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War in Syria won’t end while the US remains there – Lavrov to French media

The illegal US presence in Syria is one of the reasons why war there cannot end, especially since Washington is apparently trying to create a quasi-state on the eastern bank of the Euphrates, the Russian foreign minister said. The pessimistic prediction about the future of Syria came from Sergey Lavrov in an interview he gave to RT France, le Figaro ...

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‘Crimes against humanity:’ France to face lawsuit in ICC over nuclear tests in French Polynesia

A suit has been filed against France with the International Criminal Court over the nuclear tests conducted in the South Pacific. While local studies say the tests led to cancer, Paris is reluctant to take responsibility. The move was announced by the French Polynesia’s former president, Oscar Temaru, at a meeting of the UN commission focused on decolonization.“This case aims ...

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Smoke & blood as French riot police charge union protest against Macron’s reforms (VIDEO)

Violence erupted in the streets of Paris on Tuesday as protesters demonstrating against the French government’s “ideological policies” and reforms clashed with a riot police squad. Dramatic footage captured by RT’s video agency Ruptly showed people in the crowd turn and attempt to scramble back through the throngs of protesters as police in riot gear, armed with batons and tear ...

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Notorious French gangster arrested months after daring helicopter jailbreak

Three months after a spectacular prison break, Redoine Faid, the most wanted gangster in France and notorious for his escapes of a blockbuster genre, has been arrested by the authorities in his hometown, local media report. Following his spectacular escape from Reau prison near Paris in July with the help of a helicopter, Faid had been on the run for ...

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A horse walks into a French bar… and no one finds it funny, chaotic VIDEO shows

Horses are normally very stable animals but that doesn’t stop them going berserk every now and then, as shocked patrons of a French bar found out recently when a bucking bronco disturbed their quiet gathering. After tearing away from its handler at a French racecourse in Chantilly the young horse decided to run into the nearby bar where it sparked ...

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French Catholics demand parliament investigate child sex abuse by priests

A group of French Catholics has urged the parliament to establish a special commission tasked with investigating reports of pedophilia within the Roman Catholic Church, which they say continues to ignore and cover the abuse. “We call for the creation of a parliamentary investigative commission to probe the crimes of pedophilia and their concealment within the Catholic Church,” says the ...

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French singer Charles Aznavour has died at the age of 94

Legendary French singer Charles Aznavour has passed away aged 94. One of the best-loved voices of the last century, his talent was recognized far beyond France, including in the US and Russia. The renowned vocalist died at his home in the Alpilles, according to French media. Aznavour had reportedly just returned home from a tour in Japan, where he had ...

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‘Women without veils lack modesty?’ French feminists slammed for saying hijab empowers females

A French feminist group has come under a barrage of criticism and been accused of confusing Islam and Islamism after releasing a photo of a veiled woman and argued that wearing a headscarf is a sign of modesty & empowers females. The controversial post appeared on the Facebook page of the Family Planning 13 association, which traditionally promotes values of ...

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Russia detects missile launches from French frigate off Syria’s coast in Mediterranean – MoD

Published time: 17 Sep, 2018 22:56 Edited time: 17 Sep, 2018 22:59 Russian airspace control systems have registered missile launches from a French frigate in the Mediterranean on Monday, the Russian Defense Ministry reported. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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French army in Deir ez-Zor? Photo shown by media raises questions about France’s role in Syrian war

A French army vehicle spotted in a photo taken in Deir ez-Zor province has led to questions about the extent of Paris’s involvement in the Syrian conflict. The image was reportedly shared by the US military on social media. The vehicle in question is a wheeled armored personnel carrier equipped with a turret, which resembles the French army’s Aravis infantry ...

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