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36 years later, France gripped by missing heiress murder case

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Thirty-six years after she disappeared without a trace, France is again gripped by the mystery of the missing heiress and the playboy lover accused of killing her.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Satellite images show 122 potential objects in jet search—Malaysia

This graphic released by the Malaysian Remote Sensing Agency on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, shows the approximate position of objects seen floating in the southern Indian Ocean in the search zone for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Searchers racing to find the plane’s black box face daunting hurdles ranging from undersea volcanoes to mountainous seas as they operate in one of Earth’s most remote locations, experts said on Wednesday.  AP

Fresh satellite images taken during the search for a missing passenger jet show 122 “potential objects” in one area of the Indian Ocean, Malaysia said Wednesday.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Fun with French theater

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CROWD FAVORITE Mandaluyong City Science High School gets the people’s choice award.

For the competitors in the National Theater Contest (NTC), which was held in celebration of Francophonie Month, acting on stage before a live audience proved quite challenging, as they also had to deliver their lines in French.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

A high school’s French connection

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CCSHS student Phoenix Ann Margarette L. Beronio talks about her family in French in Aguilar’s third-year class.

Parlez vous Français? Oui, if you’re in third or fourth year at Caloocan City Science High School (CCSHS) and you’ve been paying attention in French class.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Train horror in France as splattered body carried 40km

France's high-speed TGV trains AFP FILE PHOTO

The body of a cyclist hit by one of France’s high-speed TGV trains was embedded into the front of the driver’s carriage and carried 40 kilometers (25 miles) before anyone noticed.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

French-made warship destined for Russia sets sail

A picture taken on October 15, 2013 shows the Vladivostok warship, a Mistral class LHD amphibious vessel ordered by Russia, at the STX France shipyards in Saint-Nazaire, western France. AFP

A French-built warship designed to strengthen Russia’s navy is getting its first test run—just as Western powers are trying to rein in Vladimir Putin’s military threat to Ukraine.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Poe calls for review of gov’t actions to end media killings

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Sen. Grace Poe FILE PHOTO

A resolution calling for a review of government efforts to end media violence in the country has been filed by Senator Grace Poe.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

More than 450 homeless dead on streets of France in 2013

A homeless person sits next to a sign reading "To eat, please help me" in a street in Paris, on Feb. 19, 2014. A total of 453 homeless people died on the streets of France last year, according to a memorial book compiled by campaign group "Les Morts de la Rue" (Dead in the Streets).  AFP PHOTO/JOEL SAGET

A total of 453 homeless people died on the streets of France last year, according to a memorial book compiled by campaign group “Les Morts de la Rue” (Dead in the Streets).

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Jewel thieves on the run after Paris auction heist

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Three thieves were on the run Wednesday after snatching a briefcase containing 300,000 euros worth of jewels outside the famous Drouot auction house in Paris.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Spanish cargo ship slams into jetty in SW France

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A military helicopter is evacuating the crew of a Spanish cargo ship that slammed into a jetty in choppy Atlantic Ocean waters off southwestern France

Posted: February 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Rwanda genocide trial opens in Paris, French first

In this April 6, 2004 file photo, Apollan Odetta, a survivor from the 1994 Rwandan Genocide light candles at a mass grave in Nyamata, Rwanda. T. AP FILE PHOTO

The first trial in France over Rwanda’s genocide has opened in a Paris court. Pascal Simbikangwa, a 54-year-old former intelligence chief, faces charges of complicity in genocide and complicity in war crimes. He could face a life sentence if convicted after the seven-week trial.

Posted: February 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

French family finally wins right to keep adopted fox

Raising a wild animal without special authorization is illegal in France. DPA/AFP

A French family has finally got permission to keep a young fox they had rescued after its mother was crushed by a car, following a marathon legal battle.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

1 dead, hundreds evacuated in flood-hit France

A man watches an overturned car near the Maravenne river on Jan. 19, 2014, in Londe-les-Maures after floods struck southeastern France. One man died Sunday and more than 150 people had to be airlifted to safety.  AFP

One man died Sunday and more than 150 people had to be airlifted to safety after floods struck southeastern France, local authorities said.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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