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  • Critics censure Russian rights record by snubbing Sochi Olympics

    Critics censure Russian rights record by snubbing Sochi Olympics
    MOSCOW -- Chinese President Xi Jinping will be there. So too will the United Nations’ top official, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. But Friday’s opening ceremony for the Olympic Winter Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi will be notable...
  • Europe's anger grows over alleged U.S. spying

    LONDON — European leaders united in outrage Thursday over reported U.S. spying, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel declaring that trust between her government and the Obama administration would need to be rebuilt after reports that U.S....
  • Ideology vs. reality

    French President Francois Hollande has been confronted by the glaring light of reality -- sort of. On New Year's Day, as his massive tax increases began taking effect, Hollande, a member of the Socialist Party, admitted that taxes in France have become...
  • The French show Americans how to handle a presidential sex scandal

    The French show Americans how to handle a presidential sex scandal
    If President Obama were photographed coming and going from a younger woman’s apartment at all hours of the day and night, would most Americans care? Uh, yeah. I mean, see Clinton, Bill, and Lewinsky, Monica. In France, though, President Francois...
  • French president Francois Hollande is embroiled in sex scandal

    French president Francois Hollande is embroiled in sex scandal
    PARIS -- French President Francois Hollande is expected to use his traditional new year’s news conference Tuesday to announce reforms to kick-start the country’s economy, combat widespread unemployment and boost his lamentable popularity...
  • As talks resume, Israel still hopes to influence deal with Iran

    JERUSALEM -- With talks toward an interim deal on Iran's nuclear program resuming Wednesday in Geneva, Israel scrambled to use its narrowing window of opportunity to influence the negotiations. For weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has...
  • Rachel Marsden: America's best weapon against Iran is France

    PARIS -- The Geneva talks on Iranian nukes have turned into a "pull my finger" charade. Iran says that it's only making electricity, not nuclear bombs. The U.S., Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany are somehow all supposed to agree on reeling...
  • New signs of tension between U.S. and Israel over Iran talks

    New signs of tension between U.S. and Israel over Iran talks
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration’s dispute with Israel over Iran intensified Wednesday, even as Secretary of State John F. Kerry prepared to visit Capitol Hill to ask lawmakers to hold off on new sanctions that could disrupt pending...
  • Pirates Gain as Film Biz Burns in France

    It's been six months since former Canal Plus CEO Pierre Lescure, charged by the French government to conduct a study that would result in a new antipiracy strategy, released his report outlining the recommendations. But lawmakers, under President Francois...
  • French parents are undergoing a midweek crisis

    French parents are undergoing a midweek crisis
    PARIS — If you think Wednesday's child is full of woe, as the old nursery rhyme has it, try Wednesday's parents. Parents like Eric and Isabelle Nizard, who are angry over a sinister social experiment being conducted on their 9-year-old son, Sacha....
  • Al Qaeda-linked militia says it killed two French journalists in Mali

    Al Qaeda-linked militia says it killed two French journalists in Mali
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- An Al Qaeda-linked militia in northern Mali has claimed responsibility for the killing of two French journalists in the northern town of Kidal. The Radio France International journalists, Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon,...
  • France's role in scuttling Iran nuclear deal prompts speculation

    France's role in scuttling Iran nuclear deal prompts speculation
    WASHINGTON — France's role in the unraveling of an international deal to curb Iran's nuclear program brought angry reactions Sunday from Tehran, glowing praise from Iran's detractors and a whirl of speculation about what the French motive might be....