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  • French teens face preliminary charges in cemetery vandalism

    Five teens accused of vandalizing a Jewish cemetery faced preliminary charges Wednesday after the prosecutor said an "anti-Semitic motive" in the destruction seemed clear. Prosecutor Philippe Vannier described the group as having been overcome by a...
  • After attacks, Europe fights call for mass migration of Jews

    Despite desecrated Jewish graves in France and a deadly attack at a synagogue in Denmark, European leaders on Monday rejected calls from Israel's leader for a mass migration of the continent's Jews to Israel, urging unity instead. Hundreds of Jewish...
  • Louis Jourdan, Frenchman who starred in 'Gigi,' dies at 93

    Louis Jourdan, the dashingly handsome Frenchman who starred in "Gigi," ''Can-Can," ''Three Coins in the Fountain" and other American movies, has died. He was 93. Jourdan's biographer, Olivier Minne, said the actor died Saturday at his home in Beverly...
  • 5 plaintiffs drop pimping accusations against DSK

    A high-profile pimping case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn nearly unraveled Monday, as five of six plaintiffs in a French prostitution trial dropped their accusations against him, saying there's no proof that the former International Monetary Fund chief...
  • Jewish cemetery vandalized in eastern France amid tensions

    Hundreds of graves have been vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in eastern France, in what the president called an "odious and barbaric" anti-Semitic act against French values. The vandalism comes at a time of growing insecurity among French Jews and amid...
  • Israeli leader calls for mass Jewish influx after attack

    Israel's prime minister on Sunday called for the "massive immigration" of European Jews to Israel following a deadly shooting near Copenhagen's main synagogue, renewing a blunt message that has upset some of Israel's friends in Europe. Prime Minister...
  • Egypt signs agreements to purchase advanced French warplanes

    Egypt signed agreements to purchase 24 advanced fighter jets from France on Monday, hours after Egyptian aircraft bombed Islamic State targets in Libya and implored foreign governments for help fighting extremists in the region. The deal for 24 of...
  • Putin, Ukraine leader to hold 4-way phone call on peace plan

    Talks among the leaders of Russia, France and Germany on a peace initiative for Ukraine ended early Saturday with an announcement that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart would discuss a proposal to end the fighting in a four-...
  • US VP Biden casts doubt on Putin's peace commitment in Ukraine as EU leaders seek peace deal

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is questioning the willingness of Russian President Vladimir Putin to seek peace in Ukraine as the leaders of Germany and France are seeking such a deal in Moscow. Putin "continues to call for new peace plans as his troops...
  • France: Explore Paris, airfare included from LAX

    France: Explore Paris, airfare included from LAX
    If you've always wanted to spend some time in the City of Light but think it's too pricey, check out the six-night Paris Discovered trip offered by Sceptre Tours. The trip, which begins with international round-trip air transportation from LAX, includes...
  • Morocco expels French journalists over lack of permits

    Morocco expelled two French journalists on Monday for filming without the required permits and for what the government called "suspicious and illegal" actions. The journalists were taken by police Sunday evening from the headquarters of the Moroccan...