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France calls for international supervision of Nagorno-Karabakh

France is concerned about Turkey’s role after Minsk Group excluded from this month’s ceasefire deal.France wants international supervision to implement a ceasefire in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict amid concern that Russia and Turkey could strike a deal to exclude Western powers from future peace talks, the presidency said on Thursday. Paris and Washington co-chair the Minsk…

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France to keep supporting Air France-KLM if needed: government

The Air France flight AF 1235 destined for Paris-Charles de Gaulle is seen before taking off as the last flight from Berlin’s Tegel airport, which closes permanently following the recent opening of the new Berlin-Brandenburg (BER) airport in Berlin, Germany, November 8, 2020. REUTERS/Michele TantussiPARIS (Reuters) – The French government will continue to support airline…

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France insists it’s targeting Islamist extremism. But some French Muslims see a broader agenda.

PARIS — The French government is bristling at international criticism of its response to recent Islamist terrorist attacks, accusing foreign leaders and journalists of misrepresenting an attempt to target extremist violence on French soil as a crackdown on Islam. But some French Muslims say the government’s own mixed messaging is to blame.In the wake of…

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France Adds Record 86,852 New Coronavirus Cases

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Austria, France to Push for Tougher Measures Against Islamists

VIENNA—Austria and France are planning a joint push for tougher European Union-wide measures to stamp out Islamist extremism on the continent after terrorist attacks in both countries in recent weeks, officials in Vienna and Paris said Thursday. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and French President Emmanuel Macron are expected to hold a videoconference next week with…

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France Endures Agonizing Autumn From Covid-19, Terrorism

NICE, France—France is enduring an autumn of agony. Covid-19 is filling up the country’s hospitals. Its churches and schoolyards are haunted by Islamist terrorism. It is a combination that has placed the French Republic and its people in an unusual stranglehold. The lessons of the Enlightenment, from freedom of expression to the right to assemble…

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France makes new arrests over Nice church attack

French police say they made two new arrests in the probe into an attack on a church that left three dead in the southern city of Nice.French police have made two new arrests in the probe into an attack on a church in the southern city of Nice that left three dead, as authorities seek…

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France church attack: Assailant’s family demands answers

SFAX, Tunisia — A third suspect is in French custody Saturday in connection with an Islamic extremist knife attack that killed three people in a Nice church, as the family of the suspected Tunisian assailant demanded to see video footage of what happened.Investigators in France, Tunisia and Italy are trying to determine the motive of…

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France Back In Nationwide Lockdown In ‘Worse’ Second Wave: What You Now Can And Can’t Do

French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysée Palace on October 28, 2020 before his address to the … [+] nation at 8pm Getty Images Even with 46 million of its 67 million residents under a nighttime curfew (between 9pm and 6am) it was not enough to stave off the inevitable–as of midnight Thursday 29 October,…

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Free Speech in France is Under Attack by Islamism

Another terrorist attack there calls to mind Charlie Hebdo and the extent to which Muslim youths feel alienated from French society.People gathered on the Place de la Sorbonne in Paris on October 21, 2020, to watch a live broadcast on a giant screen of the national tribute to the french teacher Samuel Paty, a teacher…