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  • French center-right wants Sarkozy re-election despite legal woes: poll

    PARIS (Reuters) - A clear majority of French center-right voters want former president Nicolas Sarkozy to seek re-election in 2017 and his support has grown despite legal troubles facing him and his party, an opinion survey showed on Thursday. The Ifop...
  • Islamist group claims attack that killed French soldier in Mali

    DAKAR/ABIDJAN (Reuters) - An armed Islamist group formed by al Qaeda commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar claimed responsibility on Thursday for a suicide bombing this week that killed a French soldier in northern Mali. In a video posted on the Internet, a...
  • French reform plan urges end to 'baby steps'

    PARIS (Reuters) - Only bold reforms backed by a cross-party social consensus can reverse France's relative decline and transform it into a dynamic economy in the next decade, a report commissioned by President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday. The...
  • Swiss agree to widen cooperation with France on tax evasion

    BERNE (Reuters) - France and Switzerland agreed on Wednesday to cooperate more closely on French efforts to crack down on citizens with hidden Swiss bank accounts to root out tax dodgers and cheats. Countries around the world are trying to crack down...
  • 100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I

    100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I
    The shot that changed the world rang out on a sunny summer's morning in Southeastern Europe. No one knew then that the assassin's bullet would spell the death not just of an Austrian aristocrat but the entire global order, with four empires and millions...
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  • Former French president Sarkozy held for questioning in bribery case

    PARIS Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was detained for questioning Tuesday by French anti-corruption officials as part of an investigation into whether he bribed a judge to help him with his legal troubles. It marks the first time a former French...
  • French MPs pass welfare cuts, unions boycott labor forum

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's parliament approved a series of welfare cuts on Tuesday despite abstentions by left-wing deputies, while a major teachers' union became the third group to boycott a labor forum hosted by President Francois Hollande. With 33...
  • France to stick to budget savings plan: finance minister

    AIX-EN-PROVENCE (Reuters) - France stands by its plan to cut public spending by 21 billion euros ($28.65 billion)in 2015, Finance Minister Michel Sapin said on Sunday, days after the IMF expressed doubts about its deficit reduction program. The French...
  • What Nigeria's president should have said

    What Nigeria's president should have said
    Last month, The Washington Post published an op-ed by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan answering criticism of his response to the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls by the group Boko Haram. This is what Jonathan should have written. I have...
  • France to miss deficit, growth targets: IMF

    PARIS (Reuters) - France will miss its deficit targets as growth in the euro zone's second-biggest economy fails to live up to the government's hopes, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday. In its annual report on the French economy, the IMF...
  • Ex presidente francés Sarkozy enfrenta investigación por corrupción

    PARIS (Reuters) - El ex presidente francés Nicolas Sarkozy fue sometido el miércoles a una investigación formal debido a sospechas de que intentó utilizar su influencia para desbaratar una investigación de su campaña electoral del 2007, dijo la oficina...