More France Articles

  • Portugal bank collapse hits French financial group

    PARIS (AP) — French bank Credit Agricole said Tuesday its second-quarter profit was nearly cut in half by the cost of writing off completely its stake in the Portuguese bank that needed a bailout this week. In its second-quarter earnings report, Credit Agricole Group said it lost 708 million...

  • France: Gaza war may require 'imposed' solution

    PARIS (AP) — France's foreign minister is calling on the international community to impose a solution on Israel and Hamas, saying the warring sides have shown themselves unable to negotiate. In an unusually strong statement Monday, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Israel's right to security...

  • French president marks World War I centenary

    PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande commemorated the 100th anniversary of World War I on Sunday with an appeal to players in the Gaza conflict to put animosities aside — just as France and Germany have done. In an impassioned speech in Vieil Armand in Alsace, Hollande paid homage to...

  • Remains of Air Algerie crash victims now in Paris

    PARIS (AP) — France's foreign and transport ministries say the first traces of passenger remains from the site where the Air Algerie plane went down in Mali last month have been brought to Paris for identification. A statement said the first "organic and biological elements" collected arrived...

  • Facebook says page calling for death to Jews doesn't violate 'community standards'

    A Facebook page calling for the death of Israeli Jews does not violate the social network's "community standards," according to multiple messages sent by Facebook in response to user complaints.

  • Air Algerie plane's black boxes arrive in France

    PARIS (AP) — 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. Martine Del Bono, spokeswoman for the French aviation investigation office, said the data and voice recorders of the Air Algerie plane...



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