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French government raps conservative opponents over Nice security row


PARIS France's government closed ranks around Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve on Monday and accused conservative opponents of fanning allegations that his office sought to alter a report into policing on the night of the deadly Nice attack.

Umicore, Sinochem expected to bid for Total's Atotech: sources

FRANKFURT Chemicals groups Umicore and Sinochem are among the groups interested in German surface finishing and metal plating company Atotech, put on the block by France's oil giant Total , people close to the matter said.

Deals, 10:42am EDT

After truck attack in Nice, Italy frets about European security cooperation

MILAN After the truck attack that killed 84 people in Nice, Italy tightened controls at four border crossings with France over fears an assailant could sneak across onto Italian soil.

World, Italy 9:54am EDT

Britain to have cooler than usual Aug-Oct : The Weather Company

LONDON Below-normal temperatures are expected in Britain and parts of Norway, France and Germany from August to October, with higher than average temperatures across the rest of Europe, The Weather Company said on Monday.

Environment, Germany 5:10am EDT

French minister rejects charges of changing report on Nice attack

PARIS France's interior minister rejected on Sunday an assertion by a senior Nice security official that his staff tried to change a report into policing on the night of the Bastille Day attack that claimed 84 lives.

World, Jul 24 2016

French state of emergency a threat to human rights: NGO

PARIS France's decision to extend a state of emergency for six months undermines human rights and the rule of law, Human Rights Watch said on Friday, joining the country's top magistrate union in criticizing the legislation.

World, Jul 22 2016

IMF's Lagarde to stand trial in Tapie case

PARIS France's highest appeals court ruled on Friday that International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde must stand trial for her role in a 400 million euros ($440 million) state payout in 2008 to businessman Bernard Tapie. | Video

IMF, Jul 22 2016

France orders inquiry into policing on night of Nice attack

PARIS France's government said on Thursday it had ordered an inquiry into policing on the night of last week's deadly truck attack in Nice in a bid to dispel mounting criticism of security arrangements.

World, Jul 21 2016

Libya's U.N.-backed government condemns France for not coordinating military presence

TRIPOLI Libya's U.N.-backed unity government has said that France did not coordinate with it over the presence of French troops in Libya and that it would not compromise on its sovereignty after France announced the deaths of three of its soldiers there.

World, Libya Jul 21 2016

Taking anti-HIV pill as needed prevents infection

(Reuters Health) - Taking an anti-HIV pill shortly before sex and for a few days afterward can help protect people against infection with the human immunodeficiency virus, according to researchers in France and Canada.

Health, Jul 20 2016