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  • 8 bodies, including 3 journalists, found after attack on Ebola education team

    Eight bodies, including those of three journalists, were found after an attack on a team trying to educate locals on the risks of the Ebola virus in a remote area of southeastern Guinea, a government spokesman said on Thursday. "The eight bodies were...
  • Scots independence polls close, UK's future in the balance

    Scots independence polls close, UK's future in the balance
    Scotland has voted on whether to stay within the United Kingdom or break the 307-year-old union in a finely balanced independence referendum with global consequences. Its verdict should be clear around breakfast time on Friday. Polling booths closed...
  • Hollande says France doesn't pay ransoms for hostages

    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande reaffirmed on Thursday that Paris did not pay ransoms or exchange prisoners for the release of its citizens that are held hostage overseas. When asked why France had been able to secure from Islamic...
  • France to provide air support in Iraq, but no ground troops

    France has agreed to a request from Iraq to carry out airstrikes on Islamic State forces in the country, President Francois Hollande said Thursday. However, Hollande said France would not go further than that. "There will be no ground troops, and we...
  • France's Hollande rules out military action in Syria

    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande ruled out carrying out any military action against Islamic State militants in Syria on Thursday, but said he had told Iraqi authorities France was ready to carry out air strikes against the militants...
  • France to set up military hospital to fight Ebola in West Africa

    PARIS (Reuters) - France will set up a military hospital in West Africa in the coming days as part of France's contribution to the fight against the Ebola outbreak there, President Francois Hollande said on Thursday. Hollande said that France's...
  • France's Hollande says will go to end of mandate

    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande dismissed speculation that he would step down mid-term due to record-low poll ratings on Thursday, saying he would stay till the end of his mandate in 2017. "I will be president right to the end," he...
  • Rushing French deficit reduction would be a mistake: Hollande

    PARIS (Reuters) - France would be wrong to rush the reduction of its public deficit in the currently weak economic situation, President Francois Hollande said on Thursday. Speaking at a news conference, Hollande said that he did not know what Moody's...
  • France ready for greater EU integration with Germany: Hollande

    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday he was ready to go further on European Union integration with Germany and wanted to move towards a "two-speed" Europe. "France is ready for new initiatives, not to undo the treaties,...
  • French welfare fraud costs 20-25 billion euros per year - report

    PARIS (Reuters) - Fraud in France's indebted welfare system costs the country between 20-25 billion euros ($26-32 billion) per year and only a tiny fraction of that amount is ever recovered, an estimate by the French national auditor showed on Wednesday....
  • From bad to worse for French President Francois Hollande

    From bad to worse for French President Francois Hollande
    Supporters of French President Francois Hollande have awoken each morning for the last four weeks thinking things surely could get no worse. Already, unemployment figures remained stubbornly high. Economic growth was close to zero. The president's...