Tag Archives: France

Bowe Bergdahl’s father receives death threats: police chief

SALMON Idaho (Reuters) – The father of Bowe Bergdahl, the Idaho soldier released from captivity in a controversial prisoner swap with the Taliban, has received emailed death threats that authorities are investigating, an Idaho police chief said on Saturday. The … read more

Freed Taliban Commander Vows To Return To War Against US

Report: Freed Taliban Commander Vows To Return To War Against US The deepest concerns of critics of President Obama’s decision to release five Taliban commanders from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in exchange for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl may be coming to … read more

Putin: Ceasefire needed for Ukraine talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday an immediate ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is necessary to create conditions for talks. Speaking to reporters in Normandy in remarks televised live on Russian television, Putin said he expects Ukrainian president-elect Petro Poroshenko to … read more

Obama and Putin had a 10-15 minute “informal conversation”

Obama and Putin had a 10-15 minute “informal conversation” at luncheon in France. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke Friday on the sidelines of a lunch for world leaders attending D-Day commemoration ceremonies, marking their first face-to-face … read more

D-Day anniversary: World leaders and veterans attend the ceremony

BBC France’s president has launched the D-Day 70th anniversary commemorations by paying tribute to those who died on a day that “changed the world”. Francois Hollande will later join the Queen and other world leaders and veterans at Ouistreham, one … read more

CAR : Ban Text to make security in the country

Central African Republic has been gripped by ethnic and religious violence since northern Seleka rebels seized power in the mainly Christian nation in 2013 Central African Republic authorities have told mobile phone operators to suspend text messages following calls on … read more

Frenchman arrested over Brussels Jewish Museum shooting

Suspect arrested over Brussels shooting, allegedly linked to Syrian jihadis Mehdi Nemmouche, a 29-year-old French citizen, arrested in Marseilles carrying a Kalashnikov rifle. Image of the shooter taken from the video of a security camera at the Jewish museum in … read more

French police in standoff with migrants

French police in standoff with migrants at Calais camps France clears migrant camps.   pic.twitter.com/NYfZVIWnS1 Police in northern France reportedly moved in Wednesday on makeshift migrant camps near the port of Calais, prompting a standoff with the defiant residents — … read more