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Jean-Marie Le Pen allegedly hid millions in money and gold in secret Swiss account

2015-04-28
Jean-Marie Le Pen, founder and honourary president of France’s far-right National Front (FN) party, is in hot water yet again this week after allegations emerged that he had stashed 2.2 million euros in a secret Swiss bank account.

France unveils 'voluntary' military service scheme

2015-04-28
Nearly 20 years after compulsory military service was phased out in France, President François Hollande announced Monday the creation of a new voluntary service that aims to give marginalised young people a better start in life.

Writers boycott New York PEN gala in Charlie Hebdo protest

2015-04-28
Six prominent writers are boycotting a New York literary gala in protest at French magazine Charlie Hebdo being honoured with a freedom of expression award, saying the satirical weekly represented the “cultural arrogance of the French nation”.

Reporters Without Borders’ freedom of expression petition flops in France

2015-04-27
In the wake of the deadly attack on Charlie Hebdo’s offices in Paris on Jan. 7, Reporters Without Borders called on France’s religious leaders to sign a “Declaration on Freedom of Expression”. Three months later, it looks like the petition is a flop.

French police charge ‘jihadist’ student in alleged church terror plot

2015-04-24
An Algerian jihadist sympathiser arrested in connection with a thwarted attack on a church in France was charged with terror-related murder Friday after five days of police questioning.

Frenchwoman who inspired ‘Ratatouille’ named world’s best chef

2015-04-24
A French chef who inspired a tough kitchen character in the hit animated film "Ratatouille" was named the world's best female chef by a British magazine on Wednesday.

Spotlight falls on woman ‘linked’ to French church plot suspect

2015-04-24
A 25-year-old woman allegedly linked to Sid Ahmed Ghlam, the main suspect in a foiled church attack plot, was released Friday – 48 hours after she was arrested and questioned over the case.

Indonesia calls on diplomats to visit death row inmates

2015-04-24
Diplomats scrambled Friday to visit their citizens on death row in Indonesia as authorities made final preparations to haul several drug convicts in front of the firing squad.

Turkey, world leaders mark Gallipoli battle centenary

2015-04-24
Turkey hosted leaders from World War I's former Allied powers Friday to honour the tens of thousands killed at the Battle of Gallipoli 100 years ago in one of the most futile yet emblematic campaigns of the conflict.

Ghlam: the terror suspect who escaped French intelligence radar

2015-04-23
Sid Ahmed Ghlam, the terror suspect arrested on Sunday for allegedly planning to attack churches in France, was known to police following two trips to Turkey and at least one visit to war-torn Syria.

France seeks likely accomplices in church attack plot

2015-04-23
French security officials Thursday were searching for possible accomplices in a terror plot targeting churches that unraveled when the suspect apparently shot himself.

Luxembourg court charges French reporter over ‘LuxLeaks’ role

2015-04-23
A court in Luxembourg has pressed charges against a French journalist over his role in revealing the so-called “LuxLeaks” scandal involving custom-made tax deals for large corporations.

Five terror attacks foiled in France in recent months, says PM Valls

2015-04-23
French security officials have thwarted five terror plots across the country since the January attacks on Charlie Hebdo, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls revealed on Thursday.

France cites Indonesian ‘dysfunction’ in death row case

2015-04-23
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Thursday that the sentencing to death of a Frenchman in Indonesia was the result of "serious dysfunction" in the country's legal system.

Madame Le Pen goes to New York

2015-04-22
A lot has been said in France about far-right leader Marine Le Pen’s attendance at the 2015 TIME 100 Gala in New York on Tuesday evening, including: What was she wearing?

Qatar Sports Club to host 1st Asian Youth Athletics Ch'ship - Daijiworld.com

2015-04-28
Daijiworld.comQatar Sports Club to host 1st Asian Youth Athletics Ch'shipDaijiworld.comDoha is ready to play host to the inaugural Asian Athletics competition for Youths and to welcome – as calculated up till now- more than 400 athletes and additionally more than 170 officials, coaches and medical staff from 40 countries –still 5 ...Doha ready to host 1st Asian Youth Athletics ChampionshipGulf TimesAsia 'ready' to usher in new era in track and field: Al HamadPeninsula On-lineall 14 news articles »

Educating Execs: Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar - Yahoo! Maktoob News

2015-04-27
Yahoo! Maktoob NewsEducating Execs: Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, Doha, QatarYahoo! Maktoob NewsWhile Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) doesn't currently offer a MBA program, it's interesting to note that students in the school's undergraduate degrees have been making inroads into the country's as well as the region's startup space ...

