Court martial planned for soldier who criticized vaccine mandate, led march to Ottawa
In July 1961, at the age of 19, French photographer Raymond Depardon travelled to #Algeria for the first time. The images he brought back from the trip are being displayed at the Arab World Institute in #Paris
Shares of French music-streaming platform Deezer plunged as much as 35% on its first trading day, in a blow to telecoms maverick Xavier Niel and luxury billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault, who made the company's market debut possible.
In #Marseille , the #MUCEM dedicates an exhibition to resistance symbol Emir Abdelkader, the religious turned military leader, who led the struggle against #France 's colonial invasion More from @EncoreF24 here:
France had long ruled out bringing home and trying French women who left to join the Islamic State in Syria. But as pressure from rights groups and lawyers mounted, and as living conditions in camps worsened, the government changed its approach.
THREAD In July 2018, a horrifying video began to circulate on social media. 2 women & 2 young children are led away by a group of soldiers. They are blindfolded, forced to the ground, and shot 22 times. #BBCAfricaEye investigated this atrocity. This is what we found...
In the French elections, given the choice between progressives who want to increase taxes on the rich, or right-wing extremists who are viciously anti-immigrant, the pro-business "centrist" party of Macron just couldn't make a choice. There's a lesson to be learned here.
Official statement: La Liga announce they have now reported Paris Saint-Germain to UEFA because of Kylian Mbappé deal. 🚨 #Mbapp é “This is a scandal. We will now report PSG to Uefa, French autorities and EU authorities”. ⤵️📑
Today, on National Technology Day, we express gratitude to our brilliant scientists and their efforts that led to the successful Pokhran tests in 1998. We remember with pride the exemplary leadership of Atal Ji who showed outstanding political courage and statesmanship.
There's so much I admire about the French: their sophistication, their cinema, their willingness to prosecute former presidents.