News - France

France Flood Kills Six

2 days ago /
International News 

At least six people have been killed by flash floods in the Aude region of southwestern France. Local authorities say several months' worth of rain fell in just a few hours overnight, leaving roads blocked in some areas.

 

Ex-Interpol Chief Detained In China

1 week ago /
International News 

Former Interpol Chief, Meng Hongwei, has been detained in China on bribery and corruption charges.

United Tops European Sponsorship Table

1 week ago /
Sports  

English Premier League club, Manchester United, is Europe’s biggest player in the football sponsorship market, according to a new report issued by CSM Sport & Entertainment, a division of marketing services group, Chime Communications.

Interpol Boss Missing

1 week ago /
International News 

France has opened an investigation into the disappearance of Meng Hongwei, the Chinese head of the international police agency Interpol.

French Police Raid Muslim Club Over Islamist Militancy

2 weeks ago /
International News 

French police have raided a Muslim club and the homes of members in a swoop that the local government authorities said was prompted by serious suspicions of pro-Islamist militancy.

Golf: Europe Defeats U.S.

2 weeks ago /
Sports  

Europe's finest golfers, sparked by a record-setting victory for Italy’s Francesco Molinari, recaptured the Ryder cup on Sunday, denying a dramatic United States fightback to complete an emotional 17 and half to -10 and half upset victory.

Ivory Coast’s Biggest Cocoa Exporter Up For Sale

2 weeks ago /
Business and Economy  

Creditors of the biggest cocoa exporter in Ivory Coast, which went bankrupt in july, will decide on Monday which company will be allowed to buy its assets.

FIBA Women’s World Cup: D’Tigress Bow Out

2 weeks ago /
Sports  

Nigeria’s D’Tigress can walk with shoulders high despite their elimination from the FIBA women’s world cup.

Nigerian Economy Records $45.7BN Investment Commitments

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian economy recorded a total investment commitment of forty-five point seven billion dollars in various sectors of the economy within the first six months of this year.

Pope Francis Warns Against Resurgence Of Anti-Semitism

3 weeks ago /
International News 

Pope Francis has urged Lithuania to be vigilant for “any whiff” of resurgent anti-Semitism, calling for new generations to be taught the horrors of the holocaust.

FIFA Ranking: Nigeria Moves A Step Up

3 weeks ago /
Nation  Sports  

Nigeria has moved a step up in the latest FIFA ranking released this Thursday.

Federal Government Restates Commitment To Prison Reforms

1 month ago /
Security 

The Nigerian government says it remains committed to implementing the prisons reform policy in the areas of welfare, rehabilitation, reformation and protection of rights and privileges of inmates.

Ex- IAAF Chief Diack Faces Charges

1 month ago /
Sports  

Former IAAF President Lamine Diack faces legal charges by  favouring his son in negotiations with sponsors  over tv rights.

Group Demands Greater Commitment From France In Boko Haram Fight

1 month ago /
Nation 

France and some of its allied countries need to show genuine commitment to efforts geared towards routing out the last remnants of boko haram fighters in Borno and the entire lake chad basin.

Seven People Injured In Paris Knife Attack

1 month ago /
International News 

The police in Paris say seven people have been injured, in an attack by a man wielding a knife and an iron bar in the French capital.

E.U. Warns That 800,000 People Are At Risk Of Starvation In North East

1 month ago /
Nation 

European states have warned the United Nations that more than 800,000 people are cut off from aid and may be starving in northeast Nigeria, contradicting government assertions that the crisis has abated while rebuking the world body for failing to secure access.

Salah, Ronaldo And Modric In Race For World Best Player Award

1 month ago /
Sports  

Barely four days after contending for the UEFA best player award, the trio of current Africa footballer of the year Mohamed Salah, will Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric go head to head for the best FIFA men's player award for 2018.

French Environment Minister Resigns

1 month ago /
International News 

French environment minister Nicolas Hulot has resigned his appointment on live radio, in a dramatic announcement that caught even President Emmanuel Macron by surprise.

Iran Drags US To ICJ Over Sanctions

1 month ago /
International News 

Iran will argue Monday against renewed sanctions imposed by the United States, as a bitter legal battle between Tehran and Washington opens before the UN's top court.

AFCON Qualifier: Coach Releases List Of Players

1 month ago /
Nation  Sports  

Super eagles technical adviser, has released a-24 man list for Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier against Seychelles in victoria on September 7.


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