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Tributes for two Irish mountaineers who fell to death in France
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:54:35 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/ecf9c3df211716cd.jpg" /> DUBLIN/PARIS - Tributes have flowed in for two Irish mountain climbers who fell to their death on Mont Blanc in France over the weekend. The bodies of Colm Ennis, 37, of Waterford and Peter ...
Pilot of Air Algerie had asked to turn back moments before crash
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:16:41 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/3e57f2bdbabe1158.jpg" /> PARIS - France said on Monday the pilots of the Air Algrie passenger plane that crashed in Mali, killing all 118 on board, had asked to turn back. Bad weather has been increasingly blamed for the ...
Japan Strong Concern About France-Russia Navy Deal
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:09:34 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/uni1406678970.jpg" /> TOKYO - Japan on Tuesday expressed "strong concern" about the planned sale of French helicopter carriers to Russia, joining some EU countries in opposing the deal as the West believes Russia has ...
EU Set to Impose Tougher Sanctions on Russia
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:01:07 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/uni1406642464.jpg" /> The European Union is set to impose new sanctions against Russia, targeting its finance and defense sectors over the conflict in Ukraine. A decision by European Union ambassadors, meeting in ...
France to Lead Air Algerie Black Box Analysis
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:00:17 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/uni1406581214.jpg" /> The black boxes from an Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali last week, killing all 118 people aboard, arrived in Paris on Monday as France takes the lead in the investigation. France's transport ...
Rare Lightning Strike at Los Angeles Beach Kills 1 Injures 8
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:00:16 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/uni1406523613.jpg" /> One man died and at least eight people were injured on Sunday in a lightning strike during a rare thunderstorm at Venice Beach in Los Angeles, officials said. Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman ...
Rats blamed for rail accident in France
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:30:01 -0400
Rats have been blamed for a train accident in France that left 40 people injured earlier this month, media reports said Tuesday. Rats nibbling at signalling cables, which led to it staying green ...
Lens returns to French Ligue 1
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:30:02 -0400
Lens football club were promoted to the top flight, French Ligue 1, after successfully appealing a ban on financial grounds. Lens were banned from the Ligue 1 after failing to produce the ...
Mixed day for Indian women in lawn bowls
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:30:03 -0400
Indian women won in paris but lost their triples match in lawn bowls of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Monday. The Indian team won their first match in second round of pairs in section B beating ...
France wants expatriates to leave Libya
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:30:01 -0400
French government Sunday called on all its nationals to quit Libya, "given the deteriorating security situation" prevailing in the African country. "All our nationals are invited to get in touch as ...
Video Shows French Troops Securing Mali Crash Site
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:00:09 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/uni1406523605.jpg" /> The French army released on Sunday new video of French forces securing the site of the Air Algerie plane crash in Mali. Pictures showed French troops securing the crash zone or receiving material ...
Remys dream move to Liverpool collapses after striker fails medical
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:15:01 -0400
French striker Loic Remy's dream move to Liverpool has reportedly collapsed after the Queens Park Rangers player failed his medical. Liverpool pulled the plug on the 8.5 million-pound deal at the ...
Arsenal confirm Ospinas signing from Nice for undisclosed fee
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:15:01 -0400
Arsenal has confirmed that they have signed Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina from French club OGC Nice. The goalkeeper, who starred for Colombia during the World Cup in Brazil, has joined Arsene ...
Nibali gets emotional on winning 2014 Tour de France
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:15:01 -0400
Italian bicycle ace racer Vincenzo Nibali emerged victorious in the 2014 Tour de France and fought back tears as he stood on the winner's podium, describing the moment as better than he ever ...
The U.S. Should Cheer Frances New Counterterroism Plan in Africa
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:51:08 -0400
France announced recently that it was launching a new military operation, dubbed Barkhane, intended to combat Islamic militants throughout the entire Sahel region from Mauritania to Chad. Barkhane ...
Meet the Italian cycling writer who still uses a typewriter at the Tour de France
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:48:39 -0400
Gianni Mura, a 68-year-old Italian journalist poses after an interview with Reuters during the 2014 Tour de France. Jacky Naegelen / Reuters / July 23, ...
Louvre Museum gardens overrun with rats
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:47:19 -0400
The Louvre museum in Paris is a popular destination for tourists from around the world, but its gardens are now attracting a different type of vistor ...
France excludes Roma children from schools
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:47:18 -0400
Local authorities deliberately keep Roma children out of schools so teachers and parents do not protest against the demolition of their camps or the return of Roma families to their countries of ...
Eurostar to launch London-Marseille service in 2015
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:42:05 -0400
(MENAFN - AFP) High-speed cross-Channel train operator Eurostar said Tuesday it will launch direct services from London to the southern French port city of Marseille from May 1 next year.The train ...
Greek debt review talks to move to Paris
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:40:38 -0400
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's government says its next meetings with international debt inspectors will take place in Paris instead of Athens -- a move it says signals the country is no longer ...

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