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World Sep 26Jacques Chirac, former France president who opposed Iraq invasion, dies at 86
Chirac's outspoken opposition to the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 rocked relations with France's top ally.
World Aug 25Paris celebrates its liberation from Nazis, 75 years on
Paris celebrated the American soldiers, French Resistance fighters and others who liberated the City of Light from Nazi occupation exactly 75 years ago on Sunday, unleashing an eruption of kissing, dancing, tears and gratitude.
World May 21Macron accuses Bannon, Russian oligarchs of conspiring against EU
French President Emmanuel Macron said Europeans "should not be naive" about foreign interference ahead of this week's European Parliament elections.
World Apr 18Short-circuit likely caused Notre Dame fire, police say
A judicial police official said investigators made an initial assessment of the cathedral Wednesday.
World Apr 18France pays tribute to firefighters who saved Notre Dame
As the ceremonies took place, construction workers hurriedly secured key sections of the fire-weakened cathedral, including an area above one of its famed rose-shaped windows.
World Dec 11France shooting: 4 dead, several wounded in Strasbourg
French prosecutors said a terrorism investigation was opened, though authorities did not announce a motive for the bloodshed.
World Oct 05Interpol president reported missing during visit to China
Meng Hongwei, Interpol's president, boarded a plane and arrived in China but has not been heard from since.
World Jul 20Crisis for Macron as security aide is detained for beating
French investigators on Friday detained for questioning one of President Emmanuel Macron's top security aides who was caught on camera beating a protester in May, sparking a major political crisis for the French leader.
World Jul 16Second World Cup victory gives France a needed boost
"Eternal Happiness" said Monday's headline in the sports daily L'Equipe, summing up the mood of many who hope this euphoria will last for months — even years.
World May 28France’s President Macron rewards migrant hero who saved dangling child
PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday lauded as a hero a migrant from Mali who scaled an apartment building to save a child dangling from a balcony, and rewarded the young man's bravery with an offer of French…