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  • 4-way talks on Ukraine underway in Paris

    Talks about a fragile peace deal for Ukraine are underway in Paris between the foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France. The meeting at the French Foreign Ministry comes amid scattered violence and uncertainty that the accord will hold &#...
  • France says World Bank employee kidnapped in Yemen

    A Frenchwoman working for the World Bank was kidnapped Tuesday morning in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, France's president said. The 30-year-old woman was kidnapped in front of a ministry building, President Francois Hollande told a news conference. "We...
  • France and Italy launch a rail project across the Alps

    French president Francois Hollande and Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi have signed an agreement for a long-standing rail project to ease transport of freight across the Alps. The agreement was signed Tuesday at a summit in Paris. The project, which...
  • 'Whistler in Paris, London And Venice' At Yale Art Gallery

    'Whistler in Paris, London And Venice' At Yale  Art Gallery
    An exhibit at Yale University Art Gallery shines a light on the printmaking career of James. A. McNeill Whistler. Whistler is most commonly known as a painter ("Whistler's Mother") but printmaking first made him famous and rescued him from bankruptcy...
  • French aircraft carrier deploys against IS fighters in Iraq

    France has deployed an aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf to strengthen its military operation against Islamic State extremists in Iraq. President Francois Hollande announced days after deadly attacks by Islamic radicals in Paris last month that France...
  • France bans 6 from traveling to extremists in Syria

    France has barred six people from leaving the country because they wanted to join extremists in Syria, the first such travel ban under a new law aimed at keeping French radicals from gaining violent experience abroad. Interior Minister Bernard...
  • French minister meets with Google, Facebook, Twitter

    The French interior minister said Friday he asked Google, Facebook and Twitter to work directly with French officials during investigations and to immediately remove terrorist propaganda when authorities alert them to it. "We emphasized that when an...
  • 3 Al-Jazeera journalists arrested for flying drone in Paris

    Three Al-Jazeera journalists have been arrested for illegally flying a drone in Paris Wednesday, after unidentified drones flew over the Eiffel Tower and key Paris landmarks for a second night running. It's further baffled French authorities who are...
  • French court hears claims police frisk based on race

    A Paris appeals court heard a racial profiling case on Wednesday brought by 13 men — all black or of North African origin — who claim they've been victims of numerous, unjustified police identity checks because of their ethnicity. A lower...
  • Three arrested in inquiry of mysterious drone sightings in Paris

    Three arrested in inquiry of mysterious drone sightings in Paris
    French authorities on Wednesday arrested a three-man Al Jazeera news crew accused of flying a drone from a Paris park without a license. But they appear to be no closer to solving the months-long mystery of who has been deploying unmanned aircraft over...
  • Paris named host city for International Jazz Day 2015

    Jazz musicians from around the world will gather this April in Paris for International Jazz Day, an event UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock hopes will bring an uplifting "positive message" to a city still reeling from last month's terrorist...