PARIS - France's Green Party said it would back a campaign to force the constitutional court to review a new law that expands the government's powers to monitor phone and Internet connection data without authorization from a judge.
PARIS/BERLIN - Airbus parent EADS came under fire on Tuesday from shareholders France and Germany over plans to cut 5,800 jobs, but its chief executive said that ignoring weak defense and space markets would have put even more jobs at risk.
BRUSSELS - Europe's highest court on Tuesday told a lower court to re-examine a long-running dispute between France, Italy and Ireland and EU competition regulators over whether millions of euros in state aid granted to the alumina sector was legal.
PARIS/BANGUI - Two French soldiers were killed in overnight fighting in Central African Republic, France's first casualties in an operation to restore stability in its former colony, the French government said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON/DOHA - The U.S. military said on Monday that it will fly African forces into Central Africa Republic, responding to a request by France to bolster international efforts to halt the spread of violence between Christians and Muslims.
PARIS - France's intervention to quell violence in Central African Republic may prove simpler militarily than the campaign it waged against al Qaeda-linked Islamists in Mali this year, defense experts said.
PARIS - Nuclear power will always provide at least half of France's electricity, the country's industry minister was reported as saying in China on Sunday, defying calls by the green arm of the government to exit nuclear altogether.
BANGUI - France said it will start disarming fighters in the Central African Republic by force if necessary on Monday, as relative calm returned to the capital Bangui following three days of heavy fighting between Christians and Muslims. | Video
PARIS - France hopes a deal will be clinched on a European banking union before the end of 2013, the country's Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici said on Sunday.
BANGUI - France rushed troops to Central African Republic on Friday but violence between Muslim and Christian militias continued unabated, spiraling into widespread killings of civilians.
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