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  • WikiLeaks: NSA eavesdropped on last 3 French presidents

    WikiLeaks: NSA eavesdropped on last 3 French presidents
    WikiLeaks published documents late Tuesday that it says show the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on the last three French presidents, releasing material which appeared to capture officials in Paris talking candidly about Greece's economy,...
  • Back off Uber, let courts decide, France tells taxi vigilantes

    PARIS France called on taxi drivers to let courts sanction Uber Technologies Inc. instead of taking the law into their own hands after a user of the app-based service was hurt in Lyon. "It's not up to the taxi drivers to enforce the law," government...
  • Biz-friendly France? Economy chief in US to seek investment

    France's economy minister is heading to the U.S. on Wednesday to urge more American companies to invest in the country, as he tries to reform the rules and image of a nation with a reputation for strikes and high labor costs. Macron, a former...
  • French president holds emergency meeting over NSA intercepts

    French President Francois Hollande is holding an emergency meeting with the country's top security officials to respond to WikiLeaks documents saying that the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on the last three French presidents. A French...
  • Diplomats seek to calm Ukraine fighting, break stalemate

    The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany tried Tuesday to revive high-end diplomatic efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, amid escalating fighting that is throwing doubts on a shaky peace accord. Russian Foreign Minister...
  • Allez Paris: French capital launches bid for 2024 Olympics

    Declaring they have learned from their past mistakes and failures, French officials launched a bid Tuesday to bring the Olympics to Paris in 2024 — 100 years after the games were last held in the city. Paris became the fourth city to enter the 2024...
  • WikiLeaks: NSA spied on French presidents

    WASHINGTON A new trans-Atlantic diplomatic storm may be brewing. The National Security Agency eavesdropped on confidential conversations of French President Francois Hollande, his two predecessors and other senior French officials, according to top-...
  • English Channel trains cancelled amid Calais chaos

    All trains and many ferry services between Britain and France were cut off Tuesday by striking port workers, stranding hundreds of trucks and thousands of passengers on both sides of the English Channel. Adding to the chaos, illegal migrants who are...
  • Ferry strike disrupts traffic across English Channel; migrants add to chaos

    Ferry strike disrupts traffic across English Channel; migrants add to chaos
    Migrants swarmed British-bound vehicles in the French port of Calais on Tuesday after a strike by ferry workers severely disrupted services across the English Channel, shutting down the cross-channel tunnel and stranding thousands of passengers. The...
  • New claims of child sex abuse by UN peacekeepers in Africa

    The United Nations said Tuesday it has received allegations that U.N. peacekeepers sexually abused street children in Central African Republic, where French troops are also being investigated for alleged sex abuse against boys. U.N. spokesman Stephane...
  • Letters: Not a trade school; Vive la France!; Changing employment

    Letters: Not a trade school; Vive la France!; Changing employment
    Not a trade school I was surprised to read in an article about the rec center ("School founder wants to bid for rec center," The Capital, May 29) that the city disqualified the Annapolis School of Seamanship's bid to purchase the rec center because it...