Posts Tagged ‘France’

France arrests neo-Nazi group planning violent attack

PARIS, France — Three members of a neo-Nazi group arrested in eastern France on suspicion of planning an attack on a masonic lodge have been charged, a judicial source said Saturday. The suspects, two men aged 29 and 56 and a 53-year-old woman, were indicted on Friday evening by a Paris anti-terrorist judge on suspicion […]

Egypt to buy 30 Rafale fighter jets from France in multi-billion dollar deal

PARIS (AFP) — France has agreed to sell 30 more Rafale fighter jets to Egypt, a source close to the contract said on Monday, confirming an online report of a secret mega-defense deal. Investigative site Disclose, citing confidential documents it had obtained, said the deal had been signed on April 26 at the behest of […]

Egypt says France set to sell them 30 fighter jets in multi-billion deal

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France to restrict suspect Lebanese officials from entering

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Macron unveils France’s 4-step lockdown exit plan, including ‘emergency brake’ for regions with Covid-19 spikes

President Emmanuel Macron has outlined his four-stage strategy to ease France’s third national Covid-19 lockdown, with restaurants, bars, and cafes set to open in three weeks’ time. Under the plans, confirmed by Macron to several French regional media outlets on Wednesday, the country’s public health measures to contain the virus will be eased nationally, rather […]

France arrests Italian Red Brigades members it harbored for decades

PARIS/ROME – France has arrested seven fugitive Italian leftist militants after harboring them for decades following their conviction in Italy on terrorism charges, in a turning point for Paris and Rome on an issue that had long poisoned relations.Italy has long sought the extradition of dozens of leftist guerrillas, who had been given refuge in […]

France’s justice minister aims to change law after court ruling on Halimi murder

Browse > Home / News / France’s justice minister aims to change law after court ruling on Halimi murder April 29, 2021 by JNS Read on for article France’s Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti plans to introduce a bill to change French law after a court ruled that the 27-year-old man who killed Jewish woman Sarah […]

‘Killing a dog is worse than murdering a Jew’: The antisemitic injustice of France’s Sarah Halimi trial

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France Under German Occupation Vs jewish Occupation

Let’s compare what life was like in occupied France when the Germans respectfully occupied their country versus when the jews took over and had the country invaded. WorldTruth link Also see: WorldTruth link Share now! Source 00 Hits: 11

France Becomes First EU Country to Test Digital Coronavirus Vaccine Passport

Home » Europe, Manipulation » France Becomes First EU Country to Test Digital Coronavirus Vaccine Passport     France has become the first EU member state to begin testing a digital coronavirus travel certificate as part of a Europe-wide scheme that Brussels hopes will allow people to travel more freely within the bloc by the […]

Japan to hold 1st large-scale military drills with US and France amid South China Sea tensions

The exercise will start in the south of Japan from May 11, marking the first time the three nations will have held a drill with ground troops, as tensions simmer with Beijing over activity in the East and South China Seas. The announcement of the joint exercise was made by the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force […]

Antisemitism is a form of delirium, especially in France

April 23, 2021 by Melanie Phillips – JNS.org Read on for article The latest shocking development in the scandal over a horrific anti-Semitic murder in France not only trains a harsh light on that country’s attitude to Jew-hatred. It also illuminates a deeply problematic and wider inability to deal with antisemitism in the West. A […]

Marine Le Pen’s chances of an electoral earthquake in France are gaining momentum as Macron loses his bearings

Home » Europe, Politics » Marine Le Pen’s chances of an electoral earthquake in France are gaining momentum as Macron loses his bearings     France goes to the polls in 2022, and such is President Emmanuel Macron’s unpopularity that the prospect of a Le Pen victory is being seriously considered, to the extent a […]

France’s Macron calls for change in law following Sarah Halimi ruling

French President Emmanuel Macron has called for a change in the law after the highest French court of appeals last week ruled the murderer of Sarah Halimi could not be held criminally accountable for his actions since he took cannabis before he committed the crime. “Deciding to take drugs and then ‘becoming mad’ should not […]

France’s Top Court: Man Who Threw Jew Over Balcony and Yelled ‘Allahu Akbar’ Not Responsible Because He Smoked Pot

[embedded content] (France24) — France’s highest court on Wednesday ruled that the suspected murderer of Jewish woman Sarah Halimi was not criminally responsible and could not go on trial, provoking anger from anti-racism groups who say the verdict puts Jews at risk. Halimi, an Orthodox Jewish woman in her sixties, died in 2017 after being pushed out […]

In France, anti-Semitism is systemic

April 18, 2021 by Ben Cohen Read on for article In the series “Letters to a German Friend,” written clandestinely during the Nazi occupation of France, the celebrated French writer and resistance figure Albert Camus conducted a debate with an imaginary German correspondent who believed fervently that any act was justified if it contributed to […]

