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  • 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...
  • '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...
  • French privacy agency orders Google to remove global links

    France's data privacy agency ordered Google to remove search results worldwide upon request, giving the company two weeks to apply the "right to be forgotten" globally. The order Friday from CNIL comes more than a year after Europe's highest court...
  • Key moments in Dominique Strauss-Kahn's life and legal saga

    Notable events in the life of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the 66-year-old former leader of the International Monetary Fund, who was acquitted Friday of pimping charges by a court in the northern city of Lille: 1986: Elected to Parliament for the Socialist...
  • French telecom exec says company wants to keep investing in Israel

    A week after comments that incensed Israel, the chief executive of the French telecom company Orange met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem to ease a fierce political and diplomatic row and to promise continued investment in Israel....
  • Girl, 6, detained in Paris on suspicion of fake passport: 'Why did they do this to me?'

    Girl, 6, detained in Paris on suspicion of fake passport: 'Why did they do this to me?'
    Paris airport police held a 6-year-old French girl for three days on suspicion she had a fake passport — until a judge ordered her released into her mother's arms, a lawyer said Friday. Authorities insist that police were just doing their jobs...
  • Former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn acquitted in pimping trial

    Former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn acquitted in pimping trial
    Dominique Strauss-Kahn had a caustic reaction as four years of legal battles involving sex charges on two continents ended without a single conviction: "All that for this?" From a sordid New York hotel encounter to orgies in Paris, the former...
  • Former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn acquitted in pimping trial

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn had a caustic reaction as four years of legal battles involving sex charges on two continents ended without a single conviction: "All that for this?" From a sordid New York hotel encounter to orgies in Paris, the former...