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Children forced into ‘survival sex’ at Italy-France crossing, says NGO

Children forced into ‘survival sex’ at Italy-France crossing, says NGO Children seeking to cross into France via northern Italy are being forced to sell sex in exchange for a safe crossing, food or a place to sleep, according to a new report by Save the Children Italy.Source: Children forced into ‘survival sex’ at Italy-France crossing,…

France Sends Medical Aid to Assad’s Syria After Making Deal With Russia

France Sends Medical Aid to Assad’s Syria After Making Deal With Russia (MEMO) — France sent 50 tonnes of medical aid to government-controlled eastern Ghouta in Syria on Friday after Russia agreed to facilitate its delivery, raising hopes for future aid efforts, French officials said according to a report by Reuters. The aid, which will arrive on a…

France’s Le Maire says no U.S. trade talks with metals tariffs in place

France’s Le Maire says no U.S. trade talks with metals tariffs in place French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday the European Union could not consider negotiating a free trade agreement with the United States without Washington first withdrawing its tariffs on steel and aluminum. Source:

Russia teams up with France to deliver aid to Eastern Ghouta – Foreign Ministry

Russia teams up with France to deliver aid to Eastern Ghouta – Foreign Ministry Russia and France will send a relief convoy to Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, delivering first aid kits and medication to local hospitals, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. The distribution of aid will be supervised by Moscow.   The two countries will launch…

A Double Whammy for the Jews of France

A Double Whammy for the Jews of France Demonstrators in Paris gather in memory of Mireille Knoll, a Holocaust survivor brutally murdered in an antisemitic assault. Photo: Reuters/Gonzalo Fuentes. JNS.org – The sun may be shining, but these are dark days for the Jews of France — as they have sustained a double whammy. The…

IMMIGRANT SUBURB OF NANTES, FRANCE ROCKED BY RIOTS

IMMIGRANT SUBURB OF NANTES, FRANCE ROCKED BY RIOTS 200 riot police were needed to quell chaos in an immigrant suburb of Nantes, France as youths set cars on fire and torched a shopping center.   The riots were sparked by police shooting dead a 22-year-old man, identified by Le Monde as Aboubakar F.   Cars…

France honours Holocaust survivor Simone Veil at Pantheon

France honours Holocaust survivor Simone Veil at Pantheon Holocaust survivor Simone Veil, who became one of France’s most revered politicians, is receiving the rare honour of being buried at the Pantheon, where French heroes are interred, one year after her death.Source: France honours Holocaust survivor Simone Veil at Pantheon From News Feed

UK Culture Secretary Recommends Schools Ban Cell Phones Along with France, Rwanda, and More

UK Culture Secretary Recommends Schools Ban Cell Phones Along with France, Rwanda, and More By B.N. Frank Culture Secretary, Matt Hancock, has called on UK schools to ban mobile phones.  He put the responsibility on headteachers – not the…Source: UK Culture Secretary Recommends Schools Ban Cell Phones Along with France, Rwanda, and More

Macron’s embrace of Israel is a throwback to France’s imperial past

Macron’s embrace of Israel is a throwback to France’s imperial past The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, has, to an extent, changed his country’s foreign policy towards Israel, making it more favourable. This is part and parcel of Macron’s neoliberal, pro-American, Atlanticist bent, a tendency which has even seen him snuggle up to hard-right US…

Italy tells France to accept migrants under terms of EU agreement

Italy tells France to accept migrants under terms of EU agreement Italy has challenged France to take in the migrants it promised to under an EU agreement, and accused the country of turning back some 10,000 migrants at Italy’s northern border.Source: Italy tells France to accept migrants under terms of EU agreement From News Feed

Calls with Trump ‘like making sausage,’ says France’s Macron

Calls with Trump ‘like making sausage,’ says France’s Macron Citing anonymous sources, CNN reported Monday that a phone call between Trump and Macron was “just bad. It was terrible.” Asked about this at Tuesday’s press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Macron replied by quoting Otto von Bismarck, the famous 19th-century Prussian statesman who masterminded…

US, UK and France Establishing New Military Bases in Syria

US, UK and France Establishing New Military Bases in Syria The coalition of the US, UK and France are establishing new military bases throughout Northern Syria in support of its Kurdish-majority proxy army, angering nearby Turkey and cementing the coalition’s hold over Syria’s most oil rich region. (TIM) — Despite the fact that President Trump recently considered…