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Eleanor Beardsley

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Strikes Across France Paralyze Economy

Saturday, May 28, 2016

A dispute over labor law changes in France has escalated to a full-fledged confrontation between the government and influential unions, sparking protests and even violence.

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Oil Refinery Strikes Spark Gas Shortages In France

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Strikes are a part of life in France, and people take it in stride. But every once in a while, things get out of hand, and the escalating conflict over the government's changes to labor laws seems to fit that mould.

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Debris From EgyptAir Flight 804 Found In Mediterranean

Friday, May 20, 2016

France has sent warships, aircraft and aviation investigators to help find the cause of Thursday's crash of EgyptAir flight 804. The flight vanished from radar screens over the eastern Mediterranean.

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EgyptAir Flight Crashes In Mediterranean Sea After Disappearing From Radar

Thursday, May 19, 2016

The missing EgyptAir Flight 804 disappeared after leaving Paris on its flight to Cairo, leaving distraught relatives behind and a mystery in its wake.

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French Police Demonstrate Against Anti-Police Violence

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

After keeping order at dozens of protests over the French government's labor reform bill in the last months, it was the turn of French police to take to the streets Wednesday. Officers marched to show their anger at what they say is an uptick in anti-police violence.

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Demonstrators In France Protest Labor Law Changes

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

France's president says changing the labor law is the only way to improve jobless figures — but his decision to push those changes through Parliament has led to nationwide strikes and street protests.

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Paris Extends Summer Nights By Keeping Parks Open After Sunset

Monday, May 16, 2016

Paris will open nine parks all night despite increased costs for lighting and security. The mayor's office says it will be good for people to be able to come to the parks when it's too hot indoors.

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Public Reaction Signals Improvement In How French Culture Views Workplace Sexual Harassment

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Two French politicians were caught up in separate sexual harassment scandals this week, five years after a French presidential hopeful was brought down by allegations of sexual misconduct.

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'Islamic Fashion' Creates Controversy In France

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Some fashion houses have begun catering to Muslim consumers in Europe with loose-fitting, body-covering clothing lines that include head-covering scarves.

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As Sweden Absorbs Refugees, Some Warn The Welcome Won't Last

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

For decades, Sweden has welcomed the world's refugees. But with the arrival of 160,000 migrants, attitudes are starting to change and polarize. "There are two Swedens right now," says a journalist.

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After Fleeing The Taliban, An Afghan Reinvents Himself In Sweden

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

An electrician who fled Afghanistan after the Taliban tried to force him to smuggle bombs into a military camp is starting a new life. He has just been approved to start a forestry apprenticeship.

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A Swedish Town's Newest Residents Settle In And Make A New Start

Sunday, April 03, 2016

Despite being overwhelmed by the arrival of tens of thousands of migrants last year, most Swedes still believe if refugees are fully integrated into Swedish life, they will eventually become an asset.

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Brussels Update: Two Men Charged In Connection With Attacks

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Belgian authorities have charged two men with terrorist offenses and are continuing to question others in relation to Tuesday's bombings of the main Brussels airport and a city metro station.

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Police Continue To Arrest Terror Suspects In Europe

Saturday, March 26, 2016

European police round up more terrorist suspects after Tuesday's deadly bombings in Brussels. Many involved had ties to last year's Paris attacks.

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Brussels' Molenbeek District In The Spotlight After Terror Attacks

Friday, March 25, 2016

The Molenbeek district of Brussels is home to many of the terrorists who plotted the Paris and Brussels attacks. Its people are saddened, horrified and turning inward after this week's carnage.

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While Brussels Mourns, Investigation Of Attacks Progresses

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Brussels continues to mourn its more than 30 dead, as authorities continue to hunt for one more assailant in the blasts. Three attackers have now been identified.

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Residents Of Brussels District Shocked Terrorists Lived In Their Midst

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Residents of a multi-ethnic neighborhood in Brussels say they're stunned to find two terrorist brothers were living in their midst. Locals say they don't understand what's happening in their city.

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Belgian Officials And Residents Reflect On Tuesday's Terrorist Attacks

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Belgians remain shocked and sad in the aftermath of the bombings. But King Philippe said they would respond to the terror threat with calm and dignity.

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Brussels Remains Tense After Terror Attacks Kill More Than 30 People

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

About 30 people have been killed and scores more injured in a bomb attacks on the airport and subway system in the Belgian capital of Brussels.

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Pigeons Are London's Newest Pollution Fighters

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Pigeons have a bad reputation. But London's Pigeon Air Patrol is monitoring pollution levels. A flock of racing pigeons equipped with sensors launched this week. The results, naturally, are tweeted.

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