French jihadists to be arrested on arrival if deported from Turkey

Turkey is preparing to deport 11 French citizens, mostly women, who joined the Islamic State in Syria. The French government says they will be arrested as they leave the airplane. The Turkish government said on Monday that 11 foreign Islamic…

Klaus IT launches New Development Centre In Bangalore

Bengaluru based Klaus IT Solutions Private Limited, a leading Engineering and IT Solutions provider has launched a development centre at HSR Layout, Bengaluru with 200-seaters capacity. Being a technology company, the main objective of setting up the development centre is…

France honours post-1963 war dead in 11 November ceremonies

French President Emmanuel Macron marked traditional Armistice Day ceremonies with the inauguration of a monument to 549 soldiers who have died in France’s military operations abroad in the period following the Algerian War. Macron marked the 101st anniversary of the…

Bolivian president resigns after three weeks of protests, doubt over new leadership

Bolivian President Evo Morales has resigned, following three weeks of protests over his disputed re-election after the army and police withdrew their backing, sparking celebrations in La Paz. But other resignations created a temporary leadership vacuum in the country. “I…

March against Islamophobia attracts support from France’s far-left

More than 10,000 people marched on Sunday in Paris denouncing ‘Islamophobia’ and racism in France. The goverment and most political parties stayed away from the event, excepting the far left. The demonstrations against Islamophobia were called by a number of…

Bolivian President Resigns

Bolivian President Evo Morales has resigned after nearly 14 years in power, amid turmoil following his disputed re-election last month. The head of the army had called on him to go after protests over his election win. Auditors found irregularities…

‘Made in France’ label promotes authentic local industry

The appeal of buying French products remains strong as consumers braved the rain  to queue up at the ‘Made in France’ fair. For a large majority domestic products not only support the local economy but are a guarantee of quality….

Russian Napoleon expert kills and butchers student lover

A famous academic who was awarded France’s Legion of Honour admitted to killing and dismembering his 24-year old student lover. He was reportedly planning to commit suicide dressed up as Napoleon. Oleg Sokolov, a prominent Russian academic specialising in Napoleonic…

When the wall came tumbling down in Berlin

30 years after the Berlin wall fell, RFI’s Jan van der Made spoke to a veteran Berliner and a young millennial about the landmark event. Gero Neugebauer, a retired scholar, remembers the fateful night thirty years ago. “The evening of…

One year on, can the Yellow Vests turn green?

As the first anniversary of the Yellow Vest movement approaches, demonstrators turned out in several French cities for a 52nd gathering. They hope to inject fresh momentum into weekly demonstrations calling for social justice. Nearly a year after a planned…