Tag: France

NEWS

Russia’s Opposition Activist Alexei Navalny’s Life In Jeopardy

The U.S. has expressed concerns regarding opposition activist Alexei Navalny’s health and warned of repercussions should he die in jail. Other countries that have expressed concern over his treatment are UK, France, and Germany. Meanwhile, Navalny’s doctors have reportedly said he “will die within the next few days” if he is not provided medical treatment. However, Russia’s ambassador has asserted […]

NEWS

France Mourns Jihadist Attack At A Church

The southern French city of Nice mourns the death of three people killed by a suspected jihadist attack at a church. This latest attack comes within a few weeks of a French teacher’s beheading by a Muslim extremist. A makeshift memorial has been set up outside the Notre-Dame basilica, where people have placed flowers and lit candles for the recent […]

NEWS

India Stands With France Amid Muslim Leaders Backlash

The beheading of a French teacher by a Muslim extremist in France recently has evoked a troubling response from countries around the world. The French President Emmanuel Macron sparked outrage across the Muslim world by accusing French Muslims of “separatism” and describing Islam as “a religion in crisis all over the world.” His statement has prompted calls from many leaders […]

POLITICS

Turkey vs. Greece: A New Conflict Escalating In Europe

After the failed military coup in 2016, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has emerged as one of the most powerful politicians Turkey has ever seen. Since Erdogan’s re-election as the President, Turkey has sought to exert his power in parts of the Middle East and Europe. He recently converted the Hagia Sophia, built by the Emperor Justinian I in 537, once the […]

NEWS

Protesters In Taiwan Demand Lower Taxes

Taking their cue from France’s yellow vest movement, thousands of Taiwanese hit the streets in protest to make demands for lower taxes and a more equitable settlement of tax disputes. Protesters decked out in yellow vests, carrying placards, as well as banners shouted slogans and blared air horns outside the Ministry of Finance in Taipei, the capital city, voicing their […]

Soccer

What The Ballon d’Or Could Have Been Like Without Ronaldo Or Messi

It’s been barely a week since Croatian skipper and midfield maestro, Luka Modric, ended the Ronaldo-Messi duopoly by winning the 2018 Ballon d’Or at a glitz-filled gala that was held in France. It was a deserving award for a player who had done remarkable exploits for both club and country in the year. Prior to that evening, the Real Madrid […]

NEWS

Mass Protest Forces France To Roll Back Fuel Tax Decision

Fuel tax rises which have led to weeks of violent protests in France have now been postponed for six months. The move was announced in a televised address by Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, who said anyone would have “to be deaf or blind” not to hear or see the anger. The protests have hit major cities, causing damage and disruption […]

cricket SPORTS

France Sinks Croatia 4-2 To Win World Cup Championship

France was not prepared to sing the blues as the French men put on a commanding display to take home the 2018 World Cup after drubbing Croatia 4-2. However, it was not like taking candy from a baby as Croatia showed a lot of grit and determination in their combat as they pushed and forced France into a defensive position […]

cricket SPORTS

2018 FIFA World Cup Final — Heavy Weight Matchup!

The World Cup football final gets on the way tomorrow at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium. There is no doubt that millions of people will be glued to their televisions and thousands will show up at the game come match time. Already, there are bets galore on who will take home the Cup. However, regardless of the outcome, it will be football […]