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  • France's govt wants emergency surveillance powers

    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls called Monday for emergency government surveillance powers in case of an exceptional threat, a move prompted by the deadly Paris attacks earlier this year. In a speech in Parliament, Valls urged a new intelligence...
  • 100 years later, world debates: Were Armenian deaths genocide?

    YEREVAN, Armenia In the swank shops and tidy cafes that line the new pedestrian zone in Armenia's capital, there's barely a hint that nearly everyone here is the descendent of a generation that escaped with their lives in a harrowing flight from Ottoman...
  • French film based on true tragedy

    French film based on true tragedy
    The French drama "24 Days" is an emotional and intense film that all audiences need to see, especially with the rise of anti-Semitism in France. The film, directed by Alexandre Arcady, opens locally on April 24 in theaters including O Cinema Miami...
  • Lebanon gets first shipment of $3B worth of French arms

    Lebanon received the first installment of $3 billion worth of French weapons paid for by Saudi Arabia on Monday, part of a four-year plan to help arm Beirut in its battle against jihadi groups. The handover ceremony held at Beirut's international airport...
  • Extremist past mars makeover of France's far-right party

    The timing could not have been worse. Daggers were already drawn in a father-daughter duel within the far-right National Front when a judicial investigation began circling closer and closer to the party leadership. The probe, one of three currently...
  • French replica of revolutionary frigate sets sail for Boston

    With champagne, fireworks and a presidential blessing, a painstakingly built replica of the frigate once used to bring French troops and funds to American revolutionaries set sail Saturday for the U.S. East Coast. With the celebratory sendoff, the 25...
  • Hermione replica ship to sail from France to Yorktown with Hennessy cognac

    Hermione replica ship to sail from France to Yorktown with Hennessy cognac
    The Hermione, a replica of the 18th-century French frigate that carried the Marquis de Lafayette to the Revolutionary War, is setting sail April 18 from France with two barrels of Hennessy cognac on its way to Yorktown on June 5. “What this does,...
  • French far-right picks candidates amid reining family crisis

    France's far-right National Front anointed candidates Friday for regional elections amid a party crisis that forced founder Jean-Marie Le Pen from running. The 86-year-old Le Pen missed out on Friday's party meeting because he was hospitalized Thursday...
  • France's govt unveils plan to fight rising racism

    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has unveiled a 100-million-euro ($108-million) plan to fight rising racism and anti-Semitism, notably through tougher punishment. "Racism, anti-Semitism, hate of Muslims, of strangers and homophobia are intolerably...
  • Heirs to Holocaust victims sue France's railway in Chicago federal court

    Heirs to Holocaust victims sue France's railway in Chicago federal court
    A federal lawsuit by a suburban Chicago descendant of Holocaust victims alleged the French national railway confiscated property and belongings from tens of thousands of Jews and other "undesirables" sent to Nazi concentration camps from France. The...
  • The Latest: Putin wants refund if French don't deliver ship

    2:56 p.m. (1156 GMT; 7:56 EDT President Vladimir Putin says Russia expects France to return the advance payment if it fails to deliver a warship built for the Russian navy. France has suspended the delivery of the Mistral warship amid Russia-West...