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  • European allies are declaring their independence from irresponsible U.S.

    PARIS -- Britain, Germany and France are all posting signs of dissent in the West. Last week Barack Obama's White House found two good reasons to angrily criticize the British government, its most faithful and docile ally and client in the post-World...
  • French lawmakers OK terminal sedation, not euthanasia

    France's lower house of Parliament approved a bill Tuesday that allows doctors to keep terminally ill patients sedated until death comes — a move sure to ignite more debate about end-of-life practices. The proposed measure passed by a vote of 436...
  • Frenchman on trial for helping girl, 14, seeking to join IS

    The French girl knew him as "Tony Toxiko" — an Islamic State recruiter who first used Facebook to cajole her into joining him in Syria, then brusquely called to force the issue: Come to me or risk damnation. She was 14. The recruiter promised to...
  • Recently honored 100-year-old World War II veteran passes away

    Recently honored 100-year-old World War II veteran passes away
    Leonard Goldstein, a decorated World War II veteran who earlier this month received the French Legion of Honor for his military service, died Monday morning, his daughter said. He was 100. Mr. Goldstein, who was born in Chicago and raised his family...
  • France: Try a stage of the Tour de France on a biking vacation

    France: Try a stage of the Tour de France on a biking vacation
    Tackle a full stage of the official 2015 Tour de France this summer while pro riders are taking a day of rest. You'll be cycling alongside Andy Schleck, 2010 Tour de France champion, on this five- or seven-day Trek Travel "Etape du Tour" cycling...
  • French police on trial over teen deaths that sparked riots in 2005

    French police on trial over teen deaths that sparked riots in 2005
    Some things have changed since riots swept across France's troubled neighborhoods a decade ago. Public money has funded glistening new housing projects with Mondrian-style color schemes, roads have been re-paved, tramways installed and new sports and...
  • France aims to criminalize advertising with anorexic models

    France's health minister says she supports plans to criminalize the use of advertising with anorexic models in France. The measure would put France, a world capital of fashion, with countries like Israel and Spain that are cracking down on the...
  • 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...
  • Police go on trial in case that set off weeks of rioting in France

    Police go on trial in case that set off weeks of rioting in France
    Two French police went on trial Monday, accused of failing to help two youths police were chasing who were electrocuted after hiding in a power station. The 2005 deaths of Zyed Benna, 17, and Bouna Traoré, 15, youths from one of Paris' troubled suburban...
  • France increases its efforts in the fight against Boko Haram

    France has reoriented its military efforts in West Africa to focus more on the fight against Boko Haram, especially by providing intelligence to the African countries that are at war against the extremist movement. France supports the offensive led by...
  • Japan signs arms deal with France to broaden military role

    Japan and France signed an arms transfer agreement Friday, paving the way to develop drones and other unmanned equipment together as Japan seeks to play a greater international military role. In talks on diplomacy and national security, the two...