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  • Police in Bosnia and France arrests 15 for human trafficking

    Bosnian police say they arrested seven people and their colleagues in France a further eight in a coordinated operation against human-traffickers who forced young women and children from Bosnia to steal for them in France. A police statement said Tuesday...
  • 'It's beautiful': The Hermione opens to the public

    'It's beautiful': The Hermione opens to the public
    The parade marched slowly up Main Street in downtown Annapolis Tuesday as onlookers stopped on the sidewalks and shop keepers peered out their windows. Dozens of people in 18th century dress played drums, bugles and fifes, their music echoing off 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...