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Stade de France reopens for first time since Paris attacks | Reuters

Feb 06, 2016

Stade de France reopens for first time since Paris attacks | Reuters

PARIS Under tight security and in the presence of French President Francois Hollande, the Stade de France opened its gates on Saturday for the first time since the stadium was targeted in the deadly attacks which struck Paris in November. Around 64,000 rugby fans gathered to watch the Six Nations match between France and Italy at the country's biggest sports venue, situated in the Parisien suburb of Saint-Denis. Hollande had been rushed out of the stadium during an international soccer match on the evening of Nov #India #Business #France #Middle East #markets #Crime #opinion
Stade de France reopens for first time since Paris attacks | Reuters

Feb 06, 2016

Stade de France reopens for first time since Paris attacks | Reuters

PARIS Under tight security and in the presence of French President Francois Hollande, the Stade de France opened its gates on Saturday for the first time since the stadium was targeted in the deadly attacks which struck Paris in November. Around 64,000 rugby fans gathered to watch the Six Nations match between France and Italy at the country's biggest sports venue, situated in the Parisien suburb of Saint-Denis. Hollande had been rushed out of the stadium during an international soccer match on the evening of Nov. #India #France #Crime #Latin America #Entertainment
Turkey must cut migrant flows to Europe, top EU official says | Reuters

Feb 06, 2016

Turkey must cut migrant flows to Europe, top EU official says | Reuters

AMSTERDAM Europe needs Turkey to dramatically cut the number of migrants reaching Greece within weeks or the pressure for more border closures and fences will grow, the EU's top official in charge of ties with Ankara warned on Saturday. Frustrated that refugees continue to stream into Greece despite a Nov #Business #Syria #Technology #France #United Kingdom #opinion #article
Armed with new U.S. money, NATO to strengthen Russia deterrence | Reuters

Feb 06, 2016

Armed with new U.S. money, NATO to strengthen Russia deterrence | Reuters

BRUSSELS Backed by an increase in U.S. military spending, NATO is planning its biggest build-up in eastern Europe since the Cold War to deter Russia but will reject Polish demands for permanent bases. Worried since Russia's seizure of Crimea that Moscow could rapidly invade Poland or the Baltic states, the Western military alliance wants to bolster defences on its eastern flank without provoking the Kremlin by stationing large forces permanently #India #France #Middle East #Europe #United Kingdom #Ukraine
Spelling of 2,000 French words will change: Linguistic purists vexed at demise of 'circumflex'

Feb 05, 2016

Spelling of 2,000 French words will change: Linguistic purists vexed at demise of 'circumflex'

French linguistic purists have voiced online anger at the loss of one of their favourite accents -the pointy little "circumflex" hat that sits on top of certain vowels. #France #NewsTracker #French #French words ##JeSuisCircumflex #circumflex #ognon
Inadequate testing thwarts efforts to measure Zika's impact | Reuters

Feb 05, 2016

Inadequate testing thwarts efforts to measure Zika's impact | Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO One major hurdle is thwarting efforts to measure the extent of the Zika epidemic and its suspected links to thousands of birth defects in Brazil: accurate diagnosis of a virus that still confounds blood tests. Genetic tests and clinical symptoms have enabled scientists to partially track Zika, and Brazil guesses up to 1.5 million people have been infected in the country #France #science #Health #Europe #opinion #Diseases
US and France accuse Assad after Syria peace talks falter hours before Geneva meet

Feb 04, 2016

US and France accuse Assad after Syria peace talks falter hours before Geneva meet

The US and France have accused President Bashar al-Assad's regime of undermining talks to end Syria's civil war, which were suspended hours before donors were due to meet on Thursday to raise aid for the conflict-torn country. #US #Syria #France #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Aleppo #Syria civil war #Syria peace talks
North Korea's mobile missile launcher seen moving - Japan's NHK | Reuters

Feb 04, 2016

North Korea's mobile missile launcher seen moving - Japan's NHK | Reuters

TOKYO North Korea's mobile missile launcher, carrying a ballistic missile, has been seen moving near the east coast and activity has also been seen at a long-range rocket launch pad on the west coast, Japanese public broadcaster NHK said on Thursday. International pressure has grown on North Korea to call off a planned rocket launch, seen by some governments as another missile test, since Pyongyang told U.N #India #Business #Japan #France #South Korea #Latin America #article
U.N. halts Syria talks as government closes in on Aleppo | Reuters

Feb 04, 2016

U.N. halts Syria talks as government closes in on Aleppo | Reuters

GENEVA A United Nations envoy halted his attempts to launch Syrian peace talks on Wednesday after the army, backed by Russian air strikes, made a major advance against rebel forces north of Aleppo, choking opposition supply lines from Turkey to the city. In what rebels called a punishing assault, the government forces ended a three and a half year siege of the Shi’ite towns of Nubul and al-Zahraa, a key step in a wider campaign to recapture all of Aleppo, Syria’s biggest city before the war #United States #Syria #France #Iran #Qatar #Iraq #crisis
France's Hollande rules out British veto over euro zone polices | Reuters

Feb 04, 2016

France's Hollande rules out British veto over euro zone polices | Reuters

PARIS French President Francois Hollande ruled out on Wednesday Britain getting a veto over euro zone policies as London negotiates an EU reform package to keep the country in the bloc. On Tuesday, the head of the European Council, Donald Tusk, unveiled a draft reform package to persuade Britain, an EU member but not a member of the currency area, to stay in the bloc #India #Business #Brazil #Technology #France #Middle East #Entertainment