Tag: France

Indian racing star Arjun Maini to contest World’s biggest race

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Racing star Arjun Main will become only the third Indian to contest the prestigious “The 24 Hours of LeMans“ at the Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France.With over a 150 drivers racing across various classes and a history that dates back to 1923, ‘’the 24 Hours of LeMans’ sees a

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Chemical attack in Syria: US, France announce joint response

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington/Paris: President Donald J. Trump and French President, Emmanuel Macron, have announced a strong, joint response following reports of a chemical attack last weekend by the Syrian government and it’s allies, including Russia, on the suburb of Douma in Syria dominated by the Opposition, where rescuers reported at least forty-two dead, including women

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Another minister quits Macron’s cabinet

Newsroom24x7 Network Paris: French Justice Minister Francois Bayrou, leader of the centrist Democratic Movement party, quit President Emmanuel Macron’s government after prosecutors launched a probe into his party’s finances (FT). The resignation by Bayrou is the second from Macron’s cabinet in two days, and a third is expected later Wednesday.

India, France sign deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: India and France today signed the much awaited Euro 7.87-billion (Rs 590,000 million) deal for the Multirole Rafale fighter jets that would be equipped with latest missiles and weapon system besides special configuration to give the Indian Air Force greater striking capacity against Pakistan. The Inter-Governmental Agreement was signed by Defence Minister

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Six Western powers condemn attacks on Libya’s energy infrastructure

Newsroom24x7 Staff Washington: Condemning this weekend’s attacks on Zueitina, Ras Lanuf, Es Sider, and Brega oil terminals in Libya, the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States have asked all parties to undertake an immediate ceasefire and to refrain from any further hostilities. The western powers, along with the

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World will have to fight the forces spreading terror by radicalising people on the basis of religion: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee, addressing the nation for the fifth time on the eve of Independence Day, said that in these four years, he has seen with some disquiet, forces of divisiveness and intolerance trying to raise their ugly head. Attacks on weaker sections that militate against the national ethos are aberrations

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US Legislation to counter violent extremism by involving foreign governments

Newsroom24x7 Staff More than 35,000 foreigners from 120 countries have traveled to the Middle East to join ISIS, and many of these fighters are now looking to return to their homes and to the United States to carry out attacks. -US House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce Washington DC: Earlier this week, on Wednesday, the

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Your Phone Was Made By Slaves: A Primer on the Secret Economy — Discover

Some of the best and cheapest tombstones come from India. In 2013 India produced 35,342 million tons of granite, making it the world’s largest producer. Add to this a growing demand for granite kitchen countertops in America and Europe, and business is booming. There are more precious minerals of course, but fortunes can be made in granite

Iran and P5+1 announce implementation of nuclear deal

Newsroom24x7 Desk Tehran : Iran’s foreign ministry has taken a major step forward in implementation of nuclear deal. Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif and European Union (EU) foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini issued a joint statement, in which they highlighted the announcement concerning nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, P5 + 1, namely

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Historic deal that will prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: After many months of principled diplomacy, the P5+1 — the United States, the United Kingdom, France, China, Russia and Germany — along with the European Union, have achieved a long-term comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran that will verifiably prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon and ensure that Iran’s nuclear program

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World leaders condemn the latest terror attacks

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi/Kuwait/Washington DC: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the lose of lives, in the attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia. “My thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of those who lost their lives in the cowardly attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia”, the Indian Prime Minister said

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Terror attacks leave dozens dead across three continents

Terrorists target France, Kuwait and Tunisia Newsroom24x7 Desk Paris: Terrorists went ahead with a series of barbaric attacks today in France, Kuwait and Tunisia leaving a trail of deaths across three continents. The terorists failed to blow up an American chemical plant near Lyon but one person was killed in this incident. In Kuwait city, there was

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Dany le Rouge for President….

Jamsheed Rizwani Paris: Justice at last….. Daniel Cohn-Bendit, one of the charismatic (he still is) student leaders of May 1968 in France has at last been granted French citizenship by the French government. Born in France to German parents who had fled the Nazi persecution of Jews, he was brought up in France. In May

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