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Body of Concertgoer Found in France Fuels Anger Over Use of Force

PARIS — The body of a missing young man was found in France’s Loire river this week, over a month after he disappeared at a concert where police fired tear gas to disperse the crowd, fueling anger over the use of force by the French [...]

France Nudges Europe Into Space Race, Where It Lags Behind

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Fifty years after the Apollo 11 mission, a new French plan for a space command must overcome the reluctance of its European allies to weaponize space. Source: NYT > World News

U.S. Missiles Found in Libyan Rebel Camp Were First Sold to France

General Hifter, the aspiring strongman based in eastern Libya whose forces were storing the Javelins, relied on military assistance from the United Arab Emirates, France and Egypt in his fight to capture the eastern city of Benghazi, [...]

At Nearly 115 Degrees, France Experiences Its Hottest Day on Record

MADRID — France experienced heat never seen in the country’s recorded history on Friday as a heat wave pushed the temperatures to nearly 115 degrees Fahrenheit in one southern village. The spell of unusually warm weather stretched [...]

France Hands ISIS Suspects to Iraq, Which Sentences Them to Hang

BAGHDAD — The seven French citizens, wearing sandals and yellow jumpsuits, were brought before an Iraqi judge in a Baghdad courtroom this week to answer for their offense: joining the Islamic State. Each admitted to having thrown [...]

It Turns Out Rain Really DID Stop Trump Attending the WWI Memorial in France Last Year.

U.S. POLITICS The Left made fun of Trump for not going to a WWI memorial. As usual, they were wrong. on May 28, 2019 Tweet reddit Whatsapp Email Share Share Print A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Department [...]

European Vote Reveals an Ever More Divided France

In a series of books, Mr. Guilluy developed the idea of a “peripheral France,” foreshadowing the Yellow Vest revolt. “They should be worried,” Mr. Guilluy said of Mr. Macron’s supporters. “The big cities, the metropolises, they [...]

New Zealand and France to Seek Pact Blocking Extreme Online Content

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand’s prime minister said on Wednesday that she would meet with French leaders next month in hopes of forging an agreement between governments and technology companies aimed at eliminating violent [...]

Notre-Dame: A Calamity Threatening to Be Repeated Across France

PARIS — Even though it was one of France’s most iconic sites, Notre-Dame cathedral suffered years of neglect and struggled to find the millions it needed for urgent renovations before it was ravaged by fire. But France is replete [...]

France Debates How to Rebuild Notre-Dame, Weighing History and Modernity

PARIS — The ashes have barely settled from the devastating fire that tore through the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, but even as France paid tribute on Thursday to the firefighters who saved the structure and its relics, there was [...]