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Page and Perspective: France Defies USA, Graphic Novel Edition – DCist.com


Page and Perspective: France Defies USA, Graphic Novel Edition
DCist.com
lanzac-blain-weapons-of-mass-diplomacy.jpg Ten years ago, France and the United States were at a bit of an impasse over our invasion of Iraq. But now that we are back to being liaisons, French diplomat Antonin Baudry can satirize the diplomatic debacle

Posted on 20 August 2014 | 11:56 am

France’s Operation Barkhan and Saharan ghosts – Middle East Eye


France's Operation Barkhan and Saharan ghosts
Middle East Eye
On 1 August, France officially launched an “anti-terrorist” military campaign, code-named “Operation Barkhan”, across Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger and Chad – the Sahel countries known as the “Sahel G5”. The operation involves the deployment of

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Posted on 20 August 2014 | 9:55 am

France’s Hollande says to accelerate reforms to boost growth – Reuters


Reuters

France's Hollande says to accelerate reforms to boost growth
Reuters
Housing has become a major headache for the government, with housing starts in France down to a 16-year low – a serious drag on the economy. Property developers blame the problem partly on regulations that took effect this year to set rent limits in
France calls for global action to combat IsisFinancial Times
France seeks international meeting to tackle Islamic State -Le MondeYahoo News
France's Hollande Calls for Conference on Iraq — ReportNASDAQ

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Posted on 20 August 2014 | 9:22 am

Amazing Race Canada recap: To France…por favor! – Macleans.ca


Toronto Sun

Amazing Race Canada recap: To France…por favor!
Macleans.ca
It's a surprising take on France – closer to a Heritage Minute than a competitive reality show. But it's consistent with something The Amazing Race has been doing all along: positioning itself as a Canadian institution. You see that in the casting of
'The Amazing Race Canada' recap: Ryan and Rob get lost in FranceToronto Sun
Episode recap: Amazing Race Canada contestants land in FranceTheChronicleHerald.ca

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Posted on 20 August 2014 | 5:42 am

Australia and France take honours as rugby makes exciting return – Olympic


Reuters

Australia and France take honours as rugby makes exciting return
Olympic
The culmination of an unbeaten tournament from Australia, and two tales of revenge highlighted finals day at the rugby sevens tournament at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. The Australian women and French men won the gold medals, the first to be …
Olympics-Australia win women's rugby, France take men's goldReuters

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Posted on 20 August 2014 | 5:27 am

France fights back Asian hornet invader – Yahoo News


Yahoo News

France fights back Asian hornet invader
Yahoo News
Saint-Paul-lès-Dax (France) (AFP) – They slipped into southwest France 10 years ago in a pottery shipment from China and have since invaded more than half the country, which is fighting back with drones, poisoned rods and even chickens. The Asian

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Posted on 20 August 2014 | 4:54 am

Eat like a local…in Avignon, France – The Desert Sun


Eat like a local…in Avignon, France
The Desert Sun
They have been visiting France since 1985. But it wasn't until 1999 that the couple realized what being a traveler meant. That was the year Jim and Dana found Avignon, France, and to them it was so much more than the Pope's Palace. "Jim and I made

Posted on 20 August 2014 | 2:24 am

Air France staff refuse to fly to Ebola-hit nations – Times of India


Times of India

Air France staff refuse to fly to Ebola-hit nations
Times of India
PARIS: Some Air France flight crews are refusing to board planes bound for Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria over fears of the Ebola outbreak, the airline said on Tuesday. Cabin crew scheduled to work on some flights "have not wanted to carry out their …
Air France Crews Petition to Stop Flights to Ebola-Affected CountriesMashable
Air France staff object to flying to Ebola countriesThe Local.fr
Ebola crisis: Air France crews call for flight cancellationsRT
International Business Times, India Edition
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Posted on 20 August 2014 | 1:02 am

France Returns From Summer Holiday To A Stagnant Economy, Record … – Business Insider


Business Insider

France Returns From Summer Holiday To A Stagnant Economy, Record
Business Insider
Hollande's main response to France's economic plight also experienced a major setback during the holiday months, as the Constitutional Court slapped down part of his "Responsibility Pact," which he hoped would create jobs and kick-start the economy.
France set to boost housing, cut taxes for low-paid employeesTimes of Malta
France to boost housing, cut taxes for low-paid – ministerReuters

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Posted on 19 August 2014 | 10:29 am

France returns to work, with a heavy heart – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

France returns to work, with a heavy heart
Telegraph.co.uk
“But France has no inflation at all!” Sapin bleated. While technically true, this comes as an additional irritant to the returning French, because their everyday experience is vastly different: food prices, transport and housing have all rocketed while

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Posted on 17 August 2014 | 8:30 pm

France – France 24 – International News 24/7

A new view on Normandy landings, 70 years on

Seven decades after Allied Forces reclaimed France from Nazi Germany, the famed American photo editor and journalist John G. Morris has published his own, often unconventional, snapshots of the historic military campaign.

Posted on 20 August 2014 | 11:11 am

Ex-PM Juppé announces bid for 2017 French presidential race

Veteran French politician Alain Juppé said he would run in the right-wing UMP party’s primary race for the 2017 presidential election, according to a blog post on his website Wednesday.

Posted on 20 August 2014 | 7:46 am

WWII anniversary highlights best – and worst – of Paris police

France honoured Tuesday the role Paris’s police played in freeing the city from Nazi Germany 70 years ago this week. But despite their heroics, World War II also holds one of the darkest chapters in the history of the French capital’s police force.

Posted on 19 August 2014 | 12:57 pm

Muslim engineer banned from French nuclear sites

A Muslim engineer working for a firm subcontracted by French energy giant EDF has been banned from accessing French nuclear sites where he normally works, a move his lawyer says is “pure Islamophobia”.

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 7:52 pm

France orders thousands of body-mounted cameras for police

French police will soon be routinely equipped with body-mounted video cameras following a year-long experiment that has been judged a success by officers and police unions.

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 4:50 pm

Two more base jumpers killed in French Alps

Two base jumpers were killed in separate accidents in the French Alps on Sunday after parachuting off mountains in their wingsuits.

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 7:41 am

Gunmen lift €250,000 from Saudi prince in Paris heist

A Saudi prince’s motorcade was attacked in a commando-style operation on Sunday, with the thieves fleeing the scene with “sensitive” documents and a reported 250,000 euros worth of loot, according to French police.

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 7:13 am

France’s Christelle Daunay wins Euro marathon gold

Christelle Daunay of France broke away from Italian Valeria Straneo in the final stages of the marathon to win the European Championships title on Saturday.

Posted on 16 August 2014 | 1:19 pm

Book tells of private misery of France’s ‘first ladies’

The wives of French presidents have been birds in the gilded cage of the Elysée Palace, according to a new book, which tells of their boredom, frustration and feelings of being sidelined by a role that has no official recognition in France.

Posted on 16 August 2014 | 8:35 am

French racewalker breaks world 50-km record

Yohann Diniz of France set a world record in the 50-kilometer walk at the European Athletics Championships on Friday, smashing the previous best time by well over a minute.

Posted on 15 August 2014 | 12:08 pm