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France Riots

France Tries Yet Again To Fix Suburban Violence

AP | SYLVIE CORBET | Posted 10.02.2013 | World

PARIS — Two weeks after a spurt of rioting in a far-flung Paris suburb, President Francois Hollande is injecting a new dose of funds to help cur...

5 Arrested Following French Riots

AP | Posted 08.16.2012 | World

PARIS -- Police arrested five people in northern France on Thursday, the first arrests in connection with recent rioting that renewed concerns about s...

Riots Rock Northern France

AP | LORI HINNANT and MILOS KRIVOKAPIC | Posted 10.14.2012 | World

AMIENS, France — Months of tension between police and young people in a troubled district of northern France exploded on Tuesday, with dozens of...

Sarkozy's Unfinished Reform

Rabah Ghezali | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabah Ghezali

French public opinion and political culture is at least one ocean apart from those in America. But the French failure to meet the challenge of reform in 2010 teaches America that the longer it waits, the harder and more unfair reform will become.

Why France Burns and America Smolders

Yvette Carnell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yvette Carnell

Unlike Americans, the French feel a responsibility to counter any assault on the rights which they've fought so hard to win.

France Riots Disrupt Airport Travel In Paris & Beyond

AP | GREG KELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

PARIS — Workers opposed to a higher retirement age blocked roads to airports around France on Wednesday, leaving passengers in Paris dragging su...

'Greek Syndrome' Is Catching In Other European Cities

The Independent | John Lichfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Europe exists, it appears. If Greek students sneeze, or catch a whiff of tear-gas, young people take to the streets in France and now Sweden. Yesterda...