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End of prison hostage standoff in France, 2 guards freed

The French justice ministry says two guards have been freed after a hostage-taking by an inmate armed with a hand-made weapon at a top security French prison in Normandy....

End of prison hostage standoff in France, 2 guards freed

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Prison guards injured in prison riot in Ukraine MOSCOW (AP) — Police say four prison guards have been injured in clashes with inmates who have barricaded themselves in a prison in Ukraine’s port city of Odessa. Serhiy Shaykhet, chief of the investigative unit at the Odessa police, said in te...
06:32, 05/27/2019

Italian hostage freed after 3 years in Syria returns home MILAN (AP) — Italy’s defense minister says an Italian who had been held hostage in Syria for three years has been released and returned to Italy. Defense Minister Elisabetta Trenta late Wednesday confirmed Alessandro Sandrini’s arrival at...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison....
21:16, 05/06/2019

Freed American hostage in Burkina Faso was destined to be transferred to Al Qaeda, French officials say French officials say the American hostage in Burkina Faso, who was freed thanks to the deadly raid by French forces, would have been given to a group linked to Al Qaeda....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Three Tajik prison guards killed in riot Rioting prisoners have killed three guards in a high-security facility in Tajikistan which houses people convicted of religious extremism, including Islamic State militants, the Central Asian nation's Justice Ministry said on Monday....
22:32, 05/19/2019

France honors soldiers who died during hostage rescue in Burkina Faso An American woman who was taken hostage in Burkina Faso was nearly handed over to al-Qaida militants before she was rescued by U.S. commandos, a French military officer said Tuesday....
14:48, 05/14/2019

The prison where women say guards and medical staff preyed on them Former inmates at a California prison allege a range of sexual abuses by employees – from overt assault to subtle misconduct – made easy by the toxic power dynamicsIn 2011, Michele Infante was incarcerated for close to six months at the Century Regio...
03:48, 05/02/2019

Sentencing for 2 Louisiana prison guards in abuse case Separate sentencings are scheduled Wednesday for two former Louisiana prison guards who pleaded guilty to plotting to hide the fact that they sprayed chemical into the faces of kneeling, handcuffed inmates....
12:00, 05/14/2019

Jury awards $2.7M to man beaten by Maryland prison guards A Maryland jury has awarded nearly $3 million to an inmate who was beaten by prison guards almost six years ago in what his attorney called a "systemwide failure."...
13:16, 06/13/2019

New Zealand spent more than $700,000 on slushy machines to keep prison guards cool New Zealand’s Department of Corrections is being criticized for spending more than $700,000 on slushy machines to reduce staff discomfort and tension that could lead to inmate violence....
08:48, 04/29/2019

UK prison guards smell a rat and find rodents stuffed with drugs Suspected organized criminals have been stuffing the bodies of dead rats with drugs, phones and cash and throwing them over the walls of a British prison to get contraband to inmates, the government said on Monday....
12:00, 04/28/2019

Inmate takes guard, trainee hostage in high-security French prison Special police forces were deployed to the Conde-sur-Sarthe prison where an inmate used an improvised weapon to take a guard and a trainee hostage. The prisoner reportedly has a history of holding up guards....
18:16, 06/11/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years charged again with rape LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who spent three decades in prison for a rape he says he did not commit before being freed in 2016 is now accused by police of raping a woman in January. The Republican newspaper reports 50-year-old George Pe...
13:32, 05/04/2019

Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift. Activists said the release of two Reuters journalists did not mean broad improvement for freedom of expression and other rights that are in jeopardy in Myanmar....
08:48, 05/07/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam’s killing freed from prison KAJANG, Malaysia (AP) — A Vietnamese embassy translator says the Vietnamese woman who was tried for the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader has been released from a Malaysian prison. Maridam Yacfar told reporters at th...
18:16, 05/02/2019

‘American Taliban’ Lindh freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the Californian who took up arms for the Taliban and was captured by invading U.S. forces in Afghanistan in 2001, got out of prison Thursday after more than 17 years, released under tight restrictions that reflected government fear...
10:16, 05/23/2019

American who fought for Taliban to be freed early from US prison John Walker Lindh to be released but some politicians say he may still be security riskJohn Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, is to be released early from federal prison despite some US politicians expressing conce...
05:00, 05/23/2019

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprung from a federal prison this Thursday. Lindh, 38, will walk out of the Indiana slammer after serving ...
13:00, 05/21/2019

California man freed from life prison sentence for joyriding A California man was freed from prison after serving 23 years of his life sentence on a joyriding conviction, including eight years in solitary confinement for possessing a book written by the co-founder of a notorious prison gang....
20:48, 06/04/2019

Reuters reporters jailed for more than 500 days freed from prison Two journalists from Reuters — who had been detained in Myanmar after reporting about the killing of Muslim men in western Rakhine State — were released from prison on Tuesday local time. Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had been convicted in Septem...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Reuters reporters freed from Myanmar prison: witnesses Two Reuters reporters who were jailed in Myanmar on convictions of breaking the Official Secrets Act were freed Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars, according to witnesses. ...
20:32, 05/06/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years faces new rape charge A Massachusetts man who spent roughly 30 years in prison for rape before being freed in 2016 is facing new charges in connection with a January sex assault, authorities said. George Perrot, 51, was arraigned Monday in Salem Superior Court on charges ...
16:32, 05/06/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink’s heist freed from prison ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Judith Clark is free after serving more than 37 years behind bars for her role in a 1981 Brink’s armored truck robbery in suburban New York that left two police officers and a security guard dead. Prison officials say Clark ...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Man Known as ‘American Taliban,’ John Walker Lindh, Is Freed From Prison Mr. Lindh, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, was released on probation after serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence for providing support to the Taliban....
11:48, 05/23/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder trial freed from prison A woman charged with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been released from prison. She had been in custody for two years before charges against her were dropped....
23:00, 05/02/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink's heist freed from prison Judith Clark, who entered prison as a left-wing revolutionary defiantly refusing to participate in her own murder trial, walked free on Friday as a 69-year-old woman acclaimed for her work behind bars with service dogs, AIDS patients and inmates with...
18:16, 05/10/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Islamic militant group, is set to be released from federal prison Thursday...
04:32, 05/23/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Islamic militant group, was released from federal prison Thursday...
07:32, 05/23/2019

John Walker Lindh, an American who joined the Taliban, to be freed from Indiana prison John Walker Lindh, a Californian captured in the Middle East, has served 17 years of a 20-year sentence for supporting the Taliban regime.        ...
09:32, 05/22/2019

Joshua Wong, Leader of Hong Kong Protests in 2014, Is Freed From Prison The release of Mr. Wong, a then teenager who became the face of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, comes as the city is once again gripped by protest....
02:48, 06/17/2019

Freed Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Addresses Rally on the Day He Is Released From Prison Activists and striking students gathered outside Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on Monday to listen to freed democracy campaigner Joshua Wong on the day he was released from prison—and one day after massive protests forced an abject clim...
01:48, 06/17/2019

Judith Clark, radical leftist and getaway driver in deadly Brink’s heist, freed from prison Former Weather Underground radical and Brink’s robbery getaway driver Judith Clark was freed from prison Friday — nearly four decades after the operation killed two responding police officers and a security guard. A parole board voted last month to r...
17:00, 05/10/2019

France and Rwanda: Re-examining France’s role in the genocide A French commission of experts is taking a fresh look at France’s role in the Rwandan genocide twenty five years ago. To come up with a fair assessment of the mutual recriminations will be no easy task....
12:16, 06/06/2019

Records: 2 men took child hostage after reservation killings Court records say a homeowner told police that two men linked to the killing of five people on an Indian reservation in Washington state approached his residence and briefly took a child hostage at gunpoint before they were captured later....
14:32, 06/11/2019

Dutch Hostage Killed While Trying To Escape In Philippines: Army A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked terrorists was killed on Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the southern Philippines, according to the military, which......
08:48, 05/31/2019

Lithuanian circus owner releases bear he took ‘hostage’ VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuanian police say a private circus owner has released a bear from a cage after a standoff with police trying to take the animal away. Authorities wanted the bear confiscated for many violations, most recently because it ...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Dutch hostage in Philippines killed while trying to escape from militants A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried to escape during a firefight on a remote southern island, the military said....
07:32, 05/31/2019

Switzerland: 3 dead after hostage-taking at Zurich apartment BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police say an armed man took two women hostage at an apartment in Zurich and all three died after shots were heard. Police in Switzerland’s biggest city said the 60-year-old Swiss man took the women hostage early Friday. The...
07:16, 05/31/2019

Dutch hostage killed while trying to escape from militants in Philippines A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried to escape during a firefight on a remote southern island, the military said....
03:48, 05/31/2019

French hostage says ordeal in Burkina Faso was 'hell' A French hostage, freed in Burkina Faso on Thursday during on overnight rescue in which two soldiers were killed, has described the experience as "hell."...
11:48, 05/15/2019

Baltimore's Government Held Hostage by Ransomware Attack For the second time in just over a year, Baltimore has fallen victim to a major cyberattack. Last year, hackers targeted the city’s 911 emergency system, but this time around, the city government’s files are being held hostage by ransomware.Read more...
13:16, 05/08/2019

A ransomware attack is holding Baltimore's networks hostage A ransomware attack brought Baltimore city government's computers to a halt yesterday. The hackers are reportedly holding the city's files hostage, demanding up to 13 Bitcoins (about $76,280) to free the city's systems. As of this afte...
13:32, 05/08/2019

Trump deal with Mexico a win for 'hostage-taking': former WTO chief The migration deal imposed on Mexico this week by U.S. President Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs was a victory for "hostage-taking" over international rules, a former head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Saturday....
16:32, 06/08/2019

Armed teen surrenders to police after hostage siege An armed teenager with reported links to the Gilet-Jaunes movement in France has released his final hostages after a siege lasting nearly five hours....
17:00, 05/07/2019

Woman sexually assaulted in home as 7 others held hostage: cops A woman was sexually assaulted by two push-in robbers in her Queens home over the weekend — as her mom and six other females, including a child and her nanny — were held hostage in a bedroom, cops said. Video caught one of the fiends with a black han...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Dutch hostage held by Filipino militants killed in gubattle Philippine military officials say a long-held Dutch hostage has been shot and killed by his Abu Sayyaf captors when he tried to escape during a gunbattle in southern jungles....
23:48, 05/30/2019

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insisted the city pay 13 bitcoin (then $76,280, today $102,310) to cut the computers loose. The hackers clai...
19:16, 05/22/2019

Ransomware attack on Baltimore continues to hold the city hostage Earlier this month, hackers successfully deployed a piece of ransomware that, for about two weeks now, has effectively shut down a range of key public services in the city of Baltimore. All told, the ransomware in question has locked down approximate...
19:16, 05/22/2019

That Time My Delivered Package Was Held Hostage and Exchanged for a Six Pack of Beer I’m one of those people who live in a neighborhood where anytime I get an “out for delivery” email/text/raven for any package that won’t fit into my mailbox, I know it means it’s time for me to head home. I will either receive the package personally ...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Culver, Reddish top list of shooting guards in NBA draft Jarrett Culver made himself a top-flight NBA prospect by pushing Texas Tech to within a win of its first national championship. Culver is regarded by many as the top shooting guard in Thursday’s draft, part of a rapid rise from solid freshman c...
20:48, 06/16/2019

America does not dare attack Iran: Guards commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
08:32, 05/22/2019

Iran, U.S. tension is a "clash of wills": Guards commander The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills", a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, suggesting any enemy "adventurism" would meet a crushing response, Fars news agency reported. ...
04:48, 05/23/2019

Iran has sapped U.S. capacity for war: Revolutionary Guards chief Iran's "absolute power" in its region has sapped the capacity of arch-enemy the United States to wage war against it, the commander of its elite Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday, according to semi-official Mehr news agency....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Iran Guards Chief Says Americans Have Started "Psychological War" The United States has started a psychological war in the region, the commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said in a parliament session on Sunday, according to a parliamentary spokesman....
09:16, 05/12/2019

U.S. does not dare attack Iran: Revolutionary Guards commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
14:16, 05/22/2019

EU border guards start Albania migration watch The European Union's Frontex border agency deployed on Tuesday for the first time outside the EU, setting up on Albania's border with Greece to help fight illegal migration and crime....
08:32, 05/21/2019

