The women’s World Cup has kicked off in Paris, with the United States once again considered a leading contender. But there's tough competition, and this year, the U.S. team is playing against the backdrop of its lawsuit for alleged gender…
In our news wrap Thursday, a Russian mobile operator is teaming up with China’s Huawei to develop 5G networks in Russia. The deal was signed Thursday in Moscow, as Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Russian President Vladimir Putin, and comes…
By Malcolm Brabant
Seventy-five years ago, tens of thousands of American, European and Canadian soldiers waded ashore France’s foggy northern coast to achieve a pivotal victory against Nazi Germany. In honor of the milestone D-Day anniversary, President Trump and other leaders convened at…
French President Emmanuel Macron said France and the U.S. continue to work together to "preserve democracy and freedom" around the world.
By Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press
President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron enjoy putting on a show of exaggerated handshakes, warm kisses and taps on the back, but they disagree on key issues, including climate change, Iran and world trade.
By Raf Casert, John Leicester, Associated Press
With the silence of remembrance and respect, nations honored the memory of the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the landing beaches of Normandy, a tribute of thanks 75 years after…
By Malcolm Brabant
In 1944, thousands of Allied soldiers landed on five different beaches in Normandy. The operation set the stage for liberation of German-occupied France during World War II. For those who participated in the critical mission, the challenges they faced and…
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press
Green parties in Germany, France, Britain and elsewhere celebrated big gains in elections for the 751-seat European Parliament amid growing voter concerns over climate change, expressed in large-scale student protests over recent months.
By Sylvie Corbet, Nicolas Vaux-Montagny, Associated Press
French police were on Saturday hunting a suspect believed to have deposited a paper bag containing an explosive device that went off, wounding 13 people in a busy pedestrian street in the city of Lyon the previous day.
By Jeffrey Brown
In the aftermath of the Syrian conflict, millions of people fled their country, joining migrants and refugees from across the Middle East and Africa seeking better lives in Europe and the United States. Many gathered at an informal French refugee…
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