Greenpeace activist dangles from Eiffel Tower in Russia protest
A Greenpeace activist suspended himself from the Eiffel Tower on Saturday to call for the release of 30 people who have spent more than a month in a Russian jail.
NSA monitored phones of 35 world leaders: Guardian
The latest revelations about the US spy agency monitoring world leaders' calls came as European leaders expressed outrage at the EU summit.
Europe's leaders furious over US spying claims
'Spying between friends, that's just not done,' German Chancellor Angela Merkel said as she joined leaders of the 28-nation European Union for a summit.
12 governments that love to spy on their own people
The US is not alone. Here's just a partial list of the other governments that have been caught spying on its own citizens.
US intelligence chief: French reports on phone tapping 'false'
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says a newspaper report alleging that the US has recorded millions of French phone calls is 'inaccurate and misleading.'
NSA recorded French phone calls, accessed Mexican president's email: Reports
France summoned the US ambassador Monday for 'immediate' talks after the report was published in Le Monde.
Hinkley UK-France nuclear plant deal marks many firsts
It's the first UK nuclear project in decades. The first nuclear plant funded by the UK's taxpayers. And the first new European plant since Japan's 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Tourists from these 10 countries are most likely to steal stuff
You like those hand towels? Some people take them home.
Eiffel Tower evacuated over telephone threat
The Eiffel Tower was evacuated Sunday afternoon after a threat was delivered over the phone, although authorities in Paris did not give any details.
The next Somalia? It's bad to worse for the Central African Republic
There's been a 'total breakdown of law and order' in the CAR. Can the United Nations save it?
Lady problems: world's strangest laws applied to women
Guess where women aren't legally allowed to drive while wearing a 'housecoat.'
Judges drop corruption charges against Sarkozy as he hopes for comeback
The specific charge against Sarkozy was that he took advantage of France's richest woman, L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, by accepting cash from her.
Baby animals! Baby animals! Baby animals!
Happy World Animal Day! These baby animals are here for you!
France takes aim at Amazon to protect local bookshops
The proposed law is only the latest example of France taking aim at US-based Internet giants.
8 places that do health care better than the US
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France: Friends with the Front?
Talk of a rapprochement within the far right is dividing French conservatives.
Today in history: Hitler gets the go-ahead
75 years ago today, the Munich treaty was signed and the word 'appeasement' entered the English language.
France may have illegally evicted 250 people from a Roma settlement
France has evicted tens of thousands of Roma over the last two years based in policy that has drawn criticism from the European Commission, rights groups and some government ministers.
UN's 5 key players agree on Syria disarmament resolution
Britain, France, the United States, Russia and China have reached a deal on a legally binding resolution to rid Syria of chemical weapons.
Cocaine stash worth $270m found on Air France plane in Paris
Police found 1.3 tonnes of cocaine on an Air France cargo flight from Venezuela that has a street value of about $270 million.
Happy World Rhino Day!
There is only one joke as old as the rhinoceros.
French mom sentenced over "I am a bomb" T-shirt on young son
Bouchra Bagour was given a 2000-euro fine and a one-month suspended prison sentence for putting an offensive T-shirt on her young son.
France seeks ban on child beauty contests
"Let us not make our girls believe from a very young age that their worth is only judged by their appearance," says lead campaigner Chantal Jouanno.
Russia: Syria has 'material evidence' that rebels used chemical weapons
Russian officials claim that the Syrian government has passed on new evidence that rebels, not the regime, were responsible for a chemical weapons attack last month.
Chatter: Russia vs. France vs. Syria
Russia and France disagree on who was behind the deadly chemical weapons attack in Syria, another American gun tragedy, the Costa Concordia is back upright, and Iran better have litter trays onboard its rockets — it wants to send a cat into space.
Thank goodness it's Goat Week!
For obvious reasons.
UN confirms Syria chemical weapons use: 'This is a war crime'
Meanwhile, French President Francois Hollande said the 'military option must remain' on Syria, despite the US-Russia deal.
Chatter: What resolution on Syria?
The US and its allies urge the UN to stay tough on Syria despite a diplomatic deal, the frontrunner pulls out of the race to head the Fed, Italy tries to right the Costa Concordia, and all the smart kids drink.
Japan angered by French Fukushima cartoon
A cartoon in a French satirical weekly depicting sumo wrestlers with extra limbs at the Fukushima nuclear plant has angered Japan.
Fumbles abound as Russians intercept Kerry’s desperation pass
Commentary: No rules govern this international game of dealing with Syria’s chemical weapons.
Chatter: Obama will give diplomacy a chance in Syria, for now
President Barack Obama puts the plans to strike Syria on hold while the world waits to see if a proposal to destroy its chemical weapons will work; the US remembers its two 9/11 anniversaries; the Brazilian rainforest is shrinking; and the anti-polar cellphone that might just save your life.