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We locked the bar doors and watched as Rue La Fayette became a solid stream of angry protesters. I had seen a good many...

European leaders seek consensus for Greek bailout This week has been quite eventful, especially in world financial markets as the Greek sovereign debt crisis has...

French economy The economy is at dire crossroads and an unanticipated statement issued by the G20 reiterated its commitment to stabilize banks and financial markets....

France’s Economy France’s economy was the major concern this past week and will continue to be as financial leaders who met in private sessions in...

Sarkozy holds Paris 9-11 memorial France President Nicolas Sarkozy commemorated 9-11 at the U.S. Embassy in Paris on Friday. The French President said, "On...

Dominique Strauss-Kahn The legal case against former IMF (International Monetary Fund) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was dropped last week. His passport was returned to him and...

Pandemonium. Chaos. Anxiety. Some analysts are even saying that the recent several weeks of market volatility signals a broader global shift in the economy, “the...

1. Thomas Voeckler of France wins the Maillot Jaune in Tour de France on Bastille Day.  Photo: ©AP-Peter Dejong. 2. Tricolor Vespas. Photo:©Carina Okula. 3....

French soldiers killed in Afghanistan President Nicolas Sarkozy traveled to Kabul last week. He announced a troop withdrawal program in Afghanistan following U.S. President Barack...

Dominique Strauss-Kahn freed from house arrest News of the possible collapse of sexual assault charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn stunned France on Friday. And it’s not...

The three largest Bastille Day (La Fête Nationale) events in Paris (the Firemen’s Ball, military parade on the Champs-Elysées and fireworks over the Eiffel...

This past week's news from France hasn't been boring and so it goes. French Politics: will Chirac endorse Hollande? Now that Dominique Strauss-Kahn appears to be...