US ‘reasonably certain’ air strike killed IS militantThe US military is "reasonably certain" a US drone strike killed the Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John," a British citizen who appeared in several videos beheading…
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Oysters: the pearls of the AtlanticFrench People have always loved oysters. The average French person eats two kilos per year. “You are here” takes you to the biggest oyster pond of Europe, at Marennes Oléron.
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Burgundy: secrets of a wine barrelFrom grapes to wine, there are numerous stages, in particular the ageing of the wine in oak barrels. We head to Burgundy to discover the secrets of wine barrels and their…
France calls on its nationals to leave Libya as violence escalatesThe French ministry of foreign affairs on Sunday became the latest to call its nationals to leave Libya as the death toll from two weeks of clashes between rival factions topped…
Thai army chief to hold talks with political rivalsThailand’s army chief, General Prayuth Chan-Ocha, will hold talks on Wednesday with leaders of rival political parties, Election Commission members and senators to discuss a way…
Patenting life: Where do the limits lie?In this edition we're asking whether "life" or living organisms can be someone's intellectual property. Modern science is pushing further and the field of biotechnology is…
Russia’s Putin orders troop withdrawal from Ukraine borderRussian troops, which took part in drills in three regions bordering Ukraine, have been ordered back to their bases. The West has criticised Russia’s troop presence along the…
Rogue trader Kerviel imprisoned on return to FranceJérôme Kerviel, who spent two months walking from Rome to protest his treatment by the courts, was imprisoned in Nice following his return to France from Italy on Sunday midnight.
OPEC chief says oil price is 'comfortable'The head of OPEC said Thursday that current oil prices are 'comfortable' for both producers and consumers, claiming that the current price is high enough for producers to invest…
Power restored in India after world's biggest blackoutPower in India was fully restored on Wednesday after two days of grid failures in several states caused massive blackouts that affected around 600 million people.
Half of India without power after grid failureIndia was hit by a second day of major blackouts on Tuesday after grids in a dozen states went down, leaving around half of the country’s 1.2 billion population without power.