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Wildfires Rage Across Greece, Portugal and Corsica Battle on untamed in

Greek authorities voiced suspicions that at least some of the several dozen fires that broke out on both the mainland and the island of Zakynthos over the weekend were started deliberately, according to CTV News. Over 4,000 firefighters were battling more than

Firefighters Battle Blazes Across Southern France

According to France24, residents were evacuated from homes at the edge of the town of Biguglia, on the northeastern coast of Corsica. The fire is very strong and heading to urban areas of Biguglia town, according to France's civil defence forces. The

France To Stop Selling Gas And Diesel Vehicles By 2040

On Thursday, July 6, French Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot presented the government’s plan regarding implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement. Anxious to preserve the leadership of France in the matter, the minister announced the country's commitment to carbon neutrality and announced the

France’s Macron, Poroshenko hopeful of progress on resolving Ukraine conflict

Both Macron and Poroshenko said they expected a new "Normandy format" meeting on Ukraine - involving Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia - to be held by late June or early July, before a G20 summit due July 7-8, according to Reuters. Poroshenko

Exploding cream dispenser kills French fitness blogger

Rebecca Burger's death was announced on Facebook in what her family called a "domestic accident", according to the BBC. A warning against the faulty dispensers was posted to her Instagram account, saying it had "exploded and struck Rebecca's chest, causing her death". French

Paris’s Notre-Dame: Attacker shot outside cathedral

The man shouted "this is for Syria" during the attack, the interior minister said. Prosecutors have opened a terrorism investigation. The officer suffered minor injuries. The suspect was wounded in the chest when another policeman opened fire. Tourists fled for cover as the attack

French election: Meet Brigitte Macron, the new first lady

First things first: theirs is not a common relationship. That is paraphrased from words Mr Macron himself said on the couple's wedding day: that they were "not quite common, a couple not quite normal - not that I like this adjective

Macron wins French presidency by emphatic margin: projections

Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who threatened to take France out of the European Union, early projections showed, according to Reuters. The centrist's emphatic victory, which

French presidential election: Macron favorite in opinion polls as

Opinion polls indicate they will pick Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old ex-economy minister who wants to bridge the left-right divide, resisting an anti-establishment tide that has seen Britons vote to leave the EU and Americans choose Donald Trump as U.S. president, Joinfo.com reports

French election: Macron’s presidential campaign hacked

The document dump happened Friday night, less than 48 hours before the country votes in the final round of the presidential election, which pits the independent centrist Macron against the far-right Marine Le Pen, according to CNN. The files were released