Dutch birdwatcher held hostage by terrorists killed in gun battle with Philippine army Ewold Horn from the Netherlands was Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf's longest-held hostage. The military said that it also killed the Abu Sayyaf commander's wife during its raid....
03:16, 05/31/2019

Trump faces critics over Mexico deal called 'hostage-taking' by ex-WTO chief Pascal Lamy: tariff threats are against spirit of diplomacy Pelosi slams ‘tantrums’ while New York Times questions dealThe immigration agreement imposed on Mexico by Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs is a victory for “hostage-taking” ...
14:48, 06/08/2019

Soldiers held hostage, villagers killed: the untold story of Venezuelan aid violence At dawn on February 22, as Venezuela's opposition was preparing to bring humanitarian aid into the country, a convoy of military vehicles drove into the indigenous village of Kumarakapay on its way to the Brazilian border....
08:32, 05/21/2019

Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops....
02:00, 05/31/2019

Morant, Garland, White top list of point guards in NBA draft Murray State's Ja Morant, Vanderbilt's Darius Garland and North Carolina's Coby White headline the list of top point guards in the NBA draft       ...
10:16, 06/14/2019

Transgender Rikers inmate found dead allegedly ignored by guards A silent and unresponsive Layleen Polanco — the transgender inmate found dead in her Rikers Island cell last week — was ignored by guards for nearly two hours before they tried to help, a jailhouse eyewitness is claiming. Polanco, 27, was declared de...
15:16, 06/15/2019

Iranian missiles can easily reach U.S. ships: Guards deputy A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, and the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday....
04:32, 05/17/2019

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month....
05:32, 05/25/2019

Exclusive: Insurer says Iran's Guards likely to have organized tanker attacks Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) are "highly likely" to have facilitated attacks last Sunday on four tankers including two Saudi ships off Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, according to a Norwegian insurers' report seen by Reuters....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Iran Guards reject U.S. talks, cleric threatens carrier Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday Tehran would not negotiate with the United States and a senior cleric warned that a U.S. navy fleet could be "destroyed with one missile", as a U.S aircraft carrier headed toward the Gulf....
09:16, 05/10/2019

The Newest TikTok Celebrities: Security Guards Passing the Time Millions of fans of the social-media app are fascinated with #securitylife, where guards’ videos are more popular than #lawyers, #dentists and #senators; ‘The Glamma’...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards reject talks with U.S. after Trump offer Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday Tehran will not negotiate with the United States and denied any U.S. attack was likely, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump urged talks and said he could not rule out a military confrontation....
04:48, 05/10/2019

Macri, Judiciary using Florencia Kirchner as hostage to stifle CFK candidacy: Alberto Fernández alleges 'Cristina Kirchner is the best candidate' to defeat President Mauricio Macri at the October presidential election, her former Cabinet Chief Alberto Fernández says....
09:00, 05/16/2019

RPT-BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: Standoff (Repeats from Friday. Updates chart) ** S&P 500 drops 0.8% on the week as China's aggressive stance in trade war with U.S. weighs ** At first support came under fire, but then oversold levels led to a bounce ** That bounce extended, but ...
04:48, 05/20/2019

BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: Standoff ** S&P 500 drops 0.8% on the week as China's aggressive stance in trade war with U.S. weighs ** At first support came under fire, but then oversold levels led to a bounce ** That bounce extended, but it may have been built on sand, and may s...
13:48, 05/17/2019

We are on cusp of full-scale confrontation with enemy: Iranian Guards commander The commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday: "We are on the cusp of a full-scale confrontation with the enemy," the Fars news agency reported....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Deputy Guards chief says Iran will not hold talks with U.S.: news agency A deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards said that Tehran will not hold talks with its arch enemy the United States and that Washington "will not dare launch military action against us", the semi-official news agency Tasnim reported on Friday....
02:16, 05/10/2019

Iran's Guards commander says U.S. military presence in Gulf is 'an opportunity': ISNA The United States' military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now it is an opportunity, a senior commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Sunday, according to the Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA)....
05:48, 05/12/2019

6 jail guards indicted for illegal visitor strip searches: sources Six female city Corrections officers have been indicted on felony and misdemeanor charges involving illegal strip searches and body cavity searches of female visitors, sources told The Post on Sunday. The half-dozen suspects, including a captain, are...
01:00, 05/06/2019

U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history: Iran deputy Guards chief The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its "weakest in history", a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was on Sunday quoted by the semi-official news agency Fars as saying....
05:00, 05/26/2019

Iranian missiles can easily reach U.S. ships in Gulf: Guards deputy A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, adding that the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday....
04:00, 05/17/2019

BMW's new $1B factory caught in Trump's Mexican standoff President Trump’s vow to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods comes just in time to hit exports from a $1 billion BMW Group factory that opens in the country next week....
07:16, 05/31/2019

Here’s how the House’s standoff with William Barr could escalate Attorney General William Barr has until Monday morning to follow House Democrats’ orders to reveal the redacted parts of the Mueller Report — or else. But what “or else” entails remains an open question. As Barr continues to balk at the subpoena issu...
21:00, 05/04/2019

Standoff under way with gunman near burning LA-area home SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have a surrounded a burning Los Angeles-area home where a gunman earlier fired at police. Nobody has been hurt but the hours-long standoff continues in San Gabriel. Nearby Interstate 10 freeway has been shut dow...
20:48, 06/06/2019

Tension grows between U.S. and Russia over Venezuela standoff The United States and Russia traded warnings against interfering in Venezuela on Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow of stopping President Nicolas Maduro from leaving the country....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Man accused of standoff, trooper's shooting indicted A man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop has been indicted on multiple counts that could, if he's convicted, send him to prison for life....
15:16, 05/30/2019

Guards repel assault on Libya's biggest oilfield as Tripoli battle rages An armed group attacked Libya's largest oilfield on Monday, but was repelled after clashes with its protection force, while fighting escalated in eastern commander Khalifa Haftar's effort to capture the capital Tripoli....
14:32, 04/29/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards say Trump's Middle East peace plan will fail Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that the Washington's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan was doomed to failure and said the Palestinian resistance movement will firmly respond to those who proposed such deal....
09:00, 05/29/2019

The Latest: California car chase ends; standoff continues DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a car chase that ended with a shootout (all times local): 4:25 p.m. A standoff continues near Los Angeles after a car chase ended with a rolling shootout with pursuing police. The Toyota Prius led Downey police on ...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Kansas police kill man who fired shots in standoff with them WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas say a man who was firing gunshots inside an apartment has been shot and killed by officers after they tried to get him to surrender. Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay says officers responding to a report of an e...
10:16, 05/23/2019

EU says inspectors, not announcements, determine next steps in Iran standoff Facing threats from Washington and Tehran, the European Union keeps calm and claims the middle ground when it comes to the Iran nuclear deal. Despite a tight deadline, many say there's time for a diplomatic solution....
01:32, 05/09/2019

World "Praises" Iran Over US Standoff: Hassan Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday the world "praises" Iran over its standoff with Washington, and that the US had broken promises by abandoning a landmark nuclear deal that Tehran had continued......
03:32, 06/18/2019

Sudan protesters tone down demands in standoff with military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese protesters have toned down some of their demands in an attempt to ease tensions with the ruling military council that took over the country after ousting President Omar al-Bashir last month. The protesters, who had ral...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Dow falls 400 points on worries of prolonged trade standoff The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down more than 400 points as investors worry that the U.S. and China are headed for a long standoff in their costly trade dispute...
12:16, 05/23/2019

Sudanese threaten general strike in standoff with military The organizers of Sudan's protests have threatened a general strike and civil disobedience as tensions escalate with the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
02:32, 05/01/2019

China's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods take effect amid standoff An increase in Chinese tariffs on most U.S. imports on a $60 billion target list took effect as planned on Saturday, with Beijing retaliating against Washington's escalation in the trade war between the world's two largest economies....
14:48, 05/31/2019

Sudanese to hold mass rally amid standoff with generals Sudan's protest movement plans to hold a mass rally as it steps up pressure on the military to hand over power to civilians following last month's overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
03:00, 05/02/2019

House panel, Justice Dept end standoff over Mueller documents The House Intelligence Committee pulled back on Wednesday from threats to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian election interfere...
09:16, 05/22/2019

Stock futures slip in Asia amid trade standoff Stock futures turned red in Asia early on Monday as a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks blunted risk appetite, underpinning safe harbors including the Japanese yen and sovereign bonds....
17:16, 05/12/2019

This Week's Trade Standoff Wipes $2 Trillion Off Global Stocks As expectations for a U.S.-China trade accord faded stocks in trade-sensitive sectors and emerging-market currencies tumbled. Meanwhile, investors braced for more choppiness ahead and piled into ultrasafe government bonds....
02:16, 05/11/2019

China Charges 2 Canadians With Spying, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
06:16, 05/16/2019

U.S.-China Trade Standoff May Be Initial Skirmish in Broader Economic War The United States is wary of China’s growing role in the global economy and its tactics for getting ahead. China sees some of the demands as infringing on its sovereignty....
11:32, 05/11/2019

In U.S.-Iran Standoff, Gulf States Steer Clear of Confrontation Saudi Arabia and its Persian Gulf allies haven’t called for a confrontation with Iran over recent attacks in the region that the U.S. has blamed on Tehran, a tact that reflects their limited appetite for another conflict in the war-racked region....
15:48, 05/15/2019

Lexington Police In Standoff After Shots Fired On South Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Lexington were working Sunday morning to resolve a standoff after shots were fired on the city’s south side. Authorities said the incident began after reports of shots being fired near Spangler Drive. J...
06:32, 05/26/2019

Iran may attack Israel if U.S. standoff escalates: Israeli minister An Israeli cabinet minister warned on Sunday of possible direct or proxy Iranian attacks on Israel should the stand-off between Tehran and Washington escalate....
05:48, 05/12/2019

BMW opens first Mexico plant as Trump tariff standoff builds BMW spent about $1 billion on the plant in north-central Mexico. It’s one of three -- the other two are in Germany and China -- that will produce the next-generation 3-series sedan for sale in the U.S. and other markets....
12:32, 06/06/2019

Former boxing world champ arrested after armed standoff with police Former Olympic boxing gold medalist and world championship boxer Meldrick Taylor was arrested Monday after an armed standoff with Philidelphia police. ...
17:48, 06/04/2019

New York City Jail Guards Indicted for Conducting Illegal Strip Searches on Women Visitors Six female corrections officers were arrested and arraigned in New York State Supreme Court following allegations they performed illegal strip searches on women attempting to visit their loved ones in a Manhattan jail....
10:48, 05/07/2019

South Dakota governor, Oglala Sioux in pipeline protest law standoff The Oglala Sioux and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem are each waiting for the other side to make a move to resolve a disagreement over anti-protest legislation that led to the tribe banning the governor from one of the largest reservations in the Unite...
19:48, 05/07/2019

Philippines sets deadline for Canada to ship out garbage in filthy standoff Canada has agreed to pay to re-export the waste it shipped to the Philippines back home, but "bureaucratic red tape" is slowing down the process, according to Filipino officials....
02:16, 05/08/2019

China Arrests 2 Canadians on Spying Charges, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
13:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 3-Fortum makes progress in talks to resolve Uniper standoff Fortum on Tuesday made progress in talks over cooperation with energy group Uniper , of which it owns 49.99%, shortly after activist funds stepped back from increasing pressure on the Finnish utility to seek full control....
11:32, 05/21/2019

Sudan protesters urge night rallies amid standoff with army KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders are calling for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, amid a tense standoff with the ruling military. The protest leaders said on Monday they&...
07:48, 06/17/2019

Biased Umpire Brazenly Interferes In Fiercely Contested Anthem Standoff I don’t know how the Miami Marlins can possibly trust the umpire crew working their Wednesday night game against the Detroit Tigers, after this blatant display of partisanship by Fieldin Culbreth during the anthem standoff between Daniel Stumpf and S...
18:32, 05/22/2019

Opinion: Guaido-Maduro standoff exacting heavy toll on Venezuelans Juan Guaido's attempt to force regime change with military backing has failed, and the protracted political deadlock is placing a heavy burden on the people. A new approach is needed, writes Günther Maihold....
11:16, 05/02/2019

