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3 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

No Gaza cease-fire: Dramatic shift in Egypt deprived Kerry of vital tool

US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with Qatari Foreign Minister Khaled al-Attiyah and Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu at their meeting regarding a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel in Gaza, Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the US ambassador's residence in Paris, France.


Related Topix: World News, Israel, Middle East, Turkey, NC, Palestinian Territories, Mohamed Morsi

7 hrs ago |

Bold rats romp on grass of elegant Louvre Garden in Paris, scaring tourists | Video

Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring tourists.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, World News, Weather, Travel

10 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Airbus terminates sale of six superjumbos to Japan's Skymark

Visitors walk past the logo of Airbus Group during the e-Aircraft Day at the Bordeaux Merignac airport, southwestern France, April 25, 2014.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A350, Airbus A320, Europe, World News, Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft

14 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

French town that once housed Alfred Nobel falls prey to drugs violence

It's one of the poorest suburb towns in France, riddled with unemployment, drugs and violence.


Related Topix: World News, Chemistry, Science

19 hrs ago | News Shopper

Orpington man guilty of importing millions of pounds worth of cocaine into UK

Michael Ebanks, 33, of Sevenoaks Road, was sentenced at Portsmouth Crown Court today to 15 years in prison after being found guilty of conspiring to import cocaine.


Related Topix: World News,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Airbus tour stops by NZ

BRAND NEW: An Airbus A350 XWB flight-test aircraft is towed during a media-day at the German headquarters of aircraft company Airbus in Hamburg.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus A350, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Travel

KHOU-TV Houston

France offers asylum to Christians of north Iraq

SEPTEMBER 21: A statue is adorned with flowers for the visit of a casket containing relics of Saint Therese of Lisieux at The Sacred Heart and Saint Theresa Church on September 21, 2009 in Coleshill, England.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Warwickshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Yucatan Living

Yucatan and France

You can walk down Paseo de Montejo in downtown Merida and see the French influence in the architecture the ornate wrought-iron banisters and window protectors, the beautiful molding on the old mansions, the structure and dignity of the mansions themselves.


Related Topix: Mexico, World News, Paris, MO, North America,

DFW Catholic

Bishop Davies: Lourdes shrine a light amid war, death

Lourdes, France, Jul 28, 2014 / 10:02 am .- This weekend, shortly before today's centenary of the beginning of World War I, an English bishop has said that the Marian shrine of Lourdes remains "undimmed" and still invites everyone to see the "light of the Gospel," Jesus Christ.


Related Topix: World News, History in the News

Ham and High

Kentish Town TV star Hannah White conquers Tour de France climb for charity

A Kentish Town sailor and TV personality has conquered one of the most gruelling mountain stages of the Tour de France cycling race in aid of a charity supporting young people with disabilities.


Related Topix: World News

Air Algerie plane's black boxes arrive in France

The two black boxes from the Algerian passenger jet that went down in Mali last week, killing all 118 aboard, have arrived in France for analysis.


Related Topix: World News

Myrtle Beach Online

8 new dancers join Miami City Ballet

Rainer Krenstetter of Staatsballett Berlin joins the company as a principal dancer.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Damascus, MD, World News, Entertainment

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Kerry Accused of Promoting Hamas' Ceasefire Demands, Prompted by Qatar and Turkey

The Obama administration Sunday disputed reports in Israeli and Arab media suggesting that Secretary of State John Kerry had tried to push a Gaza ceasefire plan promoted by Hamas-supporting Turkey and Qatar , at the expense of proposals put forward earlier by Egypt and backed by Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas.


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

Silver City Sun-News

Two Silver High School teens travel abroad

Courtesy photo Silver High School students Maryssa Young and Jazmin Saenz were student ambassadors to Europe this summer, along with other teens from New Mexico, Texas and Tennessee.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Silver City, NM, Las Cruces, NM, Family, Teenagers, World News,

Motor Trend

Mercedes Celebrates 120th Anniversary of First-Ever Motor Race

Mercedes is celebrating the 120th anniversary of the first motor race ever, which took place on July 22, 1894.


Related Topix: World News, Autos

Daily Kos

Panthers in the Hole: French Angola 3 Book Illustrates US Prison Crisis -Interview w/ Amnesty France

Amnesty International France and La BoA te A Bulles have published a 128-page French language graphic novel entitled Panthers in the Hole.


Related Topix: Activism, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, State Prisons, Prison, World News, Liberal Political News

The Straits Times

Lyon - France's bright spark

Lyon's local food market, Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse, is packed with an array of confectionery, cheese, sausages and seafood.


Related Topix: World News, Travel

Bournemouth Echo

A brave First World War soldier remembered - pair inspired to make journey to final resting place

NEXT week the Daily Echo is publishing stories to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of The Great War on August 4. On Wednesday our Echoes section will be a special WW1 edition, as will Saturday's Seven Days magazine, with features on the conflict from at home and abroad.


Related Topix: Dorset County, England, World News, United Kingdom,


Jason Burleson Recovering Well in France

Powerhouse Bluegrass group Blue Highway is currently in France for a two-week tour with stops at the Country Rendezvous Festival in Craponne and the La Roche Bluegrass Festival in La Roche.


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Blue Highway, World News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Straits Times

Startup offers elderly an Internet key to family links

Two grandmothers mystified by computer tablets have inspired a French-Romanian startup to develop an application and service to help the elderly stay in touch with their relatives through the Internet.


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