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French troops have joined the Malian military in its fight to stop Islamist fighters from extending their reach into central Mali, President Francois Hollande said in a statement Friday. Mali pleaded for French help Thursday after the strategic city...
JERUSALEM — Israel is facing an onslaught of European diplomatic pressure over its recent decision to revive a controversial West Bank settlement project known as E1, which critics say could destroy efforts to create a Palestinian state. The...
Maurice Herzog, a French mountaineer who became a hero to his country in 1950 when he and a fellow climber became the first men to successfully scale a peak of more than 26,000 feet, has died. He was 93. Herzog, who wrote a best-selling account of his...
Tags: Climbing, Everest, France, Authors, Sports Illustrated
Paul GreenbergHow long is this show going to go on in Washington, and must it? They say closing time for its costars is midnight, December 31. That's when the president and the speaker of the House need to agree on the federal budget Or Else, but politicians never...
William PfaffPARIS -- France has a double crisis. Its ruling political party, Francois Hollande's Socialist, is in a state of catatonia, usually defined as a condition of incoherence with alternate periods of stupor and activity. More below about that. Former...
PARIS -- Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was questioned by a judge Thursday morning over whether he received illegal political donations from an ailing French billionaire for his successful 2007 election campaign. Sarkozy, who has kept a low...
Tags: Nicolas Sarkozy, France, Justice System, Elections, Judges
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, had dinner at upscale Mexican restaurant Mercadito Monday while in Chicago for NATO. And as you would expect, he had plenty of company. Besides the Prince's table of seven, the large...
World NowGreek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras asked for more time from Berlin on Friday to implement the deep austerity measures required of it under the terms of its financial bailout. German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted that Athens stick to its commitments....
World NowGreek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras launched a high-gear diplomatic offensive aimed at buying his country more time to implement reforms demanded by increasingly impatient European creditors....
World NowNearly eight years after the death of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, French prosecutors opened an inquiry Tuesday into his possible murder by poisoning....
World NowGlobal Focus: With no end in sight for the bloody fratricide ravaging Syria and the world's most powerful nations bitterly divided over what to do next, U.S. and European diplomats have redirected their efforts from trying to halt the civil war to...
World NowAs France plans to hike taxes on its richest citizens, the wealthiest man in Europe is making plans of his own -- to become Belgian. Bernard Arnault, the French tycoon behind the luxury brands of Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Moet Hennessy, told the...
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