France

AP Photo/Thibault Camus
June 04, 2019 - 7:40 pm
A vicious foe is now a trusted friend. The epitome of evil is now a cornerstone of postwar Europe. As the 75th anniversary of D-Day approaches, Germans are now welcomed instead of shunned and despised like the Nazis who came before them. Now, a soldier wearing the German flag on his shoulder can...
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AP Photo/Ben Jary
June 04, 2019 - 7:21 pm
ABOARD THE BOUDICCA IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL The veterans hobble along on canes and lean on walking frames now, slower and weaker than they were on D-Day, when they stormed the Normandy beaches with the fate of the free world resting on their shoulders. It's hard to imagine them as soldiers carrying...
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May 10, 2019 - 11:22 pm
French embassy presents Legion of Honor award to WWII veterans. Watch the latest video at
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AP Photo/Thibault Camus
April 16, 2019 - 1:19 pm
Fate of many treasures remains unknown after blaze rips through Notre Dame Cathedral; chief religion correspondent Lauren Green reports. Watch the latest video at
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Christopher Furlong/PA via AP
March 11, 2019 - 7:48 pm
Britain and the European Union emerged from last-minute talks late Monday to announce they had finally removed the biggest roadblock to their Brexit divorce deal, only hours before the U.K. Parliament was due to decide the fate of Prime Minister Theresa May's hard-won plan to leave the EU. On the...
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French Police via AP
December 13, 2018 - 8:04 pm
The man authorities believe killed three people during a rampage near a Christmas market in Strasbourg died Thursday in a shootout with police at the end of a two-day manhunt, French authorities said. The Paris prosecutor's office, which handles terror cases in France, formally identified the man...
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December 02, 2018 - 5:13 am
Paris police said Sunday that 133 people had been injured and 412 had been arrested as protesters trashed the streets of the capital during France's worst urban riot in years. French President Emmanuel Macron was holding an emergency meeting on security later Sunday with his prime minister and...
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Dreamstime
November 11, 2018 - 2:54 am
Commemorations are underway around the world to mark the moment 100 years ago when the slaughter of World War I finally stopped. France, the epicenter of the first global conflict, was hosting the main international commemoration, pressing home the point that the world mustn't stumble into war...
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Dreamstime
November 11, 2018 - 1:03 am
President Donald Trump canceled a planned visit to a cemetery for Americans killed in World War I, the White House said, citing bad weather that grounded his helicopter. Trump had been scheduled to lay a wreath and observe a moment of silence Saturday at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and...
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Dreamstime
September 23, 2018 - 2:15 am
It was America's deadliest battle ever, with 26,000 U.S. soldiers killed, tens of thousands wounded and more ammunition fired than in the whole of the Civil War. The Meuse-Argonne offensive of 1918 was also a great American victory that helped bringing an end to World War 1. A remembrance ceremony...
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