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  • French employers urge Hollande to speed up reforms, cut spending

    PARIS (Reuters) - French employer groups called on President Francois Hollande to speed up reforms and cut public spending to revive the ailing economy in a joint statement issued on Sunday ahead of an annual conference of government officials,...
  • Ukraine cease-fire ends with little headway in effort to broker peace

    A 10-day cease-fire expired late Monday in Ukraine's embattled eastern regions despite last-ditch efforts by the leaders of France and Germany to broker an end to the fighting that has taken more than 400 lives. A statement from Ukrainian President...
  • Heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine after Poroshenko ends cease-fire

    Ukrainian government forces targeted pro-Russia militants with artillery and air strikes on Tuesday after President Petro Poroshenko said he wouldn't renew a cease-fire that was repeatedly violated during its 10 days in force. "Termination of the cease-...
  • Ex presidente francés Sarkozy enfrenta investigación por corrupción

    PARIS (Reuters) - El ex presidente francés Nicolas Sarkozy fue sometido el miércoles a una investigación formal debido a sospechas de que intentó utilizar su influencia para desbaratar una investigación de su campaña electoral del 2007, dijo la oficina...
  • France to miss deficit, growth targets: IMF

    PARIS (Reuters) - France will miss its deficit targets as growth in the euro zone's second-biggest economy fails to live up to the government's hopes, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday. In its annual report on the French economy, the IMF...
  • France to stick to budget savings plan: finance minister

    AIX-EN-PROVENCE (Reuters) - France stands by its plan to cut public spending by 21 billion euros ($28.65 billion)in 2015, Finance Minister Michel Sapin said on Sunday, days after the IMF expressed doubts about its deficit reduction program. The French...
  • What Nigeria's president should have said

    What Nigeria's president should have said
    Last month, The Washington Post published an op-ed by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan answering criticism of his response to the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls by the group Boko Haram. This is what Jonathan should have written. I have...
  • Observing the 70th anniversary of D-Day, June 6, from near and far

    June 6 is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, marking the beginning of the liberation of Europe and the end of World War II. People around the world will gather at museums and memorials to commemorate the bravery and sacrifice of the 175,000...
  • Kremlin answers G-7 sanctions threat with carrots and sticks

    Kremlin officials sent mixed signals Thursday on their intentions in Ukraine, announcing that Russia’s ambassador will return to Kiev for Saturday’s inauguration of President-elect Petro Poroshenko but also blasting Ukraine’s interim...
  • Obama offers military help to eastern European allies

    Obama offers military help to eastern European allies
    President Barack Obama promised Tuesday to beef up military support for eastern European members of the NATO alliance who fear they could be next in the firing line after the Kremlin's intervention in Ukraine. Under fire from critics at home who say his...
  • Russia tests missiles as Ukraine militants defy call for vote delay

    Russia tests missiles as Ukraine militants defy call for vote delay
    A day after claiming to have withdrawn thousands of Russian troops from Ukraine’s border, Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin presided over East bloc military maneuvers Thursday that included tests of Russia’s nuclear forces and live firing of...