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  • WikiLeaks: NSA spied on French presidents

    WASHINGTON A new trans-Atlantic diplomatic storm may be brewing. The National Security Agency eavesdropped on confidential conversations of French President Francois Hollande, his two predecessors and other senior French officials, according to top-...
  • English Channel trains cancelled amid Calais chaos

    All trains and many ferry services between Britain and France were cut off Tuesday by striking port workers, stranding hundreds of trucks and thousands of passengers on both sides of the English Channel. Adding to the chaos, illegal migrants who are...
  • Ferry strike disrupts traffic across English Channel; migrants add to chaos

    Ferry strike disrupts traffic across English Channel; migrants add to chaos
    Migrants swarmed British-bound vehicles in the French port of Calais on Tuesday after a strike by ferry workers severely disrupted services across the English Channel, shutting down the cross-channel tunnel and stranding thousands of passengers. The...
  • New claims of child sex abuse by UN peacekeepers in Africa

    The United Nations said Tuesday it has received allegations that U.N. peacekeepers sexually abused street children in Central African Republic, where French troops are also being investigated for alleged sex abuse against boys. U.N. spokesman Stephane...
  • Police in Bosnia and France arrests 15 for human trafficking

    Bosnian police say they arrested seven people and their colleagues in France a further eight in a coordinated operation against human-traffickers who forced young women and children from Bosnia to steal for them in France. A police statement said Tuesday...
  • Panel to review UN handling of alleged French troops abuse

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed an independent panel Monday to review the United Nations' handling of allegations of child sexual abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic. Confidential documents have shown that the U.N.'s top human...
  • Iran, EU hold nuclear talks as June 30 deadline nears

    Iran's foreign minister dropped in on a meeting of his EU counterparts on Monday, predicting intense and difficult days ahead before a June 30 deadline to strike a deal with world powers over Tehran's nuclear program. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad...
  • Iran, EU hold nuclear talks as deadline nears

    Iran's foreign minister and European Union counterparts held talks on Monday in an effort to reach a deal over Tehran's nuclear program before a June 30 deadline. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif held private talks with counterparts from...
  • Putin discusses Ukraine in call with Merkel, Hollande

    The Kremlin says leaders of Russia, France and Germany have discussed the Ukraine crisis before a new round of diplomatic efforts. It said that Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke over the phone Monday with French President Francois Hollande and...
  • Letters: Not a trade school; Vive la France!; Changing employment

    Letters: Not a trade school; Vive la France!; Changing employment
    Not a trade school I was surprised to read in an article about the rec center ("School founder wants to bid for rec center," The Capital, May 29) that the city disqualified the Annapolis School of Seamanship's bid to purchase the rec center because it...
  • Indonesia court rejects appeal of Frenchman facing execution

    An Indonesian court on Monday denied the final appeal of a French citizen who faces execution for drug offenses, setting the stage for diplomatic retaliation by France after executions of other foreigners strained relations with Australia and Brazil. The...