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  • French president makes unprecedented state visit to Haiti

    Francois Hollande on Tuesday became the first president of France to make a formal state visit to Haiti, where bountiful resources and brutal plantation slavery made it the European nation's most profitable colony before an independence uprising more than...
  • Quotations in the News

    "I had every reason to think that he was taking it in and that he was genuinely sorry for what he did." — Death penalty opponent Sister Helen Prejean, testifying that Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev expressed genuine sorrow for the victims....
  • Survivor: Smugglers locked hundreds in hold of capsized boat

    Survivor: Smugglers locked hundreds in hold of capsized boat
    A smuggler's boat crammed with hundreds of people overturned off Libya's coast as rescuers approached, causing what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant tragedy and intensifying pressure on the European Union Sunday to finally meet demands...
  • The Week in Pictures | May 4-10, 2015

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In Paris, French President Francois Hollande pays his respects during a ceremony to mark 70 years since victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. More . . . ....
  • Pictures in the News | May 8, 2015

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Africa, where refugees gather to watch the arrival of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres at the sprawling Dadaab refugee camp that currently houses some 350,000 people. Kenya's government...
  • Hollande insta en Cuba a poner fin al embargo de EEUU

    Hollande insta en Cuba a poner fin al embargo de EEUU
    El presidente de Francia, Francois Hollande, instó el lunes a poner fin al embargo económico que aplica Estados Unidos a Cuba y destacó el compromiso de París para desempeñar un papel más importante entre La Habana y Occidente, en la primera visita a la...
  • Diplomats, business people flood Cuba amid warmer US ties

    Tourists in shorts and sandals aren't the only foreigners flooding Havana these days. Top diplomats from Japan, the European Union, Italy, the Netherlands and Russia have visited the island in recent months in bids to stake out or maintain ties with an...
  • France honors memory of slaves in Caribbean museum

    French President Francois Hollande is to honor the memory of millions of slaves in an inaugural visit Sunday to a memorial in the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, where black men and women were sold to work on sugar cane plantations from the 17th to...
  • Raining on Putin's parade: Why so many no-shows for WWII celebration?

    Friends and foes have snubbed Saturday's Red Square military parade, a dent in Russians’ pride over their World War II sacrifice and President Vladimir Putin’s reputation for throwing blowout parties. Here’s why, little more than a...
  • French president says UN climate fund could help Caribbean

    French President Francois Hollande told Caribbean leaders on Saturday that a planned international green fund could help the vulnerable, tourism-dependent region mitigate the effects of climate change. Hollande headlined the Caribbean Climate Summit,...
  • Europe marks 70 years since Nazi defeat, end of epochal war

    With quiet moments of memory or military pomp, leaders and ordinary citizens across Europe are marking 70 years since the Nazi defeat and the end of a war that ravaged the continent. But the East-West alliance that vanquished Hitler is deeply divided...