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Iran nuclear deal signatories meet for first time since US pullout


VIENNA: Signatories of the Iran nuclear deal meet with the Islamic republic in Vienna on Friday in a bid to save the agreement two weeks after Washington’s dramatic withdrawal. For the first time since the deal came into force in 2015, China, Russia, France, Britain and Germany will gather – ...

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Victoria’s Secret model: Thank you Mahira for sharing your stories

Doutzen Kroes - mahira khan

PARIS: Mahira Khan is making headlines for all the right reasons these days. The superstar is currently in France, attending the 71st Cannes Film Festival as the first L’Oreal Hair Care spokesperson from Pakistan. The starlet channeled old-school Hollywood glam on the red carpet on Monday, wearing a black Alberta ...

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France, Britain, Germany say ‘committed’ to upholding Iran deal


PARIS: France, Germany and Britain said Tuesday that they were committed to implementing the 2015 Iran nuclear deal despite US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out and his threat of sanctions. “Our governments remain committed to ensuring the agreement is upheld, and will work with all the remaining parties ...

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French PM meets unions to try to end rail strike


PARIS: France’s prime minister told labor union leaders that he expected the debt-ridden SNCF rail company to reach financial breakeven by 2022 and, according to one union boss, promised to make announcements on the issue before the end of May. SNCF’s 46 billion euros ($55 billion) of debt is one ...

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Macron says Australian PM’s wife is ‘delicious’


 Picture: Mick Tsikas-Pool/Getty Images SYDNEY: Was it a Freudian slip by French President Emmanuel Macron? A joke linked to French gastronomy? Or even, a week after his visit to Washington, a parody of U.S. President Donald Trump’s infamous comments about Macron’s wife? Whatever the case, Macron raised eyebrows in Sydney ...

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Trumps host first state dinner


President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron, pose for photographs as they arrive for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON: There’s arguably nothing grander in the nation’s capital than a ...

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France sets legal age of sexual consent at 15


Women demonstrate to call for a legislative change to set a minimum legal age for sexual consent. AFP PARIS: France plans to make 15 the age of sexual consent after a public outcry over two cases of sex involving 11-year-old girls, Equality Minister Marlene Schiappa said on Monday.. After public ...

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Louvre brings ‘unprecedented’ show to Tehran

France’s Le Drian in Tehran

TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani received visiting French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Monday in Tehran and the two discussed bilateral relations. Journalists flooded Iran´s National Museum on Monday for the arrival of more than 50 artworks from the Louvre – the first major show by a Western museum ...

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One in eight French women say they have been raped: study


PARIS: One in eight women in France have been raped at least once in their lifetime, a new report suggests, reported The Independent. Four million women have been victims of penetrative sexual violence – roughly 12 per cent of the country’s female population – according to a study by Paris-based ...

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Fifty Shades Freed banned for children below 12 years

Fifty Shades Freed

PARIS: A Catholic group which succeeded in having Lars von Trier’s ultra-violent film “Antichrist” banned from French cinemas, is now taking a case against the erotic romance “Fifty Shades Freed”. The traditionalist Promouvoir (Promote) lobby group wants the film version of the last of E. L. James’ trilogy on a ...

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