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  • 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...
  • Selfie stick bans go into effect at French, UK attractions

    "Selfie sticks" have now been banned at a French palace and a British museum, joining a growing list of global tourist attractions to take such measures. The devices are used to improve snapshots, but critics say they are obnoxious and potentially...
  • Gunmen stage jewel heist on French highway, trigger manhunt

    About 15 gunmen ambushed two vans carrying jewels worth millions on a French highway in the dead of night, ejecting their drivers and speeding off into the Burgundy countryside, police said. It was the latest of several big jewelry heists in France....
  • France identifies man, boy in IS killing video as citizens

    A man and a boy featured in an Islamic State group propaganda video that threatens Jews and shows the killing of a Palestinian have been identified as French citizens, and investigators are looking into whether the man is related to an extremist who...
  • Argentina probes copter crash as France mourns dead athletes

    Investigators picked through the wreckage of two helicopters Tuesday, removing cellphones, bits of paper and other charred and unrecognizable items, as France mourned the loss of prominent athletes in the dual crash in the Andean foothills. The eight...
  • Jewels worth millions stolen in French highway attack

    Jewels worth millions stolen in French highway attack
    About 15 armed assailants attacked two vans carrying millions of dollars' worth of jewels on a French highway Wednesday, forced out the drivers and sped away, according to police. Authorities were combing the Burgundy region southeast of Paris for...
  • Official: Man, boy in IS killing video are French citizens

    A man and a boy featured in a chilling Islamic State propaganda video showing the killing of a Palestinian have been identified as French citizens, and investigators are looking into whether the man is related to an extremist who attacked a Jewish...
  • France to remain on high terror alert at least until summer

    France's government is extending special anti-terrorism measures at least until early summer, with tens of thousands of security forces protecting hundreds of religious, tourist and other sites since the deadly attacks in January. Defense Minister Jean-...