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French school in Lebanon forced to apologize for putting Israel on map

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Published time: 8 Dec, 2017 02:29 A private French school in Beirut has caused uproar after it emerged one of its text books referred to the land south of Lebanon as Israel, and not Palestine. Under Lebanese law, Israel’s very existence is forbidden from being acknowledged. The transgression first surfaced on social media, when the father Read More

Only way is down: Man has reached his physical peak, says French study

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Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 15:19 Mankind has had a good innings: people have become physically stronger, average life expectancy has risen in almost all nations, global population has topped 7 billion. But now scientists have issued a dire warning – the only way is down. Humans have reached the maximum limit for physical performance, Read More

‘Visas, Mr President!’ Algerians surround Macron, demand French visas

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Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 14:40 A bustling crowd surrounded French President Emmanuel Macron during a walkabout in the Algerian capital, with many locals pleading for visas to France. He later said that visas should not be a “lifetime project.” Macron arrived in the Algerian capital on Wednesday in a bid to reboot ties with Read More

Last porno palace in Paris: French capital’s favorite erotic cinema set to close its doors

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Published time: 5 Dec, 2017 03:44 Internet porn has apparently claimed yet another victim as the last erotic cinema in Paris is set to close its doors at the end of the year. The Beverly, located on the French capital’s Rue de la Ville-Neuve, was the last survivor of the city’s once thriving pornographic cinema Read More

Mali’s leader says French troops killed captive soldiers instead of jihadists

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Up to 11 captive Malian soldiers were killed in a French military raid in Mali, its president said, refuting the claim they were jihadists. It comes days after the France’s Emmanuel Macron said African countries should “applaud” the French troops stationed there. The jihadist group targeted in the operation was the first to report the Read More

Top officials from French-Swiss cement giant Lafarge suspected of financing terrorism

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Published time: 2 Dec, 2017 17:03 Three top officials from French-Swiss industrial giant Lafarge have been put under formal investigation for alleged “financing of a terrorist enterprise,” judicial sources said. French prosecutors are looking into the company’s activities in Syria. The scandal hit LafargeHolcim (created after France’s Lafarge merged with the Swiss company Holcim in Read More

Three years too short to replace glyphosate, French farmers say

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NIOVILLE, France (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron’s promise to rid France of controversial weedkiller glyphosate within three years has left some farmers in the European Union’s largest grain producing country on edge. French farmer Marc Leprince pulls up a dead weed in an alfalfa field non-treated with weedkillers during an interview with Reuters in Greneville-en-Beauce, Read More

What’s wrong with Macron? 6 awkward comments the French leader has made about Africa

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French President Emmanuel Macron is on an African tour, presenting himself as the leader of a new generation that will not lecture Africans. Nevertheless, he has been handing out quite a bit of advice, and not all of it went down well. ‘It’s your president who should deal with electricity’ Speaking with students of the Read More

Macron publicly 'humiliates' Burkina Faso president as French leader's Africa trip goes wrong

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Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Africa has been tainted not only by attacks and protest on his first stop in Burkina Faso. The president of the African nation apparently wasn’t so much into French humor either, leaving the room during Macron’s speech at a local university. Meeting with the students of the University of Ouagadougou in Read More

Porn star vs Macron: Х-rated actor lashes out at French leader for ‘demonizing’ adult films

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Published time: 27 Nov, 2017 15:09 French director and X-rated film star Manuel Ferrara has accused President Emmanuel Macron of “demonizing the porn industry.” The rebuke came after the French leader said pornography is to blame for turning women into an “object of humiliation.” Speaking at the Élysée Palace on Saturday, the president warned that Read More