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  • Russia says it will only pay for French mistral warships after full delivery

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    Russia said on Tuesday it will not pay for the Mistral warships that France is building until both ships have been delivered.
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    The deal between France and Russia that includes the delivery of two Mistral-class helicopter carriers has been under discussion among NATO allies because of the rising tensions with Moscow over the Ukraine crisis.
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    France has also come under fire from the United States that wants Paris to cancel the deal.

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Headlines

  • FRANCE: Beach woman in muslim veil stirs debate in France

    FRANCE: Beach woman in muslim veil stirs debate in France Politicians have joined a growing debate after a right-wing MEP posted a photo of a veiled woman on a French beach on social networks, accompanied by a commentary about sex equality. French MEP and former minister Nadine Morano. RFI Standard Source: Source

  • : African press review 19 August 2014

    : African press review 19 August 2014 Nigeria is looking to bats to combat Ebola, South Africa goes out on a limb at the SADC summit and Uganda’s boys step into manhood, leaving a part of themselves behind. Standard Source: Source

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  • : French press review 19 August 2014

    : French press review 19 August 2014 International news dominates French press as France continues its annual August slumber. Standard Source: Source

  • FRANCE – SAUDI ARABIA: Thieves steal 250,000 euros, documents, in Paris Saudi motorcade attack

    FRANCE – SAUDI ARABIA: Thieves steal 250,000 euros, documents, in Paris Saudi motorcade attack The motorcade of a Saudi prince visiting Paris was attacked on Sunday night by armed thieves who made off with 250,000 euros in cash and “sensitive” documents. Video capture of area near attack Standard Source: Source

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  • FRANCE : Three more die in Alps after Mont Blanc fall

    Two climbers and their guide have been found dead after a fall in the Mont Blanc range, French police said on Monday. Mont Blanc Photo: Semnoz, source: Wikipédia Standard Read More

  • FRANCE: Ligue 1 opening weekend beset by violence

    Clashes broke out after a football match in Corsica on Saturday night that left 44 French riot and paramilitary police officers injured, the interior ministry said Sunday. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Standard Read More

  • MANFRED MOVES CLOSE TO VOTE TOTAL TO SUCCEED SELIG

    MURRAY CHASS:  Twenty-five of Major League Baseball’s 30 club owners will do something Thursday they have never done. They will vote in an election for a baseball commissioner. Bud Selig, who voted for commissioners before he became commissioner himself, has his own idea of who should succeed him next January. His close old friend and [...]