| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Once upon a time the French were as good at soccer as any country in the world.
Between 1998 and 2006, France won one World Cup and made the final of another. It won consecutive Confederations Cups and captured a Euro title. At one point it was champion...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:31 PM
French politicians across the political divide on Monday denounced pro-Palestinian rioters who attacked a synagogue and Jewish-owned shops in a Paris suburb.
Hours after the Sunday night clashes between riot police and demonstrators angered at Israel'...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 11:16 AM
What’s the cure for the common cold?
Germany will go with a victory in the World Cup quarterfinals. Because despite having seven players suffering from flu-like symptoms, it rolled over France, 1-0, on Friday in Brazil.
German Coach Joachim Loew...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry thinks Iraq can be saved with a new prime minister to take the place of Nouri al-Maliki. The new one would make friends with the alienated and hostile Sunni citizens that make up some 40 percent of the country's population,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:36 AM
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was being held for questioning Tuesday in connection with allegations that he had a network of informers feeding him information about police investigations into the funding of his 2007 election campaign.
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:18 PM
PARIS — Former President Nicolas Sarkozy lashed out at French magistrates Wednesday for pursuing “grotesque” corruption charges against him, accusing the officials who put him under investigation of being politically biased and seeking...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Deep beneath the City of Light lies what some believe to be an energy bonanza ripe for harvest.
If the rosy forecasts are correct, France is sitting on one of the biggest deposits of shale gas in Western Europe, enough to supply the country for...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
For all hysteria over former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' new insider memoir of his tenure during the Bush and Obama administrations, the disclosures are more breaches of trust than earth-shattering revelations. Much of "Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:35 AM
PARIS — Hinting at tougher sanctions to come against Moscow for its moves toward annexing Crimea, France said Tuesday it could cancel a $1.3-billion deal to sell Russia two state-of-the-art warships.
At the same time, the British government...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When Christophe Lambert was tapped CEO of Luc Besson's EuropaCorp in 2010, he got a lukewarm welcome from the local film industry. Indeed, he was best known as a leading advertising exec with ties to France's then-president Nicolas Sarkozy. Since then,...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The tumultuous, hotly contested 2012 French presidential election, pitting right-winger Nicolas Sarkozy against socialist Francois Hollande, provides the larger maelstrom against which a couple's custody battle unfolds in Gallic helmer-scribe Justine...