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'Israel intercepted millions of French calls'

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 26 2013, 9:30pm CDT | by IANS

'Israel intercepted millions of French calls'
Paris, Oct 27 (IANS) Israeli agents hacked millions of phone calls and messages in France, media reported citing a leaked US intelligence document.
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[Ticker] Sarkozy campaign probe launched

Jul 29 2014 2:51am CDT | Source: EUobserver.com

French authorities have launched a probe into illicit funding of Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 presidential campaign, reports Le Parisian. The paper says the campaign allegedly benefited from a system of fake invoices and fraud. Sarkozy, who is rumoured to seek a return to the presi ...
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Burka Bans Spread Across Europe as Catalan Town Becomes Latest to Ban Full Face Veil

Jul 21 2014 10:15am CDT | Source: Big Government

The town of Reus in the Catalan province of Tarragona has become the first in Spain to ban the wearing of full-face veils in public, a move which follows a judgment on July 1 by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) which found that a French law banning the wearing of the veil did not breach the Convention on Human Rights. The Strasbourg judges said the French ban was justified because of respect for life in society: "The barrier raised against others by a veil concealing the face in ...
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Rocket attack kills girl in Egypt's Sinai
Cairo, July 29 (IANS) A nine-year-old girl was killed and another girl was injured when a rocket hit their house in Egypt's restive Sinai peninsula, an official said Tuesday. | by IANS
 
Six killed in attack on Pakistan politician's house
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS/EFE) At least six people, including a local political leader's brother, were killed Tuesday in an attack by an armed group in northwestern Pakistan, a police official said. | by IANS
 
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Weekend Roundup: Double Barrel Game-Changing Events -- A Civilian Plane Shot Down Over Ukraine and The BRICS' Alternative to The World Bank and IMF

Jul 18 2014 4:18pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

As the cyclical violence in the Middle East continued with an Israeli ground invasion of Gaza, two game-changing events happened elsewhere. If the suspicions that the Malaysian airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine by Russian-supplied rebels prove correct, the implications are vast for Russia's relations with the West, and in particular Europe and NATO. The founding of the new BRICS Development Bank to rival the World Bank and IMF -- mostly capitalized by China ...
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[Ticker] France's centre-right party saddled with debt

Jul 10 2014 2:17am CDT | Source: EUobserver.com

France's centre-right UMP party is €80 million in debt, reports Mediapart. Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is seeking to take over the party's leadership in the autumn. Sarkozy is under formal investigation over allegations he accepted illicit funds to finance his two previous presidenti ...
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What’s Behind The Spike In Violence Against France’s Most Vilified Minority

Jun 17 2014 2:06pm CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

Will Freeman is an intern with Think Progress. A Roma encampment set up near a highway west of Paris. CREDIT: AP French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday condemned an attack on a Roma teen that has left the young man hospitalized, a welcome move in a country whose right-wing has increasingly targeted the Roma as the subject of verbal and physical assaults. Describing the assault as “uspeakable and unjustifiable,” the president urged “everything to be done to find those ...
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Rep. Jim Bridenstine: Imminent Sale of French Warships to Russia Lets 'Evil Triumph'

Jun 16 2014 2:52pm CDT | Source: Big Government

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” So said the great British politician and philosopher, Edmund Burke. Someone should translate Burke’s warning into French – before France sells Russia sophisticated warships.  While Iraq dominates headlines, U.S. policymakers should not lose focus on Ukraine. Russia continues to occupy Crimea and threaten stability in eastern Ukraine. On June 16, Russia cut off natural gas deliveries to Ukraine, i ...
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Le Pen says EU 'catastrophic' foreign policy is controlled by US

Jun 7 2014 6:58am CDT | Source: Big Government

The European Union has lost control of its foreign policy to Washington and now “there are no independent states left in Europe,” Marine Le Pen, leader of France’s anti-establishment Front National, said in an interview with the Russian news channel RT: “The European Union's diplomacy is a catastrophe.” Le Pen said the EU's foreign policy has been badly misguided by the United States – Syria and Libya being just some of ...
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Now Merkel may want Lagarde for commission boss but Hollande says No

Jun 4 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Big Government

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has approached French President François Hollande privately to ask if he would be willing to put forward Christine Lagarde, the former French cabinet minister who is now head of the IMF, as president of the European Commission, according to a Reuters report. Yet just last Friday, Merkel appeared to endorse Jean Claude Juncker, former prime minister of Luxembourg and euro-fanatic, for the job, saying she was "no ...
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