The seven-time champion lines up in Monaco on Saturday for Day 1 of an event looking to overcome the doping-inspired moniker "Tour de Farce."
Omar Bongo represented Paris's last old-style dictator in Africa. Two French presidents attended his funeral Tuesday.
As president heads to France, Europeans ask how best to respond to an ally that is suddenly sending all the signals it has hoped for.
In the first major redesign effort since Napoleon III, teams of architects offer ideas to reignite the City of Light.
Since 1970s, loose association of conservation-minded urban areas has grown up worldwide.
Job prospects and dreams fade with crisis.