Thursday , December 9 2021
Home / Tag Archives: France (page 40)

Tag Archives: France

Do you speak fashion?

  Paris, France | AFP |  FASHION: If the idea of an “It girl influencer” sitting in a “frow” watching a “gender fluid” collection available in “see now, buy now” has you scratching your head, then you need our essential guide to fashion jargon. Here are a few basic terms …

Read More »

French fighter jet deal: an Indian saga

  New Delhi, India | AFP | The less-than-supersonic sale of French Rafale fighter jets to India has highlighted the obstacles facing foreign arms firms seeking to do business with the world’s biggest weapons importer. India has signed a series of key defence deals under Prime Minister Narendra Modi as …

Read More »

India buys 36 Rafale fighter jets to counter China

New Delhi, India | AFP | India signed a deal Friday to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets for 7.9 billion euros ($8.8 billion), France’s biggest ever such sale, as it seeks to bolster its military against an increasingly assertive China. Defence experts say the aircraft, manufactured by France’s Dassault, will …

Read More »

France’s Hollande on Syria tells UN: ‘Enough is enough’

United Nations, United States | AFP |  French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday appealed for an end to the carnage in Syria, telling the United Nations: “Enough is enough”. “The Syrian tragedy will be seen by history as a disgrace for the international community if we do not end it …

Read More »

US and France warn Kabila on election date, 17 dead

United Nations, United States | AFP | The United States and France on Monday urged the Democratic Republic of Congo to set an election date amid growing unrest, with Washington protesting harassment of a US envoy. At least 17 people, mostly civilians, were killed on Monday when clashes erupted ahead …

Read More »

PHOTOS: Museveni in France, meets investors and Hollande

PHOTOGRAPHS: President Yoweri Museveni is in France. He has had bilateral talks with French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace. Museveni expressed his concerns over the recent terrorist attacks in France and asked that the fight against terrorism also addresses the question of pseudo-ideology.  He earlier met 50 French investors organised under the …

Read More »

Foiled Paris terror plot: What we know

Paris, France | AFP |  Police are holding eight people in France after the discovery of a car laden with gas cylinders in the heart of Paris, with President Francois Hollande saying a plot has been foiled and a terrorist cell “destroyed”. Here is what we know so far about …

Read More »