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  • Women to make up half the winners in local French elections

    In France's upcoming local elections, one thing is certain: Women will win half the seats. After years of largely failed efforts to get more women in politics, electoral officials devised a new rule for March 22 and March 29 elections. Instead of...
  • Well-educated 'Jihadi John' no surprise to experts

    The profile of "Jihadi John," the university-educated Londoner whose masked face is emblematic of the grisly executions by the Islamic State group, is vastly different from that of the marginalized men who carried out terror attacks in France and Denmark....
  • Hollande tours typhoon-hit Philippines ahead of climate deal

    French President Francois Hollande on Friday took his warning about the need for funds for a landmark climate deal to a central Philippine town that was devastated by a killer typhoon in 2013. Speaking at a public school in Guiuan, where Typhoon Haiyan...
  • Madonna denounces rise of far right in Europe

    Madonna is lamenting a rise in anti-Semitism and far right politics in France and Europe, re-igniting the anger of France's increasingly popular National Front party. The singer said on France's Europe-1 radio Friday that "the level of intolerance is...
  • European diplomacy to rescue Ukraine peace plan ends in discord

    European diplomacy to rescue Ukraine peace plan ends in discord
    European diplomats gathered in Paris on Tuesday in an attempt to rescue the battered peace plan for Ukraine but failed to agree on any censure of the warring factions that have continued to fight in spite of the truce proclaimed nearly two weeks ago....
  • French president pledges to protect Jewish community

    French president pledges to protect Jewish community
    French president Francois Hollande said that the country must offer its protection and affection to the Jewish community as anti-Semitism is on the rise in France. "Jewish are at home in France, it's the anti-Semites who have no place into the Republic"...
  • Multiple drones spotted over Paris landmarks; police puzzled

    At least five drones flew over the Eiffel Tower, the U.S. Embassy and other Paris landmarks overnight, authorities said Tuesday. It was the most audacious of several mysterious drone overflights around France in recent months. An investigation is...
  • 4-way talks on Ukraine underway in Paris

    Talks about a fragile peace deal for Ukraine are underway in Paris between the foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France. The meeting at the French Foreign Ministry comes amid scattered violence and uncertainty that the accord will hold &#...
  • France says World Bank employee kidnapped in Yemen

    A Frenchwoman working for the World Bank was kidnapped Tuesday morning in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, France's president said. The 30-year-old woman was kidnapped in front of a ministry building, President Francois Hollande told a news conference. "We...
  • France and Italy launch a rail project across the Alps

    French president Francois Hollande and Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi have signed an agreement for a long-standing rail project to ease transport of freight across the Alps. The agreement was signed Tuesday at a summit in Paris. The project, which...
  • For food of a region, drink wine of the region

     For food of a region, drink wine of the region
    This recipe is what the Poles would call bigos or kapusta (the former thicker than the latter's soupier texture), or what those who live in Alsace, France, would name their famed choucroute garnie — or close enough. (Many more pork cuts in a...