Jul 5, 2016

Wacoal may relocate logistics base from U.K. to France

Wacoal Holdings Corp. is considering relocating its logistics base in Britain to France in the wake of the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union. “We need to find a place to store inventories if tariffs are imposed in trade between Britain and ...

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Kiarostami dies in France at 76

Jul 5, 2016

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Kiarostami dies in France at 76

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami has died at the age of 76 in France, Iranian media reported on Monday. Kiarostami, who won the coveted Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1997 for “Taste of Cherry,” left Tehran last week to undergo treatment ...

France beats upstart Iceland to reach Euro 2016 semifinals

Jul 4, 2016

France beats upstart Iceland to reach Euro 2016 semifinals

The Icelandic thunderclap roar proved no match for the sheer talent of France as the hosts finally showed their title credentials at Euro 2016 on Sunday. A crushing 5-2 victory lined up a semifinal with Germany as France displayed the attacking ruthlessness that had ...

Jul 4, 2016

Search ship retrieves all mapped human remains at EgyptAir crash site

A search vessel contracted by the Egyptian government has recovered all previously mapped human remains under water at the crash site of EgyptAir Flight MS804, Egypt’s aircraft accident investigation committee said on Sunday. The John Lethbridge, belonging to Mauritius-based Deep Ocean Search, headed to ...

Contemporary French poet Yves Bonnefoy dies at age of 93

Jul 2, 2016

Contemporary French poet Yves Bonnefoy dies at age of 93

France’s most famous contemporary poet, Yves Bonnefoy, has died at the age of 93, officials confirmed Saturday. The author of more than 100 books translated into 30 languages was highly decorated in his native France, and his name was often mentioned as a favorite ...

Jul 1, 2016

France charges accomplice of Paris attacker Abdeslam

French authorities have handed down preliminary terrorism charges to a Belgian woman accused of helping Salah Abdeslam, the only known surviving member of the Islamic State team that attacked Paris last November. Belgian officials said they transferred Hamza Attou, 22, on Wednesday to France ...

U.K. royals to mark Somme centenary in France

Jul 1, 2016

U.K. royals to mark Somme centenary in France

Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, were on Thursday set to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, the deadliest battle in British history, in which 20,000 men died on the first day of combat alone. The royal couple, accompanied ...