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  • U.S.-led airstrikes on Islamic State kill 1,600 in Syria, monitor says

    BEIRUT An estimated 1,600 people have been killed since U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria began five months ago, a monitoring group said Monday. At least 1,465 Islamic State militants have died in the allied raids, along with...
  • Obama must be clear: War on extremism is a war on violent Islamism

    Obama must be clear: War on extremism is a war on violent Islamism
    Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar — and sometimes it's not. I couldn't help thinking of Sigmund Freud's purported quote as I listened to President Obama talk recently about terrorism and as I watched the White House and State Department...
  • Police probe another racist incident involving Chelsea fans

    British police launched an investigation into further suspected racism involving Chelsea fans as the London club used Saturday's Premier League game to celebrate diversity in football. Stickers emblazoned with "Support Chelsea Support Equality" were...
  • Hollande, PSG players support man racially abused by fans

    French President Francois Hollande has spoken with the man who was racially abused by Chelsea supporters at a train station in Paris. Chelsea fans en route to a Champions League game against Paris Saint-Germain were filmed stopping the man, Souleymane S,...
  • France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break

    France and Germany held out the possibility on Friday of sanctions if the Minsk accords to stabilize Ukraine are not respected. President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed for respect for the cease-fire and withdrawal of heavy...
  • French president pledges to protect Jewish community

    French president pledges to protect Jewish community
    French president Francois Hollande said that the country must offer its protection and affection to the Jewish community as anti-Semitism is on the rise in France. "Jewish are at home in France, it's the anti-Semites who have no place into the Republic"...
  • France says World Bank employee kidnapped in Yemen

    A Frenchwoman working for the World Bank was kidnapped Tuesday morning in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, France's president said. The 30-year-old woman was kidnapped in front of a ministry building, President Francois Hollande told a news conference. "We...
  • France and Italy launch a rail project across the Alps

    French president Francois Hollande and Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi have signed an agreement for a long-standing rail project to ease transport of freight across the Alps. The agreement was signed Tuesday at a summit in Paris. The project, which...
  • Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo sends cautious support to Paris bid for 2024 Olympics

    Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo remains cautious about a potential Paris bid for the 2024 Olympics, saying she still needs to be convinced that hosting the games will be worth the effort. In an interview with French television station BFMTV on Tuesday,...
  • Explosion hits chem plant in rebel-held city; Kiev says 1,500 Russian troops enter Ukraine

    A powerful explosion rocked a chemical plant and set it on fire Monday outside the separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, where fierce fighting has surged despite a renewed diplomatic push for peace. In Washington, President Barack Obama...
  • Obama's 'lead from behind' security strategy will plague America for decades

    Obama's 'lead from behind' security strategy will plague America for decades
    Any administration's national security strategy written for public consumption inevitably involves platitudes, vacuous rhetoric and self-congratulation. But the strategy announced last week for President Obama's final two years in office sets new...