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  • French president shakes up government, names new PM, after poor vote

    French president shakes up government, names new PM, after poor vote
    PARIS -- French President François Hollande named a new prime minister Monday who will pick a fresh government after the ruling Socialists suffered a humiliating rout in local elections over the weekend. “I have heard your message," Hollande...
  • Rachel Marsden: Export opportunity to Ukraine, not the nanny state

    PARIS -- In an apparent effort to fight bribery with even more overt state-sanctioned bribery, the battle for the hearts and minds of Ukraine has devolved into two suitors -- the West and Russia -- flashing their respective bank account statements. How...
  • Roman Polanski Talks His Life and Career, 'Venus in Fur' and Retirement

    Roman Polanski revels in recounting the story of how he met his wife, actress Emmanuelle Seigner, to whom he has been married for 25 years, and who is the mother of his two children. The year was 1985, and Polanski was in pre-production on "Pirates,"...
  • Cuban Twitter project was a tweet in the dark

    PARIS -- First, Cubans would receive fun little text messages about baseball and music. Then, one day -- bam! -- they would learn via cell phone that they'd been living in a dictatorship for over half a century and would realize that it was time to...
  • 'A Wolf at the Door,' 'Aurora' Top Miami Festival

    MIAMI - Sold by Mundial, a joint venture of IM Global and Mexico's Canana, Brazilian Fernando Coimbra's "A Wolf at the Door" topped the 31st Miami Film Festival Saturday, along with Chilean Rodrigo Sepulveda's "Aurora." Adding to major kudos at the San...
  • Chef of the Moment: Paris' Alain Passard comes to L.A. for All-Star Chef Classic

    Alain Passard, the chef and owner of l'Arpège in Paris, known for his cuisine a la vegetable, will be in Los Angeles to cook at the All-Star Chef Classic, which takes place this weekend at L.A. Live. Passard's l'Arpège received three Michelin stars in...
  • Smothered by smog, Paris bans some cars; measure lifted late in day

    PARIS -- With the City of Light buried under a thick blanket of smog for a week now, authorities in the French capital took drastic steps Monday to cut the number of cars on the road and to encourage commuters to find more environmentally friendly ways of...
  • France threatens to cancel military ship deal with Russia

    France threatens to cancel military ship deal with Russia
    PARIS — Hinting at tougher sanctions to come against Moscow for its moves toward annexing Crimea, France said Tuesday it could cancel a $1.3-billion deal to sell Russia two state-of-the-art warships. At the same time, the British government...
  • Writer Mavis Gallant, 91, has died

    Writer Mavis Gallant, 91, has died
    Writer Mavis Gallant has died at age 91, her Canadian publisher announced Tuesday. She was primarily known for writing short fiction -- almost all of her 100-plus stories appeared in the New Yorker -- but she also penned two novels and a collection of...
  • Didier Brunner Steps Down as President of Les Armateurs

    PARIS - Producer Didier Brunner, one of the driving forces of European feature film animation, has stepped down as president of Les Armateurs, the five-time-Oscar nommed Paris-based film/TV animation production house. First attracting attention with...
  • Berlin Film Review: 'Diplomacy'

    The time is August 1944, and as the Allies march towards Paris, the city's artistic and architectural riches lie in danger of Nazi dynamiting. No, it isn't "Return of the Monuments Men," but rather Volker Schlondorff's "Diplomacy," another movie set at...