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Mbappe double fires France into quarters as England romp past Senegal

DOHA –  A brilliant double from Kylian Mbappe fired France into the World Cup quarter-finals on Sunday as England romped…

2 days ago

Best still to come from World Cup favourites after shocks galore

DOHA – The World Cup in Qatar has already delivered plenty of major shocks but as it moves into the…

4 days ago

Airbus pays 15.9m euros to close French corruption probe

PARIS – A French judge on Wednesday allowed European aerospace firm Airbus to pay 15.9 million euros ($16.4 million) to…

6 days ago

Mbappe makes the difference to fire France into World Cup last 16

DOHA – Kylian Mbappe delivered on the biggest stage again with two goals, including a late winner, as holders France…

1 week ago

On the traces of Senegal’s enigmatic anti-colonial heroine

by ADRIEN MAROTTE  SHE is hailed today as a figurehead of Senegal’s fight for independence from France — but trying…

3 weeks ago

London loses crown of biggest European stock market to Paris

Britain lost its title of Europe’s largest equity market to France as economic growth concerns weigh on UK assets while…

3 weeks ago

HSBC says pretax profit fell to RM15b in 3Q

HONG KONG – HSBC plc on Tuesday said pretax profit slipped in the third quarter of this year (3Q22), with…

1 month ago

France wants EDF reactor restarts by early 2023 to secure power

Electricite de France SA must focus on restarting as many nuclear reactors as possible by early next year to reduce…

2 months ago

Benzema with sights set on Ballon d’Or and World Cup after winning UEFA prize

ISTANBUL, Turkey | For Karim Benzema  (picture), the UEFA men’s player of the year prize is unlikely to be the…

3 months ago

Arson suspected as huge French wildfire reignites

LANDIRAS, France – A wildfire that officials thought was under control in southwest France has reignited amid a record drought…

4 months ago

Stranded beluga whale rescued from France’s Seine river

Saint-Pierre-la-Garenne, France – A beluga whale stranded in the river Seine in northern France for more than a week was…

4 months ago

Drought forces water use rethink in Spain

MADRID, Spain – Faced with a historic drought and threatened by desertification, Spain is rethinking how it spends its water…

4 months ago

Friendship is the best way to counter China in the Pacific

REGIONAL powers have been watching China’s growing influence in the Pacific with rising alarm and casting around for ways to…

5 months ago