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Exclusive: Air France faces new safety probe after freighter takeoff scare

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PARIS - Air France faces its second safety investigation in as many weeks after pilots were forced to recover in mid-takeoff after entering the wrong data into the computer of a cargo jet, airline and safety officials said.

UK's Cameron tells France's Hollande EU status quo 'not good enough'

PARIS - France wants Britain to remain in the European Union, President Francois Hollande said on Thursday after talks with UK Prime Minister David Cameron, who insisted the status quo in Europe was "not good enough".

World, 28 May 2015

UK's Cameron tells France's Hollande EU status quo 'not good enough'

PARIS - France wants Britain to remain in the European Union, President Francois Hollande said on Thursday after talks with UK Prime Minister David Cameron, who insisted the status quo in Europe was "not good enough".

World, 28 May 2015

France warns Iran over nuclear deal as deadline nears

ANKARA/PARIS - France warned on Wednesday it was ready to block a final deal between Iran and the six major powers on Iran's nuclear program unless Tehran provided inspectors access to all installations, including military sites.

World, United Nations, 27 May 2015

Air France faces probe after jet flies near mountain

PARIS - French investigators have opened a probe after an Air France jet with some three dozen people on board narrowly avoided hitting the highest mountain in central Africa in early May, according to information published by France's BEA air accident agency.

World, Africa, United Nations 26 May 2015

Coalition fighting Islamic State must be reinforced: France

PARIS - Iraq and Syria risk further division if international efforts to tackle Islamic State militants there are not stepped up quickly, France warned on Tuesday.

World, Iraq, Syria 26 May 2015

Fabius hopes Paris climate talks can reverse Copenhagen failure

PARIS - A breakthrough international accord to curb global warming is within reach but major hurdles still loom including resistance to a legally binding accord, France's foreign minister said in an interview with Reuters.

Environment, 26 May 2015

U.S. fighter jets escort Air France flight to New York after threat

NEW YORK - An Air France flight from Paris was escorted by two U.S. F-15 fighter jets to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Monday after an anonymous threat was made against the flight, the U.S. military said. | Video

World, 25 May 2015

EDF makes indicative offer for Areva reactors arm

PARIS - French power utility EDF has made an indicative offer for nuclear group Areva's reactors business, a spokesman for Areva said. Les Echos newspaper, citing sources, said the bid was worth just over 2 billion euros ($2.2 billion).

Deals, 22 May 2015

Molinari keeps motoring but it's misery for McIlroy

VIRGINIA WATER, England - Francesco Molinari recovered from a shaky start to maintain his lead at the BMW PGA Championship on Friday while title holder Rory McIlroy missed the cut for only the third time in 45 events.

Politics, Sports 22 May 2015