Qatar reconsiders SportAccord sponsorship after Vizer speech - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

2015-04-27
Qatar reconsiders SportAccord sponsorship after Vizer speechThe San Luis Obispo TribuneDOHA, Qatar — The Qatar Olympic Committee is reconsidering its sponsorship of a major international sports convention following the blistering attack on the IOC by the head of the conference. Marius Vizer, head of SportAccord, criticized the ...and more »

Doha College helps Qatar go green in Earth Cup Challenge - Peninsula On-line

2015-04-27
Doha College helps Qatar go green in Earth Cup ChallengePeninsula On-lineRecycling bins are filling up fast around Doha College as students race towards the finish of Qatar's first ever Earth Cup Challenge this week. Doha College students are among 30,000 students across Qatar collecting plastic bottles as part of the Earth ...and more »

Malabar Gold & Diamonds/Facebook - Doha News

2015-04-22
Doha NewsMalabar Gold & Diamonds/FacebookDoha NewsIndian superstar Kareena Kapoor will be in Qatar tomorrow, April 23, to inaugurate the sixth showroom of Malabar Gold and Diamonds. She is scheduled to appear at Lulu Hypermarket (D-Ring Branch) at 6:30 pm for the opening ceremony. If the reception ...and more »

Qatar Airways to Introduce Additional Airbus A380 to Doha-London Route - Travel Wires (blog)

2015-04-28
Qatar Airways to Introduce Additional Airbus A380 to Doha-London RouteTravel Wires (blog)Qatar Airways will add a second Airbus A380 on the London Heathrow to Doha route, replacing the A330 that currently operates on that sector. The addition of the new A380 on the Doha-London route, which will happen on July 1st 2015, plans to establish ...and more »

Key meets with Qatari Emir over triplet deaths - New Zealand Herald

2015-04-24
Key meets with Qatari Emir over triplet deathsNew Zealand HeraldThe Weekes triplets died in a fire at a daycare in Doha, Qatar in 2012. Photo / supplied. The New Zealand parents of triplets killed in a mall fire in Doha hope that Prime Minister John Key's efforts on their behalf will result in the recall of two of ...and more »

Elsevier Announces the Winners of Qatar University Scientists 2015 Scopus ... - PR Newswire (press release)

2015-04-27
Elsevier Announces the Winners of Qatar University Scientists 2015 Scopus ...PR Newswire (press release)The awards ceremony, held last week at Qatar University, Doha, was attended by more than 40 guests representing Qatar's top scientific community. The Scopus awards were presented by Professor Sheikha Abdulla Al-Misnad, President of Qatar University.and more »

DOHA: UN conference ends with call for concrete action on crime prevention ... - UN News Centre

2015-04-19
UN News CentreDOHA: UN conference ends with call for concrete action on crime prevention ...UN News Centre... to a close today in Doha, Qatar, the head of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) called on Member States to implement the Doha Declaration and take definitive action on comprehensive crime prevention and criminal justice policies and strategies.UN Crime Congress Holds Record 230 Meetings in DohaPeninsula On-linePM approves Doha Declaration adopted by 13th UN CongressGulf TimesOrganizing Committee of the 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention: The World ...ACN Newswire (press release)all 96 news articles »

Qatar to host football fans on cruise ships during 2022 World Cup - Doha News

2015-04-19
Doha NewsQatar to host football fans on cruise ships during 2022 World CupDoha NewsMeanwhile, commercial real estate agency Colliers International has recently predicted a more positive outcome for Qatar's hospitality sector, expecting occupancy rates for hotels in Doha to rise to between 71 percent and 84 percent this year. This is ...Qatar floats idea of housing 12000 football fans on shipsIBNLiveTwo Qatar teams to compete in Audi quattro Cup World Final in MexicoGulf Timesall 63 news articles »