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 Qatar ambassador opens 2022 World Cup exhibition in Nice

Qatar ambassador opens 2022 World Cup exhibition in Nice

Qatar's ambassador to France Sheikh Ali bin Jassim al-Thani and the Mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, have inaugurated an exhibition of the models of the eight world-class stadiums dedicated to hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup matches, at the National Sports Museum in Nice, as part of the activities.

French police arrest nine after teacher beheaded in street

French police arrest nine after teacher beheaded in street

French police have arrested nine people after a suspected Islamist sympathiser beheaded a school teacher on the street of a Paris suburb on Friday, police sources said.

Amir sends written message to President of France

Amir sends written message to President of France

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has sent a written message to President of French Republic Emmanuel Macron, pertaining to bilateral relations and means of enhancing and developing them.

Frenchman in right-to-die case to stop food, medicine

Frenchman in right-to-die case to stop food, medicine

A terminally ill Frenchman who had planned to live stream his death on social media told AFP Saturday that he would refuse all food and medication "until the very end".

Two killed, nine missing as drenching rain hits parts of France and Italy

Two killed, nine missing as drenching rain hits parts of France and Italy

One person died and authorities listed some 20 as missing Saturday after heavy storms lashed southern France and northern Italy with hundreds of aid workers deployed to villages cut off by the deluge.

Lebanon's prime minister-designate steps down in blow to French initiative

Lebanon's prime minister-designate steps down in blow to French initiative

Lebanon’s prime minister-designate quit on Saturday after trying for almost a month to line up a non-partisan cabinet

Paris to ban gatherings of more than 10 people — BFM TV

Paris to ban gatherings of more than 10 people — BFM TV

The French government is expected to unveil tighter coronavirus restrictions for Paris today following a cabinet meeting, BFM TV and Le Parisien newspaper said.

Qatar's embassy to France participates in European Heritage Days

Qatar's embassy to France participates in European Heritage Days

As part of the Qatar-France Year of Culture 2020, the Embassy of Qatar to France participated, for the first time, in the 37th edition of the European Heritage Days.

France to fight 'appalling' Bridgestone plant closure, says minister

France to fight 'appalling' Bridgestone plant closure, says minister

The French government is looking into options to try to prevent the closure of a Bridgestone tyre plant in northern France by its Japanese owner, and save jobs, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday.

More French schools closed after virus cases detected

More French schools closed after virus cases detected

More French schools have closed after multiple students tested positive for Covid-19 while a further 2,100 individual classes have also been called off, Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer said today.

Europe's climate policies are getting an upgrade

Europe's climate policies are getting an upgrade

The European Union is set to kick start discussions next week on how quickly it will cut greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade. Already well on the way to meeting its current climate target for 2030, the EU now wants to make that goal even more ambitious, to get on track for its flagship pla

France puts jobs at heart of economy rescue plan

France puts jobs at heart of economy rescue plan

The French government said on Thursday employment was paramount as it unleashed a mammoth spending plan for the virus-hit economy that has been hemorrhaging jobs.