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The heat rises in France's banlieues
Born in France, to Malian parents, he lives in Clichy-sous-Bois. About 15 miles north of Paris, Clichy is probably the most notorious of the French banlieues – the often rundown estates on the outskirts of the country's big cities, inhabited largely by …
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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 9:03 am
Two Russians, Perfect on Jumps, Win in France
New York Times
Elena Radionova of Russia, a two-time junior world champion, and the Russian champion Maxim Kovtun landed all their jumps in the free skate to win the Trophée Bompard on Saturday in Bordeaux, France, and qualify for the Grand Prix Final. Radionova …
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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 5:35 am
Saviour of France's art: how the Mona Lisa was spirited away from the Nazis
As deputy head of the Louvre, Jaujard hid the Mona Lisa, all the Louvre's contents and France's entire public art collection just 10 days before the second world war broke out, in a masterful, highly secret operation. No one asked him to do it; he just …
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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:14 am
Spirited Argentina put the boot in to cling on against France in Paris
The defeat – the first at home against Argentina since the 2007 World Cup – will leave the France coaches with plenty to chew on before Scotland's visit next February in the Six Nations following a difficult 2014 year marked by a fourth place in the …
Argentina upset France in thrillerTVNZ
France v Argentina: Four drop-goals for Pumas as they upset hosts at Stade de …SkySports
France 13-18 Argentina: Sanchez kicks Pumas to surprise winBBC Sport
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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 10:23 pm
France's Sarkozy wants EU to lose half its powers
Just a few weeks after he called for the suspension of France's participation in Europe's borderless Schengen region, Sarkozy pressed on with increasingly Eurosceptic proposals rare among the country's mainstream politicians. "I want us to eliminate …
France's Sarkozy says EU powers must be halvedThe Japan Times
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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:08 pm
Swiss lead France 2-1 in Davis Cup final
U.S. News & World Report
Switzerland's Roger Federer, left, and Stanislas Wawrinka react while playing France's Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet during their doubles match for the Davis Cup final in Lille, northern France, Saturday, Nov.22, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena).
Federer and Wawrinka give Swiss Davis Cup final lead against FranceThe Guardian
Davis Cup Final 2014: Day 2 Scores and Results for France vs. SwitzerlandBleacher Report
Watch Davis Cup Final Day 3 Live: Switzerland vs France Live Streaming …International Business Times, India Edition
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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 5:42 pm
France tempers Iran nuclear stance in nod to wider diplomatic needs
France, a U.N. Security Council veto-holder, has long held out for strict terms trading a loosening of international sanctions on Iran's oil-based economy in return for commitments by Tehran to show its nuclear work is as peaceful as it insists. The …
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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 4:08 pm
Center Cup: Davis Cup Preview
As Davis Cup finals go, this week's matchup between Switzerland and France is anticipated to be one of the biggest ever. That's saying something for a competition that's been played since 1901 and produced some of the game's most memorable moments …
Federer set to face France in Davis Cup finalReuters
2014 Davis Cup final preview: Switzerland seeks 1st title vs. FranceSB Nation
What's on the Line for France and Switzerland in the 2014 Davis Cup Final?Bleacher Report
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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 6:18 pm
Autumn Internationals: France take on Argentina at the Stade de France in Paris
France will be aiming to build on last weekend's victory over Australia when they take on Argentina at the Stade de France in Paris on Saturday night. It's now been seven years since Argentina shocked the rugby world by turning over France twice at …
Thomas dropped by FranceBelfast Telegraph
Teddy Thomas dropped from France teamYahoo News
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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 1:03 pm
New York Times
In a Video, ISIS Fighters Call for Attacks in France
New York Times
PARIS — A new propaganda video from the militant group Islamic State shows three French fighters calling on Muslims in France to carry out attacks there or join the group's fight in Iraq and Syria, according to a jihadist monitoring organization.
Muslim preachers in France may be forced to take diplomaThe Guardian
New IS Video Calls On French Muslims To Carry Out Terror Attacks In FranceRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
France Opens Probe Into IS Propaganda VideoABC News
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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 12:51 pm
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The mother of French jihadist Mickaël Dos Santos told a French news outlet on Thursday that she doesn’t believe her son is one of the Islamic State militants seen in an execution video, despite an identification made by Paris prosecutors.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 7:56 am
A French national identified as a second French ‘executioner’ in the latest Islamic State (IS) group video has denied participating or featuring in the clip in a Twitter posting on Thursday.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 3:54 pm
Details emerged Wednesday about the second French citizen identified by Paris prosecutors as one of the jihadists in the latest Islamic State group beheading video.
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 11:14 am
French Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi is out of his medically-induced coma and was flown to France overnight, his family said on Wednesday. The driver was seriously injured at the Japanese Grand Prix last month.
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 5:17 pm
France will send six Mirage fighter jets to Jordan to strike the Islamic State militant group in Iraq, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday.
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 5:01 pm
“Exhibit B”, an art show featuring black actors in cages which was cancelled by London’s famed Barbican Centre in September, is set to open in the French capital later this month sparking furious protests.
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 3:29 pm
For the first time in France, surgeons have successfully performed a prenatal operation on a 20-week-old foetus suffering from the congenital disorder spina bifida, in a procedure that is still largely unheard of in Europe.
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 10:52 am
A handful of famous French chefs are starting to draw attention to harassment and physical violence they admit is too often part of the work culture in restaurant kitchens.
Posted on 18 November 2014 | 12:11 pm
Al Qaeda’s North African branch, al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), released a video Monday purporting to show a French and a Dutch hostage who have been held in the Sahara since being kidnapped separately in Mali in November 2011.
Posted on 18 November 2014 | 8:05 am
Paris City Hall has voted against the construction of the massive “Tour Triangle” skyscraper, in a vote marred by opposition local government representatives violating secret ballot rules.
Posted on 17 November 2014 | 2:58 pm