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  • Meilutyte grabs second gold of Youth Games

    NANJING China (Reuters) - London Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte finished more than two seconds ahead of her nearest rival in the women's 100 metres breaststroke final on Wednesday to claim her second gold medal of the Youth Olympic Games. Meilutyte will...
  • 'The Good Lie' and 'A Most Wanted Man' Set To Play at Deauville

    HAUGESUND, Norway- Deauville will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a strong competition lineup of U.S. indies, leading up with Anton Corbijn's "A Most Wanted Man" and Reese Witherspoon starrer "The Good Lie." The Normandy-set festival will also play...
  • 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...
  • France to host 2015 track world championships

    (Reuters) - Paris will host the 2015 track cycling world championships, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Wednesday. It will be hosted at France's new National Velodrome in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines on Feb. 18-22. "We were very impressed...
  • France wants Arabs, Iran, Security Council members to tackle Islamic State

    PARIS (Reuters) - France said on Wednesday it wanted the permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and regional countries, including Arab states and Iran, to coordinate action against the Islamic State, the insurgents who control parts of Iraq and...
  • Juppe joins race for French presidency in challenge to Sarkozy

    PARIS (Reuters) - Former prime minister Alain Juppe joined the race to be the presidential candidate of France's centre-right on Wednesday, posing a potential challenge both to a 2017 comeback bid by Nicolas Sarkozy and to the rise of the extreme right....
  • Russia may ban car imports if West applies new sanctions: Vedomosti

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia may tighten retaliatory sanctions against Western nations to include a ban on car imports, if the United States and the European Union impose additional sanctions on Moscow, daily newspaper Vedomosti reported on Monday. The...
  • Venice: 'President,' 'Bypass' and 'H.' Selected For Venice's 2014 Sala Web

    MADRID - Mohsen Makhmalbaf's "The President," Duane Hopkins' "Bypass" and "H," from Rania Attieh and Daniel Garcia, feature among 11 titles - eight from Venice's Horizons section, three from its Biennale College-Cinema- selected for the Venice Festival'...
  • Russian sanctions threaten both Europe's farmers and policymakers

    PARIS/WARSAW (Reuters) - Pascal Sauvetre, an apple farmer in Poitou-Charentes on France's Atlantic coast, has a headache beyond the usual concerns about weather and tree fungus - Polish apples. As the European Union's second biggest apple producer,...
  • America's cartoon cat Garfield gets TV makeover in Indonesia

    * Television serial version of Garfield created on Batam island * Southeast Asian film industry is growing * Region still "very new to media game" - studio head By Eveline Danubrata and Caroline Ng JAKARTA/SINGAPORE, Aug 18 (Reuters) - The comic strip...
  • Pittsburgh Zoo at forefront of effort to bolster elephant population

    PITTSBURGH In the last decade in Africa, ivory poachers have eliminated some 70 percent of the wild elephant population. In zoos around the world, natural reproduction and artificial insemination are difficult. But at zoos in Austria and England, two...