Tag: France

French president honors US civil rights leader Jesse Jackson

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PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday made American civil rights leader Jesse Jackson a commander of the Legion of Honor, France’s highest...

Tour de France riders head to Tokyo with Olympics in sight

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Wout van Aert had just concluded one of the most remarkable performances of anyone in the Tour de France with a thrilling sprint victory...

Vaccine inequity: Inside the cutthroat race to secure doses

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PARIS — No one disputes that the world is unfair. But no one expected a vaccine gap between the global rich and poor that...

Tunisia puts military on vaccination duty as cases soar

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KESRA, Tunisia — Soldiers hold rifles to guard the health center in the traditional Tunisian village of Kesra, while inside, military medics use other...

Slingsby steers Aussies to bounce-back SailGP victory

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Team Australia skipper Tom Slingsby pulled off a tight maneuver late in the podium race to pass France and win the Great Britain SailGP...

Probe: Journalists, activists among firm’s spyware targets

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BOSTON — An investigation by a global media consortium based on leaked targeting data provides further evidence that military-grade malware from Israel-based NSO Group,...

European nations impose incentives, penalties to boost shots

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ATHENS, Greece — European nations are scrambling to ramp up vaccination drives, using a carrot-and-stick approach to persuade the reluctant to get their shots...

France allows visitors with Indian-made AstraZeneca vaccine

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PARIS — France will allow international travelers who have had AstraZeneca’s Indian-manufactured vaccine into the country starting Sunday. ...

Travelers fume at UK move to keep restrictions on France

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LONDON — Tourists and the travel industry vented frustration and anger on Saturday after Britain reversed a plan to ease travel restrictions on France...

Veteran France striker Giroud joins Italian giant AC Milan

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MILAN — Veteran France striker Olivier Giroud has left Champions League winner Chelsea to join seven-time European Cup winner AC Milan. ...