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Polanski wins best director at Cesars, prompting walkout protest

29 February 2020, 9:55 AM

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.

Coronavirus shows slight fall; Chinese tourist dies in France

16 February 2020, 7:36 AM

The number of new cases of a coronavirus in China fell slightly on Sunday, more than three weeks after the outbreak’s epicentre was locked down, and a Chinese tourist died from the virus in France, the first fatality in Europe.

Chinese tourist in France becomes first to die in Europe of coronavirus

15 February 2020, 3:00 AM

An 80-year-old Chinese tourist infected with the coronavirus has died in France, the first fatality in Europe and the fourth outside mainland China from an epidemic that has shut Chinese factories, curbed travel and disrupted global supply chains.

Macron’s candidate for Paris mayor quits over sexting row

14 February 2020, 9:09 PM

French President Emmanuel Macron suffered a setback on Friday when one of his closest lieutenants, Benjamin Griveaux, pulled out of the race to become mayor of Paris.

French defence ministry to send 600 more troops to Africa’s Sahel

2 February 2020, 4:28 PM

France will deploy 600 more soldiers in the fight against Islamists militants in Africa’s Sahel, south of the Sahara, French Defence Minister Florence Parly said on Sunday.



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