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How US, UK, France Used Warship Decoy, New Stealth Missiles to Bomb Syria

How US, UK, France Used Warship Decoy, New Stealth Missiles to Bomb Syria

🕔15:15, 15.Apr 2018

An already difficult battle plan – which required hitting Assad without provoking Russian reprisals or injecting the US further into Syria’s seven-year civil war – was getting harder.

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US, UK, France Just Lost the Battle in Syria In A Poorly Coordinated Airstrikes

US, UK, France Just Lost the Battle in Syria In A Poorly Coordinated Airstrikes

🕔13:47, 15.Apr 2018

“Judging by the fact that it took them [the US, Britain and France] more than an hour to conduct a joint missile strike, we can assume that the three had failed to take coordinated action,” Admiral Vladimir Valuyev, former commander of the Russian Baltic Fleet pointed out.

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103 Missiles Fired By US, Allies. 71 Destroyed By Assad’s Air Defense Systems

103 Missiles Fired By US, Allies. 71 Destroyed By Assad’s Air Defense Systems

🕔13:15, 14.Apr 2018

The Russian military said Saturday that the three countries fired 103 cruise missiles including Tomahawk missiles at Syria but that Syrian air defense systems managed to intercept 71 of them.

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Painfully For Passengers France Strikes Not Going to End Soon

Painfully For Passengers France Strikes Not Going to End Soon

🕔09:40, 6.Apr 2018

Travellers to, from, within and over France face another round of problems this weekend as some air-traffic controllers join railway workers and Air France staff in industrial action. Controllers based at the Marseille area control centre will strike all weekend

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Gemalto Wins £490m Contract to Produce UK Passports in France After Brexit

Gemalto Wins £490m Contract to Produce UK Passports in France After Brexit

🕔14:26, 22.Mar 2018

The new UK passport to be issued after Brexit will be made in France, according to the current British manufacturer. The burgundy passport, in use since 1988, will revert to its original blue and gold colour from October 2019. The boss of UK supplier De La Rue told the BBC that Franco-Dutch firm Gemalto had won the £490m contract.

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Teachers, Train Conductors, Airline Controllers Protest Against Macron’s Policies

Teachers, Train Conductors, Airline Controllers Protest Against Macron’s Policies

🕔11:02, 22.Mar 2018

“It’s a real mess this morning,” Didier Samba, who missed his morning commuter train to the suburbs and had more than one hour’s wait for the next, said at Paris’ Gare du Nord station. The strike was expected to lead to the cancellation of 60 per cent of fast trains, 75 per cent of inter-city trains and about 30 per cent of Paris airports’ flights throughout the day.

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Police Arrest Nicolas Sarkozy For Illegal Fund From Libyan Moammar Gadhafi

Police Arrest Nicolas Sarkozy For Illegal Fund From Libyan Moammar Gadhafi

🕔11:13, 20.Mar 2018

It is not the first time that the former French President Nicolas Sarkozy faces legal troubles. In February 2016, he was handed preliminary charges by French magistrates for suspected illegal overspending on his failed 2012 re-election campaign and ordered to stand trial.

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Marine Le Pen Proposes Rebranding National Union

Marine Le Pen Proposes Rebranding National Union Updated

🕔00:00, 12.Mar 2018

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen proposed changing the name of her party to the National Union on Sunday as part of efforts to improve its image after she was re-elected for a third term as leader. READ MORE.

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#MeToo in France: Sexual Violence Against French Women Revealed

#MeToo in France: Sexual Violence Against French Women Revealed

🕔11:42, 25.Feb 2018

French women increasingly break their silence in the their own version of the #MeToo campaign. Marlène Schiappa, France’s minister for gender equality, has proposed a fine of €5,000 for abusers.

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France to UK: Take More Asylum Seekers. Pay Up More for Border Security

France to UK: Take More Asylum Seekers. Pay Up More for Border Security

🕔10:46, 15.Jan 2018

Paris has complained that it shoulders too much of the financial burden and handles more than its share of asylum cases, while Macron said in 2016 before becoming president that there would be no migrants in Calais if the accord unravelled. The deal will be on the table on Thursday when President Emmanuel Macron holds talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May at a Anglo-French summit in southern England. “Our understanding is that they will pay more. The question is how much and for what,” said the source, adding that the two sides are in daily contact ahead of the summit.

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IRAN DEAL: Britain, France, Germany Tell Trump to Uphold Iran Nuclear Deal

IRAN DEAL: Britain, France, Germany Tell Trump to Uphold Iran Nuclear Deal

🕔13:59, 11.Jan 2018

“We agree on this approach, we want to protect (the deal) against every possible decision that might undermine it,” Germany’s Sigmar Gabriel said alongside his French and British counterparts and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini after meeting Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Trump formally rejected the Iran deal in October, although the United States has not yet pulled out.

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