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02-01 Rescuers tow capsized cargo ship before it hits French coast Landes, Southern France
2. 01-31 Experts in last attempt to salvage drifting ship off France Landes, Southern France
3. 01-26 Rock slide kills one at nuclear waste site Bure, France
E. 01-24 Paris attacks: Islamic State group 'releases video of attackers' Paris
F. 01-23 Jews leave France in record numbers France
G. 01-21 France to keep state of emergency 'until IS defeated' Paris
H. 01-21 Hindu god statue's head returns to Cambodia
8. 01-19 Paris Ritz: Fire under control at world-famous hotel

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  Paris attacks: 120 dead and hostages held at Bataclan Map of Bataclan France  France has declared a national state of emergency and has closed its borders after at least 60 people were killed in multiple gun and bomb attacks France train shooting: Americans overpower gunman   Three people have been hurt after a heavily armed man opened fire in northern France, before being overpowered by 2 U.S. passengers
French far right National Front routed in key vote


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National Front leads in regional polls
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Belgian police arrest 16 in anti-terror raids
Brussels shutdown as manhunt for Paris fugit...
Paris attacks: 120 dead and hostages hel...
France train shooting: Americans overpower g...
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Gunmen shot dead 12 people at satirical ma...
10 dead as French TGV high-speed train derai...
Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in Fr...
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Sarkozy held over influence claims
Eurosceptic 'earthquake' rocks EU
Sarkozy held over influence claims
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2013
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Cannes thief in jewel heist
3 Kurdish women shot dead in Paris
Hurricane-force winds batter northern Euro...
Schumacher injured in skiing accident in F...
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2012
Sarkozy concedes to Hollande
Two Western journalists killed in Syria
French gun victims 'UK tourists'
4 killed in shooting at French Jewish scho...
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2012 2012
Sports
9 eurozone nations downgraded by S&P
2011
IMF head questioned over 'attack'
IMF head questioned over 'attack'
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Crime
Storm batters Europe, at least 51 dead
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2010 2010
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2009
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2009 2009
Crime
Air France plane crashed
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2009 2009
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2009 2009
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2008
France hosts Mediterranean summit
Olympic torch extinguished
Princess Diana 'unlawfully killed'
Rogue trader to cost SocGen $7bn
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2008 2008
Disasters
Olympic torch extinguished
Rogue trader to cost SocGen $7bn
2007
Nicolas Sarkozy wins presidential election
Crime
2007 2007
Crime
Warming 'very likely' human-made
Sports
2007 2007
Sports
Airbus to cut 10,000 jobs
2006
French in Armenia 'genocide' row
Labor law protests turn violent
Labor law protests turn violent
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2006 2006
Disasters
Italy wins World Cup over France
Business
2006 2006
Business
2005
Government declared state of emergency
EU 'in crisis' over talks failure
French voters reject EU charter
Boys' electrocution starts riots
Apartment fire kills 16
160 believed dead in jet crash
Armstrong stamps seventh Tour win
Business
2005 2005
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2004
Arafat died
Ailing Arafat arrives in Paris
Crime
2004 2004
Crime
Deadly airport roof collapse
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2003
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Crime
10,000 dead in heat wave
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2003 2003
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2002
Shock success for Le Pen
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2002 2002
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2000
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French far right National Front routed in key vote
Jan. 17  France drug trial: Brain-dead man dies in hospital
Jan.7  Charlie Hebdo anniversary: Paris police shoot man dead


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Dec.13  
  France's far-right National Front (FN) has failed to win a single region in the second round of municipal elections
Dec.12  COP21: Paris climate deal is 'best chance to save planet' Dec.6  National Front leads in regional polls

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Nov.23  Suicide vest found in Paris raises possible link to suspect Nov.22  Belgian police arrest 16 in anti-terror raids Nov.21  Brussels shutdown as manhunt for Paris fugitive continues Nov.19  Paris attacks: 'Ringleader' Abdelhamid Abaaoud killed in raid Nov.17  Paris attacks: Police swoop on apartment in northern suburb Nov.15  Paris attacks: Manhunt launched for the suspect Nov.14  10 dead as French TGV high-speed train derails in east Nov.13  France declared national state of emergency     Paris attacks: 120 dead and hostages held at Bataclan
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  France has declared a national state of emergency and has closed its borders after at least 60 people were killed in multiple gun and bomb attacks
 At least 15 people were killed near the arts centre, where up to 60 people are being held hostage. Police storm the venue. 3 people were killed in an attack near the Stade de France


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Aug.21   France train shooting: Americans overpower gunman
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  Three people have been hurt after a heavily armed man opened fire in northern France, before being overpowered by 2 U.S. passengers.    The incident happened on th...
Aug.20  French National Front expels founder Jean-Marie Le Pen

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Jul.28  Channel Tunnel: '2,000 migrants' tried to enter

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Mar.24     Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps
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  Southern France: Airbus A320 airliner has crashed in the French Alps. The flight 4U 9525 had been en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf with 144 passengers and 6 crew.    No one is expected to have survived. The plane crashed after an 8-minute descent. ...


