Charlie hebdo

France has been under a state of emergency since November 2015 and has seen a string of attacks on security forces, particularly those guarding key tourist sites. Photo: Reuters

Terror attacks in France: A timeline

4 min read . 09 Aug 2017
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A bonfire of our pomposity

4 min read . 23 Sep 2015
(From left) French actor Benoit Magimel, actress Catherine Deneuve, director Emmanuelle Bercot, actor Rod Paradot and actress Sara Forestier pose as they arrive for the screening of the film ‘StandingTall’ during the opening ceremony of the 68th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southeastern France, on Wednesday. Photo: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP<br />

Cannes Diary II: A good beginning

2 min read . 16 May 2015
A protester holds a placard outside the PEN Literary Awards at the American Museum of Natural History in New York on Monday. Photo: Carlo Allegri/Reuters <br />

A salute to freedom

4 min read . 06 May 2015
Satire is important precisely because of its power to reimagine the world.<br />

Lounge Opinion: Satire to the rescue

4 min read . 12 Feb 2015
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Preparing for the unknown unknowns

3 min read . 29 Jan 2015