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Paul Ortoli

Etruscan tomb in Corsica may yield secrets on civilization's decline

Mar 27 2019

ALERIA, Corsica French archaeologists have unearthed an Etruscan tomb containing a skeleton and dozens of artefacts in Corsica, a rare discovery that could shed new light on the wealthy civilization of northern Italy and its assimilation into the Roman Empire.

France's Macron confronts Corsica's calls for more autonomy

Feb 06 2018

AJACCIO, France French President Emmanuel Macron traveled to Corsica on Tuesday to confront demands for greater autonomy for the restive Mediterranean island by nationalists buoyed by unprecedented political strength.

Talk or risk violence, Corsican nationalist tells Macron

Feb 02 2018

AJACCIO, France France is playing with fire by rejecting Corsican demands for autonomy, the island's chief told Reuters, urging President Emmanuel Macron to be open to dialogue when he visits next week.

Talk or risk violence, Corsican nationalist tells Macron

Feb 02 2018

AJACCIO, France France is playing with fire by rejecting Corsican demands for autonomy, the island's chief told Reuters, urging President Emmanuel Macron to be open to dialogue when he visits next week.

'Bonghjornu' not 'Bonjour': Corsican nationalists want to say it their way

Feb 02 2018

AJACCIO, France A group of ten-year-old schoolchildren on the Mediterranean island of Corsica proudly raised their hands in class one morning this week to say they felt Corsican, not French.

Talk or risk violence, Corsican nationalist tells Macron

Feb 02 2018

AJACCIO, France France is playing with fire by rejecting Corsican demands for autonomy, the island's chief told Reuters, urging President Emmanuel Macron to be open to dialogue when he visits next week.

Corsica's nationalists dream bigger after election win

Dec 11 2017

AJACCIO, France Corsican nationalists said on Monday it was time for talks with Paris on greater autonomy for the French Mediterranean island, after they won nearly two thirds of seats in local elections.

World News

'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down

Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic retreat following the most violent protests in decades.