CORONAVIRUS ALERT | French Health Body Recommends Delaying Second Covid Shot To Six Weeks After First

PARIS – – France’s top health advisory body on Saturday recommended doubling the time between people being given the first and second Covid-19 vaccination to six weeks from three  in order to increase the number getting inoculated . The gap between the first and second injection in France is currently three weeks for people in … More CORONAVIRUS ALERT | French Health Body Recommends Delaying Second Covid Shot To Six Weeks After First

BREAKING NEWS | France Imposes Earlier Curfew In 15 Department From Saturday

France will impose an earlier curfew in 15 northeastern and southeastern department from Saturday to combat the spread of the coronavirus, starting at 6 p.m. instead of 8 p.m., the government said on Friday. ‘We are taking a decision for 15 departments. In a week’s time we will assess the impact of this earlier curfew … More BREAKING NEWS | France Imposes Earlier Curfew In 15 Department From Saturday

NEWS ALERT | French President Macron Improving After COVID-19 Diagnosis – Presidency

PARIS – – French President Emmanuel Macron’s health is showing signs of improvement after he tested positive for COVID-19 on Dec.17, his office said on Wednesday. Macron has been self – isolating at Versailles, and BFM TV this week broadcast live images of him chairing a government ministerial meeting via an audiovisual link. He has … More NEWS ALERT | French President Macron Improving After COVID-19 Diagnosis – Presidency

NEWS ALERT | France Must Review COVID-19 Crowd Limits On Church Attendance

France’s State Council, the country’s highest court, on Sunday ordered the government to review a law limiting the number of people in churches during religious services to 30. The Council said in a statement that the measure was not proportionate to coronavirus infection risk. Last week, the government announced that a nationwide lockdown in place … More NEWS ALERT | France Must Review COVID-19 Crowd Limits On Church Attendance

NEWS ALERT | France Reinforcing Its Border Controls Following Attacks

PARIS | FRANCE – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that France is reinforcing its border controls after a series of attacks that hit the country in  recent weeks. Macron said the number of police and troops in charge of border controls will double from 2,400 now to 4.800. they will focus on fighting … More NEWS ALERT | France Reinforcing Its Border Controls Following Attacks

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | France Reports 271 New Covid-19 Deaths

PARIS | FRANCE – – The number of people to die in French hospitals from coronavirus rose by 271 over the last 24 hours, bringing the total deaths to 40, 439, data from the health ministry showed. The ministry reported a total of 1,7878,324 confirmed COVID-19 cases, up 38,619 from Saturday when the total increased … More CORONAVIRUS ALERT | France Reports 271 New Covid-19 Deaths

BREAKING NEWS | France Warns Citizens To Be Cautious As Anger Seethes In Muslim World Over Cartoons

PARIS | FRANCE – France warned its citizens living or traveling in several Muslim-majority countries to take extra security precautions on Tuesday as anger surged over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad. In a sign that some countries want to limit the fallout, Saudi Arabia condemned the cartoons but held back from echoing calls by other … More BREAKING NEWS | France Warns Citizens To Be Cautious As Anger Seethes In Muslim World Over Cartoons

BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia Holds Off From Backing Action Against France Over Cartoons

RIYADH | SAUDIA RABIA – Saudi Arabia condemned cartoons offending the Prophet Mohammad, but held back from echoing calls by other Muslims states for action against images being displayed in France of the Prophet. A foreign ministry official also said in a statement that the Gulf state condemns all acts of terrorism, and apparent reference … More BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia Holds Off From Backing Action Against France Over Cartoons

BREAKING NEWS | Pakistan’s PM Takes Aim At Macron; Asks Facebook To Ban Islamophobic Content

MILAN | ITALY – – Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan called on Facebook to ban Islamophobic content on its platform, warning of a spike in radicalization Muslims, hours after he hit out at the French president for ‘attacking Islam’. Pakistan summoned the French ambassador in Islamabad as anger spread on Monday over President Emmanuel Macron’s … More BREAKING NEWS | Pakistan’s PM Takes Aim At Macron; Asks Facebook To Ban Islamophobic Content

BUSINESS | France Urges Middle Eastern Countries To Stop Boycott Of French Products

PARIS – – France on Sunday urged Middle Eastern countries to stop retail companies from boycotting French products. The foreign affairs ministry said in a statement that in recent days there had been calls to boycott French products, notably food products, in several Middle Eastern countries as well as calls for demonstrating against France over … More BUSINESS | France Urges Middle Eastern Countries To Stop Boycott Of French Products