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  • The attacks on Paris over the weekend shook the world, and although some questions are starting to be answered, there are still a lot of question marks…
  • Last week’s violence in France linked to depictions of Mohammad in a French satirical magazine, has sparked a global conversation about speech, art,…
  • The Tuareg have been fighting the government of Mali on and off for more than a century. Their rebellion intensified when the fiercely independent Tuareg…
  • Presidential hopeful Jean-Luc Melenchon draws large rallies, rivaling mainstream candidates Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande. Helped along by the economic crisis, he has tapped into working-class anger over wage inequality, the decline of French industry, and global capitalism.
  • A dark cloud passes over a statue of Napoleon in Vienna.
    Let Them Eat Funnel Cake: A Napoleon-Based Theme Park for France
    The mayor of a small town in France has unconventional idea for economic growth, a theme park to honor Napoleon. With reenactments celebrating Napoleon's victories and defeats, and plans to integrate French Revolutionary history, hopes are that the park could draw tourists from around the world.

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