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French prime minister unveils new deradicalisation programme -- change in strategy for the French government.


Philippe Huguen, AFP | French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe and some members of his government pose afting announcing new de-radicalisation measures on February 23, 2018, in Lille. 537 more words

France to unveil controversial migrant law -- immigration checks in homelss shelters? -- 100,000 asylum applications last year -- criminalises illegal border crossings


© AFP/File / by Katy LEE and Claire GALLEN | France received a record 100,000 asylum applications last year.

PARIS (AFP) – The French government is set to unveil a tough new immigration bill Wednesday that is proving one of the most divisive of Emmanuel Macron’s young presidency.The legislation, which criminalises illegal border crossings and aims for quicker deportation of those deemed economic migrants, has sparked widespread anger from NGOs who have branded it repressive. 563 more words

Five migrants shot in Calais brawl blamed on traffickers


© AFP / by Gregory DANEL, Clare BYRNE | Three fights across Calais drew in hundreds of the migrants camped out in the hope of stowing away on a truck to England… 623 more words

Macron vows to 'find, punish' those behind New Year's Eve attack on policewoman


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Latest update : 2018-01-02

The French government vowed a crackdown on urban violence Tuesday after shocking video footage emerged of a policewoman being beaten on New Year’s Eve. 501 more words

france's PM's 400K flight from tokyo to paris

france’s prime minister edouard phillipe’s international flight between tokyo and paris is being scrutinized due to its more than 400,000 EURO pricetag.

Is Corsica the Next Catalonia? Nationalists Are Poised for Election Win - NYTimes.com

The European Union is to be the death of the Mega State. The necessity for large conglomerations of disparate peoples to band together for economic good is no longer the factor it once was. 41 more words

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Kano State partner French government offer scholarship scheme to youths

SCHOLARSHIP– the Kano State government under the leadership of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has flag off the second scheme of its scholarship programme with the French government. 385 more words