Boules and booze: Bastille Day à la New YorkaiseThe smell of scorched sugar and anise liquor floated through upper Manhattan on Sunday as Francophiles from across the city headed to 60th Street to seek out chocolate crêpes and i...
Rudolph Giuliani, Former Mayor of New York CityHe is one of the most iconic US figures of the first decade of this century. Rudolph Giuliani first made his reputation as a tough prosecutor in New York, taking on the mafia and w...
France sashays forth into the world of online start-upsWe take a look at France's answer to Google, Qwant. The alternative search engine has received serious investments from Germany and aims to provide a more privacy-oriented app...
'Anti-Islam' 9/11 Memorial film: more anguish for NY MuslimsThe opening of New York’s 9/11 Memorial this week was marred by claims that a film shown at the centre portrayed Islam unfairly: a concern which, for some, is emblematic of a socie...
USA: Thirteen years after 9/11, Muslims say discrimination on the riseThis week, the 9/11 memorial museum opened to the public in New York, amid ongoing controversy. A group of Islamic scholars have lodged a formal complaint about a video featured in...
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'Ex-CIA recruit adds to Libyan chaos'The newspapers look at reported links between the Libyan general who led an assault on Tripoli's Congress and the CIA. Also: isn't it a bit rich for the US government to...
New York bans e-cigarettes in public placesA ban on electronic cigarettes went into effect on Tuesday in New York restaurants, bars, parks, beaches and other public places
NYPD's online campaign backfiresIn this edition: a New York Police Department online campaign badly backfires; Mexican web users campaign against a new Internet law; and an urban version of huskies.
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#NYPD FailINTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 24.04.14: Reactions vary to the historic power-sharing deal between Palestinian groups Fatah and Hamas. Also, critics lash out at Tony Blair, Obama tr...
NYPD public relations campaign on Twitter goes awryThe New York Police Department (NYPD) called on its Twitter followers Tuesday to post friendly photos of themselves with officers under the hashtag #myNYPD as part of a public rela...
Bitcoin in the US: A monetary revolution?Even if you're not into finance or technology, there's a good chance you've heard of Bitcoin. The mysterious digital currency equals no middlemen in your financial d...
New York police disband unit targeting MuslimsNew York police said they had disbanded a deeply controversial and heavily criticized unit that sent undercover officers to spy on local Muslims.
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