Topic: Karim Emile Bitar
The news organizations that had been working with WikiLeaks condemned the decision to release the cables with informants' names uncensored, saying it could put them at risk.
09/02/2011 06:00 pm
A Libya summit convening this evening will target the National Transitional Council's governing and financial needs. French and British hosts are keen to avoid any echoes of past European colonialism.
09/01/2011 10:15 am
The general reaction in Europe is guarded optimism as rebels have moved quickly into Tripoli. The UK and France were driving forces behind the NATO intervention in Libya.
08/22/2011 06:39 pm
Though the case against DSK in New York seems to be cracking, the conversation in France about entrenched machismo attitudes isn't, in part due to new accusations against the former IMF chief.
07/07/2011 05:07 pm
US sexual abuse charges against French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn may be dropped soon, but a French novelist now says she will charge him with attempted rape.
07/05/2011 02:48 pm
A new French law forbids domestic TV and radio broadcasters from using the names of the two American social media giants in an attempt to prevent 'clandestine advertising.' But media experts and commentators call the ban 'chauvinist,' 'out of touch,' and 'stupid.'
06/07/2011 11:37 am
In the strike on Osama bin Laden, and in the Arab spring, some analysts see hope for the end of a chapter of global violent jihad – and the possibility of a larger swing toward democratic values.
05/02/2011 06:14 pm
Iran nuclear talks began in Istanbul today with topics that could include a revamped version of a nuclear fuel swap deal and ongoing sanctions.
01/21/2011 10:00 am
Former Nazi prisoner Stéphane Hessel argues that figures like Martin Luther King Jr. prove that hope mixed with an 'unwillingness to compromise on human rights' can defeat oppression.
01/17/2011 12:57 pm
The Greece and Ireland debt crises have raised more questions about a currency that was supposed to unify Europe.
11/23/2010 11:03 am