Tag Archives: France

Czechs cull thousands of poultry near bird flu outbreaks

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Czech authorities ordered a cull of thousands of chickens & ducks around outbreaks of bird flu on two small farms in the southeast on Friday, as reports…

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In Iraq, Hollande says IS battle prevents attacks at home

Baghdad (AFP) – Western support for military action against Islamic State jihadists is key to preventing attacks at home, French President Francois Hollande said Monday in Iraq, where yet another…

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Belgian police shoot suspect in Europe-wide terror raids

Brussels (AFP) – Belgian police shot a suspect as part of a huge European terror crackdown that yielded several arrests as France's president said a jihadist network that targeted both…

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France, Canada have most teen pot smokers

Paris (AFP) – France & Canada have the highest percentage of 15-year-old pot smokers among 42 well-off nations surveyed by the World Health Organization, the UN agency said in a…

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US, France warn Syria regime ahead of new peace talks

Geneva (AFP) – The United States & France warned the Syrian regime on Sunday against trying to disrupt the fragile ceasefire as the warring sides prepared for fresh peace talks…

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France razes migrant camp as Greece seeks EU aid

Calais (France) (AFP) – Demolition workers tore down more makeshift shelters in France's grim "Jungle" migrant camp Tuesday, as Greece pleaded for EU aid to assist shelter thousands of refugees…

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Clashes as France starts destroying 'Jungle' migrant camp

Calais (France) (AFP) – Clashes broke out between French riot police & migrants on Monday as bulldozers moved into the grim shantytown on the edge of Calais known as the…

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France begins destruction of half 'Jungle' migrant camp

Calais (France) (AFP) – French authorities began dismantling half of the "Jungle" migrant camp in the northern port city of Calais on Monday, AFP reporters at the scene said. Two…

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Apple encryption stand highlights mobile operators' dilemma

By Eric Auchard BARCELONA (Reuters) – Apple Inc's stance on privacy in the face of a U.S. government demand to unlock an iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino…

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Court says Facebook nude painting case can be tried in France

View gallery A 3D plastic representation of the Facebook logo is seen in this illustration in Zenica, Bosnia &  … PARIS (Reuters) – A French court ruled on Friday that…

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