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French embassy in Bangkok says vaccination of its citizens in

The French embassy in Bangkok has issued a statement saying the process of procuring vaccines for its citizens in Thailand has not yet been finalised and that it is too soon to make any announcement on the matter. The embassy posted the statement on its website saying that the embassy has been working, since the […]Read More

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Marine Le Pen Vows to Ban Hijab, ‘Murderous Islamist Ideologies’

French politician and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen proposed to ban “Islamist ideologies” during a press conference on Friday, the plan that would also include a restriction on hijab-wearing in all public places, France 24 reports. The 52-year-old politician, who leads France’s National Rally party, told reporters that Muslim headscarves should be considered “an Islamist […]Read More

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French foreign minister condemns Turkey’s ‘declarations of violence’ over Islam

The row over Paris’ response to Islamic extremism simmers on, with France’s foreign minister condemning the Turkish president’s “declarations of violence.” Jean-Yves Le Drian hit back at Turkey on Thursday morning, slamming President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for his “declarations of violence, even hatred” over France’s fight against radical Islam. On Europe 1 radio, Le Drian […]Read More

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Pantini mosque ordered to close over broadcasting the video of

A French mosque has expressed regret for sharing a video that is believed to have provoked the gruesome murder of a history and geography teacher. The country’s interior minister has demanded that it be closed down. The teacher, Samuel Paty, was beheaded last week after he showed his class a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed […]Read More

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French police detain Rwandan man over Nantes cathedral blaze

A man has been taken into custody as part of an investigation into a series of fires, which are believed to have been started deliberately, at the Cathedral of St. Pierre and St. Paul in the western French city of Nantes. The 39-year-old man was arrested at his home on Saturday afternoon, and the prosecutor […]Read More