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France seeks international meeting to tackle Islamic State

Aug 21, 2014

France seeks international meeting to tackle Islamic State

PARIS (Reuters) - France said on Wednesday it wanted to bring together Arab states, Iran and the main world powers to coordinate a comprehensive response against Islamic State insurgents who control large parts of Syria and Iraq. Speaking in an interview with Le Monde French President Francois Hollande did not say when such a meeting could be held or who would be invited but said a global strategy was needed to combat the insurgents. "We can no longer keep to the traditional debate of intervention or non-intervention," Hollande told Le Monde #India #Business #Syria #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #markets #Latin America #French #opinion
Insight The cost of caring for Europe's elderly nuclear plants

Aug 18, 2014

Insight The cost of caring for Europe's elderly nuclear plants

LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's ageing nuclear fleet will undergo more prolonged outages over the next few years, reducing the reliability of power supply and costing plant operators many millions of dollars. Nuclear power provides about a third of the European Union's electricity generation, but the 28-nation bloc's 131 reactors are well past their prime, with an average age of 30 years. And the energy companies, already feeling the pinch from falling energy prices and weak demand, want to extend the life of their plants into the 2020s, to put off the drain of funding new builds #facebook #United States #Business #Japan #Technology #Europe #markets #United Kingdom #French #Mexico
France Father beats infant, then posts pic on Facebook for fun

Aug 01, 2014

France Father beats infant, then posts pic on Facebook for fun

A French father who posted a photo of his one-month-old infant showing injuries on Facebook "for fun" has been booked on abuse charges. #facebook #Father #ThatsJustWrong #SocialMedia #Child Abuse #Infant #French father
Air Algerie crash Black boxes being sent to France

Jul 28, 2014

Air Algerie crash Black boxes being sent to France

The black boxes from the Air Algerie plane disaster on Sunday began their journey to France from northern Mali. #World #France #NewsTracker #Investigation #Mali #crash #Flight #Burkina Faso #French president #black boxes #Air Algerie #Fnacois Hollande
Air Algerie crash Team of experts converges on site for probe

Jul 26, 2014

Air Algerie crash Team of experts converges on site for probe

Aviation experts, criminal investigators and soldiers began converging on an isolated patch of restive Mali to search for clues for the Air Algerie crash. #World #NewsTracker #Aviation #French #Mali #crash #plane #Flight #black box #Air Algerie #Flight 5017 #MD-83

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Bonjour for Sania at Roland Garros

May 23, 2011

Bonjour for Sania at Roland Garros

The deciding factor for Sania, as always, was whether she could manage a positive winner-error ratio. #Somdev Devvarman #FrenchOpen #Sania Mirza #Kristina Barrois
The Prince and the Pretender

May 19, 2011

The Prince and the Pretender

Even now Nadal has much going for him; he merely needs to peak at the right time. Djokovic, however,isn't going anywhere either. #Rafael Nadal #Tennis #Novak Djokovic #FrenchOpen #NotJobsButPassion

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The Prince and the Pretender

Aug 25, 2014

French president dissolves government amid dispute over economy

President Francois Hollande is weighing his options after dissolving the government on Monday over open feuding in the Cabinet about how much cutting -- or spending -- will revive the country's stagnant economy...
The Prince and the Pretender

Aug 22, 2014

Google's Voice Search For Android Now Recognizes 5 Different Languages At Once

Over half the world’s population speaks two or more languages. To accommodate multilingual speakers, Google has updated the Google Search app for Android to support voice search queries with multiple languages. This means that you can search for rest...
The Prince and the Pretender

Aug 22, 2014

Mercy-Le-Haut Journal: Exploring a World War I Battlefield 100 Years Later

A reporter’s grandfather was among the multitudes of German soldiers who stormed into France and Belgium and left some 27,000 French soldiers dead 100 years ago... #Germany #France #Belgium