Stories about France
9 January 2015
8 January 2015
29 December 2014
The holiday spirit in the French city of Angoulême this year meant taking measures against homeless people. The outrage was swift, but will it last?
28 December 2014
It seems that things have not been ideal in Algeria, France and Madagascar, yet the Happy Planet Index ranked them quite high on their happiness list.
10 December 2014
A French farmer organized a tongue-in-cheek beauty pageant on Facebook for "country girls only" as an answer to the glittery official Miss France pageant.
9 December 2014
Internet users in France are worried that a series of drone sightings above French nuclear power sites suggests an unacknowledged national security vulnerability.
14 November 2014
Three Global Voices members attended the third World Forum for Democracy in Strasbourg, exploring innovative tools to create more youth engagement in the democratic process throughout the world.
28 October 2014
According to the UNHCR, 612,700 applied for asylum in North America, Europe, East Asia and the Pacific last year – the highest since 2001.
2 October 2014
11 September 2014
In the second installment in our "right to be forgotten" series, Felix Treguer explains how the new EU rules affect corporations like Google -- and their impact on the public.
1 September 2014
A pub in South Korea posted a notice turning away Africans "due to Ebola virus," and a Nigerian millionaire preacher is offering to cure Ebola patients with his special water.
18 August 2014
The film "Outbreak" about a fictional Ebola-like virus hit theaters nearly 20 years ago. Has Hollywood's perception of Africa evolved since then?
3 August 2014
Nikolay Koblyakov, founder of the French NGO Free Russia, which for years has organized protests against Putin's regime, was arrested at Sofia Airport on July 29, 2014.
28 July 2014
22 July 2014
12 July 2014
8 July 2014
7 July 2014
Paul Bismuth is a real estate developer in Israel who happened to go to high school with Sarkozy's lawyer. When prosecutors investigating corruption wiretapped Sarkozy's phone, Sarkozy adopted the alias.
29 June 2014
24 June 2014
Want a smart thermostat to control your home's heating? Or one that is hooked up to the Internet and measures your home's concentration of CO2? French start-ups are on it.