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Emmanuel Jarry

Cardiff City soccer player Sala missing after plane disappears over English Channel

2:05pm EST

PARIS Cardiff City's new soccer star Emiliano Sala was on board a light aircraft that disappeared en route to the Welsh capital where he was to join up with the team, France's civil aviation authority said on Tuesday. | Video

France holds trial of firms accused of selling horse meat as beef

Jan 21 2019

PARIS Two former managers of French meat-processing firm Spanghero and two Dutch meat traders go on trial in Paris on Monday accused of passing off cheap horse meat as pricier beef in ready-made meals and burgers that were sold in countries across Europe.

France investigates Japan's Olympics chief on suspicion of corruption

Jan 11 2019

PARIS The president of Japan's Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, is under formal investigation in France for suspected corruption related to Japan's successful bid for the 2020 Olympic Games, a French judicial source said on Friday. | Video

French ministers aghast at support for boxer who fought police

Jan 08 2019

PARIS A former French boxing champion who surrendered to police after he was filmed raining blows on riot officers during a "yellow vest" protest has received tens of thousands of euros in public donations, infuriating government ministers.

Few turn out for French 'yellow vest' protests, driver dies at road block

Dec 22 2018

TOULOUSE/PARIS, France France's anti-government "yellow vest" protest was losing steam on Saturday but caused traffic disruption through road blocks across the country, leading to the death of a 10th person since the start of the movement last month. | Video

French court fines oil group Total in Iran bribery case

Dec 21 2018

PARIS A Paris court fined French oil and gas group Total 500,000 euros ($570,000) on Friday for bribing foreign public officials in a case related to Iranian contracts in 1997.

Main suspect in Strasbourg attack killed in gun battle with police: officials

Dec 14 2018

STRASBOURG/PARIS The suspected gunman who killed three people at a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg was shot dead on Thursday in a brief gun battle with police after being on the run for 48 hours, police sources said. | Video

Macron plant nach neuen Proteste Rede an die Nation

Dec 10 2018

Paris Frankreichs Präsident Emmanuel Macron will sich nach neuen gewaltsamen Protesten gegen seine Reformpolitik am Montagabend in einer Rede an die Nation wenden.

'State of insurrection' as fuel tax riots engulf central Paris

Dec 02 2018

PARIS Rioters ran amok across central Paris on Saturday, torching cars and buildings, looting shops, smashing windows and clashing with police in the worst unrest in more than a decade, posing a dire challenge to Emmanuel Macron's presidency. | Video

French police brace for more violent protests over rising fuel costs

Nov 30 2018

PARIS, Dec 1 French authorities have drafted thousands of additional police officers into Paris ahead of a third demonstration on Saturday by protesters angry at high fuel prices as security officials warned of renewed violence.

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