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Flights to Israel suspended after rocket lands near airport
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:40:14 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/66aa4e7ddad2c93d.jpg" /> NEW YORK - The national aviation authority of the United States ordered Tuesday all US airline carriers to cancel their scheduled flights to and from Israel for 24 hours after a rocket launched from ...
Double Suicide Attack Kills 4 at Libyan Army Base
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:00:09 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/uni1406091606.jpg" /> A double suicide attack on an army base in Benghazi killed at least four people, a Libyan special forces commander said early Wednesday. The two attackers, who detonated car bombs, targeted a Libyan ...
CAR Peace Talks Suspended Due to Seleka Absence
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:00:31 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/uni1406062828.jpg" /> Peace talks between the government of the Central African Republic and rebels have been suspended, after the main rebel group failed to show up for the second day of the session. The talks, in the ...
DRC Troops Repel Attack on Kinshasa Military Base
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:00:24 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/uni1406062821.jpg" /> Gunmen attacked a military camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital on Tuesday, but the government says the situation was quickly brought under control. In an interview with VOA's French to ...
France Defies Allies Confirms Warship for Russia
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:00:16 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/uni1406037613.jpg" /> PARIS - President Francois Hollande won broad domestic applause on Tuesday for defying allies Britain and the United States by confirming plans to deliver a helicopter carrier to Russia. One backer ...
EU Ministers Threaten Russia with Sanctions Action Unsure
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:00:13 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/uni1406037610.jpg" /> BRUSSELS - European Union foreign ministers threatened Russia on Tuesday with harsher sanctions over Ukraine, but tougher talk may not be matched by much action after France's president signaled the ...
Army of Tiny Soldiers Replicates Battle of Waterloo
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:03:02 -0400
FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA - Next year marks the bicentennial of the Battle of Waterloo, when French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was defeated by an international force led by England and Prussia. Just in time ...
C.A.R. Leader Appeals for Cease-fire as Talks Open in Congo
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:55:03 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/uni1405990500.jpg" /> BRAZZAVILLE - Central African Republic's interim president appealed on Monday to Muslim Seleka rebels and 'anti-balaka' Christian militia to agree on a cease-fire at the start of talks in the ...
Cheryl hosts second wedding bash
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:30:03 -0400
Singer Cheryl, who married French restaurateur Jean Bernard in an intimate ceremony earlier this month, hosted a wedding bash for the second time at The Library here. The two tied the knot July 7 in ...
Löw sets Germanys sights on France
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:47:54 -0400
Joachim L?w could not "imagine anything more beautiful" than leading Germany to the finals of UEFA EURO 2016 as he reaffirmed his commitment to the ...
Tour de France 2014 stage 17 Saint-Gaudens to Saint-Lary Pla dAdet as it happened
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:46:33 -0400
Results and standings Nibali tightens his grip on the yellow jersey, which was already vice-like in any case. It's good to see that he keeps justifying the jersey though - it would be easy to ...
A Tour of France What Is Wrong with the Grand Nation
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:44:59 -0400
The TV images of the Tour de France show an idyllic country, but behind the gloss is a nation where fears of decline are prompting people to vote for the far right. A trip along the route of the ...
Tour de France Results
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:44:53 -0400
77.3 miles in the Pyrenees, the shortest road stage of this year's Tour, from Saint-Gaudens to Pla d'Adet, with three Category 1 climbs followed by an Hors Categorie ascending finish to ...
Ryanair ordered to repay French airports aid
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:44:30 -0400
The European Commission has said Ryanair must repay about €9.6m in illegal state aid it received for its operations in several French regional airports. The Commission, the European ...
French Business Confidence Stable In July
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:44:27 -0400
business confidence remained unchanged in July, after easing in the previous month as companies' production expectations weakened, survey figures from the statistical office INSEE showed ...
Gaza conflict France jails pro-Palestinian rioters
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:44:13 -0400
A French court has jailed three men for rioting after a pro-Palestinian rally in a mixed suburb of Paris degenerated into anti-Semitic violence. The three men, aged 21 and 28, were given sentences ...
BC-CYC--Tour de France Results
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:42:10 -0400
Tour de France Results SAINT-LARY-SOULAN, France (AP) -- Results Wednesday from the 125-kilometer (78-mile) Stage 17 from Saint-Gaurdens to Pla d'Adet of the Tour de France: 1. Rafal Majka, ...
Air France suspends flights to Israel for security reasons
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:40:57 -0400
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) French flag-carrier Air France has announced it is suspending flights to Tel Aviv in Israel because of security concerns, "France Info" radio ...
France defender Jeremy Mathieu signs for Barcelona
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:39:49 -0400
MADRID (AP) -- Barcelona says it has signed France defender Jeremy Mathieu on a four-year contract with an option to extend it for another season.The club says in a statement on Wednesday that it ...
Alberto Contador out of Vuelta a España due to Tour de France injury
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:38:02 -0400
Alberto Contador sits by the side of the road after the fall which forced him to abandon the Tour de France. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty ...

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