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Israel rejects France 2 findings on Dura affair
Israel said on Sunday a France 2 television report seen worldwide on the death of a Palestinian child in 2000 was "baseless", following an analysis of the raw footage. The report, bolstering the Israeli political and military stance on the Mohammed al …
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Posted on 19 May 2013 | 10:17 pm
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Bundesbank says France must take deficit cuts seriously
Hurriyet Daily News
“The economic developments in some countries have indeed been weaker than expected and the European rules offer in such cases a certain amount of flexibility,” Weidmann said when asked about Italy, France and Slovenia getting more time to fulfill the …
France must take eurozone deficit cuts seriously: Germany's central bankPress TV
BUBA'S WEIDMANN : France Particularly Obliged to Tackle Deficit -Report4-traders (press release)
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Posted on 19 May 2013 | 9:03 pm
France returning to medieval times: Iran's Vahidi
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi says France's call for “decisive sanctions” against Iran over its nuclear energy program shows the return of Paris to measures characteristic of Medieval times. “The recent remarks by the French …
France: West should sanction Iran 'decisively'Jerusalem Post
DM: France's Call for Stronger Sanctions on Iran Signifies Futility of Current …Fars News Agency
France wants 'decisive' Iran sanctionsNews24
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Posted on 19 May 2013 | 3:45 pm
France must lead breakuup of euro – The Japan Times
The Japan Times
LONDON – France played a decisive role in shaping not only the euro system but the entire European project. This history has predisposed French leaders to the goal of preserving the euro at all costs. Those costs, as we explained in Part 1 of this …
Rise of France's Right should worry the worldHerald Sun
France has been ignoring its problems, now the chickens are coming home to …Telegraph.co.uk
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Posted on 19 May 2013 | 3:12 pm
Briton arrested in France over deaths of his two children, say reports
A British man has been arrested after his two children were found with their throats cut in France, according to reports. The man was allegedly seen fleeing on rollerskates from his flat on the outskirts of Lyon. The bodies of the children, a girl aged …
British man in France admits slitting his two children's throatsYahoo! News
France killing: divorce battle father 'confesses to slitting children's throats'Telegraph.co.uk
Divorced Briton admits killing his 2 children in FranceInquirer.net
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Posted on 19 May 2013 | 3:10 pm
After crushing Mali Islamists, France pushes deal with Tuaregs
The former colonial power, France won enthusiastic public support across Mali for its decision to send troops in January to crush the al Qaeda-linked fighters. French flags still flutter in parts of the dusty riverside capital, and President Francois …
France Seeks Tuareg Inclusion to Malian Government's ChagrinAtlantic Sentinel
France Accused of Favoring Mali's Tuareg RebelsNaharnet
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Posted on 19 May 2013 | 12:43 pm
British man held after children's throats slit in France
The mother was said to be too traumatised to talk to police, but "her testament will prove crucial", the same judicial source said, according to France's national news agency. Investigators will want to know who gave the father legal authority to look …
Posted on 19 May 2013 | 12:24 pm
France in talks with US, Israel to buy drones: minister
France's existing hardware is outdated and its military intervention in Mali this year has exposed its shortage of surveillance drones suitable for modern warfare. The United States provided French commanders with intelligence from its drones based in …
France to buy drones from US, Israel: French defense min.Press TV
France gets Pentagon backing to buy US-made drones: paperReuters
France Goes Shopping for US DronesNewser
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Posted on 19 May 2013 | 11:07 am
Cannes: DreamWorks Enters Output Deal With France's Metropolitan
Via its arrangement with David Garrett's Mister Smith Entertainment, DreamWorks has steadily been adding to its portfolio of offshore partners. Today's news is that it's pacted with the Hadida brothers' indie powerhouse Metropolitan Filmexport in France.
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Posted on 19 May 2013 | 9:13 am
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French president signs same-sex marriage bill into law
(CNN) — French President Francois Hollande signed into law Saturday a bill allowing same-sex couples to marry and adopt. It came a day after the nation's top court, the Constitutional Council, ruled that the bill adheres to the constitution. "The most …
Sore Losers Can't Accept That France Legalized Gay MarriageThe Atlantic Wire
'Love has won out over hate': France becomes 14th country to allow gay marriageNBCNews.com
France approves gay marriage – Philly.comPhilly.com
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Posted on 18 May 2013 | 7:04 pm
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A 48-year-old British national admitted to French police on Sunday that he slit the throats of his two children, aged 5 and 10. The children’s bodies were discovered Saturday at his apartment in Saint-Priest, a suburb of Lyon.
Posted on 19 May 2013 | 4:47 pm
French Socialist and former presidential candidate Ségolène Royal may need to revisit her American history books after she was caught quoting the wrong Roosevelt.
Posted on 19 May 2013 | 7:53 am
After months of bitter political debate, French President François Hollande has signed into law a controversial gay marriage bill, a day after the country’s Constitutional Council threw out a legal challenge by the right-wing opposition.
Posted on 18 May 2013 | 3:38 pm
The UN voted Friday to add French Polynesia to its decolonisation list, affirming the inhabitants’ right to “self-determination and independence”. The British-ruled Falkland Islands and the US Virgin Islands are also on the list.
Posted on 18 May 2013 | 12:48 pm
Newly-minted Russian citizen and French actor Gérard Depardieu told a Russian daily Saturday that President Vladimir Putin was “like Pope John Paul II” and a man “trying to return (…) dignity to the people”.
Posted on 18 May 2013 | 12:24 pm
Lawyers for the French manufacturer PIP, whose faulty breast implants caused a global health scare, used the final day of a fraud trial to deny wrongdoing on Friday as the court said it would deliver a verdict in December.
Posted on 18 May 2013 | 8:11 am
Jewels worth $1 million in total were stolen from a hotel room in Cannes during the southern French city’s famous film festival, French police said on Friday. The jewels were to be lent to movie stars.
Posted on 18 May 2013 | 5:24 am
A man was arrested on Friday at the Cannes Film Festival after he threatened the Canal+ television studio by brandishing a gun loaded with blanks and a fake grenade, causing a scare but no injuries, police sources said.
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 8:08 pm
Interior minister Manuel Valls has been a rare shining star in the socialist government. However this week, he has come under withering criticism from the opposition for the violent incidents that have marked the celebrations of the championship win of the Paris football team. So, did the government blunder or is the Right playing politics?
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 3:59 pm
Hundreds of police officers have been deployed to schools across the French city of Strasbourg after an anonymous person (pictured) posted an online message threatening to commit suicide and kill several students at a high school on Friday.
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 3:27 pm