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Macron slapped in the face during walkabout

Incident draws widespread condemnation French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face while greeting a crowd in southeast France on Tuesday, a security scare that drew widespread condemnation ahead of regional elections this month. Video footage on social media showed Mr. Macron approach a barrier to meet and shake hands with voters, where a […]

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15 people spend 40 days in cave, lose the sense of time

‘Deep Time’ project aimed at studying how people adapt to changes in living conditions, environments Ever wonder what it would feel like to unplug from a hyperconnected world and hide away in a dark cave for 40 days? Fifteen people in France did just that, emerging on Saturday from a scientific experiment to say that […]

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EAM Jaishankar holds talks with French counterpart Le Drian

After the talks, Mr. Jaishankar said India and France will advance their shared post-COVID-19 agenda through “close collaboration” External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Tuesday held extensive talks with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian, covering all aspects of the bilateral strategic ties as well as regional and global challenges. The French Minister arrived in […]

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Coronavirus | Britain, France ease transport ban

COVID-19 curbs threaten supply chains France and Britain will reopen cross-border travel Wednesday after a snap 48-hour ban to curb the spread of a new coronavirus variant threatened U.K. supply chains. Much of Europe swiftly banned British travellers and U.K. freight entering their nations after the discovery of a more transmissible variant of Covid-19 in […]

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Laïcité vs Egalité

France's proposed law to deal with 'enemy within' could be counterproductive, undermine country's founding principles. Since 2015, 260 people have been killed in terrorist attacks perpetrated by Islamist extremists in France; this October alone, the beheading of teacher Samuel Paty and an attack in Nice shook the country. But the legislation unveiled by the French […]