Tag Archives: France

VIDEO: French Town Halts Labeling Homeless With ‘Nazi-Era’ Badges By
(TheAntiMedia) Politicians in Marseille, France thought that it would be a wonderful idea to identify their homeless population with large, bright-yellow badges which would single them out in public and let everyone know that they...
French MPs Recognize Palestine As A State In Non-binding Vote By
Reports: French lawmakers voted on Tuesday in favor of recognizing Palestine as a state, a symbolic move that will not immediately affect France’s diplomatic stance but demonstrates growing European impatience with a stalled peace process. The motion, which echoes...
The Roads Of Damascus: How France Manipulated Chemical Weapons Reports To Attack Assad By
Reports: Scandals mentioned in the French book “Les Chemins de Damas” (The Roads of Damascus) published a few days ago have begun to unfold, revealing secret events and details about how the French presidency forced the French diplomatic corps and intelligence...
France Begins Bombing Iraq By
Reports: Updated at 2:41 pm (GMT +3) France said on Friday its jets had launched strikes inside Iraq for the first time since the country promised to join military action against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria insurgents who have taken over parts of the country. “This...
Paris Wants Iran To Help Crush Islamic Radicals By
PARIS — France is prepared to invite Iran to an international conference Monday aimed at coordinating actions to knock out the Islamic State extremists in Iraq — even though that runs counter to the U.S. refusal to deal with Tehran. The position reflects a recent shift...
France Is Getting Rich From Conflict In The Middle East By
PARIS — France’s government says its arms exports grew sharply last year, notably amid violence and tensions in the Middle East. The Defense Ministry says in a report Tuesday that orders rose by 43 percent over the previous year to 6.87 billion euros ($8.9 billion)....
Police Clash With Youth Following French Ban On Pro-Palestine Protests By
SARCELLES, France  — Pro-Palestinian French youth defying a ban on a protest against Israel’s Gaza offensive clashed with police Sunday, setting fire to cars, pillaging stores and attacking two synagogues in Paris suburbs. Police, backed by a helicopter overhead,...
Sarkozy Detained In French Corruption Probe By
PARIS  — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was detained Tuesday and reportedly questioned by financial investigators in a corruption probe that could cloud his chances of a political comeback. The detention — a very unusual move for such a high-level figure —...
Solar And Wind Will Be Cheaper Than Nukes By End of Decade: Greenpeace By
A new report by Greenpeace in France shows that renewable energy sources like photovoltaic solar and wind will be more affordable than nuclear power by the end of the decade. As France rushes to make expensive upgrades to its aging nuclear plants in the midst of the ongoing...
France Moves To Ban GMO Corn Cultivation, Harvesting By
France took a major step toward banning the cultivation and harvesting of genetically-modified corn within its borders on Tuesday. New legislation passed by France’s lower house, the National Assembly, would ban all strains of genetically-modified corn and maize approved...