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Spanish 'pop-up' Pompidou art center opens in Malaga

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MALAGA, Spain - France's Pompidou Center on Saturday brought dozens of its 20th and 21st century artwork to one of Spain's most popular coastlines, opening in the Andalusian port of Malaga the first of several international outposts.

Iran, powers struggle to overcome disputes in push for nuclear deal

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The foreign ministers of France and Germany joined the top U.S. and Iranian diplomats on Saturday to help break an impasse in nuclear negotiations as major powers and Iran closed in on a two- or three-page accord that could form the basis of a long-term deal. | Video

World, Germany, Davos 28 Mar 2015

France presses at U.N. for Islamic State to face world court

UNITED NATIONS - France said on Friday it would push the United Nations Security Council to refer the Islamic State militant group to the International Criminal Court for possible prosecution of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

World, United Nations, 27 Mar 2015

France to begin push for U.N. Middle East action in 'coming weeks'

UNITED NATIONS - France plans to start discussions with partners in the "coming weeks" on a United Nations Security Council resolution to lay out parameters for ending the Middle East conflict, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Friday.

World, United Nations, 27 Mar 2015

Iran's Rouhani intervenes as deadline for nuclear deal approaches

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Iran's president spoke with the leaders of France, Britain, China and Russia on Thursday in an apparent effort to break an impasse to a nuclear deal between Tehran and major world powers. | Video

World, China, Russia, Davos 26 Mar 2015

Booz Allen contractor, two other Americans die in Airbus crash

- A Booz Allen Hamilton Inc contractor, her daughter and a third U.S. citizen were among 150 people killed when a Germanwings Airbus crashed in a remote Alpine region in France, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday. | Video

Booz Allen contractor, two other Americans die in Airbus crash

- A Booz Allen Hamilton Inc contractor, her daughter and a third U.S. citizen were among 150 people killed when a Germanwings Airbus crashed in a remote Alpine region in France, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.

World, Aerospace & Defense, 25 Mar 2015

Australia kicks off $39 billion submarine tender

ADELAIDE, Australia - Australia has invited Germany, France and Japan to pitch for a contract to build its new submarine fleet, kicking off a contentious A$50 billion ($38.8 billion) project which has become a political football at home.

German students, teachers weep for classmates on doomed plane

HALTERN AM SEE, Germany - Students and teachers at a small-town German high school broke down in tears once they realized that 16 classmates and two teachers were on board an ill-fated Germanwings airplane that crashed in France on Tuesday on a flight to Duesseldorf.

France tells U.N. 'insufficient' progress in Iran nuclear talks

UNITED NATIONS - France warned on Tuesday that "insufficient" progress has been made toward a nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers with specific disparities over research and development and the issue of sanctions.

World, United Nations, 24 Mar 2015