Trump says Obama let China get away with 'murder,' touts tariffs as trade standoff heats up President Trump on Friday touted his administration’s controversial move to increase tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods after trade talks between Washington and Beijing failed to come to an agreement, while saying the Obama administration let C...
05:16, 05/10/2019

Who is Amit Mehta, the hip hop-loving judge overseeing the standoff over Trump's financial records? One man's name can be expected to pop up more frequently as the battle between President Donald Trump and lawmakers takes to the courts: Judge Amit Mehta....
23:00, 05/09/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock futures slip in Asia amid trade standoff Stock futures turned red in Asia early on Monday as a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks blunted risk appetite, underpinning safe harbours including the Japanese yen and sovereign bonds....
20:48, 05/12/2019

US futures point to a slightly higher open amid trade deal standoff U.S. stock index futures hovered around the flatline on Wednesday morning, as market participants continued to monitor trade relations between the U.S. and China....
01:48, 05/08/2019

Dow claws out of 359-point hole to end a wild week sparked by U.S.-China trade standoff The threat of higher tariffs has sown unrest in global markets all week as investors and business executives try to parse the uncertainty and brace for what’s to come....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Iran threatens to resume higher uranium enrichment in standoff on nuclear deal Iran will resume high level enrichment of uranium if world powers did not protect its interests against U.S. sanctions, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, responding to the U.S. withdrawal from a nuclear deal a year ago....
00:48, 05/08/2019

U.S. stocks post broad declines amid U.S.-China tariff standoff, recover some losses Wall Street sank on Monday after China defied Washington by announcing retaliatory tariffs, the latest salvo in the two countries' increasingly belligerent trade war, sending investors fleeing equities for less risky assets....
16:16, 05/13/2019

Federal agents arrest four protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy in Maduro-Guaido standoff After a month-long standoff, four protesters who had been living inside the Venezuelan Embassy were arrested by federal law enforcement officers and forcibly removed from the building on Thursday....
12:16, 05/16/2019

Real Madrid and Gareth Bale set for acrimonious summer standoff after Zinedine Zidane's Bernabeu snub Sunday saw the conclusion of another strange season at Real Madrid. By the time the final whistle sounded to signify the end of a 2-0 loss to Betis at the Santiago Bernabeu, thousands of fans had already left the stadium. On the pitch, Keylor Navas w...
01:00, 05/20/2019

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Freed Lebanese man urges US to free other hostages A Lebanese man and a US resident, released after years in an Iranian prison, tells President Trump 'please get back your hostages.' (June 12)        ...
18:48, 06/12/2019

Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners from jails across the country in a gesture of good will as part of efforts to move a stalled peace process forward. Feroz Bashari, government media center chief, told ...
04:00, 06/13/2019

One-time death row inmate being freed after plea OZARK, Ala. (AP) — A man who spent about 15 years on Alabama’s death row is being set free. News outlets report 43-year-old Emanuel Aaron Gissendanner is being released after pleading guilty on Monday to the killing of 77-year-old Margaret Snel...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Lawyer of Lebanese man held in Iran says he will be freed BEIRUT (AP) — The lawyer of a Lebanese man held in Iran since 2015 says his client will be released in the “next few days.” Majed Dimashkiyeh told The Associated Press Monday that Nizar Zakka’s expected release comes after mediation...
13:32, 06/03/2019

More than 20 arrested at Moscow protest after reporter freed MOSCOW (AP) — Police and hundreds of demonstrators are facing off in central Moscow at an unauthorized march against police abuse in the wake of the high-profile detention of a Russian journalist. More than 20 demonstrators have been detained, accord...
03:32, 06/12/2019

Manning ordered to appear before new U.S. grand jury as she is freed from jail Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who was being detained for refusing to testify before a grand jury, was released on Thursday and immediately summoned to appear before a new grand jury next week, her lawyers said....
19:16, 05/09/2019

Chelsea Manning freed from jail after 62 days behind bars Former army intelligence analyst and convicted leaker Chelsea Manning was freed from jail Thursday after spending 62 days behind bars for refusing to testify before a grand jury. The federal grand jury investigating a sealed case against WikiLeaks wr...
19:48, 05/09/2019

De Blasio wants over three times more teen criminals freed without bail Mayor de Blasio hopes to “more than triple” the number of teens who are released from city jails with no bail on charges as serious as armed robbery, assault and burglary, The Post has learned....
22:48, 05/27/2019

Chelsea Manning freed from jail on contempt charge – for now Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been released from a Virginia jail where she was being held for refusing to testify before a grand jury. However, her freedom looks likely to be short-lived....
00:48, 05/10/2019

| Two Shell oil worker hostages freed in Nigeria - police Two Shell oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria's restive oil-rich south have been freed, six days after they were seized by gunmen who killed their guard and driver, police have said....
10:32, 05/02/2019

2 Libyan reporters taken by commander Hifter's forces freed The U.N. mission in Libya says two local TV reporters detained by forces loyal to a commander who is on the offensive to capture the country's capital, Tripoli, have been released after three weeks in captivity....
12:32, 05/26/2019

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, for the second time since March....
14:48, 05/15/2019

Sole Remaining Kim Jong Nam Assassination Suspect Freed A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother was freed from prison Friday, ending legal proceedings stemming from the killing despite criticism that the real......
19:16, 05/02/2019

Lebanese US resident, freed by Iran, leaves for America BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese man and permanent U.S. resident released by Tehran after years in an Iranian prison has left Lebanon for the United States, where his three sons reside. Nizar Zakka’s office says the 52-year old information technology e...
00:32, 06/18/2019

4 Saudi women activists freed pending trial Authorities have claimed the women's rights advocates were working for foreign intelligence agencies. Several writers and academics who supported the women were also recently arrested....
23:00, 05/02/2019

Woman Convicted in Kim Jong-nam’s Killing Is Freed in Malaysia The Vietnamese woman’s release brings an end to the legal case in the assassination of the North Korean leader’s half brother, who was poisoned at an airport....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Two Reuters journalists freed after being detained more than 500 days in Myanmar Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested in December 2017 and later charged with violating the country’s colonial-era secrets act. They are widely believed to have been set up....
12:16, 05/07/2019

Snake gets trapped in toy skull, freed by dental tools Looks like this slithery snake hit a snag when it got trapped in a toy skull and had to be freed by a vet using dentist tools.        ...
11:00, 05/10/2019

Vietnamese woman freed in Kim Jong-nam murder case A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in jail on suspicion of killing Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother has been freed, her lawyer said today....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
00:00, 05/07/2019

850 Indians Freed From Saudi Jails On My Request: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that it was on his request that Saudi Arabia released 850 Indians lodged in its jails on the eve of the month of Ramadan....
08:00, 05/05/2019

Freed from Turkish jail, former NASA scientist wants to go back to the U.S. Turkish-American former NASA scientist Serkan Golge, newly released from jail in Turkey, said on Thursday he would like to go back to the United States and get his job back, but the terms of his probation won't allow it....
12:00, 05/30/2019

Russian investigative journalist freed after days of protests Investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was detained last week on suspicion of dealing drugs. Golunov’s supporters claim he was framed, sparking protests and solidarity in Russia’s media community....
09:32, 06/11/2019

US resident freed by Iran to Trump: ‘Get back your hostages’ BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese man and permanent U.S. resident who was released by Tehran after years in an Iranian prison is urging President Donald Trump and Western countries to “please get back your hostages.” In an interview with The Assoc...
07:16, 06/12/2019

South Korean, 3 Filipinos freed after captivity in Libya SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul and Abu Dhabi say that one South Korean and three Filipinos have been released following months of captivity in Libya. The United Arab Emirates foreign ministry said Friday the four, held captive by armed groups in Lib...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Two prominent migrant rights defenders freed in Mexico A Mexican judge has freed two migrant rights activists who organized caravans, said a member of their legal team and a rights group on Wednesday, a week after their arrest which their supporters said was meant to appease the Trump administration....
13:32, 06/12/2019

First photos of freed hostages after French rescue mission The first pictures of hostages freed following an operation by French troops in Burkina Faso have emerged after two French soldiers were killed during their rescue....
13:48, 05/11/2019

Kremlin says it hopes detained U.S. investor Calvey will be freed The Kremlin on Monday called an embezzlement case against prominent U.S. investor Michael Calvey regrettable and said it hoped he would be freed from house arrest and be able to attend an economic forum in St Petersburg later this week....
03:00, 06/03/2019

2 Libyan reporters taken by commander Hifter’s forces freed CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. mission in Libya says two local TV reporters detained by forces loyal to a commander who is on the offensive to capture the country’s capital, Tripoli, have been released after three weeks in captivity. Libya’s Alahr...
06:32, 05/26/2019

'He is going to blow my brains out.' How a highway standoff played out on Facebook Live A woman who livestreamed a police standoff earlier this week had an on-again, off-again romantic relationship with the man driving the van.        ...
01:32, 06/07/2019

European Union calls for 'free and fair elections' to end standoff in Venezuela The European Union said it rejected any form of violence and would continue to push for 'free and fair elections.'        ...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges. Federal prosecutors say Richard Jones is charged in a five-count indictment returned W...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Pak Christian Woman, Freed On Blasphemy Charges, Has Left For Canada A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row over false blasphemy charges, Asia Bibi, has left the country, her lawyer and media said on Wednesday, more than six months after she was......
00:48, 05/08/2019

| Four hostages freed in Burkina Faso by French special forces French special forces have freed two French hostages, an American and a South Korean in northern Burkina Faso in an overnight military raid in which two soldiers died, authorities say....
10:16, 05/10/2019

Student who shared BBC story about Thai king freed from jail BANGKOK (AP) — A student activist who was imprisoned for sharing a BBC article about Thailand’s king on Facebook has been released under a royal pardon. Jatupat Boonpattararaksa, also known as Pai Dao Din, was sentenced in August 2017 to 2 ½ ye...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Vietnamese woman freed in killing of Kim Jong-un's half brother A Vietnamese woman originally accused of assassinating Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un in 2017, has been released from jail in Malaysia....
21:16, 05/02/2019

100 Black Moms Freed on Mother’s Day Thanks to Nationwide Bail Out Campaign In their largest bail out effort to date, the National Bail Out collective announced Tuesday morning that their third annual Mother’s Day campaign freed 100 black mothers—and raised an additional $1 million to set even more incarcerated women free....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Suspected serial rapist may have been freed from jail early in error Police hunt Joseph McCann as urgent review is launched into his release on licenceAn urgent review has been launched over fears that an “extremely dangerous” rape suspect currently being hunted by police may have been wrongly released from prison. Jo...
20:32, 05/01/2019

Ugandan pop star and critic of President Museveni freed on bail Bobi Wine, a Ugandan pop star and lawmaker who is seeking to challenge veteran leader Yoweri Museveni for the presidency, was freed on bail on Thursday after spending two days in jail on charges of staging unlawful protests....
09:32, 05/02/2019

Lawyers for freed Navy SEAL want war crime case dismissed SAN DIEGO (AP) — Attorneys for a decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner will try again to have the case dismissed after their client was unexpectedly freed from custody. A military judge in San Diego relea...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Suspect charged in David Ortiz’s shooting will ask to be freed on bail A judge is expected to rule Wednesday whether the first man charged in David Ortiz’s shooting can be freed on bail — with the suspect’s lawyer insisting he is not a flight risk, according to a report. Eddy Feliz Garcia, 25, is charged as ...
13:16, 06/12/2019

Navy SEAL Charged With War Crimes Freed From Base Confinement In US A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on war crimes charges was unexpectedly ordered released from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, 11 days before he is due to stand trial in a case......
02:16, 05/31/2019

The Vietnamese Woman in Kim Jong Nam’s Murder Case Has Been Freed From Jail The Vietnamese woman accused of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half-brother has been released from prison, bringing an inconclusive close to the shocking case of a brazenly public assassination that captured the world’...
22:32, 05/02/2019

ICE arrests illegal immigrant who was freed on bail after crash killed 3: reports An illegal immigrant DUI suspect who was set free after allegedly plowing into a California home, killing three family members while they slept, was taken into custody by federal immigration officials Tuesday, easing the nerves of neighbors who feare...
08:32, 05/08/2019

