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  • French TV network suffers 'powerful cyberattack' by group claiming Islamic State ties

    French TV network suffers 'powerful cyberattack' by group claiming Islamic State ties
    Hackers claiming allegiance to the Islamic State group seized control of a French television network, simultaneously blacking out 11 channels and taking over the network's website and social media accounts. The attack appeared to be an unprecedented...
  • 4 foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine in Berlin Monday

    Germany's foreign minister has invited his counterparts from Russia, Ukraine and France to Berlin Monday to discuss implementation of the peace agreement brokered in Minsk, Belarus in February. The Foreign Ministry said Thursday that Foreign Minister...
  • Top officials join Iran nuclear talks as deadline nears

    Top officials join Iran nuclear talks as deadline nears
    French and German foreign ministers joined international negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program here Saturday as the 18-month-old talks entered a tense endgame ahead of a Tuesday deadline. While both Iranian and Western officials had set their...
  • Police on trial: Tears, anger resurge over 2005 French riots

    One October afternoon, two teenage boys were kicking around a football in their desolate housing project northeast of Paris. Two hours later, they lay lifeless, electrocuted in a power substation as they hid from police. Two police officers wept in a...
  • 40 percent of flights canceled in France amid strike

    French air traffic controllers went on strike Wednesday to demand better working and retirement conditions, prompting the cancellation of nearly half of flights across France. The powerful SNCTA union called the two-day strike, saying the government...
  • French ex-mayor found dead before Chinese weddings trial

    The Tours city project was simple enough: Lure Chinese couples to get married in the heart of the Loire Valley — romantic French castle country — as a way to boost the area's economic and cultural fortunes. It soon went awry. First, the...
  • French socialists announce measures to boost ailing economy

    France's government has pledged measures to boost the country's stagnant economy, including an income tax cut and tax breaks to companies that invest in industry. Socialist Prime Minister Manuel Valls outlined the government's plans to combat...
  • Dutch ex-hostage heads home after rescue in Mali

    A Dutch national who was held in captivity by Islamic militants for more than three years has left Mali and is headed back home, officials said Tuesday. Sjaak Rijke, who was abducted from a hotel in northern Mali in November 2011, flew into Mali's...
  • French forces rescue hostage in Mali detained since 2011

    French special forces on Monday freed a Dutchman held hostage since being kidnapped in 2011 by extremists in Mali, the government said. There was no word on the fate of two men abducted at the same time. The French military said the rescue of Sjaak Rijke...
  • French troops find, free Dutch hostage in raid on Mali militants

    PARIS French troops carrying out a raid on Islamist rebels in Mali rescued a Dutch captive who was held by the militants for more than three years, President Francois Hollande said Monday in Paris. Hollande said several of the militants were killed or...
  • Experiences push Tinley student past shyness

    Grace Mooney said she's always considered herself a shy person. So when she was invited to attend the National Student Leadership Conference for Business and Entrepreneurship at Northwestern University last summer, she was hesitant. She was expected to...