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  • French court OKs media access to Sarkozy's campaign files

    France's highest administrative court is allowing journalists to see files regarding former President Nicolas Sarkozy's winning presidential campaign in 2007, which is suspected of having received illegal funding from Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's...
  • US foreign policy founders on ignorance, arrogance

    PARIS -- The first foreign policy speech given by a major Republican presidential prospect, Jeb Bush, in mid-February, was notable for its display of ignorance about the world and its menaces -- unfortunately a common Republican characteristic. Among...
  • France swings to the right as Europe retrenches

    France, long the land of the left, is making a right turn. The top two parties in weekend local elections were the conservative UMP and the far right National Front. And even the governing Socialists are adopting traditionally right-wing policies:...
  • Vote blunts rise of France's far-right National Front

    France's governing Socialists never expected to do well in Sunday's first-round local elections, and their strategy worked just as planned: Their conservative rivals took first place. Before the elections for 2,000 local councils, the Socialists urged...
  • In France, Sarkozy's UMP conservatives lead in local elections

     In France, Sarkozy's UMP conservatives lead in local elections
    France's conservative Union for a Popular Movement dominated local elections Sunday, blunting the rise of Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front. Initial projections gave the UMP 31% of the vote in elections for 2,000 local councils, compared with 24....
  • Today in History

    Today is Saturday, March 21, the 80th day of 2015. There are 285 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On March 21, 1965, civil rights demonstrators led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. began their third, successful march from...
  • French carrier in Gulf lends support to anti-IS mission

    With an allied American aircraft carrier not far away, Rafale and Super Etendard fighter jets catapult off this nuclear-powered symbol of French naval fortitude to attack Islamic State group positions hundreds of miles northwest in Iraq. The Charles de...
  • Sarkozy's ex-aide targeted in illegal campaign funding probe

    Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy's ex-chief of staff has been handed preliminary charges in an investigation into suspected illegal funding of Sarkozy's 2007 presidential campaign by late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. Claude Gueant denies any...
  • Seven weeks after attack, Charlie Hebdo resumes regular publication

    Seven weeks after attack, Charlie Hebdo resumes regular publication
    The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo returned to newsstands on Wednesday with its first regular issue since Islamist extremists gunned down 12 people in an attack on its headquarters. The magazine had published a special "survivors issue" last...
  • What is Charlie Hebdo?

    What is Charlie Hebdo?
    The French newspaper Charlie Hebdo's staple is to be provocative — poking fun at popes, presidents as well as the Prophet Muhammad. The satirical weekly has a history of drawing outrage across the Muslim world with crude cartoons of Islam's...
  • Paris gunman linked to 3rd shooting on same day as newspaper massacre

    Paris gunman linked to 3rd shooting on same day as newspaper massacre
    A prosecutor says the shooting of a jogger in a Paris suburb on the same day as the Charlie Hebdo massacre has been linked to the gunman who killed a female police officer and four hostages at a kosher grocery. In a brief statement Sunday, the prosecutor...