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French farmers clog highways to protest at "agri-bashing"

Nov 27 2019

PARIS French farmers angered by government policies that they say threaten their livelihoods drove convoys of tractors into Paris on Wednesday, obstructing commuter traffic and adding to the social unrest facing President Emmanuel Macron. | Video

Cambodian opposition figure Rainsy promises to intensify action

Nov 10 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Cambodia's self-exiled opposition veteran Sam Rainsy said on Sunday he would help organise protests against authoritarian ruler Hun Sen to build on growing international pressure for change in his home country.

Cambodian opposition figure Rainsy promises to intensify action

Nov 10 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Cambodia's self-exiled opposition veteran Sam Rainsy said on Sunday he would help organize protests against authoritarian ruler Hun Sen to build on growing international pressure for change in his home country.

Cambodian opposition veteran lands in Malaysia in challenge to Hun Sen

Nov 09 2019

KUALA LUMPUR/PHNOM PENH Cambodian opposition veteran Sam Rainsy flew into Malaysia on Saturday and told supporters to "keep up the hope" after promising to return home from self-imposed exile to rally opponents of authoritarian ruler Hun Sen.

Cambodia opposition founder says he was blocked from boarding plane home from Paris

Nov 07 2019

PARIS/KUALA LUMPUR Cambodia's self-exiled opposition party founder Sam Rainsy, who has vowed to return to his home country to lead demonstrations against authoritarian rule, said he had been prevented on Thursday from checking-in for a flight from Paris to Bangkok.

Loo and behold! Japan's high-tech toilets bemuse fans

Sep 24 2019

TOKYO Japan may not win their home Rugby World Cup but they have already proved themselves world beaters when it comes to toilets.

Australia coach Cheika confident Hodge will be cleared

Sep 23 2019

CHIBA, Japan Wallabies coach Michael Cheika believes winger Reece Hodge will be cleared of having carried out a dangerous tackle in Australia's opening World Cup match when he faces a judicial panel on Wednesday.

Rugby-Australia coach Cheika confident Hodge will be cleared

Sep 22 2019

CHIBA, Japan, Sept 23 Wallabies coach Michael Cheika believes winger Reece Hodge will be cleared of having carried out a dangerous tackle in Australia's opening World Cup match when he faces a judicial panel this week.

Camembert causes stink in French parliament in row over quality rules

Mar 14 2019

PARIS A row over changes to a quality label for camembert cheese reached the French parliament on Wednesday as supporters of a traditional raw-milk recipe distributed samples of the creamy, odorous speciality to lawmakers. | Video

Gas blast kills three in Paris amid lockdown for yellow vest protests

Jan 12 2019

PARIS Two French firefighters and a Spanish woman died and nearly 50 people were injured in a massive gas explosion that gutted the ground floor of a building in a central Paris shopping district on Saturday, authorities said. | Video

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