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France finds wreckage of submarine that disappeared in 1968

France finds wreckage of submarine that disappeared in 1968

The French Navy has found the wreckage of its ‘Minerve’ submarine, which disappeared off the coast of Toulon in the Mediterranean Sea in 1968, leading to the loss of...

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France to impose tax of up to $20 on plane tickets

The French government is to impose a tax of up to 18 euros ($20) on plane tickets for all flights from airports in France to fund less-polluting transportation projects,...

French President Emmanuel Macron

France to impose tax of up to €18 on plane tickets

The French government is to impose a tax of up to 18 euros ($20) on plane tickets for all flights from airports in France to fund less-polluting transportation projects,...

Libya repatriates 164 illegal immigrants to Niger

14,036 Nigerians returned from Libya, France, others

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday said a total of 14,036 Nigerians have voluntarily returned home under the Assisted Voluntary Returnees...

3 dead as ocean rescue vessel capsizes in France

3 dead as ocean rescue vessel capsizes in France

Three rescuers from the French ocean rescue service have died when their boat capsized in rough seas as a giant storm pummelled the country’s Atlantic coast....

Brittany Ferries’ ship catches fire off France

Brittany Ferries’ ship catches fire off France

Brittany Ferries’ cruise-ferry Pont-Aven caught fire off the French coast in the early morning hours of today, according to the Maritime Prefecture of Atlantic.  The...

France battles oil slick from sunken Grande America

France moves to contain sunken Grande America oil slick 

French authorities on Thursday battled to contain an oil slick after the Grimaldi ship, Grande America, which caught fire and sank off the coast of France on Tuesday. ...

Ethiopian Airlines sends black boxes to France

ET302 crash: Ethiopian Airlines sends black boxes to France 

The black boxes recovered from an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed shortly after taking off from Addis Ababa have been sent to Paris, France the airline said on...

Ethiopian Airlines recovers black box of crashed plane

Ethiopian Airlines sends crashed plane black boxes to France

The black boxes recovered from an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed shortly after taking off from Addis Ababa have been sent to Paris, the airline said on Thursday....

France battles oil slick from sunken Grande America

France battles oil slick from sunken Grande America

French authorities on Thursday battled to contain an oil slick after the Grimaldi ship, Grande America, which caught fire and sank off the coast of France on Tuesday....

Grimaldi’s Grande America sinks off France

Grimaldi’s Grande America sinks off France

The fire stricken Italian ship, MV Grande America, owned by the Grimaldi Group, has sunk in the Bay of Biscay in water depth of 4,600 meters off the coast of France....

Saudi Arabia, France sign warship construction agreement

Saudi Arabia, France sign warship construction agreement

Saudi Arabia has signed a preliminary agreement with France’s Naval Group to build warships in the oil-rich kingdom. The French government holds a 62.49 percent stake...

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