Dec 10, 2013 — Poly Implant Prothese was once among the world's leaders in supplying implants. But after its product was found to have a high rupture rate, a public health scare followed. Its founder was sentenced to four years in prison for fraud.
Dec 9, 2013 — The U.S. said it offering help to stave off a humanitarian crisis and promote stability in the region.
Dec 6, 2013 — France sends troops to its former colony after clashes between Muslims and Christians left nearly 300 dead.
Nov 14, 2013 — The Canadian province has proposed a "secularism charter" that would ban government workers from wearing religious symbols. Supporters say it would preserve gender equality and the separation of church and state. Critics say the measure curbs religious freedom. The issue has echoes of a debate that's played out in France twice in the past decade.
Nov 6, 2013 — An online statement attributed to al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb says the pair from Radio France Internationale were killed in response to French troops operating in Mali.
Nov 5, 2013 — The Indian independence leader used the portable "charkha" to make his own thread and cloth while a prisoner of the British in the early 1930s.
Oct 29, 2013 — The four, captives of an al-Qaida affiliate, will be on their way home soon, French President Francois Hollande says. They had been held since their capture at a uranium mining operation in Niger.
Oct 28, 2013 — The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee says short of hostilities or an "emergency need" for surveillance, the U.S. shouldn't be spying on foreign leaders.
Oct 28, 2013 — The system, which battered the U.K. with gusts of nearly 100 mph, killed more than a dozen people there and in the Netherlands, France and Germany.
Oct 28, 2013 — Disclosures that the National Security Agency has spied on U.S. allies, including France and Germany, have sparked outrage in Europe and created tensions in trans-Atlantic relations. But just how widespread is such spying?