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  • France charges 6 with recruiting militants to fight in Syria

    Six men of Chechen origin are facing terrorism charges in France over a suspected recruiting ring sending jihadi fighters to Syria, the Paris prosecutor's office said Friday. The men, aged 32 to 38, were handed preliminary charges Thursday for alleged...
  • John W. Baldwin

    John W. Baldwin, an internationally renowned Johns Hopkins University history professor and author whose specialty was medieval France, died of pneumonia Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 85. "He was an expert on the French monarchy, and...
  • Paris takes step toward bidding for 2024 Olympics

    Paris moved a step closer to bidding for the 2024 Olympics on Thursday when Mayor Anne Hidalgo welcomed the results of a feasibility study on bringing the games back to the capital after a 100-year absence. Hidalgo, who received the feasibility study...
  • EU leaders agree on new anti-terror measures

    Spurred to action by last month's terror attacks in France, European Union leaders agreed Thursday on an ambitious range of new steps to better protect their countries from terrorism. Actions unanimously endorsed at an EU summit meeting include the...
  • Leaders reach new Ukraine cease-fire accord, but doubt remains

    European leaders hoping to avert the infusion of U.S. weapons into the Ukraine conflict heralded a new cease-fire agreement Thursday after marathon negotiations with the Russian and Ukrainian presidents. But the peace plan’s success hinges on...
  • France: Egypt 1st foreign buyer of French Rafale fighters

    Egypt will become the first foreign buyer of Rafale fighter jets, French officials said Thursday, purchasing 24 of the multi-role French-made aircraft as part of a 5.2 billion-euro (US$5.93 billion) defense deal that will strengthen Cairo's military might...
  • Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks; big divisions still over borders, buffers

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine negotiated into the early hours Thursday to try to find a way to halt the fighting in eastern Ukraine that has killed more than 5,300 people. The talks on ending the conflict between Ukrainian forces and...
  • French minister meets with Google, Facebook, Twitter

    The French interior minister said Friday he asked Google, Facebook and Twitter to work directly with French officials during investigations and to immediately remove terrorist propaganda when authorities alert them to it. "We emphasized that when an...
  • Reliving the 1930s

    World War II was the most destructive war in history. What caused it? The panic from the ongoing and worldwide Depression in the 1930s had empowered extremist movements the world over. Like-minded, violent dictators of otherwise quite different Nazi...
  • French gov't survives no-confidence vote triggered by rebels

    France's prime minister survived a no-confidence vote Thursday called after rebel lawmakers in his Socialist Party teamed up with conservatives to fight his pro-business policies. A total of 234 lawmakers voted for the censure motion that triggered 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...