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  • France waves discreet goodbye to 75 percent super-tax

    When President Francois Hollande unveiled a "super-tax" on the rich in 2012, some feared an exodus of business, sporting and artistic talent. One adviser warned it was a Socialist step too far that would turn France into "Cuba without sun". Two years on,...
  • France steps up security measures after 3 apparently unrelated attacks

    France plans to deploy as many as 300 troops and increase patrols by police and gendarmes around the country after a series of attacks that left one person dead and more than 20 injured. The country was put on high alert after three apparently unrelated...
  • Ominous clouds over French Jewry

    Ominous clouds over French Jewry
    It's an article that's more than 10 years old now, but I still maintain that anyone who wants to get an insight into the dynamics of anti-Semitism in France would do well to consult "France's Scarlet Letter," published by the journalist Marie Brenner in...
  • Putin to have phone talks with EU, Ukraine leaders on Monday: Kremlin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold phone talks later on Monday with the leaders of France, Germany and Ukraine on a political resolution to the Ukraine crisis, the Kremlin's foreign policy adviser said. "Tonight, another telephone conversation...
  • Ukraine peace talks may be held in Minsk on Dec. 24 and 26: Poroshenko

    A fresh round of peace talks involving Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe will be held in the Belarussian capital on Dec. 24 and 26, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in a statement on Monday. The dates...
  • New leadership seeks to rebuild EU self-confidence

    Short, snappy and focused on two priorities - reviving sagging investment in Europe and standing firm towards Russia, the first European Union summit under new leadership was a demonstrative break with the past. Donald Tusk, the former Polish prime...
  • European leaders warn against too much economic pain on Russia

    The European Union's unanimous resolve to punish Russia for its aggression in Ukraine appeared to be cracking as French, German, Austrian and Italian leaders voiced concern at an alliance summit of inflicting too much pain on Moscow as its economy...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION WASHINGTON President Barack Obama said Friday that Sony Pictures "made a mistake" in canceling the release of the satirical film "The Interview" in response to threats from hackers the U.S. believes are backed by the North Korean government. The...
  • Stars align to boost modest French recovery hopes

    The euro has fallen, oil prices have tumbled, and borrowing rates are at record lows: French President Francois Hollande has had much of his economic wishlist granted, and it may just help him kickstart a long-awaited recovery in 2015. Granted, the...
  • ECB's Draghi tells European leaders: hurry investment and reform

    The president of the European Central Bank urged the region's leaders on Thursday to speed along a new EU investment plan and renewed his calls for economic reform. At a meeting of European Union leaders including Germany's Angela Merkel and France's...
  • French parliament passes deficit-cutting 2015 budget

    The French parliament approved President Francois Hollande's revised 2015 deficit-cutting budget on Thursday, although it remains to be seen whether the European Commission will demand further efforts early next year. The lower house passed the budget...