Despite the deepening global financial crisis, France experienced a slight uptick in economic growth during the third quarter. French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde describes her country's situation in an interview with Margaret Warner.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Feuding Lebanese leaders signed a breakthrough deal Wednesday to end 18 months of political conflict, abating fears of a fresh civil war and opening the door for the election of a new president.
Marcel Marceau, a French artist who worked in silence and was best known for a character known as "Bip," died Monday at the age of 84. The NewsHour reflects on his contributions to his craft.
In the final days of France's presidential campaigns, opinion polls show that conservative candidate Nicolas Sarkozy has increased his lead over socialist Segolene Royal. Margaret Warner reports from France on the countdown to Sunday's presidential runoff.
In the days leading up to France's presidential run-off election, Margaret Warner reports on the changes taking place in the country, including its growing Muslim population, and how they may impact the upcoming vote.
Religion has played an important role in politics throughout Europe, from France to Turkey, over the past decades. Ray Suarez details his recent travels to Europe, where he was discussing the role of religion in public life.
Washington Post columnist Art Buchwald succumbed to kidney failure at home with his family late Wednesday, but was able to spend his last year enjoying life and writing about his experiences. Here are excerpts from a March 2006 NewsHour interview…
For Syria, its relationship with the West and most of its regional neighbors remains deeply scarred by a colonial land-grab deal signed by a French and British diplomat some 90 years ago.
U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan announced that the European Union had agreed to provide 7,000 troops, or nearly half the expanded peacekeeping force, to southern Lebanon. Analysts discuss the U.N. mission.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President Jacques Chirac said France would only deploy 400 troops to Lebanon even as U.N. officials said they hoped for more troops from the country slated to lead the force to end the clashes between Israeli soldiers and Hezbollah militants.
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