| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:18 PM
LONDON -- The editor of the Guardian defended his decision to publish leaked files from the U.S. National Security Agency and told a committee of Parliament on Tuesday that so far the British newspaper has revealed only 1% of the material provided by...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:30 AM
MARRAKECH, Morocco-Netflix has reportedly met with members of Francois Hollande's government to get a clearer picture of legal obligations necessary to bow in Gaul.
The meeting between Netflix and French officials was reported by Reuters. Netflix...
| Dec 8, 2013
French filmmaker Edouard Molinaro, who earned an Academy Award nomination for directing “La Cage aux Folles,” died Saturday at age 85.
According to the BBC, the cause of death was lung failure.
Molinaro's career spanned six decades and...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Edouard Molinaro, nominated for an Oscar for directing "La Cage aux Folles," a French farce about a gay couple that struck a chord with a broad range of audiences, has died at 85.
French President Francois Hollande's office confirmed the death in a...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 5:38 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa--Two French journalists were kidnapped and killed in northern Mali on Saturday, just days after four French hostages were freed in Niger.
The French Foreign Ministry confirmed the deaths of Ghislaine Dupont, 51, and Claude...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Attendees at next month's Cannes Film Festival will hear plenty of French being spoken -- except, that is, by the characters onscreen. Of the French films recently announced as part of this year's official selection, two (Olivier Dahan's opening-nighter...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:27 AM
MOSCOW -- Russian gunmen on the Crimean peninsula and the embattled new Ukrainian government in Kiev continued to escalate a dangerous confrontation Sunday, with both sides mobilizing armed forces and warning that the other was provoking war.
| Mar 2, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Alain Resnais, the French filmmaker whose intellectual experiments with time, memory and imagination yielded such celebrated films as "Last Year at Marienbad," has died. He was 91.
Resnais was editing drafts of his next project even from his hospital...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:30 PM
After a morning media blitz by Comcast to announce its plans to buy Time Warner Cable, the companies now face the arduous task of selling it to D.C. regulators over the howls of protest from media watchdog orgs.
While Comcast's policy chief David L....
| Feb 15, 2014
| 7:36 PM
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — President Obama is weighing a "wide range of policy tools and options" for stepping up pressure on Syrian President Bashar Assad to end his government's attacks on civilians and rebel forces, a senior White House official...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 9:25 AM
MOSCOW -- Alarmed by an outbreak of deadly violence in Ukraine, the international community reacted Wednesday with urgent appeals for both sides in the bitter confrontation over the country’s future to renounce the use of force and negotiate an...