Tag Archives: France

French PM rejects permanent quota system for refugees

By Andreas Rinke & Tatiana Jancarikova MUNICH/BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – French Prime Minister Manuel Valls rejected on Saturday the idea of a permanent quota system for distributing refugees across Europe, putting…

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Stricken 'moving mountain' ship towed into Spanish port

Bilbao (Spain) (AFP) – A stricken cargo ship carrying timber from west Africa was successfully towed into the northern Spanish port of Bilbao Wednesday after a days-long salvage operation prevented…

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Bid to tow stricken ship away from French coast a 'success'

Bordeaux (AFP) – Maritime experts on Monday successfully managed to tow a stricken South Korean cargo ship away from France & prevent it from crashing into the country's picturesque Atlantic…

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France calls for end to US sanctions on Cuba during Castro visit

Paris (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande called Monday for an end to US sanctions on Cuba during a historic visit to Paris by President Raul Castro, seen as a…

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France wants to end C.Africa military operation this year: minister

Paris (AFP) – France wants to end its military operation known as Sangaris in the Central African Republic this year, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Sunday. "The aim is…

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Stone Age Horror! Pit Filled with Severed Limbs Uncovered

An ancient pit filled with severed human arms, hands & fingers has been unearthed in France. The nearly 6,000-year-old pit was found near the village of Bergheim, which sits near…

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The Latest Rouhani says nuke deal could be pattern for peace

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Europe (all times local):

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French lawmakers vote on terminal sedation, not euthanasia

PARIS (AP) — France's lower house of parliament has approved a bill that could let doctors keep terminally ill patients sedated until death comes yet stops short of legalizing euthanasia…

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Migrants storm French port of Calais and board British ferry

PARIS (Reuters) – Around 200 refugees managed to break into the port of Calais in northern France on Saturday after a demonstration of support for migrants living in a slum…

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Migrants board Calais ferry in bid to get to Britain

Calais (France) (AFP) – Dozens of migrants briefly boarded a moored ferry in the northern French port of Calais on Saturday in a bid to reach Britain before police removed…

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