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  • France warns of 'explosion' if no Mideast peace

    French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius warned Sunday of an "explosion" in the absence of Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts during a visit to the region Sunday, after Paris said it would propose a U.N. Security Council resolution to set a framework for...
  • Austere brand of Islam on rise in Europe, stirring concerns

    Its imams preach austere piety, its tenets demand strict separation of sexes — and some of its most radical adherents are heeding the call of jihad. Salafism, an Islamic movement based on a literal reading of the Quran, is on the rise in France,...
  • A new chance for Mideast peace? French foreign minister has a plan

    A new chance for Mideast peace? French foreign minister has a plan
    French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius held meetings in Jerusalem and the West Bank on Sunday to explain the outlines of a possible proposal to the United Nations to restart peace negotiations. France is reportedly drafting a resolution that would set...
  • Paris to help Mali put peace accord with Tuaregs in place

    France's defense minister says that Paris will be helping Malians lock into place what he called a "historic" peace accord between northern Tuareg rebels and the government — which means a vast restructuring of the west African country's army....
  • French minister takes stand against mobile telecom mergers

    France's economy minister has come out strongly against consolidation in the country's mobile telecommunication industry after a media report claimed a merger is in the works between France's second-largest and fourth-largest operators. Minister Emmanuel...
  • 'It's beautiful': The Hermione opens to the public

    'It's beautiful': The Hermione opens to the public
    The parade marched slowly up Main Street in downtown Annapolis Tuesday as onlookers stopped on the sidewalks and shop keepers peered out their windows. Dozens of people in 18th century dress played drums, bugles and fifes, their music echoing off the...
  • Pictures in the News | June 16, 2015

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Northern California, where Berkeley police have confirmed that six people died and seven more were seriously injured early Tuesday morning after a balcony collapsed at an apartment complex on Kittredge Street....
  • 'Eden' spins a poetic tale of France's early electronic music scene

     'Eden' spins a poetic tale of France's early electronic music scene
    Among the pulsating lights, hypnotic rhythms and seductive movements of a nightclub in full swing, there is often a figure, alone and apart, who keeps it going. The party ends, the dancers go home, but the DJ remains to pack up. Covering some 20 years...
  • French families sue state to recognize surrogate births

    France's highest court tackled a sensitive subject Friday as parents challenged laws that effectively deny citizenship to surrogate children — children one lawyer called "ghosts of the Republic." Friday's case could change how surrogate births...
  • Kapoor condemns intolerance after Versailles art attack

    Vandals have spray-painted a controversial Anish Kapoor sculpture in the garden of the palace of Versailles outside Paris. The 70-meter (230-foot) red metal work named "Dirty Corner" — which resembles a gaping cavern and had been dubbed the "vagina...
  • Orange chief apologizes to Israeli premier over exit remarks

    The chief executive of French telecom giant Orange SA apologized to Israel's prime minister on Friday for his recent comments on pulling out of Israel, saying he opposes the boycott movement against the Jewish state and will continue to invest in it. CEO...