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France

Country archive · 304 posts


Latest stories about France

9 February 2014

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Five of the Most Celebrated French-Language African Films

Five of the most celebrated French-language African films (award-winning or not) that have left their mark on an entire generation of movie-watchers.

7 February 2014

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The French Expatriate Perspective on France's Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric

The immigration debate is taking center stage in the public conversation of France. French citizens living abroad have a different perspective on the issue.

5 February 2014

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Meet 3 Talented African Lady Geeks Involved in New Media

"If being a geek means being passionate about a specific topic - in my case blogging - then maybe I am one."

23 January 2014

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On Love, Politics and the Francophone Culture

France seemed to shrug at the news of French President François Hollande's affair with actress Julie Gayet. Are other French-speaking countries as relaxed in matters of love?

22 December 2013

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World Forum for Democracy 2013: Connecting Citizens and Institutions

Everything you need to know about the World Forum for Democracy 2013 in Strasbourg, with some personal impressions.

20 December 2013

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Unconditional Basic Income for All Europeans

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In this episode of GV Face we speak to activists gathering signatures and raising awareness about the need for "basic income" - no work required - in Europe.

2 December 2013

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‘The Global Is Enriched by the Local': New French Webzine X, Y & Z

Global Voices speaks with Emmanuel Chila, the founder of new French community blog X, Y & Z.

22 November 2013

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Racism, the United Nations, and the Dutch Saint Nicholas Tradition

While the children of Belgium, The Netherlands and other European countries prepare for the arrival of Saint Nicholas on December 6, the shadow of racism hangs over this tradition.

21 November 2013

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PHOTOS: The Thrill and Agony of World Cup Qualifying Matches

While Algeria, Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon and France celebrated, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Tunisia saw their hopes of heading to Brazil vanish with the final whistle.

20 November 2013

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No One Found Guilty of ‘Prestige’ Oil Disaster in Spain

After 10 years of investigation and a nine-month trial, Galicia's High Court of Justice has acquitted the three defendants of all crimes against the environment.

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