.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

BERLIN – French President Emmanuel Macron is heading to Berlin for meetings with Angela Merkel in the hopes of winning support from the German chancellor on his ambitious reform plan for the European Union. The two leaders who are meeting Thursday share ...