Judge: Coast Guard officer Christopher Hasson can be freed until trial A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant accused of compiling a hit list of prominent television journalists and Democrats can be released from custody with strict supervision until trial, a judge ruled Tuesday....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Ex-Florida deputy charged with neglect in school shooting freed on bond A former sheriff's deputy charged with felony child neglect for failing to enter a Florida high school building to intervene during a deadly mass shooting there last year posted bond and was freed from jail on Thursday following an initial court appe...
18:16, 06/06/2019

Portuguese police halt human trafficking network, 20 women freed A human trafficking network, which forced vulnerable women into sex work across Europe, has been dismantled by Portuguese authorities following a six-month investigation backed by Europol, police said on Tuesday....
10:32, 06/04/2019

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduced by Republicans and signed by Donald Trump, the GOP immediately began taking credit....
20:48, 06/10/2019

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes freed from base confinement in San Diego A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on war crimes charges was released by a military judge from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, less than two weeks before he is due to go on trial....
18:32, 05/30/2019

Exclusive: Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed after less than a year Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the western state of Rakhine, two prison officials, two former fellow inmates and one of the soldiers to...
18:16, 05/26/2019

Israeli woman Dalal Da'ud freed 18 years after killing abusive husband An Israeli parole board on Wednesday agreed to cut a prison term and set free an Israeli-Arab woman who killed her abusive husband nearly 20 years ago....
17:00, 06/19/2019

| Thai activist jailed for insulting monarchy freed in royal pardon A Thai anti-junta activist who spent more than two years behind bars for insulting the country's monarchy by sharing an unflattering BBC article about the king walked free on a royal pardon....
13:00, 05/10/2019

Move 9 women freed after 40 years in jail over Philadelphia police siege Janine Phillips Africa and Janet Holloway Africa releasedGroup maintains James Ramp was killed by fellow officersThe last two women belonging to the Move 9, a group of black radicals in Philadelphia who were rounded up in a police siege in 1978 and c...
10:32, 05/25/2019

Ex-UEFA boss Michel Platini freed after questioning over 2022 World Cup Michel Platini has been released from custody after being questioned over the awarding of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to Qatar. The ex-UEFA president was one of the members who voted for the decision....
19:00, 06/18/2019

2 Pulitzer-Winning Reuters Reporters Freed After 500 Days In Myanmar Jail Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500......
21:48, 05/06/2019

Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest to be freed from jail A judge in Las Vegas says a California animal rights activist can be freed from jail without bail pending her next court date on felony charges for approaching Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on a conference stage. The judge on Friday also ordered ...
06:16, 06/11/2019

Hostages freed in Burkina Faso offer condolences for fallen French commandos Hostages freed by French commandos from militants in Burkina Faso offered their condolences on Saturday to the families of the two French soldiers killed in the rescue operation....
07:00, 05/11/2019

Hurricane Michael unearths evidence of fort occupied by hundreds of freed slaves Tangled up in the root balls of enormous trees toppled by Hurricane Michael , which ripped through Florida last October, was an archaeological treasure: ammunition and artifacts from Fort Gadsden, a site occupied by one of the largest communities of ...
12:32, 05/06/2019

As last jailed Kim Jong Nam killing suspect freed, a gripping murder mystery ends with a whimper The second woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been set free, bringing one of the world's highest-profile murder mysteries to an anticlimactic end after two years of twists and turns....
17:16, 05/02/2019

Hostages freed in Burkina Faso offer condolences to families of fallen French soldiers Hostages freed by French commandos from militants in Burkina Faso offered their condolences on Saturday to the families of the two French soldiers killed in the rescue operation....
11:00, 05/11/2019

Freed Hong Kong democracy activist joins mass calls for leader to quit Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, steps down....
00:32, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, to step down....
21:00, 06/16/2019

In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ BEIRUT (AP) — In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’...
07:16, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fresh protests against a controversial bill allowing extradition to China....
05:48, 06/17/2019

‘It’s Not the Final Battle.’ 10 Questions for Freed Hong Kong Democracy Campaigner Joshua Wong The international face of Hong Kong’s democracy movement, Joshua Wong was released from prison in Hong Kong Monday at a critical juncture in the city’s fight for political freedom. Just the day before, a huge demonstration in the heart of...
01:48, 06/17/2019

Edward Gallagher, Navy SEAL accused of killing ISIS prisoner, freed ahead of trial A Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 was released from custody on Thursday ahead of his murder trial for the alleged slaying. Military judge Aaron Rugh freed Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher after a defens...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong freed from jail, and vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Chief Executive Leader Carrie Lam....
21:00, 06/16/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prizewinning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; an update from the World Food Programme on Yemen; and how the UN is working to reduce snakebite death...
15:16, 05/07/2019

How Barcelona freed up Lionel Messi to 'play like Cristiano Ronaldo' vs Liverpool Former Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher heaped praise on Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde for a tactical shift which inspired another Lionel Messi magic show....
15:16, 05/01/2019

France goes 3-0 at World Cup with 1-0 win over Nigeria France completed World Cup group play with a 3-0 record for the first time, beating Nigeria 1-0 Monday night at Rennes when Wendie Renard converted a penalty kick in the 79th minute after missing her first attempt but getting a second chance....
04:00, 06/18/2019

France take first step toward possible World Cup glory France head coach Corinne Diacre said her side had taken their first step toward women's World Cup success but warned they must stay grounded after they started with a 4-0 victory against South Korea on Friday....
16:00, 06/07/2019

France arrests four over Lyon blast French police have arrested a 24-year-old Algerian computer student suspected of planting a bomb in Lyon last week that wounded 13 people, authorities said on Monday....
11:48, 05/27/2019

Renault Deal Is Put to Test in France Fiat Chrysler’s proposal to merge with Renault is under scrutiny in France where the government, unions and some executives at the French auto maker are questioning whether the plan undervalues Renault and puts jobs at risk....
17:32, 05/29/2019

France’s Le Pen put on spot over Russia while rallying right HELSINKI (AP) — French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says media reports indicating her party has links to the Kremlin are “insulting” and the suggestion that National Rally accepted Russian money is a “lie.” National Rally le...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Macron says GE must keep its jobs commitments in France French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday his government would remain vigilant as to whether General Electric Co respects its commitments in terms of jobs in France....
15:00, 05/28/2019

France's Le Pen put on spot over Russia while rallying right French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says media reports indicating her party has links to the Kremlin are "insulting" and the suggestion that National Rally accepted Russian money is a "lie."...
10:00, 05/14/2019

Brittany, France's 'Little Britain'– in pictures Mark Neville’s Breton project began in June 2016, the day the UK voted to leave Europe. The images in his book Parade explore the region of north-west France where pigs outnumber people two to one Continue reading......
02:48, 06/04/2019

US to play France in Under-20 World Cup round of 16 The United States will play France in the Under-20 World Cup’s round of 16 after Les Bleus beat Mali 3-2 on Friday to win Group E. The Americans finished second to Ukraine in Group D, losing 2-1 to Ukraine in their opener before defeating Niger...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Thomas ‘all OK’ after crash, set for Tour de France BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Geraint Thomas says he is “all OK” after crashing in the Tour de Suisse cycling race and is optimistic about defending his Tour de France title next month. The British rider says in a Twitter post...
04:32, 06/19/2019

France and Romania level at 1-1 in Fed Cup semi "Caroline Garcia kept her composure to beat Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-3 6-3 and bring France level at 1-1 with Romania in their Fed Cup semi-final after Simona Halep outclassed Kristina Mladenovic 6-3 6-1 in the opening singles on Saturday."...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Macron says it is not France's aim to block Huawei French President Emmanuel Macron said it was not the aim of France to block Huawei, nor to launch any form of technological war, a day after the U.S. government moved to blacklist the Chinese telecoms giant....
03:32, 05/16/2019

France, Germany spar over EU leadership Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron are at odds over the best candidate to lead the European Commission. The German chancellor backs center-right Manfred Weber, but the French president has other ideas....
19:48, 05/28/2019

10-man England defeated at the death by France "Orogel Stadium-Dino Manuzzi, U-21 EURO, Group C - England U-21 1 (Foden, 54, Choudhury, red card, 63\u0027) France U-21 2 (Ikone ,89\u0027, Wan-Bissaka, 95’ og)"...
16:16, 06/18/2019

France and Romania level at 1-1 in Fed Cup semifinal Caroline Garcia beat Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-3, 6-3 to draw France level at 1-1 with Romania after the opening singles matches of their Fed Cup semifinal on Saturday        ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

France reach sixth Fed Cup final with win over Romania "Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic led France to their sixth Fed Cup final as they won the doubles to seal the two-time champions\u0027 dramatic 3-2 victory over Romania in their semi-final on Sunday."...
05:10, 05/01/2019

US rallies to beat France 3-2, reach Under-20 quarterfinals Sebastian Soto tied the score with his second goal of the match in the 74th minute and Justin Rennicks got the go-ahead goal in the 83rd to lead the United States over France 3-2 Tuesday at Bydgoszcz, Poland, and into its third straight quarterfinal ...
15:16, 06/04/2019

France leads the world in mistrust of vaccines For Marie-Claire Grime, who works in a pharmacy northeast of Paris, questions about vaccines are a daily challenge. They come mainly from parents who say they're worried about "a lot of chemicals" being put into their children, she says. She does her...
00:32, 06/19/2019

Ex-Interpol chief’s wife gets asylum in France PARIS — The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol president jailed in China for what she believes are political reasons, said Monday that France has saved her life and the lives of their two young boys by granting her asylum request. The French g...
20:16, 05/13/2019

France Goes on Deal Spree, Thanks to ECB Easy Money The European Central Bank’s efforts to revive growth have spurred a flurry of deal making and investment. One problem is, much of it is happening outside of Europe....
05:16, 05/21/2019

Wiggins: ‘Giro startlist better than Tour de France’ "Worried about the absence of Team Ineos duo Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas? Don’t be. Bradley Wiggins says the 2019 Giro d’Italia is “going to have everything”."...
11:00, 05/11/2019

France vows to help Ukraine peace efforts PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to help Ukraine’s new president in his efforts to bring peace in the east of the country and in talking to Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said during a visit to Paris on Monda...
11:32, 06/17/2019

| Perth to host Australia v France Fed Cup final Perth has been named as host city for the Fed Cup final between Australia and France later this year - the first to be held Down Under for four decades....
01:48, 06/17/2019

Mother, Daughter Sue France Over Ill Health From Air Pollution A Paris court on Tuesday began hearing a case brought by a mother and daughter who, in a legal first in France, are suing the state for damages over ill health caused by air pollution....
13:00, 05/28/2019

Ten years on, questions remain over response to Air France 447 As Air France pilots fought for control, an Airbus A330 passenger jet plummeted from 38,000 feet for four minutes, its engines running but its wings unable to seize enough air to fly....
04:16, 06/01/2019

France Gets Big World Cup Assists From Video Review The home team, which finished round-robin play with a 3-0 record, benefited twice from the Video Assistant Referee system in a 1-0 win Monday over Nigeria....
00:32, 06/18/2019

Thomas to ride Tour de France despite crash Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas was given the all clear to defend his title at next month's three-week race despite crashing out of the Tour de Suisse on Tuesday, his Team Ineos said....
14:48, 06/18/2019

France's Macron wants 'charismatic' men and women for top EU jobs French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he wanted two women and two men with strong personalities to lead the European Union in the next five years, although he refused to name his favorite candidates at this stage....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Australia hopes for Barty party in France Ashleigh Barty sent Australia into a frenzy with her maiden Grand Slam quarter-final at Melbourne Park in January so the sports-mad nation will be eager to see how she progresses at the French Open next week....
02:32, 05/24/2019

France did not come out well in FCA-Renault deal -Italy's Di Maio Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio blamed the French state for derailing merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and rival Renault saying Paris had come out poorly in the situation....
00:00, 06/07/2019

France did not come out well in FCA-Renault deal: Italy's Di Maio Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio blamed the French state for derailing merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and rival Renault saying Paris had come out poorly in the situation....
00:16, 06/07/2019

Decades-old Ireland murder may be prosecuted in France Perched on a bench in the quiet courtyard of a pub, Ian Bailey is signing a copy of his self-published book of poetry for a young American woman. He then opens a folded paper printout of his latest work....
23:32, 05/26/2019

Gunman releases hostages in southern France French police say a 17-year-old gunman has taken four hostages in a convenience store on the outskirts of the southern French city of Toulouse for more than four hours before releasing them...
13:48, 05/07/2019

