Nearly 30 schools close in France ahead of England-Wales Euro 2016 match

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Nearly 30 schools close in France ahead of England-Wales Euro 2016 match 

MOSCOW, June 16 — French authorities have ordered 28 schools and colleges in the city of Lens to close ahead of the England-Wales match group match in the Euro 2016 football tournament, local media reported Thursday.

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France calls on pregnant women to avoid overseas travels due to Zika virus

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on France calls on pregnant women to avoid overseas travels due to Zika virus 

PARIS, Jan. 28 — French Health Minister Marisol Touraine on Thursday "strongly" recommended that pregnant women avoid travels to Martinique, Guyana and Guadeloupe where cases of Zika virus have been reported.

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France's new car sales up 11.3% in November

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on France's new car sales up 11.3% in November 

PARIS, Dec. 1 — Sale of French vehicles and foreign brands drove France's total car sales up by 11.3 percent in November compared to a month earlier, figures released by the French Car Sales Federation (CCFA) Tuesday showed.

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France calls on IAEA to disclose 'necessary detail' on Iran nuclear report

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on France calls on IAEA to disclose 'necessary detail' on Iran nuclear report 

PARIS, Dec. 1 — France asked the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Monday to provide it with all the information it had on Iran's nuclear plan, a government official said.

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High growth rates attracting French companies to invest in PHL, says envoy

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on High growth rates attracting French companies to invest in PHL, says envoy 

PARIS, France, Nov. 30 — The country's good economic fundamentals are serving as a magnet for French companies to invest in the Philippines, the Philippine ambassador to France has said.

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Direct Manila-Paris air link seen to boost Philippine tourism

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Direct Manila-Paris air link seen to boost Philippine tourism 

PARIS, France, Nov. 30 — Establishing an air link between Manila and Paris will boost the arrival of French tourists to the Philippines, Philippine Ambassador to France Ma. Theresa Lazaro has said.

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PHL hopes to craft migration deal with France, says envoy

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on PHL hopes to craft migration deal with France, says envoy 

PARIS, France, Nov. 30 — The Philippine government hopes to forge a migration agreement with the French government so that undocumented Filipinos could legalize their stay in France.

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NSA to continue bulk data collection regardless of legal changes

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on NSA to continue bulk data collection regardless of legal changes 

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 — Former White House National Security Council advisor Gwenyth Todd claims that NSA will continue its mass surveillance practices despite changes to the legislation.

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Thinking democracy can be exported is a mistake: Spanish FM

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Thinking democracy can be exported is a mistake: Spanish FM 

MADRID, Nov. 19 — Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said on a TV interview Wednesday that thinking democracy can be exported as soluble coffee is a mistake.

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Rizal Park lights up in France’s national colors

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Rizal Park lights up in France’s national colors 

151118190711The Rizal Monument in Manila’s Rizal Park lights up in France’s national colors of blue, white and red in a display of support for France and unity with the rest of the world following recent terrorist attacks in Paris. The Rizal Monument stands as a visual icon of the Philippines’ proud heritage and is a major tourist attraction in the City of Manila. (PNA photo courtesy of the Department of Tourism)
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