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  • France's toxic mix of demographics, terrorism and a presidential election

    France's toxic mix of demographics, terrorism and a presidential election
    If you think immigration is a poisonous issue in American politics, spare a moment of sympathy for France, where demographics, terrorism and a presidential election have collided to produce a truly toxic mix. For decades, France has grappled with the...
  • Rachel Marsden: Uber-chaos exposes the folly of French protectionism

    PARIS -- French police arrested the chief executive of Uber France and the general manager of Uber Europe this week for "inciting illegal employment." Translation: Uber is disrupting a system in which a cartel deprives the free market of alternatives...
  • French soldiers accused of sexual abuse of minors in Africa

    Two French soldiers serving in the African country of Burkina Faso are being suspended over accusations of sexual abuse of minors, authorities said Tuesday. It is the second case of alleged sexual abuse of minors by French soldiers in Africa to surface...
  • France links beheading, gas plant attack to Islamic State

    France links beheading, gas plant attack to Islamic State
    French investigators on Tuesday handed preliminary murder and terrorism charges to a man accused of beheading his boss at a French gas factory and suspected of ties to Islamic State extremists. Yassin Salhi was handed a long list of charges Tuesday...
  • Suspect handed preliminary charges over beheading in France

    French investigators on Tuesday handed preliminary murder and terrorism charges to a man accused of beheading his boss at a French gas factory and suspected of ties to Islamic State extremists. Yassin Salhi was handed a long list of charges Tuesday and...
  • France, UK issue heat warnings as high temps hit Europe

    A mass of hot air moving north from Africa is driving up temperatures in western Europe, with France on Tuesday becoming the latest to endure unusual heat. France's southwestern Gironde region sweltered in 42 degrees Celsius (107 Fahrenheit), a day after...
  • Former French security chief Charles Pasqua dies at 88

    Charles Pasqua, a French Resistance fighter who went on to become France's top security chief and a powerful player on the French right, has died in Paris. He was 88. French President Francois Hollande confirmed the death in a communique Tuesday, calling...
  • 2 Uber executives ordered to stand trial in France

    Two Uber France managers have been ordered to stand trial to face charges including "deceptive commercial practices" and complicity in illegal activities linked to its low-cost ride-hailing service, the Paris prosecutor's office said Tuesday. Thibault...
  • WikiLeaks says NSA spied on French business

    WikiLeaks has released documents that it says show that the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on France's top finance officials and high-stakes French export bids over a decade in what the group called targeted economic espionage. France and the...
  • Veterans to receive French Legion of Honor for World War II service

    Veterans to receive French Legion of Honor for World War II service
    MOUNT DORA — Glenn Christians was aboard a ship that provided supplies to the French Resistance in 1943, before American troops stormed the shores of Normandy a year later on D-Day to confront the occupying Germans. "The French had a very strong...
  • Militants strike in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, killing as many as 60

    Armed militants struck within hours of each other on three continents Friday, wielding bombs, firearms and a gruesome display of a decapitated head in a demonstration of the growing global reach of Islamist violence. The militant group Islamic State...