France

Soldiers patrol streets of Brussels after overnight arrests

Published 23/11/2015

BRUSSELS Soldiers patrolled the streets of Brussels on the third day of a security lockdown on Monday and the tenth day of a manhunt for [more…]

French police extend questioning of suspect after attacks

Published 23/11/2015

PARIS Investigators on Sunday extended into a fifth day the detention of a man arrested on Wednesday outside the building where the suspected ringleader of [more…]

Kerry to meet Saudi, UAE officials on unifying Syrian opposition

Published 23/11/2015

ABU DHABI U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was set to hold talks with senior Emirati and Saudi officials in Abu Dhabi on Monday to [more…]

One Direction wins big at American Music Awards, Paris takes spotlight

Published 23/11/2015

LOS ANGELES British boy band One Direction swept the top honors at Sunday's American Music Awards, while a sorrowful tribute to the victims of the [more…]

Cognac makers ramp up U.S. efforts as China sips less

Published 22/11/2015

COGNAC, France France's centuries-old cognac houses are raising their bets on the U.S. market with new products and campaigns to broaden the drink's appeal beyond [more…]

Several killed in Paris attacks hid in U.S. band’s dressing room: singer

Published 22/11/2015

The California rock band that was playing in Paris on the night of the Nov. 13 attacks survived the massacre at their concert, but others [more…]

Germany withdraws Eurovision contender after lyrics uproar

Published 21/11/2015

BERLIN Germany withdrew its contender for next year's Eurovision song contest on Saturday following a backlash from critics who accuse the R&B artist of using [more…]

For response at home to attacks abroad, White House brings out Biden

Published 21/11/2015

WASHINGTON The White House deployed Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday to explain to fearful Americans the administration's policy on Syrian refugees in the weekly [more…]

Number of $5 billion-plus takeover deals hits record

Published 20/11/2015

LONDON A bumper North American railroad bid and three other big tie-ups announced this week have taken the number of takeover deals worth $5 billion [more…]

France launches air strikes in Syria- Paris investigation widens

Published 16/11/2015

PARIS/BRUSSELS French warplanes pounded Islamic State positions in Syria on Sunday as police in Europe widened their investigations into coordinated attacks in Paris that killed [more…]