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Jan.13  New issue Charlie Hebdo published Jan.11     Charlie Hebdo: Vast Paris rally for France unity
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  More than 40 world leaders joined the start of the march, linking arms in an act of solidarity. 'Paris is the capital of the world today,' Hollande said.    The marchers demonstrate unity after the attacks on satirical m...
Jan.9  Hunt for French terror accomplices  Charlie Hebdo hunt: Bloody end to sieges Jan.7     Gunmen shot dead 12 people at satirical magazine
Map of 10 rue Nicolas-Appert 11th arrondissement of Paris France  Paris: Eight journalists and two policemen were among the dead. Police issued photos of two suspects, describing them as 'armed and dangerous'

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Jul.1  Sarkozy held over influence claims

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Jun.6  D-Day anniversary: Veterans mark historic invasion

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May.25   Eurosceptic 'earthquake' rocks EU
  The National Front has come first in France's elections to the European Parliament in what PM Manuel Valls has declared a 'political earthquake'

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Dec.29     Schumacher injured in skiing accident in France
Map of Meribel France  Southern France: Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher has suffered a head injury while skiing in Meribel, France

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Oct.28     Hurricane-force winds batter northern Europe
Map of Kent United Kingdom  England: A major Atlantic storm packing hurricane-force winds pummeled England, France, Belgium and the Netherlands, knocking out power to 220,000 homes

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Jul.28  Cannes thief in jewel heist

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May.6  Sarkozy concedes to Hollande Mar.19   4 killed in shooting at French Jewish school
Map of Toulouse France  Southern France: A teacher and three children were gunned down at Ozar Hatorah. It's the third time in the 10 days that a gunman on a motorcycle has fired on minorities

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May.14     IMF head questioned over 'attack'
  New York: The head of the IMF, Dominique Strass-Kahn, 62, is being questioned by New York police over an alleged sex attack on a hotel maid

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Jun.1   Air France plane crashed   Northeastern Brazil: The Airbus A330-200 with 228 people aboard reported electrical problems in stormy weather before it lost contact

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Jan.24  Rogue trader to cost SocGen $7bn

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May.6     Nicolas Sarkozy wins presidential election   Paris: He won a clear victory over Segolene Royal, gaining 53% of the vote. President-elect has called for unity after a bitterly-contested campaig...

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Oct.26   Boys' electrocution starts riots   Paris: Reports say the boys were trying to evade police in Clichy-sous-Bois. The crowds blamed police for the deaths of the 2 boys May.29  French voters reject EU charter

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Aug.14  10,000 dead in heat wave

