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5 hrs ago | Al+ Armenia

France is waiting for response from Armenia and Azerbaijan

France expects that all conditions for arranging a meeting of Armenian and Azerbaijani Presidents will be considered and the sides will implement the voiced proposals, French Ambassador to Armenia Henri Reynaud said during Friday's press conference on the occasion of Bastille Day.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

France's Hollande says escalation in Israel-Gaza conflict must end

French President Francois Hollande expressed concern about deaths in Gaza on Thursday, one day after telling Israel it should take "all the necessary measures" to protect itself from militants' rockets.

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

The Baltimore Sun

Russia, France and Germany want new Ukraine truce: Kremlin

The leaders of France and Germany backed Russia by calling for a new ceasefire in eastern Ukraine on Thursday but told President Vladimir Putin to prevent separatist fighters and arms crossing the border into Ukraine.

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

Reuters

More Ukrainian soldiers killed; France, Germany press Putin

Ukrainian forces regained more ground but sustained further casualties on Thursday in clashes with separatists, while two Western allies urged Russia's Vladimir Putin to exert more pressure on the rebels to find a negotiated end to the conflict.

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

The Times of Israel

France's Hollande hosts European Jewish Congress leader

The head of the European Jewish Congress appealed Tuesday for European governments to take tougher action against anti-Semitism - and has made France his starting point.

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Bloomberg

French Stocks Seen Extending Losses on Economy Concern

Options traders are betting declines in French stocks aren't over as concern grows that President Francois Hollande will fail to revive the economy.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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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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,

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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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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