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By admin On Sunday, October 10th, 2021
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French teenager arrested for trying to enter hospital with President Emmanuel Macron’s vaccine passport – media

A French teen has reportedly been arrested and fined for attempting to enter a hospital using the health pass data of President Emmanuel Macron, which had been leaked online. He said he impersonated the president More...

By admin On Saturday, October 9th, 2021
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French minister says UK ‘hasn’t paid a penny’ towards stopping migrant crossings

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin has accused Britain of withholding millions of pounds in funding to stop migrant boats crossing the English Channel. He said France’s authorities have cracked down on the More...

By admin On Saturday, October 9th, 2021
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Algeria bans French military aircraft from its airspace amid diplomatic row with Paris

Algeria has closed its airspace to French military planes amid a row between Algiers and Paris, a spokesman for the French military said. The route had been used to transport French troops for an operation in West More...

By admin On Friday, October 8th, 2021
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Mali has evidence French forces train militant groups on its territory, country’s prime minister says

Militant groups in northern Mali’s Kidal region have been trained by French officers, Prime Minister Choguel Kokalla Maiga claimed in an interview with RIA Novosti, saying two-thirds of his country is “occupied More...

By admin On Friday, October 8th, 2021
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French envoy says Australia was ‘childish’ to keep nuclear sub talks with US secret ahead of recalled ambassador’s return

The French ambassador to Australia, who will soon return to the nation after being recalled by Paris amid a spat over a secretly negotiated deal for US-made nuclear subs, said Canberra was “childish” to keep More...

By admin On Thursday, October 7th, 2021
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‘Our relationship is bigger than a contract’: Australian PM welcomes return of French ambassador after sub spat

The Australian premier has welcomed the return of the French ambassador and hailed the two countries’ cooperation and shared objectives after Paris was angered by Canberra’s decision to drop a multi-billion-dollar More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 6th, 2021
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French fishermen threaten to block port of Calais to stop exports into UK ahead of Christmas period over fishing licence row

The UK has been threatened with a Christmas blockade, cutting it off during the festive period, in an escalation of the fisheries row between London and Paris, as French fishermen claim they were “deceived” More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 6th, 2021
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Mali summons French envoy after Macron says Malian govt. ‘isn’t even a government’ in a row over troops withdrawal

Mali has summoned its French ambassador following “unfriendly and derogatory” remarks by the French president, who argued that Bamako lacks legitimacy to criticize the withdrawal of the French troops from the More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 5th, 2021
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Macron hopes tensions between Paris & Algeria are ‘calming’ after African nation recalled ambassador & barred French military jets

President Emmanuel Macron said his “wish is for a calming down” between France and Algeria after relations soured amid a row over visas and the French leader’s remarks about the African nation’s post-independence More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 5th, 2021
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Elite police unit deployed to French prison as inmate reportedly dubbed ‘monster of Colombes’ takes 2 guards hostage

A violent inmate has taken two guards hostage in a high-security prison in north-western France. The man surrendered only after the police and the prison administration deployed two elite units to the scene. The More...