Posts Tagged ‘France’

French PM dodges rights questions in Vietnam

By AFP
Ho Chi Minh City • France does not “sweep anything under a rug” when it comes to the issue of human rights in Vietnam, French Prime Minister ...

French winemakers cheer an ‘incredible’ 2018 vintage

A look at France’s top wine-producing regions reveals widespread excitement over a high-volume, high-quality harvest after a disastrous 2017
By ELIN ...

Alsace fights grape theft on horseback

By AFP
France • Few places are more peaceful than the gentle slopes of France’s Alsace wine region — but should any heinous crimes like grape ...

Wasteland makeovers bring creative cool to Paris suburb

Better known for France’s highest crime rate, Seine-Saint-Denis is now welcoming flocks of Parisians to hipster oases
By AFP France • Music throbs ...

France lift second World Cup after classic final

by REUTERS
MOSCOW – France won the World Cup for the second time in spectacular style on Sunday as a 4-2 victory over Croatia in one of the most ...

Umtiti header sends streetwise France into World Cup final

by REUTERS
Samuel Umtiti’s 51st-minute header sent France into the World Cup final with a ruthless 1-0 win over Belgium in an absorbing first ...

Belgium and France face off in mouth-watering semi-final

by REUTERS
Roberto Martinez’s swashbuckling Belgium side head into Tuesday’s semi-final with familiar foes France as the World Cup’s leading scorers, ...

Trade tensions intensify with showdown

China warns it will withdraw commitments it made on trade if the US carries out a separate threat to impose tariffs
WASHINGTON • US President Donald ...

Macron’s Russia trip to salvage Iran deal

France and its European allies need Russia’s help to salvage the agreement after US quits
by BLOOMBERG PARIS • French President Emmanuel Macron’s ...
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France to enhance ties on education and culture with Malaysia

French govt is looking to increase the teaching of French among the schools in Sabah
By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By AFIF ABD HALIM The French embassy ...
French President Emmanuel Macron and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

France, India to start work on nuclear power project

NEW DELHI • The leaders of France and India reiterated their intention to start work by the end of this year on what could become the world’s largest ...
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French Crémants are a Delicious, Sparkling Champagne Alternative

By ELIN MCCOY / Pics: VENDORS
Made by the same method as Champagne, French crémants are the latest buzz-grabbers in the expanding bubbly universe ...