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By ARON HELLER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JERUSALEM In his first presidential visit to Israel, French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Israeli-Palestinian peace is immediately attainable, talked tough against Iran's nuclear program and delivered an address to Parliament. But nobody has seemed to notice.
By Dan Wilchins NEW YORK (Reuters) - Family members of September 11 victims listened on Wednesday to the dying words of a woman trapped in the World Trade Center from newly released audio tapes and demanded more information and steps to avoid future disasters.
By James Mackenzie PARIS (Reuters) - Paparazzi photographs of Socialist presidential hopeful Segolene Royal in a turquoise bikini have raised eyebrows in France and underlined the spread of celebrity culture into France's traditionally sober political coverage.
PARIS (Reuters) - French actor Jean Reno, star of such films as "The Big Blue," "Leon" and "The Da Vinci Code," married model and actress Zofia Borucka on Saturday in a hilltop village in the south of France.
LONDON (Reuters) - A cleric jailed in Britain and wanted in the United States on terrorism charges won the right on Friday to challenge his convictions for inciting racial hatred and soliciting murder.
For decades, Arno Lustiger remained silent about his wartime experiences.
By Pierre Thebault ST TROPEZ, France (Reuters) - French film maker Gerard Oury, whose string of fast-paced farces in the 1960s and 1970s made him one of France's most successful film directors, died on Thursday at the age of 87, his daughter said.
By Brian Rohan PARIS (Reuters) - Despite top grades at law school, two years as an intern and success at the bar exam, Simon Caille faced the prospect only of temporary work and low-paid assistantships as a new lawyer in Paris.
After walking her two children to their Paris school in the morning, Fatma Arbane returns to the stuffy hotel room in which her family eats and sleeps -- and worries the police will come looking for her.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian art dealer bought 26 letters written by French philosopher and satirist Voltaire to Catherine the Great for a mystery buyer, a local paper reported on Thursday.
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