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  • France to create 11,000 places for asylum seekers, refugees

    France will create 11,000 more places in centers for asylum seekers and housing for refugees as part of a plan to help deal with the flow of thousands of migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea, the country's interior minister said Wednesday. Bernard...
  • 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...
  • A special rendezvous with history: Hermione heading to Annapolis for two-day celebration

    A special rendezvous with history: Hermione heading to Annapolis for two-day celebration
    Jean-Louis Evennou said he has been trying to bring, bit by bit, his French roots to Annapolis for the last 30 years as the head chef and owner of the French restaurant Café Normandie. And now another piece of those roots is set to arrive in the state...
  • Treaty of Paris Center to feature lecture on French ship Hermione, which is coming to Annapolis June 16

    Treaty of Paris Center to feature lecture on French ship Hermione, which is coming to Annapolis June 16
    The Treaty of Paris Center will feature a lecture on the French frigate Hermione on June 6, 10 days before a replica of the ship is scheduled to visit City Dock in Annapolis. The lecture, which will begin at 2:30 p.m., is a part of a session which...
  • France's lower house OKs bill to punish prostitutes' clients

    A bill which aims to make it illegal to buy sex has been approved by France's lower house of Parliament for the second time on Friday, in a sharp battle that divides the two houses. Supporters argue that the bill backed by the lower house and the...