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    Antony Blinken Has a Delicate Job in Paris After Submarine Row

    The secretary of state’s close ties with France will be valuable in smoothing over the diplomatic spat last month over a U.S. submarine deal with Australia. Secretary of State Antony…

    Black Irish, Mariah Carey’s New Liquor, Can’t Be Sold in Ireland

    Europe|Black Irish, Mariah Carey’s New Liquor, Can’t Be Sold in Ireland https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/17/world/europe/mariah-carey-irish-liquor-trademark.html A trademark dispute with an Irish company has prevented the singer’s new line of Irish cream liqueur from…

    France to Offer Free Contraception for Women Up to 25

    Europe|France to Offer Free Contraception for Women Up to 25 https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/09/world/europe/france-free-contraception.html The government, responding to what it said was a decline in the use of contraceptives among some young women…

    Thousands Protest in France Against Health Pass for 3d Weekend

    Demonstrators in Paris protested  against France’s health pass and other coronavirus protocols on Saturday. Similar protests took place in other cities, including Marseille, Rennes and Strasbourg.Credit…Alain Jocard/Agence France-Presse — Getty…

    Virus Trends Vary Sharply Worldwide, Making an Erratic Mix

    World|Up, down, sideways: Around the world, the pandemic defies easy description. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/28/world/pandemic-patterns-global-roundup.html Standing in line for Covid-19 vaccines in Bangalore, India, on Tuesday. The situation has improved lately in the…

    France Passes New Laws to Combat Terrorism and Islamist Extremism

    After several attacks, the government said it needed more tools to hunt down terrorists and prevent extremist ideas from spreading. Critics call the laws heavy handed. In May, members of…

    France’s New Covid Rules Bring Protests and Record Vaccine Bookings

    Anti-vaccine demonstrators marching past the Louvre in Paris on Saturday.Credit…Kiran Ridley/Getty Images July 19, 2021, 6:57 a.m. ET More than 100,000 people took to the streets across France over the…

    Breaking News – France manhunt for armed ex-soldier who fired on police

    image copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionDordogne department prefect Frédéric Périssat said the shooter is in a wooded area cordoned off by police A manhunt is under way in south-west France for a…

    France Plots a Path Out of Lockdown

    Central Paris earlier this month. President Emmanuel Macron of France began mapping the nation’s exit from a web of lockdown restrictions.Credit…Dmitry Kostyukov for The New York Times April 29, 2021,…

    Julie Pomagalski, Former Olympic Snowboarder, Is Killed in an Avalanche

    Sports|Julie Pomagalski, Former Olympic Snowboarder, Is Killed in an Avalanche The 40-year-old competed for France in the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City and at the Turin Games in…