Five years after New York's last French bookstore closed its doors, the city's francophones and francophiles are celebrating the opening of a charming new French bookstore on Manhattan's Upper East Side.
News that vaccines to fight Ebola are being developed on both sides of the Atlantic has grabbed global media headlines as the world stands on the precipice of an epidemic. But which laboratory will be the first to get it to market?
The success of French retailers in stopping the advance of discounters in the last five years shows a way out of the crisis embroiling Britain's "big four" grocers. Their simple formula: fewer complex promotions and big price cuts across the board.
The Fondation Louis Vuitton contemporary art museum, a massive structure just outside Paris of billowing sails and glass designed by Frank Gehry, is set to be inaugurated by French President François Hollande on Monday.
In an apparent u-turn, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that his country would allow Iraqi Kurdish forces to cross the Syrian border into the besieged town of Kobane to help defend it against Islamic State militants.
Two French journalists were due in court Monday in the eastern Indonesian island of Papua on charges of "abusive use of entry visas" following their arrest in August for shooting a report on a local separatist movement.
US military aircraft dropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies late on Sunday to Kurdish forces battling the Islamic State (IS) group, also known as ISIS or ISIL, in the Syrian border city of Kobane.
A deepening sense of impasse gripped Hong Kong as pro-democracy protests entered their fourth week on Monday, with the government having limited options to end the crisis and demonstrators increasingly willing to confront police.
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