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Thierry Chiarello

Four nights at a French truck stop: stranded by COVID border closure

Dec 21 2020

CALAIS, France Ali Kansu, a 54-year-old truck driver from Turkey, was on Friday hunkering down for another night sleeping at a truck stop near Calais, one of the many truckers stranded by the halting of traffic flows from Britain to France.

Teenager asked pupils to identify French teacher before beheading him

Oct 17 2020

PARIS/CONFLANS-SAINTE-HONORINE, France The teenager who beheaded a teacher outside the school in a Paris suburb where he taught had approached pupils in the street and asked them to point out his victim, anti-terrorism prosecutor Jean-Francois Ricard said on Saturday. | Video

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

Many French voters yet to be convinced by Macron

May 08 2017

PARIS Emmanuel Macron may have won Sunday's presidential election by a comfortable margin, but even his supporters' enthusiasm is tempered by the scale of the challenge that the inexperienced politician faces in tackling France's deep-seated economic, social and security problems.

Many French voters yet to be convinced by Macron

May 08 2017

PARIS Emmanuel Macron may have won Sunday's presidential election by a comfortable margin, but even his supporters' enthusiasm is tempered by the scale of the challenge that the inexperienced politician faces in tackling France's deep-seated economic, social and security problems. | Video

French riders protest over tax, saying horses will suffer

Nov 24 2013

PARIS Thousands of horse-lovers paraded their animals through central Paris on Sunday in a protest against a planned sales tax rise they say will put riding centers out of business and send horses to the slaughterhouse.

Hundreds protest anti-prostitution plans in Paris

Jul 07 2012

PARIS Hundreds of people including sex workers protested in Paris on Saturday against plans to make soliciting prostitution illegal, criticising a minister's drive to eradicate the practice of paying for sex as counter-productive.

Hundreds protest anti-prostitution plans in Paris

Jul 07 2012

PARIS Hundreds of people including sex workers protested in Paris on Saturday against plans to make soliciting prostitution illegal, criticizing a minister's drive to eradicate the practice of paying for sex as counter-productive.

Hundreds protest anti-prostitution plans in Paris

Jul 07 2012

PARIS Hundreds of people including sex workers protested in Paris on Saturday against plans to make soliciting prostitution illegal, criticising a minister's drive to eradicate the practice of paying for sex as counter-productive.

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