Schumacher's agent cites "small, encouraging signs" in former F1 star's fight to recover from ski accident
Former French PM Villepin allegedly bagged €100,000 for ‘day’s work’Former French prime minister Dominique de Villepin returned for one day of work at the foreign ministry in order to qualify for a 100,000-euro retirement payoff, according to a Bri...
FRANCE - CINEMA
Clooney film honours forgotten French Resistance heroineWith the release of George Clooney’s Hollywood war epic 'The Monuments Men', a forgotten heroine of the French Resistance, played by Cate Blanchett in the film, is finall...
Libyan PM ousted after losing confidence voteLibyan lawmakers voted on Tuesday to oust prime minister Ali Zeidan (pictured), after rebels loaded a North Korea-flagged tanker with millions of dollars' worth of crude oil,...
Chile’s Bachelet returns to power on promise of reformSocialist leader Michelle Bachelet was sworn in as Chilean president for a second time on Tuesday after a four-year hiatus from leading the country.
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Self-censorship on the rise in Iran's underground art sceneMany artists in Iran have two careers: a public one, and a secret one. They exhibit pieces that they know wouldn’t make it past official scrutiny at underground galleries. However,...
Spat erupts over claims CIA spied on US Senate panelA public row erupted Tuesday between the CIA and the US lawmakers who oversee its intelligence work, with the agency's director angrily denying claims it spied on Senate staff...
In latest blow to Sarkozy, court rules diary seizures lawfulA French court on Tuesday rejected a plea made by Nicolas Sarkozy to stop investigative judges using his diaries in a corruption case involving close aides of the former president.
France warns of Russia sanctions over Crimea crisisFrench Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Tuesday that Western sanctions against Russia over its occupation of Crimea could be imposed as early as this week if Moscow fails to re...
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