France’s good and great are interred in this crypt.
Joséphine Baker, Jo Bouillon and their children, 1959.
Out of everything that Josephine Baker accomplished in her life, her child advocacy work is perhaps the most overlooked.
French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and President of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kabore at the Elysee Palace, in Paris in November.
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Macron’s approach to Africa policy emulates the 1950’s strategies. Why? A big part of the answer can be found in the fact that today’s global circumstances are similar to those of post-World War II.
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French officer Alfred Dreyfus spent five years as a prisoner on Devil’s Island, off the coast of South America.
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Alton Levy may not be a household name today, but his court-martial put a spotlight on unequal treatment in the military.
Eric Zemmour at a conference to discuss the future of right-wing politics in Paris.
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The French commentator’s heritage is providing a useful patina for extreme views.
A scene from the First Anglo-Dutch War, from British Battles on Land and Sea, by James Grant.
Years of bitter words and dodgy use of history eventually became the foundations of the modern law of the sea.
French President Emmanuel Macron has called Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison a liar on the world stage.
Many in the EU are wary of the motivations of Chinese companies investing in Europe. New research shows the many reasons behind these investments.
Zemmour’s ideas are nothing new.
Zemmour’s statements about universalism, assimilation and “separatism” have deep roots in the history of the French Republic.
French President Emmanuel Macron talks to U.S. President Joe Biden at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization headquarters in Brussels on June 14, 2021.
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Despite a ‘major breach of trust,’ the recent spat between France and the US corresponds to a long cycle of conflict and rapprochement between the two countries.
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A French trial will use virtual reality headsets to trigger empathy in perpetrators. But previous research findings suggest we need to be sceptical of claims about what the technology can do.
Pas de sucre ? Pas de souci !
It’s one of the most common expressions used in French but also one of the most controversial. A linguist explains why “pas de souci” is no mere English import.
Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says other countries won’t trust Australia after Scott Morrison deceived the French
University of Canberra Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan and University of Canberra Associate Professor Caroline Fisher discuss the week in politics.
The perception in France of a reversal of strategy is in fact a coherent move for Australia, in line with 200 years of Australian diplomatic tradition – for better or worse.
Metamorphosis of Lyriste plebejus: the cicada, finally out of the ground, transforms from the larval stage to its adult appearance.
The Massif des Maures was devastated by fires this year, but the region’s hardy cicadas continued to sing thanks to their unique survival methods.
Military intervention by Rwanda and SADC only buys time for Mozambique to address lack of development in its northern region.
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Rwanda’s military intervention in Mozambique’s war against Islamic insurgents has included a request that Mozambique rein in Rwandan opposition members on its soil
The French submarine deal offered Australia a way to diversify its international partners beyond its traditional allies, the US and UK. Now, this relationship is in tatters.
General Mahamat Idriss Déby at the funeral of his father Chadian president Idriss Deby.
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Chad’s political institutions are corroded by corrupt politics to a degree that make true political reforms highly unlikely.