France attacked again as truck plows into revelers in Nice

Jul 15, 2016

France attacked again as truck plows into revelers in Nice

An AFP reporter shielded his face from the flying debris as he watched a truck plow at full-speed into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice on Thursday night, leaving at least 80 people dead and several in critical condition. The driver was a ...

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 ...

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 ...