Former NASCAR CEO Brian France pleads guilty to DWI SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) — Former NASCAR CEO Brian France has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated in New York’s Hamptons last year. Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini said the 56-year-old France pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor F...
13:00, 06/07/2019

France storms to win in Women's World Cup opener A good host must be confident and entertaining but not must completely dominate proceedings. France took notice of two of those three nuggets of advice at least, as the home nation ensured a copybook start to its Women's World Cup campaign with a com...
15:00, 06/07/2019

France defeat Norway to continue 100% start France all but secure a place in the knockout stage of the Women's World Cup after striker Valerie Gauvin marks her return with a goal against Norway....
00:00, 06/13/2019

France to make incentives to work beyond pension age of 62: PM French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Wednesday the government would create incentives for the French to stay on the job longer than the current minimum legal retirement age of 62....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Man Arrested In France For Keeping White Tiger Cub Investigators in southeast France have seized a white tiger cub at the home of a suspected exotic animal trafficker, while pythons and endangered marsupials were found at his mother's house, a police......
14:16, 05/04/2019

Ex-ETA leader Josu Ternera detained in France The fugitive former political leader of the Basque separatist organization ETA has been caught in France, the Spanish Interior Ministry confirmed on Thursday....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Froome out of Tour de France after serious injuries in crash Britain's four-times Tour de France winner Chris Froome will not start next month's race after sustaining multiple fractures, including a broken right femur, following a heavy crash in the Criterium du Dauphine on Wednesday, Team Ineos said....
17:00, 06/12/2019

Le Sommer penalty puts France on brink of last 16 France took a big step toward the last 16 of the women's World Cup after Eugenie Le Sommer's penalty earned the tournament hosts a 2-1 victory against Norway on Wednesday....
17:00, 06/12/2019

Air France KLM's May passenger numbers rose 3.3% from last year Air France KLM carried a total of 9.2 million passengers across its networks last month, up 3.3% from the same period last year, the airline said on Wednesday....
00:00, 06/11/2019

France's Le Maire says a Le Pen win in EU elections would hurt euro A win by Marine le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party in next week's European parliament elections could hurt the euro and damage the French economy and industries, Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday....
09:16, 05/19/2019

Qatari president of PSG under graft investigation in France The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption related to Doha's bid to host the athletics world championship, his lawyers said on Thursday....
15:48, 05/23/2019

France and Spain hold 'bear summit' France and Spain have agreed to work closer to guarantee the survival of brown bears in the Pyrenees. There are only a few hundred bears left in Spain....
01:16, 05/18/2019

France v Norway: Women's World Cup – live! Updates from the Group A match kicking off at 8pm BSTYou can email Jacob here or tweet him hereSearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsGolden boot standings: the top scorers at France 2019 8.13pm BST 13 min: Norway exert a strong press on th...
12:16, 06/12/2019

France's Le Pen unveils new far-right European Parliament group France's Marine Le Pen unveiled a new far-right group in the European Parliament on Thursday, uniting eurosceptics from across the continent who aim to devolve power from Brussels back to capitals....
04:32, 06/13/2019

Dilemma for France as potential U.S. clash looms France's last group game against Nigeria at the women's World Cup will be a double-edged sword as a draw will see them advance as top of Group A, but will also send them toward a likely quarter-final clash against the United States....
09:32, 06/13/2019

At least 7 injured in blast in Lyon, France: officials French President Emmanuel Macron, who was beginning a broadcast address as news of the explosion broke, described the incident as an "attack" with no fatalities....
10:32, 05/24/2019

France wants FCA-Renault job guarantees and Nissan on board France will seek protection of local jobs and other guarantees in exchange for supporting a merger between carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler, its finance minister said on Tuesday, underscoring the challenges facing the plan....
05:16, 05/28/2019

EU election turnout in France nearly 20% by noon, up from 16% in 2014 Turnout figures for European elections in France showed a 19.26% participation rate by noon local time (1000 GMT), the Interior Ministry said on Sunday, a rate significantly higher than during the 2014 vote....
05:00, 05/26/2019

France’s Dassault to acquire Medidata for $5.8 billion French software company Dassault Systems says it will buy U.S.-based Medidata Solutions for $5.8 billion in cash. Dassault said Wednesday that it was offering of $92.25 for each share of Medidata, slightly less than its $94.75 closing price on Tuesda...
03:32, 06/12/2019

2 killed in heavy storms in Switzerland, France Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm, and another was killed in nearby France after high winds brought down a tree on her campsite...
03:16, 06/16/2019

European Vote Reveals an Ever More Divided France The party of Marine Le Pen, the far-right leader who lost decisively to President Emmanuel Macron two years ago, defeated his party in the European Parliament voting....
14:48, 05/27/2019

France's Macron says Europe must renew itself or fall The European Union must focus on climate, security and growth after continent-wide elections in two weeks, or fall, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday as its leaders met in Romania to chart the way forward following Brexit....
07:00, 05/09/2019

France to ban destruction of unsold consumer products More than €650m worth of new goods destroyed or thrown away each year, says PMFrance’s prime minister has announced a crackdown on the destruction of unsold or returned consumer products, a move that will affect luxury goods brands and online retaile...
11:16, 06/04/2019

Trump talks tariffs & immigration, goes to France President Donald Trump spoke in Shannon, Ireland, before leaving for D-Day events in France. Trump said trade talks with Mexico are ongoing but Mexico has been told "the tariffs go on." He also said Mexico and China both want to make trade deals. (Ju...
06:32, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Trump says US-France agree on Iran President Donald Trump is playing down differences with France over Iran, telling French President Emmanuel Macron that they both agree Tehran should not have nuclear weapons...
07:00, 06/06/2019

US, France praise close ties on D-Day anniversary France wants the D-Day commemoration to showcase its long friendship with the United States, but relations are strained as President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron meet on the sidelines of the 75th anniversary. (June 6)  ...
08:32, 06/06/2019

High-speed LiFi will soon be available on Air France flights In-flight internet -- if and when an airline offers it -- is often unreliable and slow. Oledcomm wants to take things up a notch by making high-speed LiFi available on Air France and KLM flights. The French tech company will equip a reproduction of a...
06:48, 06/12/2019

Donald Trump Arrives In France For D-Day Ceremonies US President Donald Trump arrived in northern France on Thursday for a second day of ceremonies to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings by Allied troops....
12:16, 06/06/2019

Opinion: Is too much being asked for France as it hosts World Cup? France is trying to become first team to hold the men's and women's World Cup titles at same time.        ...
18:32, 06/06/2019

15 Sheep Enrolled In France School In Bid To Save It Fifteen sheep were signed up as the latest recruits at a primary school in the French Alps on Tuesday after parents feared falling pupil numbers would see some classes closed....
21:32, 05/07/2019

France: Package bomb explodes in Lyon 'attack' At least 13 people were injured when an explosive device went off at a bakery in central Lyon, France's third biggest city. President Emmanuel Macron described it as an "attack."...
18:48, 05/24/2019

Basque separatist chief jailed in France, day after capture A longtime chief of the Basque militant separatist group ETA has been jailed in France, a day after his arrest in a French Alpine town ended 17 years on the run...
15:00, 05/17/2019

France's Macron forced to curb his ambitions for Europe French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe's savior and next week's European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union....
02:32, 05/19/2019

Motorcycling: Marquez braves wet conditions to take pole in France Honda's world champion Marc Marquez took pole position for the French Grand Prix after overcoming crashes in rainy conditions during practice and qualifying at Le Mans on Saturday....
08:00, 05/18/2019

France says signs of Syria chemical attack, but still checking France's foreign minister said on Tuesday there were signs that chemicals had been used in attacks by Syrian government forces on rebels in northwest Syria, but they still needed to be verified....
15:00, 05/28/2019

France pledges to fight for plant where GE plans 1,044 job cuts French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric Co (GE) factory in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Lust in translation: France makes its own version of Fleabag Adaptation set in Paris follows Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s hit series almost scene for sceneFrance so loved Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s hit series Fleabag that it has made its own version, about the life of a woman called Mouche (Fly).Rather than subtitle the...
13:48, 05/24/2019

France’s Le Pen predicts historic vote for populist parties The leader of France’s far-right National Rally party says right-wing and far-right populists will achieve “an historic feat” in next week’s European Parliament elections...
07:32, 05/18/2019

Several injured in suspected package bomb blast in France A package bomb exploded on a busy street in the French city of Lyon on Friday, injuring at least seven people and prompting a probe by anti-terrorism investigators. The small blast took place in a central shopping area in Lyon at around 5:30 p.m. out...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Brussels Jewish Museum attacker transferred to France PARIS (AP) — The French leader of the 2014 attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels has been transferred to France in relation to the hostage taking of French journalists in Syria. A French judicial official, who spoke on condition of anonymity becaus...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Longtime ETA fugitive Josu Ternera arrested in France MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Interior Ministry says that a longtime chief of the Basque separatist militant group ETA has been arrested in the French Alps. Authorities had been looking for José Antonio Urruticoetxea Bengoetxea, known by the alias Josu...
00:48, 05/16/2019

France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric (GE) plant in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
10:00, 05/28/2019

France to ban widely used crop fungicide over health concerns France's health and safety regulator has decided to ban a widely used crop fungicide after classifying it as a so-called endocrine disruptor posing risks for humans and the environment....
10:32, 05/28/2019

Fugitive ex-Eta leader Josu Ternera arrested in France Basque terrorist group’s former political chief tracked down after 16 years on the runA former leader of the Basque terrorist group Eta has been arrested in France after spending more than 16 years on the run, the Spanish government said on Thursday....
03:00, 05/16/2019

D-Day veteran committed to saving France's honor Among the tens of thousands of Allied soldiers who landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944, was a hardened group of elite French commandos who ensured that France had D-Day exploits to be proud of, too. (May 23)        ...
04:32, 05/23/2019

In western France, a village remembers D-Day's 'secret massacre' The lost U.S. paratrooper tapped on the door of the Rigault family's farmhouse in Normandy in the early hours of June 6, 1944, miles south of his intended drop zone and soaking from his landing in the surrounding marshland....
00:48, 05/23/2019

France approves of trials in Iraq for French IS fighters PARIS (AP) — France’s foreign affairs ministry says the Iraqi court that sentenced three French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group has jurisdiction to rule in the case. The ministry spokeswoman, Agnès von der Mühll, ...
03:00, 05/27/2019

"Most wanted" ETA separatist Josu Ternera arrested in France ETA kingpin Josu Ternera, described by Spain as the Basque separatist group's most wanted fugitive, was arrested in France on Thursday after more than 16 years in hiding from authorities in both countries....
09:32, 05/16/2019

Turnout in France up 8 percentage points to 43% compared to 2014 Turnout for the European Parliament elections in France stood at 43.29% at 1700 local time (1500 GMT), the Interior Ministry said on Sunday, significantly above the level seen at the same time during the 2014 vote....
10:00, 05/26/2019

France's Le Pen predicts historic vote for populist parties The leader of France's far-right National Rally is predicting that a group of like-minded right-wing populists will achieve "an historic feat" in next week's Europe-wide elections....
09:32, 05/18/2019

Le Pen beats Macron in France as nationalists gain in EU vote Marine Le Pen's far-right party edged just ahead of the centrist alliance of President Emmanuel Macron in exit polls as French voters led what pollsters expected to be a nationalist surge in an EU parliament election on Sunday....
13:00, 05/26/2019

No terror group has claimed bombing that injured 13 in France No terror group has yet claimed responsibility for Friday’s bomb attack that injured 13 people in Lyon, France. A suspect was caught on security cameras and is believed to be on the run, a prosecutor told Reuters Saturday. Police investigators ...
20:16, 05/25/2019

Yazidi women who were victims of ISIS get new life in France PARIS — France is taking in a new group of Yazidis including women victimized by the Islamic State group and their children. The families, a total of 130, were arriving Wednesday night in Toulouse, from Irbil, Iraq for resettlement around France. A g...
15:16, 05/23/2019

Former Interpol Chief's Family Granted Asylum in France France has granted asylum to the family of a former Interpol chief who was detained by the Chinese government and never seen again, his wife said, escalating tensions between Beijing and the West....
08:01, 05/15/2019

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign minister said Tuesday....
18:16, 05/28/2019

