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  • French president visits Qatar, deepening ties to Gulf

    French President Francois Hollande, seeking to strengthen political and business ties with the energy-rich Gulf states, held talks with the ruler of Qatar on Monday at the start of a two-nation trip that includes a visit to neighboring Saudi Arabia....
  • Ukraine: Mediators set new peace talks as fighting reignites in east

    Ukraine: Mediators set new peace talks as fighting reignites in east
    European mediators have called an urgent meeting in Belarus for Wednesday to try to salvage a nearly 3-month-old peace plan for Ukraine, where intense fighting has resumed in recent days and both sides are reported to be gearing up for new offensives....
  • Analysis: Saudi Arabia searches for next step in Yemen campaign

    ISLAMABAD Reports over the weekend that Houthi rebels had crossed into Saudi Arabia from Yemen and killed three Saudi border guards have renewed discussion about whether the Saudi-led coalition is looking for ways to launch a ground invasion to thwart the...
  • France tightens Gulf ties with jet deal, security talks

    French President Francois Hollande is seeking to solidify strategic alliances in the Persian Gulf, as he heads to Qatar to sign a 7 billion-euro ($7.8 billion) fighter jet deal and then gets a starring role in a regional summit in Saudi Arabia. With...
  • Residents: French soldiers raped African children in camp

    Residents of a squalid refugee camp said Thursday that French soldiers tasked with protecting civilians had sexually abused boys as young as 9 years old, luring the children with army rations and small change when their families had nothing to feed them....
  • France sells 24 Rafale fighter jets to Qatar

    France has announced it will sell 24 Rafale fighter jets to Qatar in a 6.3 billion euro ($7 billion) deal. The agreement is to be signed Monday in Qatar's capital, Doha, in the presence of the French president, Francois Hollande, presidency services...
  • France investigates accusations that soldiers raped children

    French prosecutors and military authorities are investigating accusations that French soldiers in Central African Republic sexually abused children they were sent to protect. The French probes follow an initial United Nations investigation into the...
  • Japanese PM seeks tech innovation in Silicon Valley visit

    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans a swing through Silicon Valley on Thursday, speaking with Stanford University experts about innovation, building relationships with tech firms and investors, and — as head of one of the world's leading car...
  • French troops budget boosted to sustain anti-terror mission

    French president Francois Hollande says he has decided to increase the military budget by 3.8 billion euros ($4.2 billion) between now and 2019 to allow troops to fulfill their anti-terror mission. Hollande, speaking after a defense council meeting, said...
  • French leader visits gas chamber to honor Nazi camp victims

    French President Francois Hollande urged vigilance against resurgent anti-Semitism and racism, as he visited a former gas chamber Sunday to honor Jews, Gypsies and French resistance fighters who died in the only Nazi concentration camp on French soil....
  • Frenchman's execution in Indonesia may be suspended

    France is stepping up efforts to save the life a Frenchman facing a firing squad in Indonesia on drug charges, amid signs that his execution may be suspended. Serge Atlaoui is among 10 foreigners slated for execution in the coming days in Indonesia....