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Jul.25  Concorde crash kills 113
before year 2000
Oct. 23, 1983     Beirut barracks bombing   During the Lebanese Civil War 2 truck bombs struck separate buildings housing U.S. and French military forces killing 299 American and French... Jan. 27, 1973     Vietnam War cease-fire signed   Paris: The Paris Peace Accords ended direct U.S. military combat, and temporarily stopped the fighting between North and South Vietnam Dec. 21, 1958   Charles De Gaulle elected President of Fifth French Republic  Paris: De Gaulle oversaw tough economic measures to revitalise the country and rebuffed both the United States and the Soviet Union Oct. 5, 1958  Constitution of Fifth French Republic Aug. 25, 1944     Allies liberated Paris  A military combat that took place from 19 August 1944 until the German garrison surrendered the French capital on 25 August 1944 Jun. 6, 1944     Invasion of Normandy   The invasion by and establishment of Western Allied forces, during Operation Overlord; the largest amphibious invasion to ever take place Jul. 2, 1940     Vichy Government set up in France   Southern France: It was the pro-Axis government headed by Marshal Philippe Pétain from 1940 to 1944 during World War II Jun. 3, 1940     Evacuation of Dunkirk completed   It was the evacuation of Allied soldiers when British, French, and Belgian troops were cut off and surrounded by the German army Sep. 3, 1939     Britain and France declare war on Germany  London: No Western power committed to launching a significant offensive, notwithstanding the terms of the Anglo-Polish and Franco-Polish military al... Sep. 30, 1938     Munich Agreement signed   A settlement permitting Nazi Germany's annexation of portions of Czechoslovakia along the country's borders. 'Sudetenland' was coined Feb. 6, 1934  The Stavisky riots in Paris May. 21, 1927 Charles Lindbergh completes first solo nonstop flight across Atlantic
. Paris Jan. 10, 1920  Treaty of Versailles ratified in Paris Sep. 10, 1919 Treaty of St. Germain signed Jun. 28, 1919 Treaty of Versailles signed Apr. 28, 1919 League of Nations founded. Paris Nov. 11, 1918 Armistice ends World War I Aug. 18, 1917 Verdun offensive began Nov. 9, 1917 Georges Clemenceau became Premier of France. Paris Feb. 21, 1916 Battle of Verdun begins Sep. 6, 1914 First Battle of Marne begins. Paris Dec. 9, 1905  Separation of church and state in France Apr. 8, 1904 Entente Cordiale signed by England and France. London Jan. 13, 1898 Emile Zola publishes J'accuse. Paris Sep. 28, 1895 Louis Pasteur died Nov. 22, 1890 Charles De Gaulle born Oct. 28, 1886 Statue of Liberty dedicated. Manhattan Jan. 28, 1871 Paris surrendered to German Army Sep. 4, 1870 Third Republic proclaimed in France. Paris May. 15, 1859  Pierre Curie born Mar. 19, 1859  First production of Gounod's Faust Sep. 11, 1855 Sebastopol surrendered. Crimea Aug. 5, 1850  Guy de Maupassant born Feb. 24, 1848  King Louis Philippe abdicated Dec. 11, 1848  Louis Napoleon elected President of Second Republic of France Sep. 28, 1841  George Clemenceau born Feb. 25, 1841  Pierre August Renoir born Nov. 4, 1840  Auguste Rodin born Nov. 14, 1840  Claude Monet born Oct. 9, 1835  Saint Saens born Jul. 19, 1834  Edgar Degas born Jan. 23, 1832  Edouard Manet born Aug. 7, 1830  Louis Philippe accepted crown of France Jul. 27, 1830 Revolution breaks out in Paris Dec. 27, 1822  Louis Pasteur born Dec. 12, 1821  Gustav Flaubert born Sep. 26, 1815 Holy Alliance between Russia, Austria, and Prussia. Paris Aug. 8, 1815  Napoleon Bonaparte leaves for St. Helena Jun. 18, 1815 Napoleon Bonaparte defeated at Waterloo. Belgium Apr. 11, 1814 Napoleon Bonaparte abdicated and Treaty of Fontainebleau signed. Paris Feb. 20, 1808  Honore Daumier, artist, born Jul. 5, 1804  George Sand born Apr. 30, 1803 USA purchased Louisiana from France May. 19, 1802  Order of the Legion of Honor created Feb. 26, 1802  Victor Hugo born Nov. 9, 1799  Napoleon Bonaparte's coup d'etat of Brumaire Mar. 9, 1796  Napoleon Bonaparte and Josephine marry Jul. 28, 1794  Maximilien Mavie Isidore Robespierre guillotined Jul. 13, 1793  Charlotte Corday murders Jean Marat Jun. 23, 1793 Reign of Terror begins in France. Paris Jan. 21, 1793 Louis XVI guillotined. Paris Aug. 10, 1792  Storming of the Tuileries Aug. 26, 1789  Declaration of the Rights of Man adopted Jul. 14, 1789 Fall of the Bastille. Paris May. 5, 1789  Estates General meet in France Nov. 18, 1789  Louis Daguerre born Sep. 3, 1783 Definitive Treaty of Paris signed ending American Revolution Jun. 5, 1783  First fire balloon ascent by Montgolfier Brothers Aug. 15, 1769 Napoleon Bonaparte born. Southern France Apr. 22, 1769  Mme. DuBarry becomes official mistress of Louis XV Nov. 21, 1694  Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire born Sep. 5, 1638  King Louis XIV born Jan. 29, 1635  Academie Francaise founded Jan. 15, 1622  Jean Baptiste Poquelin Moliere born Mar. 31, 1596  Rene Descartes born Aug. 23, 1572  St. Bartholomew's massacre of Huguenots May. 2, 1519  Leonardo da Vinci died May. 30, 1431  Jeanne of Arc, burned at the stake May. 8, 1429  Joan of Arc liberates Orleans Mar. 31, 1146  St. Bernard preaches Second Crusade Nov. 27, 1095  Pope Urban II preaches First Crusade