An Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers is reported to have crashed over northern Mali. The plane was carrying 110 passengers and 6 crew, of which 50 were French citizens. 364 more words
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After the National Front for Corsican Independence (FNLC) was founded in 1976, it became known as a violent nationalist group prone to detonating bombs targeting French immigrants in Corsica and other sites on the French mainland. 237 more words
Apple, Starbucks and Fiat have come under close scrutiny in an investigation by the European Commission over a possible loophole they believe the companies have been exploiting to slash their corporate taxes. 583 more words
In FIFA World Cup football, history matters. Whether it was made on the playing field or not.
The international history of France playing Germany in the sport is sparse — they’ve only met four times in the World Cup — but significant. 984 more words
When it comes to tourism, France enjoys a reputation for elegance in its arts and architecture, finesse in its cuisine, and romance in its streets. This reputation attracts millions of travelers to the City of Love and to the French countryside. 895 more words
On Tuesday, June 24, the European Court of Human Rights suspended the decision made just a few hours before by French Council of State to end treatment for Vincent Lambert, a 38-year-old tetraplegic man who has been in coma for six years. 250 more words