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Germanwings Crash: Eyewitness Accounts and Foul Play Angle Being Reviewed

Germanwings Crash: Eyewitness Accounts and Foul Play Angle Being Reviewed

Initial reports of the Germanwings plane crash are coming out with a lot of eyewitness accounts and the foul play angle being looked at. As per the last update one of the black boxes, the flight data recorder has been located and is being retrieved. Search is still on for the cockpit voice recorder which […]

Germanwings Flight Crashes in French Alps, 144 Passengers Feared Dead

Germanwings Flight Crashes in French Alps, 144 Passengers Feared Dead

A Germanwings Airbus 320A has crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday, March 24, on its way from Barcelona, Spain, to Dusseldorf, Germany. The accident happened just after a distress call was sent out from the plane at 10:47 a.m. local time. It is feared that all 144 passengers and six crew members on Flight 4U […]

Cycling in France Is a Great Vacation Adventure

Cycling in France Is a Great Vacation Adventure

Any keen cyclist looking for a different kind of vacation should consider the adventure of cycling in France. There are so many beautiful locations to choose from that, whether an expert or beginner cyclist, anyone is spoiled for choice. While France is maybe not quite as cycle-friendly as the Netherlands and often there are no […]

Paris City of Lights and Air Pollution

Paris City of Lights and Air Pollution

Mention Paris and people think of the City of Love or the City of Lights, not the air pollution capital of the world. But the city and its people have been choking in dangerous levels of pollution and government authorities are scrambling to enact emergency measures next week. New Delhi and Beijing have long been […]

Iran to Be Discussed by German, French, British Heads of State at EU

Iran to Be Discussed by German, French, British Heads of State at EU

European Union (EU) foreign affairs head Federica Mogherini will hold talks today with German, French, and British heads of state to discuss the negotiations that have challenged Iran’s nuclear proliferation program. According to Mogherini’s office, she will meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Francois Hollande, and Prime Minister David Cameron in Brussels, Belgium. Although no […]

Anorexic Models Banned in France

Anorexic Models Banned in France

Healthy is the new thin. France, one of the world leaders in fashion is making an extreme fashion change. The health minister of France, Marisol Touraine, supports the criminalizing  of the use of anorexic models in advertising. France, who has long been criticized for using models who are  anorexic, may now pass a law banning […]

French Olympians Among Those Killed in Argentina Helicopter Accident

French Olympians Among Those Killed in Argentina Helicopter Accident

Three French olympians were among the 10 people that perished in a helicopter crash in Argentina this afternoon, according to an official report from the French presidential office. Eight French nationals and two Argentinian pilots were killed when their two helicopters collided in northwest Argentina, in the La Rioja province. According to local officials, the crash […]

Hollande Addresses Climate Change in Philippines

Hollande Addresses Climate Change in Philippines

Thursday French President Francois Hollande visited Manila, Philippines for the purpose of addressing climate change. Hollande said during a press conference there that the Philippines are geographically located to “best embody climate disruption in the world.” The reason for this contention by the French President is, as he acknowledges, climate change is now a scientifically […]

Paris’ Mysterious Drones

Paris’ Mysterious Drones

For the last two nights there has been reports in Paris that mysterious drones have flown through the City of Light. Spokeswoman for the city prosecutor’s office Agnes Thibault-Lecuivre commented on Wednesday that the drones were seen near the Eiffel Tower, Place de la Concorde, the Les Invalides and the U.S. Embassy. She however could […]

France Is Selling Jets to Egypt

France Is Selling Jets to Egypt

Despite the fact that Egypt already has the largest air force in Africa, France is selling 24 fighter jets to Egypt. This is to combat threats according to President of France Francois Hollande. The domestically built Rafale fighter jet aircraft is a hard sell, as it is advanced, it is expensive. Deals with Libya, Brazil, Switzerland, […]

Two French Girls Swapped at Birth Win Case

Two French Girls Swapped at Birth Win Case

Two French 20-year-old girls who were swapped at birth have won the court case on Feb. 10, 2014. The court has ruled $2.2 million must be paid in total to both families. Two youngsters in France did not get to meet their biological families until quite late in their lives, due to a terrible mistake. […]

Gunmen Open Fire on Police in Marseille

Gunmen Open Fire on Police in Marseille

Kalashnikov rifles were used on Monday by two gunmen to open fire at a police in Marseille. French officials had to shut down an estate after the hooded gunmen began firing at a police car outside. Since the ISIS inspired attacks in Paris were the cause of violence last month, the country has been on […]

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