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France investigates Apple for slowing down old iPhones
by Sylvie Corbet - January 10, 2018 - 2:23am
French prosecutors have opened an investigation into Apple over revelations it secretly slowed down older versions of its handsets.
Trump not invited to Paris climate summit next month
by Sylvie Corbet - November 7, 2017 - 7:16pm
French authorities say US President Donald Trump is not among more than 100 world leaders invited to Paris for a climate summit next month.
French president inaugurates major Picasso exhibition
by Sylvie Corbet - October 9, 2017 - 12:50am
French President Emmanuel Macron has inaugurated a major Picasso exhibition in Paris, focusing on one key year in the Spanish master's art and life.
France's Macron: Fighting terrorism abroad is top priority
by Sylvie Corbet - August 29, 2017 - 6:06pm
French President Emmanuel Macron has made the fight against "Islamic terrorism" in Syria and Iraq the top priority in his foreign policy agenda.
Popularity of France's upstart new president fading fast
by Sylvie Corbet - August 7, 2017 - 12:10am
Emmanuel Macron's honeymoon didn't last long.
France's Macron to reshuffle govt after huge parliament win
by Sylvie Corbet - June 19, 2017 - 7:16pm
French President Emmanuel Macron is poised to rearrange his Cabinet after his new centrist party engineered a landslide in the country's parliamentary election, enabling the government to quickly start passing its...
Paris prosecutor: Internet radicalized Notre Dame attacker
by Sylvie Corbet - June 10, 2017 - 9:16pm
The hammer-wielding man who attacked police officers patrolling in front of Notre Dame Cathedral appears to have radicalized himself through the internet and was unknown to French police and intelligence services,...
France's new president wastes no time: names PM, sees Merkel
by Sylvie Corbet - May 15, 2017 - 11:08pm
On his first full day in office, French President Emmanuel Macron moved quickly yesterday, naming 46-year-old lawmaker Edouard Philippe as his new prime minister before flying off to Berlin for talks with Chancellor...
French presidential contenders clash on jobs, security
by Sylvie Corbet - April 5, 2017 - 8:45am
France's top candidates for president advocated starkly opposing economic, European and security policies during a crucial debate Tuesday night, less than three weeks before the first round of voting.
French voters choosing left-wing presidential nominee
by Sylvie Corbet - January 23, 2017 - 2:05am
French left-wing voters cast ballots yesterday in a nationwide presidential primary aimed at producing a candidate strong enough to confront formidable conservative and nationalist rivals in the April-May general...
It's a crowded starting line for France's Socialist primary
by Sylvie Corbet - December 18, 2016 - 6:18am
France's once-powerful left wing is fighting for its political survival as it prepares for a cacophonous primary for the Socialist presidential candidate.
Uber convicted, fined in French trial over taxi practices
by Sylvie Corbet - June 10, 2016 - 2:00am
A French court has convicted and fined Uber and two of its executives for deceptive commercial practices and illegal business activity over its lowest-cost ride service.
US envoy John Kerry meets Europe's top diplomats in Paris
by Sylvie Corbet - March 13, 2016 - 6:00pm
US Secretary of State John Kerry called for the resumption of Syria peace talks Monday in Geneva following a meeting with France's new foreign minister and other senior European diplomats.
Paris cafe reopens after attacks as wounded city revives
by Sylvie Corbet - January 13, 2016 - 7:49pm
With the blood and bullets now swept away, the Carillon cafe reopened its doors Wednesday for the first time since it was among the Paris sites targeted by Islamic extremists in November.
Climate deal: World praises France's diplomatic efforts
by Sylvie Corbet - December 13, 2015 - 3:10pm
Just a month after the Paris attacks, France has surmounted that atrocity to help achieve a seemingly unachievable triumph: uniting the world to seal a global climate pact.
France warns about security risks caused by global warming
by Sylvie Corbet - October 14, 2015 - 8:24am
U.N. conference on climate in Paris this year will also be a "conference for peace," given that global warming threatens the world's security, a top French official said Wednesday.
UN releases a draft for potential agreement on climate
by Sylvie Corbet - October 5, 2015 - 4:42pm
The United Nations on yesterday released a first draft of the negotiating text for the major conference on climate taking place in Paris in December.
French president calls for preservation of Iraq, Syria art
by Sylvie Corbet - March 19, 2015 - 8:02am
French president Francois Hollande has issued a call to preserve the cultural heritage threatened by the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, after extremists have demolished relics and pillaged archaeological...
French president pledges to protect Jewish community
by Sylvie Corbet - February 24, 2015 - 9:34am
French President Francois Hollande said his country must offers protection and affection to the Jewish community as anti-Semitism is on the rise in France.
Paris Catacombs open at night ahead of Halloween
by Sylvie Corbet - October 18, 2014 - 2:29pm
As if visiting the Paris Catacombs in the daytime wasn't creepy enough — you can now visit the underground maze of skeletons after nightfall, too. That is if you dare defy the warning at the entrance: "Stop,...
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