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9 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Paris celebrates 70 years since liberation

"Paris! Paris outraged! Paris broken! Paris martyred! But Paris liberated! Liberated by itself.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Losing his battle at home, French President Hollande fights abroad

France's President Francois Hollande flanked by Mali's interim president Dioncounda Traore arrives at the airport of Timbuktu, the second step of his one-day visit in Mali in February 2013.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Sports

KSBW-TV

Who's doing what to fight ISIS

A cancer with no place in the 21st Century. A poison opposed with "every breath in our body."

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, New York

Washington Times

Southwestern France is rich in history and charm

CONQUES , AVEYRON, France - As summer begins its slow exit, the French, who close their shops and take August off for a national holiday, will soon return - making autumn a splendid time for American visitors.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Europe, Spain

ABC News

A Look at Govt Ransom Polices in US, Europe

A look at how the United States and various European nations have dealt with hostage-taking and ransom demands for their citizens in recent years: U.S. policy prohibits government negotiation with terrorists, including paying ransom demands.

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Related Topix: Europe, Italy

Reuters

Europe slows and sanctions yet to bite

Euro zone private business growth slowed more than expected in August, despite widespread price cutting.

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PanArmenian Network

French President says Mistral ships will be delivered to Russia

PanARMENIAN.Net - There is nothing that would stop France from delivering two Mistral helicopter carrier ships to Russia, French President Francois Hollande said Wednesday, Aug 20. "Today's level of sanctions will not hamper deliveries Should there be new tensions and it is difficult to find a way out, we will have to think of something.

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News24

.com | Foley beheading video likely genuine - UK

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said that, while the video has not yet been verified, "all the hallmarks point to it being genuine".

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Times

France seeks international moot to tackle Islamic State

PARIS: France said on Wednesday it wanted to bring together Arab states, Iran and the main world powers to coordinate a comprehensive response against Islamic State insurgents who control large parts of Syria and Iraq.

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Bloomberg

Germany to Arm Kurds as Europe Shocked Into Helping Iraq

Chancellor Angela Merkel 's government cleared the way for Germany to supply Iraqis with weapons to fight Islamic State militants, dropping a post-World War II taboo on arms shipments to conflict areas.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Europe, Germany, Angela Merkel, Walter Steinmeier

Reuters

Juppe joins race for French presidency in challenge to Sarkozy

Former prime minister Alain Juppe joined the race to be the presidential candidate of France's centre-right on Wednesday, posing a potential challenge both to a 2017 comeback bid by Nicolas Sarkozy and to the rise of the extreme right.

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Related Topix: France, Europe, World News, Nicolas Sarkozy, Socialist Party (France)

WTOP-FM Washington

Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis -- showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend -- underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

The Daily Star

France urges Israel, Palestinians to talk after ceasefire ends

An Israeli soldier stands in the dust as he directs a Merkava tank at an army deployment point near the Israeli-Gaza border August 20, 2014.

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Reuters

France's Hollande says to accelerate reforms to boost growth

French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday he would accelerate reforms to boost growth, highlighting steps to increase homebuilding and give tax breaks to poorer households as he tries to win back voter confidence.

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The Daily Star

France seeks international meeting to tackle ISIS

French President Francois Hollande waits for guests aboard the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier in waters off the port of Toulon, southern France.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Jerusalem Post

French Jewish leader: Anti-Israelism is the new anti-Semitism

The same hatred that Jihadists direct against Israel is directed against the Jews of France, says head of French Jewry umbrella organization.

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Reuters

France to boost housing, cut taxes for low-paid - minister

The French government will announce measures soon to boost construction and give tax relief to low income households, a minister said on Tuesday as President Francois Hollande tries to pull the economy out of stagnation.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

West Australian

Hollande faces host of headaches on return from holiday

A stagnant economy, ballooning deficit and sniping from within his own party ranks; President Francois Hollande faces a mountain of problems when French political life restarts after the long summer holidays.

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Real Clear Politics

Are Dollar's Global Currency Days Numbered?

It's not going to happen tomorrow, in a year or even five years. But it's conceivable, even likely, that within ten years, the U.S. dollar will cease to become the reference currency for international transactions.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Ukraine rebels getting tanks and reinforcements, says separatist leader

Donetsk: Ukrainian rebels are receiving new armoured vehicles and fighters trained in Russia with which they plan to launch a major counter-offensive against government forces, a separatist leader has said.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

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