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This leading French daily newspaper Le Monde ("The World") was founded in December 1944 in the aftermath of World War II. Today, it is distributed in 120 countries. In late 2010, a trio formed by Pierre Berge, Xavier Niel and Matthieu Pigasse took a controlling 64.5% stake in the newspaper.

India

Hindu Nationalism And The Posthumous Glory Of Gandhi’s Murderer

Nathuram Godse, author of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination in 1948, is the object of a quasi-...

Guadeloupe

Swamped By Toxic Seaweed, The French Antilles' Cry For Help

Since 2011, the Caribbean islands have been attacked by rafts of algae which give off a pungent o...

France

Is This Macron's Watergate, Or Just A Passing Summer Scandal?

-Analysis- The W-word has been dropped. The first to mention it was France’s far-left leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon in an interview with Le Monde. He was quickly followed by his far-right ...

France

The "Alzheimer Village" Treatment Model Starts To Take Root

Like an elaborate film set, everything about the place may look real — like a typical 1950s town square, for example, or a medieval "bastide" (fortified village). And there are certainly some real ...

France

Mandela, Obama And French Lessons On World Cup Racism

“Sport [...] is more powerful than government in breaking down racial barriers. It laughs in the face of all kinds of discrimination.” Ever relevant words for 2018 from one of the great figures of ...

France

France’s World Cup Win, Elixir For A Nation Hit By Terrorism

The victory of Les Bleus is a real boost for a nation that has been the repeated target of Islami...

France

Bisexual? Pansexual? The Non-Binary Caught In Between

People who have romantic relationships with both men and women are often the target of prejudice ...

Tunisia

Merkel, May And A New Wave Of Women Mayors Around The World

PARIS — When they met Thursday in Berlin, Angela Merkel and Theresa May were two leaders in crisis: the German Chancellor trying to salvage her governing coalition in the face of criticism of her ...