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  • French Parliament approves measure against anorexic models

    In one of the most image-conscious cities on earth, France's Parliament has moved to make it a crime to use anorexic models or encourage anorexia, as authorities try to crack down on the glorification of dangerously thin women. Other countries...
  • German crash co-pilot researched suicide, cockpit doors

    Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz spent time online researching suicide methods and cockpit door security in the week before crashing Flight 9525, prosecutors said Thursday — the first evidence that the fatal descent may have been a premeditated...
  • Germanwings co-pilot accelerated plane before crash, officials say

    PARIS The second black box recovered from the wreckage of Germanwings flight 4U9525 shows that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz accelerated the aircraft as it descended into the Alps, French aviation officials said on Friday. French aviation authority BEA also...
  • Hostages, families sue TV over Paris terror attack coverage

    Families of the hostages of a radical gunman who killed four in a kosher supermarket are suing a French broadcaster over its live coverage of the attack, saying it endangered the hostages' lives. Paris prosecutor's office spokeswoman Agnes Thibault-...
  • France bans imports of Puglia veggies over bacteria fears

    Italian farm associations accused France on Friday of starting a trade war by announcing a ban on imports of vegetables from the southern Puglia region because of a bacterial outbreak that has infected hundreds of thousands of olive trees. French...
  • Alps crash: Bodies recovered, but families must wait months

    Just over a week after a Germanwings plane crashed into the French Alps, investigators have finished retrieving human remains from the crash site and are now trying to match them with DNA profiles from the 150 people killed — an arduous task that...
  • French officials refute claims of plane crash video recording

    PARIS French prosecutors said they did not possess a cellphone video recording of the final moments of Germanwings flight 4U9525 on Wednesday, telling dpa that remnants of mobile phones found at the crash site were likely too damaged to yield footage....
  • Lufthansa: Co-pilot told flight school of 'depressive episode'

    Lufthansa: Co-pilot told flight school of 'depressive episode'
    Lufthansa knew six years ago that the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week had suffered from a "serious depressive episode," the German airline said Tuesday. The airline said that as part of its internal research...
  • Rachel Marsden: World powers resigned to accepting the inevitable with Iran

    PARIS -- So it's almost official: The five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (U.S., Russia, China, France, United Kingdom), plus Germany, are on the brink of striking a deal with Iran on nuclear limitations in exchange for...
  • French ex-president named witness in campaign funding probe

    Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been designated a key witness in a judicial investigation of financing of his failed 2012 re-election bid. Wednesday's move by an investigating judge amounts to a new legal headache for Sarkozy as he seeks to...
  • APNewsBreak: France seizes moment to push for Mideast talks

    France sees a window of opportunity after Israel's elections to get the United States on board with a new push for Mideast peace, and is preparing a draft U.N Security Council resolution in about 12 days, according to French diplomatic officials. The...