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1 hr ago | Bloomberg

BNP Paribas Pleads Guilty in U.S. to Violating Sanctions

BNP Paribas SA pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court to violating U.S. sanctions after agreeing last week to pay a record $8.97 billion to resolve state and federal probes that reached the highest echelons of French and American diplomacy.

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7 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Global Agenda, 10:42 PMFrance, Germany 'Strongly Condemn' Rockets on Israel

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke on Wednesday with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and US Secretary of State John Kerry, and released the following statement to the international community: "Hamas and other terrorist groups in Gaza are firing rockets on cities throughout ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Europe, Germany, Angela Merkel, Terrorism,

11 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

French presidents' holiday retreat open to public

It's an old fortress on a tiny island, surrounded by pine trees and the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea: The Fort de Bregancon has been the very private holiday retreat of French leaders for decades.

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17 hrs ago | BBC News

EU leaders to push for Ukraine truce

The leaders of France and Germany are to press Ukraine's president to agree to a new truce in eastern Ukraine when they speak by phone on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Angela Merkel, Terrorism

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Transitions Online

Military Shakeup in Ukraine, Transdniester and Moscow Ink Trade Deal

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has shaken up the military's top brass amid renewed fighting with pro-Russia separatists in the country's east, Reuters reports .

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin

SFGate

Theron, Penn dazzle Dior as fashion gets political

Actress Charlize Theron and actor Sean Penn arrive hand in hand at Dior's Fall-Winter 2014-2015 Haute Couture fashion collection, in Paris, France, Monday, July 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fashion, Designers, Dior, France, World News, Bernard Arnault, Giambattista Valli, Entertainment

West Australian

French PM under fire as unions shun reform summit

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls was in the firing line Tuesday as leading labour organisations boycotted a summit aimed at creating 500,000 new jobs in unemployment-hit France and accused him of pandering to big business.

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National Public Radio

Jewish Leader: Europe Fight Anti-Semitism

The head of the European Jewish Congress is appealing for European governments to take concrete action against anti-Semitism, and has made France his starting point.

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Newsday

WW2 veteran receives Tynwald honour

An Isle of Man WW2 veteran who was involved in the D-Day landings in 1944, has received the highest Manx honour at a ceremony.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Isle of Man, Onchan County, Isle of Man, United Kingdom,

The Washington Post

EU Mulls Expanding Russian Sanctions as Ukraine Rebels Take Town

European Union states may expand a list of Russians facing sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine as soon as tomorrow, as rebels seized a new town after retreating from eastern strongholds to bigger population centers last week.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Travel, Ukraine Travel, Europe Travel, Vladimir Putin,

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Indian Express

US, France agree on new sanctions against Russia

US President Barack Obama and his French counterpart Francois Hollande on Tuesday agreed to coordinate measures for imposing new sanctions on Russia if it fails to initiate prompt action toward deescalating conflict in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

CBS 3 Springfield

VIDEO: Turkish F-16 makes dangerously low landing at air show

Seismologists say a magnitude-7.1 earthquake has shaken southernmost Mexico. Local media say the quake was felt strongly across much of southern Mexico, but there are no immediate reports of injury.

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WNEM-TV Saginaw

VIDEO: Turkish F-16 makes dangerously low landing at air show

More than 60 Nigerian girls and women abducted two weeks ago by Islamic extremists have managed to escape, officials said Monday, though more than 200 girls kidnapped in April still remain missing.

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The Daily Star

Local, international efforts to break political impasse

File - Prime Minister-designate Tammam Salam, right, receives U.S. ambassador to Lebanon David Hale in Beirut, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon,

Bangkok Post

Retreating rebels dig in around Ukraine coal hub

Retreating pro-Russian insurgents dug in on Monday in Ukraine's sprawling industrial hub of Donetsk after government forces scored a string of morale-boosting victories in the bloody battle for the future of the ex-Soviet state.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin

West Australian

French labour summit opens with boycott threat

French unions threatened on Monday to boycott a labour summit designed to combat record-high unemployment, while ruling Socialist officials accused employers of giving nothing in return for billions of euros in tax credits.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Bloomberg

Hollande Told by Executives to Act as France Lags Behind Peers

With France's economic recovery lagging behind its neighbors in Europe, executives are blaming President Francois Hollande 's policy zig-zags for undermining confidence and are asking him to follow through on his pledges to make the country more business friendly.

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Related Topix: Total Sa, Oil & Gas

Deutsche Welle

Opinion: Le Pen has reason for glee in France

While Socialist President Hollande seems ever weaker, and his predecessor faces charges of influence-peddling, the political winner could well be France's right-wing Front National, writes DW's Christoph Hasselbach.

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Related Topix: France, Europe, World News, Nicolas Sarkozy, Wedding, Opinion

The Standard

Mother kills French teacher in front of students

A female teacher was stabbed to death Friday in front of her pupils at a primary school in the southern French town of Albi by a student's mother, who was immediately detained.

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Bloomberg

Lagarde Signals Cut in Global Growth Forecast as Investment Lags

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde signaled a cut in the institution's global growth forecasts as investment-growth remains weak.

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Related Topix: US News

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