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Paris won't be bullied anymore over French hostages
Why the murder of Herve Gourdel will be a game-changer for French policy vis-a-vis terrorists.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2014 07:33 GMT
Sarkozy: Victim of witch-hunt?
After Chirac and Strauss-Kahn, Sarkozy is the latest French politician embroiled in a scandal.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2014 10:19 GMT
Ten years without Derrida
In his lifetime Jacques Derrida faced criticism of conservatives resisting change in philosophical thought.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2014 08:29 GMT
French elections: La Republique is dead, long live la Republique?
New political actors may help the French republican model to survive and resist a rise of the extreme.
Last updated: 01 Apr 2014 09:28 GMT
French president splits from first lady
Separation from Valerie Trierweiler announced two weeks after magazine exposed Hollande's affair with film actress.
Last updated: 26 Jan 2014 04:04 GMT
Lebanon's sleeping demons
Will the Special Tribunal for Lebanon untangle the current political deadlock?
Joseph A Kechichian
Last updated: 22 Jan 2014 08:50 GMT
Cinema and the condition of coloniality
The winners of this year's Cannes top prizes were an Iranian and a Tunisian - but both set their films in France.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 16:34 GMT
Religious fundamentalism in the 'War on Terror'
From snipers to high-ranking officers, many in the US military have publicly stated religious motivations for warfare.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2013 15:15 GMT
French parliament adopts gay marriage law
Violent protests and celebration follow vote to legalise gay marriage and allow same-sex couples to adopt children.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2013 01:34 GMT
Sarkozy questioned over 'illegal poll funds'
Magistrates try to establish whether ex-president received campaign donations from France's richest woman in 2007.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2012 21:07 GMT
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