After meeting March 4 with Libyan rebels leaders in Benghazi, the French philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy arranged for them to speak with President Sarkozy at the Élysée Palace.
The US embassy in France has become a key promoter of Muslim and minority rights as part of a long-term strategy to ease the threat of terrorism. Some in France say the US is overstepping its bounds.
The Arizona shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has gotten extensive coverage in London, Berlin, and Paris. A German paper stated that the motto 'Yes, we can' has been pushed aside by the financial crisis and two wars.
Gypsies deemed to be illegally in France boarded planes for Romania today. Since late July, authorities have been shutting down gypsy camps and rounding up illegals in a high-profile initiative.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy is expected to address allegations that his campaign received $190,000 in illegal campaign contributions from France's richest woman, L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt.
Founder Jean-Marie Le Pen is silent on who will next lead the National Front party: Marine Le Pen, his populist daughter, or Bruno Gollnisch, his 'purist' right-hand man.
Charlene Wittstock, a former Olympic swimmer from South Africa, will marry Monaco's Prince Albert in the summer of 2011.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy started to reshuffle his cabinet Monday after a resurgent left beat his center-right party in regional voting. The losses have some questioning Sarkozy's shot at reelection in 2012.
Ahead of next month's French election, allegations about a French-African Muslim candidate's criminal record is raising questions about whether France offers a level playing field for ethnic minorities. Ali Soumaré, a candidate in regional elections, says he is the victim of slander.