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Politics Nov 10UNESCO chief says U.S. ’empty chair’ can’t last
New UNESCO chief Audrey Azoulay has rebuked the U.S. for its decision to withdraw from the U.N. cultural body for alleged anti-Israel bias and says America is "affected by everything" the agency does.
World Oct 18U.S., Israel to exit UN agency over alleged anti-Israel bias
The United States said Thursday it is pulling out of the U.N.'s educational, scientific and cultural agency because of what Washington sees as its anti-Israel bias and need for "fundamental reform." Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel plans to…
World Nov 12Sting to reopen Bataclan hall one year after Paris attacks
A concert by British pop legend Sting is marking the reopening of the Paris' Bataclan concert hall one year after suicidal jihadis killed 90 revelers.
World Jul 14Looking for a $11,000 haircut? Ask French President Francois Hollande
The deeply unpopular Socialist leader, who was elected on a populist mandate of taxing the super-wealthy, is embroiled in an embarrassing scandal over the exorbitant price of his hair care that detractors have dubbed #Coiffeurgate.
Nation Jun 06France celebrates D-Day anniversary with dance, historical film and world leaders at Omaha beach
Historical film footage and modern interpretive dance recreated the images of World War II at D-Day's 70th anniversary, a blend of old and new that bridged seven decades and depicted a once riven Europe as a newly unified whole.