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France may face sperm shortage under Macron plan to ease IVF rules

Sep 24 2019

PARIS France risks a shortage of frozen sperm if lawmakers approve new legislation that allows single women and lesbian couples access to in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and abolishes the right of sperm and egg donors to keep their identities secret, clinicians said. | Video

At Easter mass, Parisians pray for Notre-Dame's swift restoration

Apr 21 2019

PARIS With no cathedral to go to, hundreds of Parisians gathered for Easter Sunday mass at the smaller Saint-Eustache catholic church on the city's right bank, and prayed for the swift restoration of Notre-Dame after its devastating fire.

Dior celebrates 1950s rebels at fashion week lacking Lagerfeld

Feb 26 2019

PARIS Christian Dior lit up the Paris catwalk with a celebration of 1950s youth culture on Tuesday while designers paid tributes to this fashion week's big absentee, late Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld. | Video

Iran's first president says Khomeini betrayed 1979 Islamic revolution

Feb 04 2019

VERSAILLES, France Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini betrayed the principles of the Iranian revolution after sweeping to power in 1979, his first president told Reuters, leaving a "very bitter" taste among some of those who had returned with him to Tehran in triumph.

In a quiet French village, a cleric plotted Iran's revolution

Feb 04 2019

(This January 31 story was corrected to make clear in second paragraph that Khomeini was forced into exile)

Leaders of France and Germany in poignant show of unity 100 years after WW1

Nov 11 2018

COMPIEGNE, France One hundred years after the guns of World War One fell silent, the leaders of France and Germany held hands and rested their heads against one another in a poignant ceremony to mark the signing of the Armistice peace agreement. | Video

The artist as an algorithm: robot-made Rembrandt for sale

Sep 22 2018

PARIS Robots can do many of the jobs previously performed by humans, but could they ever replace artists? | Video

French train strikes resume as unions square off with Macron

Apr 09 2018

PARIS Travelers grappled with another crippling wave of transport strikes in France on Sunday, as train workers protested President Emmanuel Macron's economic reforms and a stand-off between the government and rail unions hardened. | Video

French train strikes resume as unions square off with Macron

Apr 09 2018

PARIS Travellers grappled with another crippling wave of transport strikes in France on Sunday, as train workers protested President Emmanuel Macron's economic reforms and a stand-off between the government and rail unions hardened. | Video

Paris atelier provides safe haven for exiled artists

Feb 03 2018

PARIS Paris, whose bohemian culture attracted some of the world's finest painters at the turn of the 20th century, is opening its doors to a new wave of talent, driven its way this time by war and poverty. | Video

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