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France: Thousands march against gay marriage bill

The bill that would extend same-sex marriage and adoption rights to France's gay and lesbian couples.

EADS and BAE in final hours of talks over possible merger

The two firms have been in discussions since early September about the possible merger — a deal that would create the largest defence and aerospace company in the world.

Police eye family feud in French Alps shooting

A British cyclist who came upon the shooting told police he saw a motorbike and a 4x4 speeding towards the scene.

France: Hollande struggles to balance growth and austerity

BORDEAUX — France’s first socialist leader in 17 years wants to guide his country through the euro crisis by balancing a promise to rebalance Europe’s austerity drive with reinvigorating the French economy. So far at least, the French appear to be willing to give him the benefit of the doubt.

Vivendi boss Jean-Bernard Levy steps down after board dispute

Shares in Vivendi – whose assets include telecoms business SFR and Universal Music – hit a nine-year low this year.

Air France to shed 5,000 jobs by end of 2013

The restructuring will see the departure of just under 10 percent of Air France’s total workforce of 53,000, and forms part of a major three-year cost-saving plan launched by the French-Dutch Air France-KLM group in January 2012.

Pakistan arrests French national over Al Qaeda, 9/11 links

Naamen Meziche, believed to be connected to top Al Qaeda leader Younis al-Mauritania and a member of the Hamburg, Germany terrorist cell suspected of orchestrating the 9/11 attacks, was arrested by security forces near Pakistan’s border with Iran.

French architect arrested in Cambodia over Bo Xilai scandal

Phnom Penh police chief Touch Naruth said Devillers had been detained “about two weeks ago… with the cooperation of China.”

Freed French journalist Romeo Langlois leaves Colombia for Paris

Langlois was abducted in April during a rebel attack on a Colombian army unit he was accompanying in order to film a documentary on the destruction of narcotics laboratories in the Caqueta region.

French journalist Romeo Langlois freed by FARC rebels in Colombia

Romeo Langlois walked through a crowd of villagers with FARC rebels before giving a short news conference, telling reporters that he was fine and had been treated well whilst in captivity.
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