France finally outlaws sex with children under 15 after Duhamel-Kouchner incest scandal reignites age of consent debate

French lawmakers have adopted a law cracking down on sex with children and incest, following a social media firestorm touched off by allegations of incestuous abuse against a prominent intellectual earlier this year. The Assemblee Nationale voted unanimously on Thursday to set the age of consent at 15, classifying sex with children under that age […]

France becomes third country in western Europe to pass 100,000 COVID deaths milestone

France has become only the third nation in western Europe to pass the milestone of 100,000 deaths from COVID-19. The country recorded a further 296 fatalities on Thursday, taking it over the threshold. “We will not forget any face, any name,” said France’s president, Emmanuel Macron. “Since the start of the pandemic, 100,000 French women […]

Ancient Scottish village in France mourns death of Prince Philip

In Aubigny-sur-Nère, known as the city of the Stuarts, Scottish flags are raised in tribute to Prince Philip, the late husband of Queen Elizabeth II. In 1423, Charles VII gave the lands of Aubigny to John Stuart of Darnley in gratitude for helping him fight the English. For almost 250 years, the Albany town lived […]

Pakistan to ban Islamist Party for violent anti-France protests

Pakistan’s interior minister on Wednesday recommended banning the far-right Islamist Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) political party under the country’s anti-terrorism law, after activists and supporters staged violent rallies across the country, leaving chaos in their wake.  For more stories from The Media Line go to themedialine.org The party is demanding the immediate expulsion of the French […]

France top court confirms Sarah Halimi murderer ‘irresponsible’ for taking cannabis

The murderer of Sarah Halimi was not responsible for his actions because he smoked marijuana prior to the crime, France’s Court of Cassation’s Supreme Court of Appeals ruled on Wednesday. The Court began its deliberations on March 4 on whether or not to overrule the lower court’s decision not to try Kobili Traoré for killing […]

Examining Israel-France Relations in Light of the ICC Decision

The International Criminal Court, The Hague, Netherlands. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. On March 18, 2021, Israeli president Reuven Rivlin and French president Emmanuel Macron held a diplomatic meeting in Paris as part of Rivlin’s European tour. Also present at the meeting was IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi. The parties discussed key geostrategic issues […]

Megaliths Covered with Mysterious Engravings Unearthed in France

In 2018, archaeologists working for the French National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research, or INRAP, uncovered an expansive and unusually well-preserved megalithic site near the municipality of Massogny in France. INRAP’s ongoing analysis of the stone megaliths and adjacent village found at the site called Chemin des Bels has revealed in-depth information about the beliefs […]

Roman Funeral Pyre in France Contained Rare Metal Curule Chair

Recently, two amazing discoveries were made in the commune of Epagny Metz-Tessy, in the Haute-Savoie department in southeastern France, near Annecy. After an SNC group carried out routine inspections and excavations prior to giving the all-clear on new housing construction on the site, they stumbled upon two Roman funeral pyres from the 1 st century […]

Reflecting the Divine: Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres, France

The sun’s rays entering the nearly 27,000 square feet of stained glass windows of Notre-Dame de Chartres Cathedral create thousands of colored shards that bathe the interior in ethereal beauty. But beyond this earthly splendor, every one of the more than 175 glorious stained glass windows inspire and encourage worshipers to venerate the Virgin Mary and look […]

5 women arrested in France on suspicion of plotting terrorist attack on religious site during Easter holidays

French counter-terrorism police have arrested a family of five women after one of them was suspected of planning to attack a religious site. A sword and dangerous chemicals were reportedly found in their home. French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin confirmed the operation in a tweet, thanking counter-terrorism agents for their work. Several French news outlets […]

France Announces New COVID-19 Restrictions Amid ‘Accelerating’ Epidemic

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday announced a three-week nationwide school closure and a month-long domestic travel ban, as the rapid spread of the virus ramped up pressure on hospitals. In a televised address to the nation, Macron said efforts are needed as “the epidemic is accelerating.” “We’re going to close nursery, […]

France to reopen embassy in Libya’s Tripoli, Macron announces

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France: New COVID-19 measures beset by technical glitches, public confusion

Residents of Paris and several other regions of France spent their first weekend under a limited monthlong lockdown. While the French government insisted the rules would be less strict than in the past, the measures have been criticized as messy. A travel authorization certificate posted online was so ridiculed by French media for its unnecessary […]

US, Belgium, France, Japan Hold Middle East Naval Drills Amid Iran Tensions

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) transits the Strait of Gibraltar, entering the Mediterranean Sea as it continues operations in the 6th Fleet area of responsibility in this April 13, 2019 photo supplied by the US Navy. Photo: US Navy / Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Clint Davis / Handout via Reuters. […]

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