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Sorrow and Questions in a French Village After Anthony Bourdain’s Suicide

“Is this where it happened?” Mr. Gil wondered, standing in front of Le Chambard. Like so many Americans, Mr. Gil had watched Mr. Bourdain’s television shows and was a fan. “It makes me sad; it’s the second star who kills himself,” [...]
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No Handshake, No Citizenship, French Court Tells Algerian Woman

The court’s ruling has not garnered widespread attention within the country, but many recent debates in France on the place of Muslims in French society have focused on issues of gender relations and attitudes toward women. Similar [...]
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‘Perfect Sense of Control’: Tributes Flow to French Officer in Terror Attack

3 months ago | 0 comment
“I am thinking about the family of the butcher, about the customer who died for nothing, and about the colonel who sacrificed himself for us and that, had he not done that, he would be among us,” she said in an interview on Tuesday. Photo [...]
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French President’s Next Target: The Railroads. Strikes Loom.

3 months ago | 0 comment
Most of the rail unions have already pledged to join a strike by public sector employees planned for Thursday to resist Mr. Macron’s proposals, which could be pushed through the parliament using a special procedure that avoids debate [...]
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French Workers Resist Labor Code Overhaul

3 months ago | 0 comment
Economical Solutions to Expensive Propositions A protester wears a garbage can during a demonstration against French labour law reform in Nantes, France, May 17, 2016 Source : https://www.telesurtv.net/english/multimedia/Up-All-Night-French-Workers-Resist-Labor-Code-Overhaul-20160517-0017.html . Source: [...]
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At French Outpost in African Migrant Hub, Asylum for a Select Few

4 months ago | 0 comment
Bénédicte Jeannerod, who heads the French office of Human Rights Watch, was less a critic of the program itself than of its scale. “I’ve told Pascal Brice that as long as it works, make it bigger,” he said. But the potential difficulties [...]
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New French Plan Aims to Keep Migrants, and Far Right, at Bay

4 months ago | 0 comment
The measure is almost certain to win approval after debate in April, given Mr. Macron’s large parliamentary majority. More than 60 percent of French people say there are too many immigrants in France. Indeed, the law is the offspring [...]
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Marine Le Pen Loses French Parliamentary Immunity Over Tweets

8 months ago | 0 comment
Ms. Le Pen, who lost badly to Emmanuel Macron in a runoff for the French presidency in May, must now appear before the investigating judges to answer questions about the case. Ms. Le Pen denounced the decision on Twitter, saying “You [...]
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Trump is fixated on how long French President Macron held his hand

11 months ago | 0 comment
In his now already-infamous interview with the NYT’s Maggie Haberman, Donald Trump went off, a lot, about the fact that French Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron held his hand. Now, I’ve lived in France a lot. And I’ve never had a Frenchman [...]
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Paris climate deal exit by Trump reversible, French president believes

11 months ago | 0 comment
French President Emmanuel Macron appears confident that he can coax President Trump back into the fold on the Paris climate agreement, but those who oppose the international accord aren’t sweating it. Why? Because Mr. Trump has made it clear [...]