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1 hr ago | Daily Pundit

This Should Be An Interesting Brawl

The growing threat to France's mainstream political leaders posed by Marine Le Pen , head of France's far-right National Front, has been underscored by an opinion poll putting her in the lead for the first time in the race for the next presidential election.

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Related Topix: Nicolas Sarkozy, Conservative Political News, US News

11 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

BC-WWI-Great War Starts,PackageAdvisory

World War I, as we have come to know it, erupted in all its horrific might on Aug. 4, 1914, when Germany invaded neutral Belgium and Britain declared war.

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Related Topix: History in the News, World News, Belgium, Prince William, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom,

18 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Europe started WWI a century ago, blind to tragedy

British Pvt. John Parr set off on his reconnaissance bike on the lookout for German troops amid the rolling farmland and woods south of Brussels in August 1914.

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Related Topix: History in the News, Prince William, World News, Prince Harry

18 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Europe started WWI a century ago, blind to tragedy

In this photo taken on Saturday, July 26, 2014, a paper poppy stands in front of a World War I... SAINT-SYMPHORIEN, Belgium - British Pvt.

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Related Topix: History in the News, Prince William, World News, Prince Harry

18 hrs ago | ABC News

Europe Started WWI a Century Ago, Blind to Tragedy

British Pvt. John Parr set off on his reconnaissance bike on the lookout for German troops amid the rolling farmland and woods south of Brussels in August 1914.

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Related Topix: History in the News, Prince William, World News, Prince Harry

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Detroit News

Sanctions won't stop Russia

The chattering class may laud the joint actions by President Barack Obama's administration and the European Union member countries, however, the reality of the situation demands far more than sanctions full of loopholes aimed at preserving key interests in Russia.

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Related Topix: Sweden, World News, Europe, Germany, Fredrik Reinfeldt, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Opinion

VDARE

Marine Le Pen Tops Presidential Poll In France, Somehow Still Not "Mainstream"

Marine Le Pen is in the lead for the next presidential election in France. The French so called "center-right" is reeling from corruption allegations against former President Nicolas Sarkozy - and the socialist President Francois Hollande is in third.

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

The Washington Post

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A bust of late French socialist leader and pacifist Jean Jaures, among newspapers clippings, photos and flowers sits at the spot where Jaures was shot to death July 31, 1914, in the "Cafe du Croissant" in Paris on Thursday.

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Related Topix: France, World News, US Politics, US News

Jurist

France president condemns Israel for attack on UN refugee camp in Palestine

The attack came shortly after Israel declared a four-hour "humanitarian ceasefire" [ France24 report] to allow Palestinians to evacuate their dead and wounded.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

The Baltimore Sun

Marine Le Pen could knock out Socialists in French president race: poll

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen would reach the final round of a presidential election if voters were to vote now, winning more votes than any mainstream party in the first round, a poll showed on Thursday.

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Slugger O'Toole

Why is the Left so nonchalant about anti-Semitism?

The number of hate crimes against Jews living in the UK has doubled since the beginning of Israel's military offensive in Gaza.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

Memex 1.1

Morality vs realpolitik

General de Gaulle, when he was President of France, was once asked by a journalist: "what about France's friends?" "Great nations", mon General haughtily replied, "do not have friends.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Free Republic

American Voices

Barack Obama's foreign policy disasters are about what one might expect from a leftist community organizer elected to be leader of the free world.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin

US News & World Report

European Union Sanctions on Russia and Putin May Not Be Enough

The Malaysia Airlines flight 17 tragedy and greater unrest in Ukraine has finally provoked a commendable response from European leaders via stiff new sanctions .

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

News Max

Arnaud De Borchgrave Awarded France's Legion of Honor

Internationally renowned journalist Arnaud de Borchgrave has been awarded the Legion of Honor, France's highest civilian distinction.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Juno Beach, FL

Christian Science Monitor

US-EU sanctions, Yukos ruling deals Russia's Rosneft financial blow

A landmark ruling by an international arbitration court has dealt Russia and the world's largest publicly traded oil company, Rosneft, a serious financial blow.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, Vladimir Putin, Europe, Germany

EurActiv.com

France names ex-finance minister Moscovici as commissioner

President Francois Hollande formally proposed his former finance minister Pierre Moscovici on Tuesday to be France's representative in the next European Commission which takes office later this year.

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Related Topix: Claude Juncker, Luxembourg, Europe, World News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bloomberg

Housing Market in France in - Meltdown' After Hollande Rent Caps

French President Francois Hollande 's government may have made a housing slump worse, pushing the construction market to its lowest in more than 15 years.

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Related Topix: Housing, Home Building, Home, Construction, Lafarge SA

Channelnewsasia.com

Japan, France agree on defence equipment cooperation

Japan and France on Tuesday agreed to enhance defence cooperation, including the joint development of military equipment, Japanese officials said.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Libya oil depot fire rages, raising fears of major disaster

A huge fire at an oil depot on the outskirts of Tripoli was out of control on Monday , sparking fears of a fireball that could cause carnage over a wide area.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Fire, Libya, Europe, Angela Merkel, Germany

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