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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

In France, The Stigma Of Virginity In A Hypersexualized Society

A group of French 20-somethings share their different reasons for choosing chastity, and discuss ...

Pakistan

Gwadar Port, Where Chinese And Pakistani Ambitions Meet

GWADAR — Landing at Gwadar International Airport is a bit like landing on the moon. The tarmac lies in the middle of a desert, and there's no other aircraft in sight except for a C-130 from the ...

France

Baguettes In Beijing? Chinese Investors Eating Up French Farm Land

A Chinese company recently bought nearly 1,000 hectares of French farmland. Pourquoi? "To put Fre...

United States

Trump's Iran Gambit And Europe's View Of History

PARIS — “Remember the Eighth of May. History may recall it as the day the United States abandoned its belief in allies.” Edward Luce’s opening sentence in a scathing column penned Wednesday for ...

France

Art History Gets Complicated For The #MeToo Era

Sexually-charged images of women (and occasionally men) being seized and abducted abound in ancie...

France

Camus Revisited, How The Stranger Speaks To Our Troubled Era

Albert Camus's iconic novel is a relevant today as it was when it first hit bookstores, in 19...

Egypt

Why Al-Azhar Is Resisting Sisi's Religious Reforms For Egypt

The president thinks it's time to "revolutionize" Islam. But to do so, he needs help from the...

France

A New Brand Of Antisemitism, From France To Germany To Britain

The targeted murder by a Muslim of an elderly Parisian Jewish woman connects hatred of Jews today...