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France ‘watching’ Afghan evacuee thought linked to Taliban

Paris, France: France has placed under surveillance an Afghan evacuated from Kabul who is suspected of links to the Taliban, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin...

Rescuers race to save tortoises in France’s burnt biodiversity hotspot

Les Mayons, France: In a deadly silent and scorched landscape, French scientist Dominique Guicheteau lies on his front, plunges his hand under a rock,...

‘Fierce’ French wildfire forces evacuations near Saint-Tropez

Cogolin, France: Hundreds of French firefighters battled to contain a raging wildfire near the glitzy Mediterranean resort of Saint-Tropez on Tuesday, with thousands of...

France sees 5th weekend of protests against Macron Covid pass

Paris, France: More than 200,000 protesters marched across France on Saturday against a health pass championed by President Emmanuel Macron to defeat Covid-19, even...

France outlaws more traditional bird hunting techniques

Paris, France: France's top administrative court on Friday banned more traditional techniques for hunting birds following the banning of glue hunting in June, in...

Lebanon leaders ‘owe their people the truth’ about blast: Macron

Paris, France: Lebanon's leaders "owe their people the truth" about the massive blast that claimed hundreds of lives in Beirut last year, French President...

COVID-19: masks return in French coastal resorts

Rennes, France: Less than two months after France ended compulsory mask-wearing outdoors several coastal resorts have made it mandatory again to combat the fourth...

Champagne growers scrap century-old vine-distancing rule

Reims, France: Traditionalists were outraged when wine farmers in the Champagne region, home of the world's most premium bubbly, repealed a century-old rule controlling...

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Climate crisis poses an existential threat to humanity: UNHCR

GENEVA - The U.N. Human Rights Council has begun its annual session in Geneva, and in an opening address...
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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi misses hearing after falling sick

A lawyer for Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Myanmar’s deposed civilian government, says his client missed her...

20 years on, Afghan women rev their struggle for freedom

ISLAMABAD - Twenty-four-year-old Tamana Zaryab Paryani is too young to remember the last Taliban rule, from 1996-2001, but she...

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