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NEWSMAKER-Xavier Niel - France's telecom rebel sets his sights on the U.S.

For all the surprise that has greeted French telecom group Iliad's bid for T-Mobile US, there is one thing a procession of broadband and mobile firms have learnt in recent years: don't underestimate Xaviel Niel.

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Related Topix: Computers, AT&T, Bernard Arnault

Thu Jul 31, 2014

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, Francois Hollande

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Mashable

"Shocking and Disappointing": U.S. Officials Push Back Against Israeli Media Reports

First, Israeli officials leveled personal attacks at Secretary of State John Kerry and his peacemaking efforts, prompting an indignant American response.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Journalism, Washington, DC

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Japan feels 'strong concern' about France-Russia navy deal

Japan on Tuesday expressed "strong concern" about the planned sale of French helicopter carriers to Russia, joining some EU countries in opposing the deal as the West believes Russia has failed to meet international demands to end violence in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News, Francois Hollande, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sunday Herald

My French neighbours moan, groan, deplore and denigrate. But their...

Sitting at their desk in the magnificent Elysee Palace, fresh flowers to one side, French and European Union flags to the other, each one in his time is well aware that the title is seen as the mystical, spiritual embodiment of the country itself.

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Related Topix: France, Europe, World News, Francois Hollande, Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

New York Magazine

The French Are Mocking Their President's Glasses

American politicians continually fall under scrutiny about wearing the politically "right" thing - think of President Obama's made-in-the-USA Hart Schaffner Marx suits, the outcry over the First Lady daring to wear European designers, or the de Blasio ladies sporting inauguration looks by Garment Center booster Nanette Lepore.

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Related Topix: Sports

Wed Jul 23, 2014

CPJ Press Freedom Online

French muckraker Mediapart to appeal to European Court of Human Rights

In the course of a couple of hours on Wednesday, France was rocked by two judicial decisions with profound political repercussions for French politics and the press' right to publish.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Daily Star

France to deliver warship to Russia

Paris is acutely sensitive about the issue because it has a $1.6 billion deal to supply Russia with two Mistral warships.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Francois Hollande, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

MH17: Blame and sanctions on the agenda at EU foreign ministers' meeting

France is facing criticism over a controversial 1.2 billion contract to sell Russia two advanced Mistral-class helicopter carriers, a deal negotiated by French President Francois Hollande's predecessor, Nicolas Sarkozy.

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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Jurist

France lawmakers adopt measure to reduce prison overcrowding

France's prison system has become increasingly overcrowded in past years, and it reportedly does little to discourage reoffending.

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Related Topix: Francois Hollande

The Independent

Sarkozy v Trierweiler: Twitter spat of the teenage sons sparks calls ...

John Lichfield has been The Independent's man in Paris since 1997, covering French news.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Travel, Brussels, Belgium Travel, Belgium Travel, Europe Travel, United Kingdom Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Reuters

French centre-right wants Sarkozy re-election despite legal woes-poll

A clear majority of French centre-right voters want former president Nicolas Sarkozy to seek re-election in 2017 and his support has grown despite legal troubles facing him and his party, an opinion survey showed on Thursday.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Independent

Nicolas Sarkozy's political comeback dream threatened by tapped phone calls

Mr Sarkozy indignantly defended his 'honour' earlier this month after being accused of trying to derail judicial investigations against him John Lichfield has been The Independent's man in Paris since 1997, covering French news.

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Mail on Sunday

Japanese burn most in summer while 70% of Germans use sunbeds:...

Is this world's saddest animal? Tragic photos show plight of lonely polar bear as it struggles to cope with 40C heat in Argentine zoo Horror as teen dies after dancing on the top floor of a double-decker bus is struck by an overpass during a friend's birthday party Rookie Jersey City cop fatally shot in the head during botched Walgreen's robbery ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sex Scandal, Startups, Facebook, Immigration Reform

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

France's Sarkozy hit by new phone tap leaks

A corruption scandal surrounding former French president Nicolas Sarkozy deepened further on Saturday with fresh leaks of telephone conversations purporting to show he offered to get a judge a plum job in return for favours.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Forbes.com

Liliane Bettencourt & family

L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt leaves the L'Oreal-UNESCO prize for the women in science, in Paris.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The English Blog

Cartoon: Political Alternance in France

BACKGROUND Just over one week ago former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed under formal investigation on suspicion of influence peddling and other crimes, after being detained and questioned by prosecutors as a suspect for over 18 hours.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Crikey

Le voila: Sarkozy's legal troubles could be Hollande's lucky break

Nicolas Sarkozy has denied any wrongdoing and says his arrest was politically motivated.

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Related Topix: Francois Hollande

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Globe and Mail

Want euros in London? Don't ask your bank

Director Sakthi Ariaratnam poses outside a branch of Thomas Exchange Global foreign exchange in the City of London July 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Greater London County, England, United Kingdom,

Sun Jul 06, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Sarkozy Investigation Is Example for Africa

FORMER French President Nicolas Sarkozy was detained earlier this week and is being questioned by detectives over suspected influence peddling.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

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