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Sports - Omni sports
1/31/2024 12:16:34 PM
The French government announced Wednesday that it had slashed the number of spectators attending the opening ceremony of the Paris Olympics amid security and other organisational challenges.

World - Africa
9/14/2023 11:53:14 AM
A French official detained in Niger last week has been released, the French government said Thursday. The arrest heightened tensions between France and Niger, where military officers deposed an elected president last month and ordered French officials to leave.

World - International
6/20/2023 7:49:05 PM
The French government said Tuesday that it would shut down an activist climate group over a series of recent demonstrations including one that led to fierce clashes with police over a controversial irrigation project.

Sports - Omni sports
5/24/2023 8:02:28 PM
The French government plans to move homeless people out of Paris ahead of the 2024 Olympic Games in the capital, sparking criticism from some mayors of regional towns and villages which are expected to house them.

World - International
4/30/2023 10:23:42 AM
Thousands of people, including many undocumented migrants, marched in Paris and other French cities Saturday, protesting planned changes to immigration laws and evictions from the Indian Ocean island of Mayotte.

World - International
3/20/2023 10:23:06 PM
The French government under President Emmanuel Macron on Monday survived two no-confidence motions in parliament, but still faces intense pressure over its handling of a controversial pensions reform.

World - International
1/23/2023 4:22:33 PM
France's government on Monday moved forward with a fiercely contested pensions reform plan that would raise the retirement age to 64, saying balancing the system's books must be top priority.

World - War in Ukraine
12/28/2022 2:49:27 PM
France's defense minister arrived in Kyiv on Wednesday to discuss further military support for Ukraine, insisting the French government's backing is unflagging while efforts are made to reach an eventual negotiated end to Russia's invasion.

World - Region
12/18/2022 10:26:06 PM
Israel said it deported a Palestinian lawyer and activist to France early Sunday, claiming he has ties to a banned militant group, despite objections from the French government.

World - International
11/8/2022 10:23:55 PM
Labour unions have called a major one-day strike which threatens to paralyse Paris public transport Thursday, the latest industrial action to demand relief from the French government over soaring prices.

World - International
10/6/2022 1:37:03 PM
``Every gesture counts'' is the watchword of a French government energy-saving drive unveiled Thursday to get the country through the winter without gas from Russia and closer to European Union targets of reaching climate neutrality by 2050.

World - International
9/29/2022 7:50:47 PM
The French government vowed on Thursday to push through pension reform by the end of the winter despite opposition from unions which launched a first major day of strikes.

Sports - World
9/16/2022 8:45:32 PM
The French government on Friday ordered an audit of the national football federation (FFF) after its president Noel Le Graet was summoned to a meeting following accusations of inappropriate behaviour towards female employees.

Sports - World
7/13/2022 5:56:09 PM
A leading Liverpool fans' group has called for a "full apology from the French Government" after a French senate enquiry found organisational failings were to blame for the chaos that surrounded the Champions League final.

War in Ukraine - Economy
7/6/2022 9:16:49 PM
France's government plans to nationalize indebted French electricity giant EDF amid a broad energy crisis aggravated by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne said Wednesday.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/13/2022 1:05:32 PM
The French government has announced a package worth 2.0 billion euros ($2.2 billion) to help consumers struggling with soaring fuel prices, with the cost of filling up set to be cut at the pump.

World - International
12/8/2021 8:47:37 PM
A junior finance minister quit the French government Wednesday after being convicted of failing to declare all his wealth and income.

World - Region
10/14/2021 11:44:39 PM
Tunisian President Kais Saied on Thursday accused unnamed politicians of using refuge overseas to "plot" against the state, implicitly targeting one of his predecessors based in France, according to AFP.

World - Region
9/28/2021 2:31:18 PM
Paris will sharply reduce the number of visas granted to people from Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, accusing the former French colonies of not doing enough to allow illegal immigrants to return, a government spokesman said Tuesday.

World - International
8/21/2021 7:01:26 PM
For a sixth straight Saturday, opponents denounced what they see as a restriction of their freedom. Many criticized the measure, claiming the French government was implicitly making vaccines obligatory

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