France Headlines

  • Moir hits back at allegations of biased ice dance judging

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada's multiple gold medal winner Scott Moir on Wednesday hit back at allegations by a French sports official that judging in the Olympic ice dance event could have been skewed in Canada's favor.
  • Could Tigers Woods play in Ryder Cup and assist captain Jim Furyk?

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Tiger Woods will be in France this year for the Ryder Cup as a vice captain. Still to be determined is whether he gets to play. U.S. captain Jim Furyk appointed Woods and Steve Stricker as two more of his vice captains for the Sept. 28-30 matches at Le Golf National. Furyk previously selected two-time Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III to assist him. Woods has said he'd like to play and be a vice captain. Furyk hasn't...

  • Macron plans tighter asylum rules in test of parliamentary majority

    PARIS (Reuters) - Emmanuel Macron's government will on Wednesday propose toughening France's immigration and asylum laws amid strident criticism from human rights groups, in a move that will test the unity of his left-and-right majority.
  • Tiger named as U.S. Ryder Cup vice captain

    (Reuters) - Fourteen-times major winner Tiger Woods will serve as one of the vice captains on the U.S. Ryder Cup squad that will try to snap a 25-year drought on European soil later this year, Jim Furyk said on Tuesday.
  • U.S. says ready to talk Mideast peace; Abbas calls for conference

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States declared at the United Nations on Tuesday it was "ready to talk" with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who rejected U.S.-led Middle East peace efforts as "impossible" after Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
  • Pakistan given 3-month reprieve over terrorist financing watchlist

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has been given a three-month reprieve by a global watchdog over a U.S.-led motion to put the South Asian country on a terrorist financing watchlist, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said late on Tuesday.