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  • Paris' 2024 Olympic bid could be boosted by public funding

    PARIS (Reuters) - Although France has not decided if it will bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, the country's Olympic Committee (CNOSF) is already planning a public funding operation to finance a possible candidacy for Paris. The CNOSF will say in...
  • Pro-Russia separatists defy warnings, hold 'sovereign' vote

    Pro-Russia separatists defy warnings, hold 'sovereign' vote
    Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine voted Sunday in elections condemned by the international community as illegal and a violation of a cease-fire already teetering on the verge of collapse. Results of the elections in Donetsk and Luhansk...
  • Islamic State, Nusra combine to rout US-backed forces in Syria

    ISTANBUL Al Qaida-backed militants Saturday stormed the base of the most prominent civilian commander in the U.S.-backed Syrian rebel force, forcing him and his fighters to flee into hiding in the Jebal al Zawiya mountains of northern Syria. Jamal...
  • Why did one of Africa's longest-serving rulers step down?

    Why did one of Africa's longest-serving rulers step down?
    One of Africa’s longest-serving leaders, President Blaise Compaore of Burkina Faso, announced Friday that he was stepping down after his attempt to extend his 27 years in power touched off a violent popular uprising dubbed the country’s...
  • Europe won't recognize vote in eastern Ukraine, Merkel tells Putin

    Europe won't recognize vote in eastern Ukraine, Merkel tells Putin
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Russian President Vladimir Putin on the phone that Sunday's planned elections in eastern Ukraine were illegitimate and would not be recognized by European leaders, a Berlin government spokesman said on Friday. Merkel...
  • Picasso Museum in Paris reopens after renovations, internal tumult

    The Musée Picasso Paris has officially reopened following an extensive renovation that cost an estimated $66 million and saw an internal upheaval due to construction delays.  The reopening on Saturday brought a publicity blitz that sought to put a happy...
  • EU provisionally clears French, Italian budgets after tweaks

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission provisionally accepted the budgets of France and Italy, saying on Tuesday that no euro zone states had submitted deficit plans for next year that seriously breached EU rules for fiscal stability. A day after...
  • Criminal probe ordered in Russian crash that killed Total CEO

    Russian investigators have opened a criminal probe into the fiery crash that killed Total SA chief executive Christophe de Margerie and the three French crewmen piloting his private jet out of a Moscow airport, officials announced on Tuesday. A...
  • Netflix Forces French Biz to Try to Modernize Digital Landscape

    The launch of Netflix has prompted French industryites and lawmakers to think harder about solutions to modernize the country's digital landscape. So it's no coincidence that the annual Rencontres Cinematographiques de Dijon, a three-day confab Oct. 16-18...
  • Error in Dallas may have exposed others to Ebola, CDC chief says

    The misstep that allowed a Texas nurse to contract Ebola while treating a patient may have exposed others to the virus, the nation’s leading healthcare official said Monday as experts stepped up scrutiny of medical workers at the hospital where...
  • Ebola prompts U.S. to weigh more preparedness funding after cuts

    Ebola prompts U.S. to weigh more preparedness funding after cuts
    — The first known case of Ebola contracted in the United States is giving urgency to moves by lawmakers to boost funding for a response after years of cuts to federal prevention and research budgets. With health officials raising the prospect of...