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IS Claims Responsibility for Normandy Church Attack

VOA News Islamic State has claimed two of its «soldiers» carried out Tuesday’s attack on a Catholic Church in Normandy, France, where they killed a priest after taking him hostage at knife-point. The United States condemned «in the strongest possible terms» the «horrific» attack and offered condolences to the family and friends of the murdered […]readmore


France Remembers Attack Victims

PARIS— As joggers sprinted down nearby Canal Saint Martin, targeted by Islamist assailants last year, Antoine Karegis and his family braved a brisk wind Sunday at the Place de la Republique to pay their respects for the nearly 150 victims of last year’s terrorist attacks around Paris. “It would have been difficult not to be […]readmore

Este día en la historia

Today In History: March 31 1889

Inauguration of the Eiffel Tower Located in the heart of Paris, it was the tallest building in the world until the construction of the Chrysler building in New York in 1930 Shortly after one on the afternoon of Sunday, March 31, 1889 the French engineer Gustave Eiffel climbed the 1.710 steps of the Tower named […]readmore

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Today In History: March 25 1957

Signing of the Treaty of Rome The European Economic Community (EEC) and the European Atomic Energy Community (EAEC) were constituted by the Treaty of Rome. On this day in 1957 the EEC was formed, based on the current European Union. After a year of negotiations, France, Italy, the Federal Republic of Germany, Belgium, Netherlands and […]readmore

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Today In History: March 21 1804

Promulgation of the Napoleonic Civil Code It was the cornerstone of the great legislative work of Napoleón Bonaparte and one of his great political successes Since General Bonaparte rose to power in France, with the coup of 18 Brumaire (9 November 1799), one of his goals as leader of the country was to achieve France’s […]readmore

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Sarkozy Rejects Accusations Made By Media

The former President of France, Nicolas Sarkozy, rejected accusations that he received confidential information from a judge about legal proceedings against him. Sarkozy, the first time that he addresses the French public since losing elections in 2012, reported being subjected to wiretapping since last September. French police investigats Sarkozy for the alleged illegal financing of […]readmore

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Greenpeace Breaks Into French Nuclear Plant

More than 60 environmental activists of the non governmental organization Greenpeace entered a nuclear plantmanaged by the company EDF  in Fessenheim, in eastern France, to protest the vulnerability of nuclear facilities. Members of the Group hung a banner with the words ‘Stop jeopardizing Europe’. Greenpeace appealed to European Governments to cut the use of nuclear energy. The […]readmore