6 Reasons This Is the Best Time to Visit France

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In France, McDonald's — Not the Bistro — Is King

Sharply opinionated waiters, beautifully set tables and long, leisurely meals are the hallmarks of classic French dining, a culinary tradition that’s been the epitome of elegance, at least to Americans, for decades. But America’s food culture — fast, utilitarian, unworried about terroir or provenance — may have had a greater influence on Gallic palates than […]

Pesticides? Genetics? France launches probe after more birth defects cases revealed

A nationwide investigation has been launched in France amid growing concern at the increased number of instances of babies being born with birth defects, like missing or malformed arms, sparking a public health scare. Assuring citizens that nothing “is being hidden from you,” head of Public Health France Francois Bourdillon told RTL radio listeners that […]

Common ground on Syria: What France, Germany, Turkey & Russia agreed on in Istanbul

Published time: 27 Oct, 2018 22:19 Edited time: 27 Oct, 2018 22:35 Despite years of disagreements on Syria, leaders of Turkey, France, Germany, and Russia have worked out a common vision of the steps to reconciliation in the war-torn country as they met in Istanbul. Here’s the summary of it. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, […]

Kia Nurse keys Canada comeback vs. France at FIBA World Cup

Kia Nurse scored 18 points and Canada rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit to beat rival France 71-60 and win Group A at the FIBA women's World Cup on Tuesday in Tenerife, Spain. With the victory, Canada clinched a bye to the quarter-finals. It was a measure of revenge for Canada against France, which eliminated […]

Allergy to other viewpoints? Russian senator slams proposed blacklisting of RT & Sputnik in France

A report authored by two government-linked think tanks that calls on the authorities to deny accreditation to RT and Sputnik reveals the West’s fear of the freedom of speech, a Russian senator has argued. The Institute for Strategic Research of the French Defense Ministry (IRSEM) and The Centre for Analysis, Planning and Strategy (CAPS), linked […]

France ‘ready to strike’ Syria if chemical weapons used during Idlib offensive – army chief

France’s top military chief has said Paris is ready to bomb Syria if chemical weapons are used during the Syrian government’s retaking of Idlib province. It comes a week after Russia warned the US of a pending false flag attack. “We are ready to strike if chemical weapons were used again,” Armed Forces Chief Francois […]

France is sending a warning to Syria over a looming offensive against the war-torn country’s last rebel holdouts

Reuters PARIS (Reuters) – France’s top military official said on Thursday his forces were prepared to carry out strikes on Syrian targets if chemical weapons were used in an expected government offensive to retake the northern province of Idlib. Russia, an ally of President Bashar al-Assad, resumed air strikes against insurgents in Idlib on Tuesday […]