Posts Tagged ‘France’

Tour de France: Pinot wins Stage 14 as Alaphilippe extends lead

Over cycling news, Thibaut Pinot has won Stage 14 of the Tour de France, while his French compatriot Julian Alaphilippe, not only retained the Yellow Jersey, but also stretched his lead over his main rivals. Pinot jumped away from a small group, 200 meters from the line, to beat Yellow Jersey holder Alaphilippe and 3rd-placed Steven Kruijswijk of […]

Russia, France, Germany urge de-escalation after Iran seizure of UK tanker

Tasnim – Russia, France, and Germany called on Tehran and London to de-escalate tensions after Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) captured a British oil tanker for breaching international maritime law while crossing the Strait of Hormuz. The Russian Federation Council’s International Affairs Committee Chairman Konstantin Kosachev said, “We hope for a level-headed approach from […]

#YellowVests #Macron #France Yellow Vests gain strength, as Macron booed by massive crowds on Bastille Day

Blog of Staś Staś Source Article from https://stanstasblog.wordpress.com/2019/07/16/yellowvests-macron-france-yellow-vests-gain-strength-as-macron-booed-by-massive-crowds-on-bastille-day/ Related Posts China’s first under-Yellow River subway line put into trial operation China’s first subway line with some sections built under the Yellow River was put Mutilated Yellow Vests march and protest against police brutality in Paris   Several hundred people have shown up for the ‘march […]

Huge waterspout filmed off Corsican coast, France

   A waterspout was sighted off the Corsican coast on Monday, July 15, as seen in this video, shared by Talasani resident Fernand Orsini. Waterspouts are a relatively common sight off the coast of Corsica, particularly in the late summer and early autumn. Several social media users shared video and images of the waterspout on […]

France sees risk of stumble into US-Iranian conflict

Tensions have risen as Washington has blamed Iran for several attacks on oil tankers and Tehran shot down a US surveillance drone, prompting President Donald Trump to order air strikes that he called off only minutes before impact. Trump withdrew the United States last year from the 2015 deal between Iran and world powers to curb […]

France hopes first INSTEX transaction comes in a few days

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Thursday he hoped the first transaction under INSTEX will be conducted in a few days, Reuters reported. “This first transaction will be modest but it is a starting point and we expect INSTEX to be an effective tool. As it’s a first, we need time to do bigger […]

Jewish extremist hiding in Israel will be tried by France

Ali Abunimah Rights and Accountability 28 June 2019 Grégory Chelli, also known as Ulcan, is a fugitive from French justice in Israel. (via Twitter) Zionist hacker Ulcan is to stand trial in France in connection with a 2014 hoax prosecutors say precipitated the death of Thierry Le Corre, the father of journalist Benoit Le Corre. […]

Much safer to be a protester in Hong Kong/China than in France

June 28, 2019 by Ramin Mazaheri for The Saker Blog The differences in handling the recent protests in Hong Kong and the weekly demonstrations in France illuminate an enormous democratic deficit between Western “liberal democratic” societies and non-Western “socialist democratic” ones. It has been amazing to see how quickly the Hong Kong government – which under the […]

France records all-time highest temperature as Europe bakes in extreme heatwave

France recorded its all-time hottest temperature of 45.1 degrees Celsius (113.2 degrees Fahrenheit) on Friday as the country and much of Europe basked in an early summer heatwave, state weather forecaster Meteo-France said. The temperature was recorded in the southern town of Villevieille and beat the previous record for France of 44.1 degrees Celsius recorded […]

Iran nuclear deal must be upheld, not jeopardized: France, Germany tell US

France and Germany have asserted to the United States that a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, which Washington has quit, must be upheld and not jeopardized. French Defense Minister Florence Parly and his German counterpart Ursula von der Leyen made the remarks to acting US Defense Secretary Mark Esper in Brussels on Thursday, Reuters […]

France Becomes First Country To Ban All 5 Pesticides That Kill Bees

In May 2018 the EU banned three of the significant pesticides implicated in the collapse of bee populations. To save the bees, clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam are now prohibited for use on crops. However late last year France went a step further and set the high bar in the all-important fight to save the bees. […]

The ‘Gilets Noirs’: The Undocumented Migrant Movement In France

With France marking six months of ‘yellow vest’ rallies and civil unrest, a new movement is making itself heard. The Gilets Noirs, the largest collective of undocumented migrants in France, have been conducting a series of high profile actions, most notbaly the recent protests at Charles De Gaulle airport calling for an end to deportation flights. In this […]

France’s Le Pen to go on trial for tweet criticizing ISIS back in 2015

   French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has been ordered to stand trial for tweeting pictures of Islamic State atrocities, a judicial source told AFP on Wednesday. Le Pen shared the gruesome images in December 2015, a few weeks after IS jihadists killed 130 people in attacks in Paris. A judge in the western Paris […]

Nighttime meteor fireball reported flying over Germany, France

   The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 8 reports of a meteor flying over Germany and France on the night of May 22, 2019. AMS member Jurgen D. uploaded video footage of the event from his all-sky camera: Source Article from https://www.sott.net/article/414021-Nighttime-meteor-fireball-reported-flying-over-Germany-France Related Posts Police investigate reported vandalism on Palestinian agricultural land Israel Police said […]

France nabs 2 suspects in Lyon bombing case

France says it has arrested two suspects over a bombing attack that injured 13 people in the southeastern city of Lyon last week. Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said Monday that police had arrested a 24-year-old man who matched the accounts eyewitnesses have provided of the suspect. Castaner confirmed one of the arrests in a […]

The Yellow Vests of France: Six Months of Struggle

The Yellow Vests of France: Six Months of Struggle I am writing you from Montpellier, France, where I am a participant-observer in the Yellow Vest movement, which is still going strong after six months, despite a dearth of information in the international media. But why should you take the time to learn more about the […]

France Takes Unprecedented Action Against Reporters Who Published Secret Government Document

JOURNALISTS IN FRANCE are facing potential jail sentences in an unprecedented case over their handling of secret documents detailing the country’s involvement in the Yemen conflict. Earlier this week, a reporter from Radio France and the co-founders of Paris-based investigative news organization Disclose were called in for questioning at the offices of the […]

Monsanto Kept Dossiers On Influential People In France and Across Europe, Previously Paid Sir Richard Doll To Alter Scientific Research

By Aaron Kesel Bayer (Monsanto), the formerly merged company of potentially two of the evilest businesses in history is now under fire for keeping a dossier on influential people such as journalists in France, and according to Monsanto, they did the same across Europe, Reuters reported. French prosecutors allege that Monsanto kept a file of […]

Iran, France stresses reinforcing ties

IRNA – Head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations Kamal Kharrazi and Ex-French Foreign Minister Hervé de Charrette emphasized developing ties in all fields. During the meeting, both sides underlined the historical and cultural backgrounds which can be used as foundation of promoting cooperation in all fields. During his stay in France, Kharrazi in […]

France arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE ‘evident hypocrisy’: Ansarullah

The spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement has fiercely criticized the French government for supplying Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) weapons that have been used in their war on Yemen, describing the move “a clear hypocrisy to evade crimes.” “The persistence of French President (Emmanuel Macron) on selling arms to Saudi Arabia on the pretext […]

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