French split over English at universities
PARIS (Reuters) - Defenders of the French language are furious at plans to introduce courses taught in English at public universities, arguing that France must protect itself against linguistic...
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French gay marriage law gets constitutional all-clear
PARIS (Reuters) - France's Constitutional Council cleared the way on Friday for same-sex marriage, throwing out a last-ditch effort by opponents to scupper the country's biggest social reform since...
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Berlin, Paris not 'bosom' buddies but get on fine, Merkel says
BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel may not have a "bosom friendship" with her French counterpart, she said on Thursday, but her working relationship with Francois Hollande was strong and crucial for Europe.
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French Muslims look to science to determine start of Ramadan
PARIS (Reuters) - France's Muslim leaders have agreed to end almost 1,400 years of Islamic tradition and use modern astronomy to determine the start of the holy month of Ramadan and other Islamic...
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French president's ready-to-drink wine cellar up for auction
PARIS (Reuters) - It's the most refined and thirst-quenching of diplomatic devices that has helped cement ties between France and its international allies.
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