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Almost 90pc of Syrian chemical weapons stockpile removed
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:36:06 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/732a274309cca2f0.jpg" /> HAGUE - Syria has handed over more than 86 percent of its chemical weapons stockpiles including 88.7 percent of all Priority 1 chemicals, the global chemical watchdog stated Tuesday even as US ...
Novartis and GSK strike asset swapping deal
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:44:22 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/1d4fa3a0529a49cf.jpg" /> BASEL - Global pharma giants Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline Tuesday announced multiple deals that will see the two companies joining forces to set up a consumer healthcare joint venture, while swapping ...
Djokovic plays down fears of missing French Open due to wrist injury
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:00:17 -0400
Serb tennis ace Novak Djokovic has reportedly played down fears that he would miss this year's French Open due to the wrist injury he sustained at the Monte Carlo Masters last week. Djokovic said ...
Hollande vows all measures to fight Syrian Jihadists
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:00:01 -0400
President Francois Hollande Tuesday voiced determination to fight against the rising menace of Syrian Jihadist by taking "all measures" to prevent his nationals from joining conflict in the country ...
Hostage kidnapped in Mali probably dead France
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:00:01 -0400
A French hostage abducted in western Mali by Al Qaeda linked Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa (MUJWA) two years ago is probably dead, French government said Tuesday. "The statement from ...
Khloe Kardashian flaunts Montanas name around her neck
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:00:05 -0400
Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian pays homage to her new boyfriend by wearing a necklace dedicated to rapper French Montana. The Moroccan-born rapper's real name is Karim Kharbouch and Khloe was ...
Kim Jong-un sending three experts to France to learn art of making his favourite cheese
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:00:09 -0400
Kim Jong-un is sending a team of food production experts to France so that they can master the art of making his favourite type of cheese, according to reports. Three North Korean experts are being ...
Kim Jong-uns Emmental envoys rejected by French cheese school
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:00:59 -0400
College in eastern France refuses North Korean requests to train three experts in French cheese-making to cater to despot Kim Jong-un's penchant for ...
Hollande and Trierweiler still an item book claims
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:00:58 -0400
French president's former partner Valerie Trierweiler would return to the Elysee if he showed contrition and gave guarantees of faithfulness, it is ...
Is a growing wealth gap inevitable in a capitalist economy A French economist argues yes
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:59:44 -0400
NEW YORK -- If you'd like to live in Downton Abbey, the good news is that our economy has entered a second Gilded Age of opulence and elegance. The bad news is that you'll likely end up ...
How research by a French economist helped redefine income inequality
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:59:44 -0400
WASHINGTON -- French economist Thomas Piketty and his research partners have transformed the wealth gap debate by popularizing the concept of a financially elite 1 percent. They framed the issue of ...
French Parliament Permanently Bans All GMO Maize Effective this Year
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:58:16 -0400
Prison Planet.com April 23, 2014 France has never been a big fan of Monsanto, Dow, or any biotech's GMO creations; this is evidenced by ...
French Cabinet Approves Economic Austerity Program
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:57:51 -0400
Paris, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) The Council of Ministers of France on Wednesday approved the economic program for the next three years, which includes severe austerity measures to balance public ...
Paris Motor Show woes Indian visitors
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:55:22 -0400
New Delhi, April 23 : The world's oldest automobile exhibition - the Paris Motor Show - expects to attract more Indian tourists and visitors at this year's edition, its organisers said ...
France raises deficit forecasts amid low growth
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:48:45 -0400
PARIS (AP) -- The French government has raised its public deficit forecasts amid slow growth, but is still pledging to meet the European Union deficit target of 3 percent next year.A plan aimed at ...
German French ministers visit Moldova Georgia
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:48:37 -0400
BERLIN (AP) -- The German and French foreign ministers are making a joint visit to Moldova and Georgia, former Soviet republics that have breakaway regions ...
7000 same-sex weddings in a year
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:44:58 -0400
AN ESTIMATED 7,000 same-sex marriages have taken place in the year since they became legal in France.On April 23, 2013 - after many amendments and hours of debates in the National Assembly, same-sex ...
France unveils plan to fight jihadist threat
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:40:28 -0400
PARIS — France is cracking down on youth who leave their homes to fight with Islamist radicals in Syria's civil war. The interior minister announced a series of tough love measures ...
Giants Causeway to get pride of place on the Paris Metro
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:34:20 -0400
Posters of the world-renowned Giant's Causeway are being put up in the famous Paris Metro transport system to try and tempt French tourists to visit Northern ...
France outlines optimistic pledge to get economy back on track
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:30:38 -0400
Paris (AFP) - France on Wednesday outlined its strategy for bringing its public finances into line with eurozone rules via an anticipated economic upturn branded "optimistic" and spending ...

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