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  • Turkey's 'Song of My Mother' Takes Top Prize at Sarajevo Film Festival

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- Erol Minta's debut feature "Song of My Mother," which was a Turkey-France-Germany co-production, won the top award, the Heart of Sarajevo, at the Sarajevo Film Festival, which comes with €16,000 ($21,200). The jury said...
  • French economy minister says austerity measures sapping growth

    PARIS (Reuters) - Austerity measures being pursued by France and elsewhere in the euro zone are quashing growth, French Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg was quoted saying on Saturday, renewing his attacks on policies he sees as negative for the economy....
  • Go Away With ... Georgia Pellegrini

    Go Away With ... Georgia Pellegrini
    Before becoming known as a "Girl Hunter" (also the name of one of her books), Georgia Pellegrini trained as a chef at the French Culinary Institute and worked at the Gramercy Tavern and La Chassagnette in the South of France. The chef, hunter and author...
  • Nakache and Toldedano's 'Samba' to Close San Sebastian

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - MADRID -- "Samba," Oliver Nakache and Eric Toldedano's follow-up to B.O. behemoth "The Intouchables," will close Spain's 62nd San Sebastian Festival on Sept. 27. Co-produced, distributed in France and sold worldwide by...
  • U.S. steel pipe makers win key anti-dumping case against cheap imports

    The United States has approved anti-dumping duties against South Korea and other producers of steel pipes for the energy sector, a victory for domestic producers hoping to benefit from a boom in the U.S. shale oil and gas industry. U.S. steel companies...
  • French Lender Cofiloisirs Expanding its Backing to Foreign Films

    As shrinking public funding makes for fewer French films, Cofiloisirs, one of Gaul's top two lending institutions, is seeking to reach out to filmmakers beyond French borders. In the past year, the two men behind the money -- Herve Digne, who in 2012 was...
  • Factbox - UEFA president Michel Platini

    LONDON (Reuters) - Factbox on UEFA president Michel Platini who will announce on Thursday whether he will stand as a candidate for the FIFA presidency in next year's elections: EARLY DAYS AND PLAYING CAREER Born: Joeuf, France, June 21, 1955 Joined...
  • France's Hollande says to speed up reforms, ease tax on poorest

    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday he would accelerate reforms while at the same time giving tax breaks to poorer households as he tries to win back confidence from voters who do not trust he can lift the country out of...
  • Cockpit voice recorder in crashed Air Algerie jet unintelligible

    Cockpit voice recorder in crashed Air Algerie jet unintelligible
    The cockpit voice recorder from the Air Algerie flight that crashed last month in northern Mali, killing all 116 passengers and crew, is unintelligible, investigators said on Thursday. The McDonnell Douglas MD-83 aircraft, en route to Algiers, smashed...
  • Pressure mounts on Europeans to take more action against Islamic State

    LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - European leaders face calls to take direct action against the Islamic State including in Syria after the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley, but politicians are reluctant to take the lead after previous missteps in the...
  • American Alison Riske In Upset Victory At Connecticut Open

    American Alison Riske In Upset Victory At Connecticut Open
    Visit courant.com/ctopen819 for more photos. NEW HAVEN – It is a perennial exercise among tennis observers envisioning life after Serena. Just who will step up and seize the mantle as the next great American tennis player? Serena Williams...