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French farmers sweat over subsidies in post-Brexit EU budget talks

18 Feb 2020

LIZINES, France French dairy and crop farmer Jean-Claude Pette relies on European Union subsidies to keep his 200-hectare farm afloat. But he worries support could be cut as governments seek ways to plug a budget hole left by Britain's departure from the bloc.

French farmers fret over subsidies in post-Brexit EU budget talks

18 Feb 2020

LIZINES, France, Feb 18 French dairy and crop farmer Jean-Claude Pette relies on European Union subsidies to keep his 200-hectare farm afloat. But he worries support could be cut as governments seek ways to plug a budget hole left by Britain's departure from the bloc.

Japanese chef wins first ever three-star rating in France

27 Jan 2020

PARIS, Jan 27 The French edition of the Michelin Guide, the bible of gastronomy, for the first time in its history awarded the highest rating of three stars to a Japanese-born chef.

French farmers clog highways to protest at 'agri-bashing'

27 Nov 2019

PARIS French farmers angered by government policies that they say threaten their livelihoods drove convoys of tractors into Paris on Wednesday, obstructing commuter traffic and adding to the social unrest facing President Emmanuel Macron. | Video

Cambodian opposition figure Rainsy promises to intensify action

10 Nov 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Cambodia's self-exiled opposition veteran Sam Rainsy said on Sunday he would help organise protests against authoritarian ruler Hun Sen to build on growing international pressure for change in his home country.

Cambodian opposition figure Rainsy promises to intensify action

10 Nov 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Cambodia's self-exiled opposition veteran Sam Rainsy said on Sunday he would help organize protests against authoritarian ruler Hun Sen to build on growing international pressure for change in his home country.

Cambodian opposition veteran lands in Malaysia in challenge to Hun Sen

09 Nov 2019

KUALA LUMPUR/PHNOM PENH Cambodian opposition veteran Sam Rainsy flew into Malaysia on Saturday and told supporters to "keep up the hope" after promising to return home from self-imposed exile to rally opponents of authoritarian ruler Hun Sen.

Cambodia opposition founder says he was blocked from boarding plane home from Paris

07 Nov 2019

PARIS/KUALA LUMPUR Cambodia's self-exiled opposition party founder Sam Rainsy, who has vowed to return to his home country to lead demonstrations against authoritarian rule, said he had been prevented on Thursday from checking-in for a flight from Paris to Bangkok.

Loo and behold! Japan's high-tech toilets bemuse fans

24 Sep 2019

TOKYO Japan may not win their home Rugby World Cup but they have already proved themselves world beaters when it comes to toilets.

Australia coach Cheika confident Hodge will be cleared

23 Sep 2019

CHIBA, Japan Wallabies coach Michael Cheika believes winger Reece Hodge will be cleared of having carried out a dangerous tackle in Australia's opening World Cup match when he faces a judicial panel on Wednesday.

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