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  • Whose Bastille Day?

    Whose Bastille Day?

    President Emmanuel Macron is hosting President Donald Trump for Bastille Day to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the entry of the United States into World War I. The invitation is highly symbolic and ironic: the NATO- and EU-bashing Trump…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • France is addicted to the state of emergency. Put an end to it, Mr. President

    France is addicted to the state of emergency. Put an end to it, Mr. President

    “This bill will be the last one. The first and the last one.” That is how Emmanuel Macron answered the question I had just asked him: “What would happen, Mr. President, if France were hit by another terrorist attack in the coming months? Would…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Military Might Alone Won’t Pull Mali From Quagmire

    Military Might Alone Won’t Pull Mali From Quagmire

    Expand French soldiers from Operation Barkhane stand outside their armored personnel carrier during a sandstorm in Inat, Mali, May 26, 2016. © 2016 Reuters…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • The Struggle for LGBT Rights in France

    The Struggle for LGBT Rights in France

    “Today, in France, we still cannot live and love freely just as we are,” said Joël Deumier, president of the association SOS Homophobie. In its annual report published May 10, 2017, the organization stated it received 1,575 testimonies of anti-L…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Let's Rise Up For Our Rights!
    By Bénédicte Jeannerod, France Director at Human Rights Watch and Camille Blanc, President of Amnesty International France.Published on Mediapart's website (in French)Human Rights principles were proclaimed universal almost 70 years ago. They wer…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • France Should Confront China on Rights

    France Should Confront China on Rights

    French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault will arrive in China tomorrow for what will be his last official visit in this country. But he can make it much more than that: it’s an opportunity to publicly express his concern about the serious attack o…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • France: the Human Rights Implications of the Presidential Campaign

    France: the Human Rights Implications of the Presidential Campaign

    #UrgenceDroitsHumains 11 questions to the candidates for human rights to be at the heart of the presidential campaign.…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • France: Put Rights at Heart of Presidential Campaign

    France: Put Rights at Heart of Presidential Campaign

    (Paris) – Human Rights Watch has sent 11 key questions about human rights that France’s next president will face to all candidates for the May 2017 presidential election. At a time when universal human rights and the principles of the rule of law…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • France Should Face up to Azerbaijan’s Rights Record

    France Should Face up to Azerbaijan’s Rights Record

    In Paris this week on an official visit, Azerbaijan’s autocratic President Ilham Aliyev has already scored one photo op. Anyone reading yesterday’s Azeri media could see dozens of photos of Aliyev posing with leaders of top French companies, incl…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Breaking France’s Addiction to its State of Emergency

    Breaking France’s Addiction to its State of Emergency

    Like an addict, France does not know how to quit its state of emergency even though it has become clear that maintaining it erodes the rule of law and fosters human rights abuses while not keeping the country safer. The February 22 report by the pa…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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  • newFrench music magazine puts Bertrand Cantat, who murdered girlfriend, on cover
    Les Inrockuptibles apologises for ‘suffering caused’, after angry backlash to edition featuring singer who beat Marie Trintignant to deathFrench music magazine Les Inrockuptibles has been criticised as “disgusting” for putting Bertrand Cantat…
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Oct 17, 12:01am -
  • newDyslexia: scientists claim cause of condition may lie in the eyes
    In people with the condition, light receptor cells are arranged in matching patterns in both eyes, which may confuse the brain French scientists claim they may have found a physiological, and seemingly treatable, cause for dyslexia hidden in tiny lig…
    - 8 hours ago, 17 Oct 17, 9:52pm -
  • new'Obscene? Pornographic?' – Louvre deems sexually explicit sculpture too risqué
    Museum made the decision to drop Domestikator, which depicts a human figure penetrating an animal, after criticism on social media The Pompidou Centre in Paris will display a sexually explicit sculpture after it was deemed too risqué for the Louvre.…
    - 8 hours ago, 17 Oct 17, 9:12pm -
  • newVann Molyvann obituary
    Architect often described as ‘the man who built Cambodia’ and who transformed Phnom Penh into an elegant cityThe architect Vann Molyvann, who has died aged 90, was often described as “the man who built Cambodia”. In the 1960s he transformed C…
    - 17 hours ago, 17 Oct 17, 12:30pm -
  • France considers tough new laws to fight sexual harassment and abuse
    MPs to debate measures including a clear age of consent after court dropped rape charge in case involving an 11-year-old girlFrench MPs are to debate legislation to crack down on sexist or sexual aggression and harassment, especially assaults on chil…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Oct 17, 9:11am -
  • Theresa May to appeal to Macron over Brexit transition period
    Prime minister to phone French leader in hope of broadening negotiations to include talks on interim phase before leaving EUTheresa May is to appeal to the French president, Emmanuel Macron, to widen the Brexit negotiations to discuss a transition pe…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Oct 17, 8:32am -
  • First Generation: France's Afro-French women
    First Generation, a project by Carolina Arantes documenting France’s Afro-French women, is the winner of this year’s Firecracker Photographic Grant. The project follows the descendants of Africans who moved to France between 1975 and 1980, when t…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Oct 17, 3:00am -
  • Emmanuel Macron claims in TV interview: 'I am not cut off'
    French president went on live primetime TV to deny disdain for working class and to explain ‘macronism’ to suspicious votersThe French president Emmanuel Macron has angrily denied he was cut off from real life or held working-class people in disd…
    - 2 days ago, 15 Oct 17, 7:29pm -
  • A Bulgarian bride and a boxing granny: Sunday's best photos
    The Guardian’s picture editors bring you photo highlights from around the world, including the Ironman World Championship and Californian wildfires Continue reading...
    - 3 days ago, 15 Oct 17, 8:19am -
  • Astronomers find half of the missing matter in the universe
    Scientists produce indirect evidence of gaseous filaments and sheets known as Whims linking clusters of galaxies in the cosmic webIt is one of cosmology’s more perplexing problems: that up to 90% of the ordinary matter in the universe appears to ha…
    - 6 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 10:38am -
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