Froome crashes, out of key Tour de France prep race ROANNE, France (AP) — Chris Froome has crashed in training and is out of the main preparation race for the Tour de France. Team INEOS says on Twitter that the four-time Tour champion is “currently on his way to a local hospital and won’t ...
06:00, 06/12/2019

France's Le Maire says he will meet Renault chairman on Thursday French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday he would meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard later in the day and reiterated that a merger with Fiat Chrysler remained an interesting option for Renault....
02:00, 06/13/2019

France beats Norway 2-1 to remain undefeated in World Cup Eugenie Le Sommer scored the winning goal from the penalty spot to lift host nation France to a 2-1 win over Norway at the Women's World Cup on Wednesday....
11:32, 06/13/2019

South Korea must take France drubbing on the chin: coach South Korea coach Yoon Duk-yeo said his side would have to take their 4-0 drubbing in their women's World Cup opener against France on the chin and turn their minds immediately to their second match against Nigeria....
21:48, 06/07/2019

Macron: France will step up fight against species extinction French President Emmanuel Macron wants to halt the alarming rate of biodiversity loss by making France greener. He said the "very possibility of having a habitable Earth" was at stake....
02:32, 05/07/2019

France off to a flying start after sweeping South Korea aside France manager Corinne Diacre said she hoped her team’s 4-0 demolition of South Korea in the opening Women’s World Cup fixture would “strike fear” into their rivals for the coveted trophy. “When other sides talk about us they place us among the favou...
17:16, 06/07/2019

Rampant France thrash Korea in World Cup opener A rampant France smashed South Korea out of sight on Friday to open their women’s soccer World Cup campaign in irrepressible style with a 4-0 victory that sent a warning to all other teams with a design on the trophy....
16:00, 06/07/2019

Women's World Cup: France set the standard with big win on opening night France got the Women's World Cup started with a 4-0 win over South Korea in front of expectant fans. DW's Sophie Serbini was in Paris to witness a fine performance in an atmosphere that promises much for the future....
16:00, 06/07/2019

My Night: Carl ‘The Cat’ Thompson cashes in one of his nine lives in France Carl Thompson describes the night he won the European title to prove the doubters wrong for the first time The post My Night: Carl ‘The Cat’ Thompson cashes in one of his nine lives in France appeared first on Boxing News....
08:32, 06/14/2019

Women's World Cup kicks off in France, but you'd barely know it in Paris The Women's World Cup kicks off on Friday as hosts France take on South Korea. But if you were strolling the streets of Paris, you would be forgiven for not knowing it was happening....
09:32, 06/07/2019

The Fiver | It’s a miracle Argentina have made it to France 2019 at all Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!It’s not often England face Argentina in a match as heavy favourites, but in Le Havre Phil Neville’s side are being backed to give the Albicelestes the kind of drubbing the not so brave boys of 86 an...
10:16, 06/14/2019

France launches national civic service for youth Two decades after France ended conscription, the government has launched a program targeting youth. The government is hoping to "increase the cohesion and resilience of the nation" with the service....
05:16, 06/16/2019

France to declare natural disaster after storms rip through crops ‘Orchard of France’ is badly hit by extreme weather that has killed two peopleFrance will declare a state of natural disaster after rain and hail storms lashed a swathe of the south-east on Saturday, devastating crops.The flash storms, which brought ...
10:32, 06/16/2019

On May 20th, the kilogram will no longer be defined by a lump in France On May 20th, World Metrology Day, the scientific community will officially change the definition of the kilogram. For 130 years, the kilo has been defined by a physical cylinder of platinum-iridium alloy, known as Le Grand K and stored in a vault out...
13:32, 05/17/2019

| France savour perfect start to women's World Cup France players savoured a "dream" opening to the women's World Cup after the hosts set the ball rolling in style with a 4-0 win over South Korea before a sell-out crowd....
06:48, 06/08/2019

Renard own goal a reminder France need to keep feet on the ground Wendie Renard's own goal in a 2-1 win over Norway on Wednesday came as reminder that France need to keep their feet on the ground if they are to claim their first women's World Cup title....
17:00, 06/12/2019

| Galthie joins France's Rugby World Cup backroom Fabien Galthie, who takes over as coach of Les Bleus after the World Cup, will work as assistant to current incumbent Jacques Brunel for the tournament in Japan....
23:00, 05/06/2019

France’s Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year’s state visit to the United States died. In an interview broadcast Tuesday evening by Swiss televisio...
03:32, 06/12/2019

France's Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year's state visit to the United States died....
02:16, 06/12/2019

Froome out of Tour de France after crash in Criterium du Dauphine Britain's Chris Froome will not start next month's Tour de France after crashing heavily in the Criterium du Dauphine on Wednesday, Team Ineos manager Dave Brailsford said....
07:32, 06/12/2019

England-France: Channel Tunnel marks 25 years The Channel Tunnel, which connects southern England with northern France is marking its 25th anniversary. The world's longest undersea tunnel took some 200 years to build, with various changes and pauses along the way....
12:16, 05/04/2019

France will send a new 'friendship tree' to Trump after the last one died A new 'friendship tree' will be sent to the White House after the one that France presented to the United States last year died while in quarantine, the French President has said....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Chris Froome set to miss Tour de France after 'bad crash' Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome is set to miss this year's race after sustaining a suspected fractured leg in a crash during a practice ride in France Wednesday....
10:16, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Air France KLM's May passenger numbers rose 3.3% from last year Air France KLM carried a total of 9.2 million passengers across its networks last month, up 3.3% from the same period last year, with new chief executive Ben Smith aiming for a better co-ordination of the Air France and KLM networks....
00:00, 06/11/2019

Chris Froome out of the Tour de France after 'very serious accident' at Dauphine "Chris Froome has been admitted to hospital after a crash during a recon ride at the Criterium du Dauphine, ending his race and ruling him out of the 2019 Tour de France."...
10:32, 06/12/2019

France's Macron seeks new measures to protect biodiversity French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday his government will work on new measures to protect biodiversity, after meeting with a group of scientists who issued a stark warning on the damage caused by human activity to the natural world....
13:48, 05/06/2019

Chris Froome injured, will miss Tour de France The four-time champion has probably suffered a bone fracture. He has been airlifted to a hospital after suffering an injury in a crash at the Criterium du Dauphine, where he was preparing for the Tour....
10:48, 06/12/2019

Turkey stuns World Cup champion France with 2-0 home win KONYA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey moved atop its European Championship qualifying group by dominating World Cup winner France in a 2-0 home victory on Saturday. Turkey has nine points from three wins and has yet to concede a goal in Group H. France had sco...
17:16, 06/08/2019

Eugénie Le Sommer’s VAR penalty gives France narrow win over Norway Eugénie Le Sommer held her nerve to score the VAR-awarded penalty winner for France after Wendie Renard had potentially gifted Norway a vital point in the race to top Group A.With France leading Norway courtesy of a Valérie Gauvin effort straight aft...
14:32, 06/12/2019

WWC roundup: France overcomes own goal to beat Norway Eugenie Le Sommer converted the game-winning penalty kick in the 72nd minute, and the tournament hosts overcame an appalling own goal to beat Norway 2-1 on Wednesday in Nice, France and move to 2-0 atop Group A at the Women's World Cup....
17:00, 06/12/2019

France hopes 'door not closed' on FCA/Renault merger France said it hoped the door had "not closed" on the possibility of a merger between Fiat Chrysler and Renault and said it would be happy to re-examine any new proposal after FCA announced it had abandoned its $35 billion merger offer for the French...
02:48, 06/06/2019

France beats Romania in doubles to reach Fed Cup final Caroline Garcia held her nerve on serve in the decisive doubles match as France reached the Fed Cup finals with a nail-biting 3-2 win Sunday against a Simona Halep-inspired Romania        ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

EU court says France cannot apply stricter rules on Airbnb The European Union’s highest court has rejected a case brought by hotels arguing Airbnb should be subject to strict rules governing French estate agents....
04:48, 04/30/2019

France, Germany agree on first battery cell consortium: FAZ France and Germany have asked the European Commission to green-light state subsidies for a cross-border battery cell consortium involving carmaker PSA with its German subsidiary Opel and Total's Saft, FAZ newspaper reported on Monday....
09:48, 04/29/2019

Moi aussi? Conflicted France at last tackles sexual harassment Thousands contact pioneering ‘chat’ project set up by police to help victims of abuseOn the third floor of a modern police station west of Paris, an alert sounds and one of four officers – three women and a man – seated around a block of desks begins...
07:32, 06/01/2019

The Latest: France, Germany, Spain back new fighter jet LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The Latest on the Paris Air Show (all times local): 12:20 p.m. France, Germany and Spain have agreed to develop a joint European fighter jet and air combat system that could also control drones and satellites. With a model o...
05:00, 06/17/2019

Facebook and France haggle over regulating online hate PARIS (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting French President Emmanuel Macron as the tech giant and France try to pioneer ways of fighting hate speech and violent extremism online. Macron’s office is releasing a progress report Friday o...
04:16, 05/10/2019

| HRW condemns France 'outsourcing' of ISIS trials to Iraq Human Rights Watch has condemned France's "outsourcing" of trials of Islamic State group suspects to "abusive justice systems", after seven of its nationals have this week been sentenced to death in Iraq....
03:16, 06/01/2019

France's Ucar offers new car service as competition intensifies French car hire service Ucar on Tuesday said users can now hire a new car with prices starting from 49 euros ($55.5) a month, amid intense competition in the sector....
00:00, 06/11/2019

Australia beats Belarus 3-2 to face France in Fed Cup final Australia has advanced to the Fed Cup final after the doubles team of Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur beat Aryna Sabalenka and Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 7-5, 3-6, 6-2        ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Bayer's Monsanto investigated in France over illegal data French daily 'Le Monde' complained to police when it found the newspaper among hundreds of high-profile figures and media outlets listed. The charge is that information was collected illegally....
13:00, 05/11/2019

Iraq Sentences Seven ISIS Fighters From France to Death Iraq handed death sentences this week to seven French citizens who joined Islamic State, in trials that have drawn criticism from rights groups and spotlighted the challenges of dealing with captured foreign fighters....
13:32, 05/30/2019

The Woman Who Kicked Off France’s #MeToo Is Being Sued for $55,000 by the Man She Accused Sandra Muller, the woman who kickstarted France’s #MeToo movement, appeared in court in Paris Wednesday, accused of defaming the man whom she said sexually harassed her. Muller, a New-York based French journalist accused French TV executive Eri...
08:00, 05/30/2019

France's Groupe Casino faces Battle Royale It is France's second-biggest supermarket operator and, having traded for the last 121 years, a familiar sight in most of the country's towns and cities....
10:48, 05/29/2019

AP Exclusive: Ex-Interpol chief's wife gets asylum in France The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol president jailed in China for what she believes are political reasons, said Monday that France has saved her life and the lives of their two young boys by granting her asylum request....
08:32, 05/13/2019

France warns new European drone must be competitive on price A next-generation drone being developed by several European nations must be price competitive or the project designed to project European unity and strength in an increasingly uncertain world will flounder, France's defense minister warned on Monday....
09:48, 06/17/2019

Leonardo da Vinci events marred by Italy and France row 500th anniversary of artist’s death overshadowed by escalating diplomatic tensionsEvents to commemorate Leonardo da Vinci will take place in France and Italy on Thursday, the 500th anniversary of the artist’s death, with the French president, Emmanue...
08:32, 05/01/2019

France’s top assist maker thrives in gypsy lifestyle PARIS (AP) — Rife with drugs and weapons, the Cité Gély in the southern French city of Montpellier is a known hub for trafficking. The housing project where big expensive black cars share the streets with groups of youngsters riding their motorbikes ...
05:32, 05/09/2019

France to declare natural emergency after deadly storm The French government is to declare a natural emergency for farming areas in the southeast blasted by a fierce storm at the weekend. A German tourist was one of those killed when her caravan was hit by a tree....
03:32, 06/17/2019

France is the most vaccine-skeptic nation in the world: survey LONDON, – Trust in vaccines – one of the world’s most effective and widely-used medical products – is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where skepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to per...
10:48, 06/19/2019

Women's World Cup Soccer Kicks Off With France Victory France began its bid to win the Women’s World Cup of soccer for the first time with a 4-0 shellacking of South Korea, while the defending champion U.S. will play its opening match on Tuesday....
21:48, 06/07/2019

