LE FIGARO

Le Figaro is a French daily founded in 1826 and published in Paris. The oldest national daily in France, Le Figaro is the second-largest national newspaper in the country after Le Parisien and before Le Monde, with an average circulation of about 331,000 copies Its editorial line is considered center-right. The newspaper is now owned by Dassault Media.

France

Let Them Speak French! Why I Believe In The "Molière Clause"

-OpEd- PARIS — A lot is being said and written about the "Molière clause," first introduced by Vincent You, an elected representative in the western French city of Angoulême, and which mandates ...

South Korea

North Korean Clan Intrigue: Who Is Kim Jong-un's Ambitious Half-Sister?

Kim Sul-song, the Supreme Leader's enigmatic half-sister, has extended her influence to new h...

Turkey

Online Resistance In Turkey

ISTANBUL — The smartphone's video camera zigzags through the crowd. Amid a joyful brouhaha punctuated by applause, the young videomaker captures the first smiles and the excited faces, still ...

Turkey

Turkey And Europe, Time To Take Erdogan To Task

The Turkish president is using Europe to stoke nationalist sentiment back at home before a refere...

Russia

Cyber War Also Spreads Paranoia Inside Russian Tech World

MOSCOW — Slumped on the one of the fluorescent poufs in his Moscow office, a gothic T-shirt-clad Alexander Lyamin says he's "stunned." Founder of Qrator Labs, a Russian startup specialized in ...

China

In Xi Jinping’s China, The Cult Of Mao Comes Roaring Back

BEIJING — In Xi Jinping's China, it is again a risky proposition to openly criticize Mao Zedong. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) thought it had resolved the discussion in 1981 when it decreed ...

France

A French Town Aims For Total Food Self-Sufficiency By 2020

ALBI — During a walk through the heart of the cathedral city of Albi, fruits and vegetables seem to be planted everywhere. And for good reason. A year ago, the city was given the objective of ...

China

Antibiotics In China, Local Practice Turns Global Health Menace

Massive use of antibiotics in animal farming and for the treatment of common ailments is helping ...