France suggests EU link easing Syria arms embargo to peace talks
BRUSSELS - France is floating a proposal that the European Union ease an arms embargo for Syrian rebels but delay acting on the decision to intensify pressure on Damascus to negotiate an end to Syria's civil war, a French diplomat said on Wednesday.
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AppGratis Won't Be The Last To Fall As Apple Moves To Keep Charts Pure And Avoid Stores-Within-A-Store
Apple will reportedly be pruning the App Store more in the wake of its decision to remove AppGratis, the French startup that just recently raised $13.5 million for its app promotion and discovery platform. According to sources speaking to AllThingsD, others will soon find their App Store privileges revoked as part of a general clean-up.
France ready to start Mali withdrawal despite attack: army chief
OTTAWA - France is still ready to start pulling its forces out of Mali next month despite a rebel attack on the key northern town of Gao, the French head of the armed force said on Friday.
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France Won’t Get LTE On The iPhone Before The End Of 2013 As The ARCEP Fails To Make A Decision
It keeps getting worse for French iPhone owners. The agency for telecommunications ARCEP has just announced that it would meet with the four French telcos to know if and when it should refarm Bouygues Telecom's 1,800MHz band to bring LTE to the iPhone 5. The three other companies are begging the ARCEP to wait until at least 2014 to start this process, effectively lobbying for slowing down innovation in this industry.
Hollande scraps plans for national museum of French history
Plans for the €40 million Maison de l’Histoire de France in Paris were finally scrapped on December 31 by Francois Hollande's socialist government. The decision delighted many who believe France's rich history is too divisive.