France to End Disposal of $900 Million in Unsold Goods Each Year The government plans to outlaw the destruction of brand-new consumer products, a practice that companies use to stop goods from being stolen or sold at steep discounts....
09:48, 06/05/2019

| France harassing, intimidating migrant helpers: Amnesty Rights group Amnesty International has accused French authorities of harassing, intimidating and even assaulting people offering aid to migrants in the north of France in a deliberate attempt to discourage their work....
06:00, 06/05/2019

USA upset France with late goals to return to U-20 World Cup last eight United States upset France to reach U-20 World Cup quartersJustin Rennicks’ late winner sinks pre-tournament favoritesTab Ramos’s USA to face Ecuador in Saturday’s quarter-finalThe United States’ Under-20 men’s national team reached the last eight of...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Queer Eye's Tan France Reveals He Began Bleaching His Skin at Age 10 Tan France knows the power of beauty. As Queer Eye's resident expert on all things fashion, the 36-year-old understands that clothes can have plenty of positive effects. At the same......
18:48, 06/04/2019

Dad’s in Prison. Mom Was on Parole. He’s Running for D.A. In San Francisco, Chesa Boudin, whose parents were in the radical Weather Underground, wants to join the growing ranks of prosecutors who have direct experience with the prison system....
02:16, 05/24/2019

England’s Wan-Bissaka gifts France win at U-21 Euros despite penalty misses • England Under-21s 1-2 France Under-21s • Wan-Bissaka scores late own goal after Choudhury sent offFrom class to calamity: England’s opening night against France, and possibly their entire European Championship campaign, veered horribly off course i...
02:16, 06/19/2019

France to declare natural disaster after storms in south east France will declare a state of natural disaster after heavy rain and flash hail storms ravaged crops in southeastern France on Saturday, Agriculture Minister Didier Guillaume said on Saturday....
13:48, 06/16/2019

Food App Couriers Exploit Migrants Desperate for Work in France Some contractors are dealing with rate cuts by leasing their accounts to immigrants, many of them underage or in the country illegally, and taking part of their pay....
21:48, 06/16/2019

Wendie Renard’s twice-taken penalty takes France past Nigeria Wendie Renard went from villain to hero in the space of two minutes, scoring her retaken penalty after a double VAR check to ensure France progress to the last-16 having topped Group A.With the sun setting the home team were given arguably their most...
15:16, 06/17/2019

Chris Froome out of Tour de France after suffering suspected broken leg • Four-time Tour winner was injured on Criterium practise run• Team INEOS say rider taken to hospital near Roanne in FranceChris Froome is out of the Tour de France after being taken to hospital on Wednesday with a suspected broken leg following a cr...
06:48, 06/12/2019

Seven Injured In Suspected Package Bomb Blast In France's Lyon Several people were wounded Friday by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon in southeastern France, the local prosecutors' office said....
10:32, 05/24/2019

UK, France and Germany in last-ditch effort to save Iran deal Diplomatic offensive aims to dissuade Tehran from breaching uranium limitsBritain, France and Germany are to mount a last-ditch effort to dissuade Iran from effectively quitting the nuclear deal, warning time was running out for negotiations and the ...
10:32, 06/19/2019

'You can feel this surge': how France has caught Women's World Cup fever Whether at the stadiums or in front of the television, enthusiasm for the host team is exceeding expectationsFrance has seen a huge surge in enthusiasm for women’s football, with TV viewing figures for the World Cup double what was predicted, nationa...
11:16, 06/16/2019

BeIN media group CEO charged in corruption probe in France A judicial official says the chief executive officer of media group beIN has been handed preliminary charges of corruption as part of an investigation into the bidding process for the 2019 track world championships in Qatar...
03:00, 05/22/2019

Germany, France and Spain sign deal on European fighter jet German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has described the signing as a "big day for the European defense union." The 'Future Combat Air System' is due to be operational by 2040....
09:00, 06/17/2019

Perfect record for France but a lot to improve as knockout phase looms - Hosts France benefited from two highly debatable goals in their last two Group A games as they reached the World Cup knockout phase with a perfect record that did not mask their shortcomings....
06:00, 06/18/2019

| France has lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally: poll France has the lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally, according to the world's biggest survey on public attitudes toward health and science, which was published on Wednesday....
02:16, 06/19/2019

Less than one third Women's World Cup matches sold out in France despite bumper TV ratings FIFA said Tuesday that 14 of the 52 Women’s World Cup matches had been sold out despite allocating more than 1 million tickets to fans across the globe....
14:16, 06/12/2019

China beat South Africa to send Germany and France through China striker Li Ying scored the only goal in a crucial 1-0 victory over South Africa in a women’s World Cup Group B clash at the Parc des Princes on Thursday, a result that ensured Germany and France progress to the second round....
16:16, 06/13/2019

Chadian rebel chief arrested in France on war crimes inquiry PARIS (AP) — A Chadian rebel leader is among three people detained in France in an investigation into allegations of crimes against humanity. The Paris prosecutor’s office and the national gendarmerie confirmed the arrest Monday of Mahamat Nour...
07:48, 06/17/2019

France restricts access to Mont Blanc to combat overcrowding Climbers wanting to scale the EU's highest peak now have to book a room in one of its shelters before making the ascent. The new rules aim to reduce risks caused by overcrowding....
04:00, 06/01/2019

France Hands ISIS Suspects to Iraq, Which Sentences Them to Hang For countries struggling with what to do with their citizens who joined the Islamic State, Iraq offers a solution. But does Iraqi justice meet international standards?...
10:16, 05/29/2019

France seeks to save IS jihadis from death penalties in Iraq PARIS (AP) — France’s foreign minister says his government is working to spare four French former members of the Islamic State group from execution after Iraq sentenced them to death. However, France has made no effort to bring back captured Fr...
02:48, 05/28/2019

France's Women Are On A Mission To Establish Worldwide Soccer Dominance If the 100 percent non-existent aliens that purportedly flit about Earth’s skies were in fact real, and if they somehow mustered enough gumption in their lily liver-equivalent alien organs to descend upon the far superior human race and challenge us ...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Spain's PM, France's Macron meet to discuss parliamentary vote Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez met on Monday in Paris with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss the results of the European parliamentary elections, Sanchez's office said....
15:32, 05/27/2019

Euro 2020 qualifying resumes with France, Spain in action Qualification for the 2020 European Championships resumes this weekend while the Netherlands, Portugal, England and Switzerland participate in UEFA's inaugural Nations League finals        ...
10:00, 06/05/2019

France says it opposes death penalty as four French sentenced in Iraq France opposes the death penalty in principle but accepts Iraqi sovereignty, its foreign ministry said on Monday, as a fourth French citizen was sentenced to death in Iraq for being part of the Islamic State militant group....
07:00, 05/27/2019

FCA, France reach tentative agreement on Renault merger: sources Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has reached a tentative agreement with France on the terms of its proposed merger with Renault, two sources told Reuters, as the French carmaker's board met to consider the bid late on Wednesday....
13:32, 06/05/2019

Fiat Chrysler says it has withdrawn offer to merge with France’s Renault DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler says it has withdrawn offer to merge with France’s Renault....
18:16, 06/05/2019

Trump, other leaders mark D-Day's 75th anniversary in Normandy, France President Trump planned to join other world leaders in Europe on Thursday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, a monumental event that was largely responsible for shaping the outcome of World War II....
05:48, 06/06/2019

Women’s World Cup: Americans don’t intend to leave trophy in France The United States women’s national soccer team say they are not defending their World Cup trophy. Instead, they are on the attack for another one – and don’t intend to leave France without it....
11:16, 06/04/2019

France's conservative party chief quits after poor election The leader of France's traditional right-wing party The Republicans has resigned following its trouncing in the European Parliament election last month....
06:48, 06/03/2019

France calls on Iraq to spare six of its citizens from death penalty Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday said France was intensifying diplomatic efforts to prevent six of its citizens being executed in Iraq after they were sentenced to death for belonging to Islamic State....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Footage of underwater search for crashed Air France plane released Operation to find flight AF447, which vanished over Atlantic on 1 June 2009, was filmedRare footage of the search for a passenger plane that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in one of the worst accidents in recent aviation history has been released on...
08:16, 05/30/2019

France seeks jobs protection if Renault and Fiat merge France's finance minister has insisted that car making jobs in his country must be protected in the event of a proposed €36bn (£32bn) mega-merger between French firm Renault and Italian-American rival Fiat Chrysler....
11:16, 05/28/2019

France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan: AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co, Agence France Press (AFP) reported on Saturday....
00:16, 06/08/2019

France says planned Renault-Fiat merger must protect jobs Finance minister seeks guarantee no factories will close before any deal is agreedFrance’s finance minister has demanded that no factories in the country be closed down and that jobs for French workers be preserved if a proposed merger between Renaul...
10:48, 05/28/2019

France says Fiat-Renault merger must protect French jobs Local factories must stay open as part of a proposed merger between the French and Italian automakers, insists France's finance minister. If accepted, the deal would create one of the world's biggest auto empires....
06:48, 05/28/2019

Turnout at France's 'yellow vest' protest hits fresh low The number of "yellow vest" demonstrators marching against high living costs in France dwindled on Saturday following several weeks of waning turnout, more than six months into the protests against President Emmanuel Macron....
17:00, 06/01/2019

General Electric planning to cut around 1,000 jobs in France: union source General Electric (GE) has announced a plan to cut around 1,000 jobs in France, said a trade union source, in a move that could set the U.S. company at odds with the French government which has consistently urged GE not to cut French jobs....
05:16, 05/28/2019

France among members putting EU 2020 renewables target at risk France is one of six EU nations unlikely to hit their 2020 renewable energy targets, putting the European Union's 20% goal at risk, the bloc's auditors said on Thursday....
06:32, 06/06/2019

Trump slams Nancy Pelosi, Mueller before D-Day ceremony in France President Trump on Thursday ripped Nancy Pelosi and mocked Robert Mueller during an interview from France before the solemn memorial ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day. “Nancy Pelosi, I call her ‘Nervous Nancy.’ Nancy Pelosi is a disaster...
13:48, 06/06/2019

How France’s Intrusive Demands Quashed the Fiat-Renault Deal Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault to create one of the world’s largest automakers ran into a familiar problem in France: the government itself....
17:48, 06/06/2019

France Welcomes PM Modi's Proposal For Global Conference On Terrorism France today welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposal for a global conference to tackle the threat of terrorism, saying the fight against terror is at the heart of its priorities....
05:32, 06/10/2019

Emmanuel Macron Invites PM Modi To Attend G7 Summit In France Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted an invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron to attend the outreach session of the G7 Summit in Biarritz as a special invitee, said a senior official......
15:32, 06/10/2019

France engaged constructively in failed FCA-Renault talks: Le Maire France's finance minister said on Thursday following the collapse of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault that the government had engaged constructively but failed to win the support of Renault's Japanese partner, Nissan....
04:16, 06/06/2019

Sam Bennett confirms he will not be riding the Tour de France after stage win in Dauphine "Bora-Hansgrohe sprinter Sam Bennett speaks after winning Stage 3 of the Criterium du Dauphine and confirms he will not be riding the 2019 Tour de France."...
10:32, 06/11/2019

France's Renault Role Limits Auto Maker's Boss In declining to back Fiat Chrysler’s plan to merge with Renault, the French government risks weakening its chief negotiator in any future talks, Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard....
17:48, 06/11/2019

France to uphold ban on sale of fossil fuel cars by 2040 The French government's new law on mobility will uphold a planned ban on fossil fuel-powered cars by 2040, Transport Minister Elizabeth Borne said on Tuesday....
23:00, 06/11/2019

More than a dozen injured in suspected package bomb blast in France Police evacuate Lyon street after incident described by Emmanuel Macron as an attackMore than a dozen people have been wounded by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon in the south-east of France,.The area where t...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Women's World Cup: Corinne Diacre wants France focused not emotional France just about kept their perfect record at the 2019 Women's World Cup, but Norway made them work for it. France head coach Corinne Diacre has got France winning, but her plan for success is an unusual one....
01:32, 06/13/2019

Shaky defenders and France's threat: our writers' US World Cup predictions The defending champions have been expected to breeze to the final in years past. But the rest of the world has caught up in the last few yearsUSWNT’s key player is …Julie Ertz. No one else in the squad offers the same physical disruption in central m...
04:16, 06/10/2019

