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France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity. Keep up to date with news of France by checking this news tag page or by signing up to receive an RSS feed in your blog or desktop with the following link: http://theglobalherald.com/tag/france/.

January, 2020

  • 29 January

    ‘I am not a virus’

    French social media users have hit back at prejudice against Asians because of the fear factor linked to the coronavirus. The hashtag #JeNeSuisPasUnVirus has gone viral. Elsewhere, Donald Trump’s so-called “Deal of the Century” for Middle East peace has elicited much criticism on Twitter.   Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN …

  • 29 January

    British MEPs pack their bags ahead of Brexit

    Two days before Brexit goes into effect, European Parliament members from the United Kingdom are turning the page on Europe and saying their goodbyes. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: …

  • 28 January

    Tens of thousands take to streets in Ethiopia over abducted students

    In tonight’s edition: Tens of thousands of people took to the streets on Tuesday across northern Ethiopia demanding answers from the government over the kidnapping of 27 students over 50 days ago. In DR Congo, the country has experimented with Tshisekedi’s flagship reform for free primary schools. And a ban on dreadlocks in Malawian classrooms is reversed after a court ruling …

  • 28 January

    UK snubs US with green light for Huawei’s 5G technology

    The British government will allow Huawei to play a limited role in developing a 5G mobile network – in a snub to the Trump administration, which has been lobbying for the Chinese tech giant to be blocked. Also in the show – France’s tourism industry worries about the impact of the coronavirus, and Renault’s board of directors confirms a successor …

  • 28 January

    Trump’s “deal of the century”: Mideast plan imposes conditions on Palestinians

    Donald Trump unveiling his so-called Deal of the Century even though Palestinians and Israelis are not speaking. Timing is everything for a U-S president who is running for re-election while under impeachment and an Israeli prime minister who is running for re-election while under indictment. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news …

  • 28 January

    ‘The two-state solution is a prolonged negotiation that buys Israel time’

    Graduate Aseel Aldeek says the two-state solution is dead because of an ‘unbalanced power structure between Palestine and Israel’, not because they want it dead. She adds the young generation is focusing on international help and intervention. Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 https://f24.my/YTliveEN … Visit our website: https://www.france24.com Like …

  • 28 January

    Trump Mideast Peace plan: ‘All is about the Arab League Ambassadors in the room’

    Editor-in-Chief Gil Mihaely stresses that there are no Palestinians around the negotiating table as ‘they are boycotting the US’ and ‘rejected the plan’ despite the presence of three Arab League Ambassadors in Washington DC when President Trump revealed his peace plan. He adds the situation between Irael and Palestine is still very delicate as it depends on the ‘super power …

  • 28 January

    Trump: “Jerusalem will remain Israel’s undivided capital”

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  • 28 January

    From insults to threats of violence: Yemeni women’s and LGBTQ rights defender Hind al-Eryani

    This week on Middle East Matters we speak to Hind al-Eryani, a Yemeni Women’s and LGBTQ rights defender, who is constantly under fire for her work. She tells Sanam Shantyaei she wrote about homosexuality to debunk myths and misconceptions. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com …

  • 28 January

    India: Two-child policy sparks debate

    A baby is born nearly every second in India. With the country’s population now at 1.4 billion people, some politicians want to limit how many children families can have. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: …