Featured stories about French
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Stories about French
28 February 2015
Did you know "2m1" means "tomorrow"? Or that "C'est de la balle" means "That's great"? For anyone lost, we've collected some tips to help you understand the lingo.
24 February 2015
17 February 2015
"There were six buses waiting for us, we were ordered to climb. Then we drove for several hours into the desert. We had no indication where we were going."
15 February 2015
The debt crisis hit Greece hard, and the country has limped along under unpopular austerity measures. For many Greeks, Syriza's electoral win has given them a reason to hope again.
13 February 2015
"In the fight against the disease, it is clear that the approach taken by the authorities has been haphazard and there has been a lack of communication from the beginning."
2 February 2015
"It takes so much more effort to understand the injustice when context is not easily accessible. And it takes even more effort to try to fight this system from within"
16 January 2015
2 January 2015
28 December 2014
It seems that things have not been ideal in Algeria, France and Madagascar, yet the Happy Planet Index ranked them quite high on their happiness list.
25 December 2014
French has long been the language of education in Haiti, even though few Haitians actually speak it. A national movement is now pushing for instruction in native tongue Creole.