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BBC: Marseille: France’s ‘good natured’ city

"The city of 100 neighbourhoods" has long been overlooked for the same reasons that make it so great: it's not like Paris,...

VOA: France’s Macron Claims Progress in Ukraine-Russia Crisis, but Kyiv Remains Skeptical

French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday there is an opportunity for further negotiations to de-escalate the crisis on the Ukraine-Russian border, after...

VOA: In France, a Woman’s ‘Emancipation Journey’ Triggers Death Threats

Becoming a “free French woman” hasn’t been easy for Claire Koç, a 37-year-old French TV presenter and daughter of Turkish immigrant parents....

AP:France’s Sarkozy convicted of corruption, sentenced to jail

PARIS (AP) — A Paris court found French former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling on Monday and sentenced...

Reuters: France sees smoother trade ties with U.S. if Biden triumphs, says minister

France expects smoother trade relations with the United States should Democratic contender Joe Biden win the presidential vote, with greater alignment...

AP: Parisians flee, sidewalks empty as France enters lockdown

Parisians fleeing for the countryside jammed the roads ahead of France’s lockdown to slow the spread of resurgent coronavirus infections, and there...

CNN: France and Germany announce partial lockdowns

Two of Europe's biggest economies have announced lockdowns in response to spiraling coronavirus case numbers.France will begin a four-week lockdown on Friday,...

AP: France, Germany impose new lockdowns to curb virus spread

France announced a full nationwide lockdown for the second time this year and German officials imposed a partial four-week lockdown Wednesday, as...

VOA: Former Top French Official Hopes Teacher’s Beheading Will Mark ‘Turning Point’

The report was explosive. Sixteen years ago, one of France’s top education officials, Jean-Pierre Obin, sounded what he hoped would be a...

CNN: Samuel Paty beheading: Teacher’s slaying spurs protests across France

Demonstrators took to the streets of French locales Sunday lauding free speech and decrying violence against educators after the slaying of a teacher who...
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NPR: Boeing will pay $200 million to settle SEC charges over 737 Max crashes

Boeing has agreed to pay a $200 million penalty to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges that the company misled investors and...

Penn State Athletics to expand alcohol sales at Beaver Stadium

Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics announced the expansion of alcohol sales to the general public, following a vote today (Sept. 23) by the...