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New Caledonia rejects independence from France
New Caledonia rejects independence from France
Islanders on the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia rejected independence on Sunday in a referendum, but the results showed weaker-than-expected support for Paris in the resource-rich and strategic outpost....
New Caledonia votes on independence from France
New Caledonia votes on independence from France
The French Pacific islands of New Caledonia were voting on Sunday on whether to become an independent nation, in a closely-watched test of support...
French court rules Sarkozy should be tried over campaign funding
French court rules Sarkozy should be tried over campaign funding
On Thursday, a French appeals court ruled that former president Nicolas Sarkozy should answer charges of illicit financing of his failed 2012...
France ban on face veil 'violates' women's rights — UN panel
France ban on face veil 'violates' women's rights — UN panel
The United Nations Human Rights Council has said France's face veil ban is a violation of women's rights, as it called for a review of the...
CAR’s brand of state failure is unique
CAR’s brand of state failure is unique
One-size-fits-all solutions cannot fix the myriad problems facing the Central African Republic
Macron reshuffles government, names new interior minister
Macron reshuffles government, names new interior minister
French President Emmanuel Macron reshuffled his Cabinet on Tuesday, appointing new interior, agriculture and culture ministers after a weeks-long...
Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing critic
Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing critic
Saudi Arabia warned it would retaliate against any sanctions imposed on the oil-rich kingdom over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi,...
Mbappé is Time magazine's 'Future of Soccer'
Mbappé is Time magazine's 'Future of Soccer'
Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappé's rapid rise to global fame has earned the teenaged World Cup winner an appearance on the cover of...
Cameroon's Biya at helm of six-time election winning machine
Cameroon's Biya at helm of six-time election winning machine
President Paul Biya, the 85-year-old Cameroonian leader seeking a seventh term on Sunday, has developed an effective system to stay in power...
China mum on missing Interpol chief
China mum on missing Interpol chief
China remained silent Saturday over the disappearance of the head of Interpol, deepening the mystery over the international police chief's fate...
Moi aussi: Frenchman gets first fine for street harassment
Moi aussi: Frenchman gets first fine for street harassment
A French court has fined a man for insulting a woman during an assault on a bus, the first conviction under a new law that punishes sexual...
The fight to save, not close, a McDonald's in France
The fight to save, not close, a McDonald's in France
For decades, McDonald's was the brand French people loved to hate.

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