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Lack of consent is increasingly seen as a core element of rape. But less than a third of European countries have made it law, despite high-profile cases around the issue. Why is change so slow going?
Fifty years ago this month, France nearly succumbed to revolution amid debilitating nationwide labor and student strikes. Though the mood eventually passed, the effects were lasting and can still be seen amid today's strikes.
For many who discover that they are American citizens, the revelation is not good news. Instead, it means discovering that they're on the hook for thousands of dollars in unpaid taxes. And the alternatives are just as expensive.
The deal to crimp Iran’s nuclear program, one of President Trump’s top bugbears, came under attack this week from another direction – Israel. What can the agreement’s strongest defenders, European nations, do about it?
The French president and German chancellor each made visits to the White House this week to meet with President Trump, despite significant disagreements over transatlantic relations. But Macron and Merkel may be finding a way to coexist with Trumpism.
Naoto Kan, Japan's former prime minister, was devoted to the idea of nuclear power. But after his country's nuclear disaster in 2011, he turned into an improbable activist against atomic energy. Can he persuade the pro-nuke French?
Wolves' numbers are growing across France. But they are taking their toll on the livelihoods of French farmers, who cannot kill the protected animals nor receive reimbursement for major losses the wolves cause to their livestock.
Hafida Guebli is one of a growing number of women from France’s most deprived communities who are throwing themselves into the start-up world. France hopes creating small businesses there will help both the economy and the community.
For decades, French presidents have promised to end the special business and political relationship known as 'Françafrique,' which has allowed France to exercise outsize influence on the continent – to African dictators' benefit. Macron may finally change that.
The French president is under fire at home for adopting an immigration policy that critics say shirks the human rights he has espoused. But implementation of that policy may be difficult, as once-distinct definitions of migrant increasingly overlap.
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