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  • Uber claims its cars attacked by cab drivers in France

    Uber claims its cars attacked by cab drivers in France
    Uber, the private-car start-up, is claiming that at least a dozen of its cars have been violently attacked by French cab drivers who have been protesting the service's launch in the country. The San Francisco start-up, which allows smartphone users to...
  • French president Francois Hollande is embroiled in sex scandal

    French president Francois Hollande is embroiled in sex scandal
    PARIS -- French President Francois Hollande is expected to use his traditional new year’s news conference Tuesday to announce reforms to kick-start the country’s economy, combat widespread unemployment and boost his lamentable popularity...
  • Asghar Farhadi of the Oscar-winning 'A Separation' looks to 'The Past'

    Asghar Farhadi of the Oscar-winning 'A Separation' looks to 'The Past'
    Asghar Farhadi's "A Separation" not only won the foreign-language Oscar, it was also the rare foreign-language film to break through to a nomination in a more mainstream category, earning a nod for original screenplay. After also picking up multiple other...
  • PASSINGS: Yuri Dubinin, Sergio Loro Piana

    PASSINGS: Yuri Dubinin, Sergio Loro Piana
    Yuri Dubinin Perestroika-era Soviet ambassador to U.S. Yuri Dubinin, 83, the Soviet Union's ambassador to the United States during much of the turbulent 1980s' perestroika period, died Friday. The Russian Foreign Ministry announced his death in Moscow...
  • French King Henry IV's head stars in forensic dispute

    French King Henry IV's head stars in forensic dispute
    Doubt — and a reportedly royal severed head — haunts a murky corner of forensic science these days, as researchers squabble over an unearthed packet of mummified remains thought to have belonged to King Henry IV of France. The mystery has...
  • French parents are undergoing a midweek crisis

    French parents are undergoing a midweek crisis
    PARIS — If you think Wednesday's child is full of woe, as the old nursery rhyme has it, try Wednesday's parents. Parents like Eric and Isabelle Nizard, who are angry over a sinister social experiment being conducted on their 9-year-old son, Sacha....
  • France: What's right, what's wrong and what's next at Disneyland Paris

    France: What's right, what's wrong and what's next at Disneyland Paris
    During a recent visit to Paris I made my first pilgrimage to a Disney theme park outside the United States.  For years I have been reading about the majestic beauty of the Magic Kingdom-style park at Disneyland Paris, the dysfunctional violation of...
  • In talks with Iran, France stood on principle

     In talks with Iran, France stood on principle
    France has long established itself as the guardian of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty and its disarmament mandates. A republic capable of much cynicism, France has nonetheless defended the integrity of the treaty and protected its much battered norms....
  • Letters: France's own nuclear flaws

    Re "Stand by France," Opinion, Nov. 14 France's feisty objection to elements of the proposed Iran nuclear agreement may have merit, but Eric Edelman and Ray Takeyh are way off base writing that "France has an honorable history" in shielding the...
  • Trading homes for an affordable stay in Paris

    Trading homes for an affordable stay in Paris
    Ah, Paris. The food. The art. The sights. The hotel bill. It was the little matter of finding a place to stay that kept an international vacation off our radar, especially in wake of a recession that had put a king-size crimp in our international...
  • Bob Dylan facing legal inquiry in France over remarks about Croats

    Bob Dylan facing legal inquiry in France over remarks about Croats
    Bob Dylan is under investigation by French authorities over comments he made in a 2012 interview for Rolling Stone in which he appeared to compare Croatia to Nazi Germany. According to the Paris prosecutor's office, Dylan has been placed under formal...