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Lockdowns and entry bans imposed around the world to fight coronavirus

16 March 2020, 2:00 AM

France and Spain joined Italy in imposing lockdowns on tens of millions of people, Australia ordered self-isolation of arriving foreigners and other countries extended entry bans as the world sought to contain the spreading coronavirus.

France scrambles to repatriate citizens as Morocco stops flights over coronavirus

15 March 2020, 7:28 AM

French authorities were on Saturday trying to arrange emergency flights from Morocco to bring back dozens of French nationals who were unable to leave after the North African nation suspended flights to European countries over coronavirus fears.

Madonna cancels final Paris dates over coronavirus rules

10 March 2020, 9:01 AM

Madonna cancelled the final Paris dates of her Madame X tour on Monday after French authorities banned gatherings of more than 1 000 people in an effort to stem the spread of coronavirus.

Khalifa Haftar

Libya’s Haftar committed to signing ceasefire: French presidency

9 March 2020, 9:14 PM

Khalifa Haftar, Libya’s eastern military commander, has told France’s president he will sign a ceasefire and stick to it if militias backed by the internationally recognised government respect it, a French presidency official said on Monday.

Roman Polanski

Polanski wins best director at Cesars, prompting walkout protest

29 February 2020, 6:56 PM

Roman Polanski cast a shadow over France’s Cesar Awards on Friday even as he won best directing for his film “An Officer and a Spy,” with several women in the audience walking out in protest at honouring a man facing rape accusations.



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