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Reports US tapped French phones 'false'

US intelligence chief James Clapper has denied reports that US spies recorded data from 70 million phone calls in France in a single 30-day period.
BBC: October 23, 2013

Snowden leaks: France summons US envoy over spying claims

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has summoned the US ambassador over newspaper claims that the US spied on millions of phone calls in France.
BBC: October 21, 2013

France moves to ban child beauty pageants

Parliament in France has moved to ban child beauty pageants on the grounds that they promote the "hyper-sexualisation" of minors.
BBC: September 19, 2013

US, France, Britain want binding deadlines in Syria resolution

The United States, France and Britain have agreed on the need for a strong United Nations resolution on Syria's chemical weapons
September 16, 2013

France's Hollande backs US on Syria action

The French president has said a vote by UK MPs against involvement in military strikes on Syria has not changed France's resolve to take firm action.
BBC: August 31, 2013

France: World must respond if Syria used chemical weapons

France says the international community must respond with force if opposition allegations that Syrian forces used chemical weapons in an attack near Damascus prove true.
August 22, 2013