France's Le Maire says 'essential' to bolster Renault-Nissan alliance French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was vital that Renault and Nissan Motor strengthen their alliance as the auto industry undergoes rapid change in the areas of electric and connected vehicles....
12:00, 06/09/2019

France: Storm Miguel leaves 3 dead after lifeboat capsizes Three members of a rescue boat crew have died after their vessel overturned in heavy winds off the west coast of France. Several regions along the Atlantic coast are on high alert....
07:16, 06/07/2019

France v South Korea: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup opening game, 8pm BST kick-offGuardian writers give their World Cup predictionsFeel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg your thoughts 8.13pm BST 11 min: Le Sommer has now scored in six major tournaments for France. Not a ba...
12:16, 06/07/2019

Hosts France enjoy blistering start in Women’s World Cup "Women’s World Cup 2019 – Group A, Parc des Princes, Paris – France 4 (E. Le Sommer 9\u0027, W. Renard 35\u0027, 45\u0027, A. Henry 85\u0027) South Korea 0."...
15:00, 06/07/2019

France prepared to cut Renault stake to shore up deal with Nissan: AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to shore up Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co, according to an AFP tweet on Saturday....
23:16, 06/07/2019

France prepared to cut Renault stake to shore up deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to shore up Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , according to an AFP tweet https://bit.ly/2KwTMqg on Saturday....
00:32, 06/08/2019

World Cup opening game draws record audience in France The opening game of the women's soccer World Cup between France and South Korea drew a record 9.83 million viewers in the host nation on Friday, according to figures released on Saturday....
07:16, 06/08/2019

Soccer: France women beat Thailand 3-0 in World Cup warm-up A late rally from France in the second half helped the women's World Cup hosts to overcome a stiff challenge from Thailand to win 3-0 in a warm-up match in Orleans on Saturday....
12:16, 05/25/2019

France Ready To Cut Renault Stake To Shore Up Nissan Partnership France is ready to consider cutting its stake in Renault in the interests of consolidating the automaker's alliance with Nissan, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said....
08:16, 06/08/2019

Epsom Derby field almost set; top weekend action from France to Singapore A look at the potential field for the June 1 Epsom Derby, plus top-flight international racing this weekend from as far afield as Singapore and Hong Kong to Ireland and France....
10:48, 05/24/2019

Aguirre Rejoins Mexican National Team for Tournament in France EKU Athletics RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University soccer player Zoe Aguirre will rejoin Mexico’s U-20 National Team for the Sud Ladies’ Cup May 8-18 in Provence, France. Aguirre is one of two goalkeepers on the Mexican roster for the tournam...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Remy scores as Lille closes in on 2nd place finish in France Loic Remy scored a beautiful goal in a 1-0 win over Bordeaux in the French league on Sunday to help Lille cement its grip on second place and direct qualification for Champions League football next season        ...
12:32, 05/12/2019

"Welcome Move Against Terror Group Head Responsible For Pulwama": France Minutes after India's ambassador to the UN Syed Akbaruddin tweeted that Pakistan-based terrorist Masood Azhar has been listed as a global terrorist by the UN Security Council, France in a statement......
09:00, 05/01/2019

France suggests sanctions could be reimposed if Iran reneges on deal International sanctions could be reimposed on Iran if it reneges on commitments under its nuclear deal, sources at the French presidency said on Tuesday, after Tehran said it would scale back its compliance a year after Washington pulled out....
14:00, 05/07/2019

France reopens inquiry into 2013 murder of Kurdish militants French prosecutors have reopened an investigation into the 2013 murder of three Kurdish militants, a judicial source and lawyer for the families of the dead activists said on Thursday, a case which could impact France's diplomatic relations with Turk...
06:16, 05/16/2019

UK, France and Germany say gravely concerned at escalation in Syrian fighting Britain, Germany and France called on Monday for an end to the military escalation in north western Syria, saying they were gravely concerned at recent violence which had led to the death of more than 120 civilians....
08:16, 05/13/2019

Police say armed kidnapper takes hostages in southern France PARIS (AP) — French police say an armed person has taken multiple hostages in a store on the outskirts of the southern city of Toulouse. Authorities were not certain of the hostage-taker’s identity or how many people were being held. Police spe...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Separatist group ETA's "most wanted" Josu Ternera arrested in France ETA kingpin Josu Ternera, described by Spain as the Basque separatist group's most wanted fugitive, was arrested in France on Thursday after more than 16 years in hiding from court orders served in both countries....
06:16, 05/16/2019

Minister: Cyprus working with France to expand naval base NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ defense minister says French military experts are assisting Cypriot authorities in upgrading a naval port on the east Mediterranean island nation’s southern coast to allow it to receive large warships. Savva...
01:32, 05/16/2019

France's Macron accuses Bannon, Russians of eroding Europe French President Emmanuel Macron is accusing former Trump strategist Steve Bannon and Russian oligarchs of conspiring with Europe's nationalists to dismantle the European Union....
02:16, 05/21/2019

France urges U.S. and China to avoid escalation in trade tensions The United States and China must avoid escalating trade tensions in their current negotiations to keep global growth on track, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday....
01:32, 05/07/2019

2019 Women's World Cup: Ajara optimistic 'Cameroon can do better in France' Cameroon forward Nchout Njoya Ajara insists the Indomitable Lionesses will show significant progress when they compete at the Women's World Cup in June....
13:48, 05/03/2019

US routs France, Russia shuts out Austria at hockey worlds KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — The United States rebounded from an upset loss to Slovakia in the opening game at the ice hockey world championship by routing France 7-1 on Sunday. After losing 4-1 to the host, the U.S. was not ready for another upset. Alex ...
09:32, 05/12/2019

AstraZeneca ties up with France's Transgene to develop viral immunotherapies British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc and French biopharmaceutical firm Transgene SA entered into an agreement on Thursday to co-develop five cancer-killing viral immunotherapies....
01:48, 05/02/2019

2 Canadian organizations invited to G7 Women Summit in Paris, France The London Abused Women's Centre and Truro, Nova Scotia's Persons Against Non-State Torture have been invited to the Women 7 (W7) Summit in Paris, France. ...
01:00, 05/02/2019

France will not accept repeated Brexit delays: French official France will not tolerate repeated extensions of the Brexit deadline, a French presidential adviser said on Friday, expressing hope that European elections in Britain would jolt its political parties into reaching a deal on leaving the EU....
02:16, 05/10/2019

France Steps Up Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators powers to audit and fine large social-media companies if they don’t remove hateful content—ratcheting up global oversight of Silicon Valley....
06:48, 05/10/2019

Air France flight diverted to Iran over ventilation 'malfunction,' officials say An Air France jet flying from Paris to Mumbai on Wednesday was diverted to an airport in Iran after officials say the aircraft suffered a “malfunction” in the ventilation system....
19:32, 05/08/2019

England announce squad for Women's World Cup in France - video The Lionesses have announced their 23-strong squad for the World Cup in France, which begins next month. Manchester City's Steph Houghton will captain the team, which features 11 World Cup first-timers and veterans Karen Carney, Jill Scott and Lucy B...
22:32, 05/08/2019

Air France jet en route to Mumbai makes emergency landing in Iran An Air France jet made an emergency landing in Iran on Wednesday, according to reports. The Airbus A340 briefly vanished from radar when it unexpectedly descended over the city of Isfahan, then re-appeared and landed at the local airport, according t...
18:32, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-France's Tikehau Capital Advisors raises around $335 mln in equity France's Tikehau Capital Advisors raised at least 300 million euros ($335 million) in new equity, buoying its shares, in a deal which will see a Morgan Stanley investment vehicle take a stake....
01:48, 05/20/2019

The Latest: France’s Macron: Iran nuclear deal must be saved BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the crisis surrounding Iran’s decision to step away from the embattled nuclear deal with world powers (all times local): 12:10 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says the Iran nuclear deal must be saved and that...
05:32, 05/09/2019

France's 'yellow vests' protest in dwindling numbers, some clashes French police fired tear gas in skirmishes with masked demonstrators in Lyon and Nantes on Saturday, the 26th straight weekend of "yellow vest" protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his economic reform agenda....
10:00, 05/11/2019

France: 5G telecoms decision based on security and performance, nobody to be ruled out Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said a decision by France regarding the 5G telecoms network would be based on security and performance of networks, and added that Paris would not rule out a specific operator as not being welcome....
05:48, 05/21/2019

France Pushes For India, Others As Permanent UN Security Council Members India and nations like Germany, Brazil and Japan are "absolutely needed" as permanent members of a reformed and enlarged UN Security Council to better reflect contemporary realities and the addition......
01:00, 05/07/2019

Lowest turnout for 'yellow vest' protests in France after May Day clashes France's "yellow vest" anti-government demonstrations recorded their lowest turnout yet on Saturday, days after a wider May Day rally was marked by violent clashes in Paris....
14:48, 05/04/2019

France's Yellow Vests, Unappeased, Are Back to Demanding Change Thousands of yellow-vest protesters returned to French streets Saturday, a sign that President Emmanuel Macron’s great national debate and a promise to lower taxes haven’t quelled demands for sweeping public-sector reform....
09:16, 04/28/2019

France by train: Paris-Bordeaux-Provence round trip A memorable journey on some of France’s famous trains, through stunning countryside, cities, hilltop villages, gorges and along the MedThe high-speed train (TGV) from Paris-Montparnasse to Bordeaux is so fast that you could easily spend most of the t...
23:48, 05/05/2019

France hands down 447 fines in 8 months under a new law punishing harassment of women French courts have in the last eight months handed 447 fines to violators of a new law that seeks to combat harassment of women, the country's equality minister Marlène Schiappa has confirmed....
17:00, 04/30/2019

France honors soldiers killed freeing hostages in Africa PARIS (AP) — France is honoring two special forces officers killed in an operation that freed four hostages held in Burkina Faso. The French public was invited to line the Alexander III Bridge in central Paris as the funeral cortege passed slowly for...
04:48, 05/14/2019

France says Islamic State Baghdadi video should be treated with caution Intelligence services are checking the authenticity of a video which Islamic State said showed its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, but if real it would reinforce that fact that the group is still active, France's defense minister said on Tuesday....
11:32, 04/30/2019

Fewer turn out for 'Yellow vest' protests in France after May Day clashes Fewer protesters turned out for the 25th straight weekend of "yellow vest" anti-government demonstrations in Paris and elsewhere in France on Saturday, days after a wider May Day rally was marked by violent clashes in the French capital....
10:00, 05/04/2019

France’s Macron accuses Bannon, Russians of eroding Europe PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is accusing former Trump strategist Steve Bannon and Russian oligarchs of conspiring with Europe’s nationalists to dismantle the European Union. The centrist French leader said in an interview with ...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Lille goalkeeper Mike Maignan earns France call-up France coach Didier Deschamps has called up three new players, including Lille goalkeeper Mike Maignan, for upcoming European Championship qualifiers against Turkey and Andorra and a friendly against Bolivia        ...
08:16, 05/21/2019

France reports rise in anti-LGBT attacks, other infractions PARIS (AP) — France is seeing a rise in reported attacks and other abuse targeting members of the LGBT community. The French Interior Ministry said in a statement Tuesday that it registered 1,378 infractions based on sexual orientation last year, a r...
04:48, 05/14/2019

France to push ahead with 5G launch in 2020 despite Huawei woes France will launch the deployment of its 5G network as planned in 2020 despite current difficulties faced by China's Huawei which could push some telecoms operators to modify their source of supply, the telecoms regulator said Tuesday....
05:48, 05/21/2019

Commander of Guantanamo Bay prison is fired Military officials say the commander of the task force that runs the prison at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been fired for a "loss of confidence in his ability to command."...
23:32, 04/28/2019

Guantánamo Bay Prison Commander Has Been Fired Rear Adm. John C. Ring has been let go because of a “loss of confidence in his ability” to lead, the United States Southern Command said Sunday in a statement....
17:16, 04/28/2019

Michael Cohen arrives at NY prison President Donald Trump's ex-lawyer has arrived at an upstate New York prison to start a three-year sentence for crimes including campaign finance violations related to hush-money payments made on Trump's behalf. (May 6)    &...
18:00, 05/06/2019