France

Trump hands Putin a diplomatic triumph by casting doubt on U.S. intelligence agencies

HELSINKI — President Trump handed Russian President Vladimir Putin an unalloyed diplomatic triumph during their summit here Monday as he refused to support the collective conclusion of U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia had interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.<p>Trump’s warm …

Russia

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic’s Hot Bikini Body Breaks The Internet

The buxom blonde made headlines for her bombshell beauty.<p>Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, the president of Croatia, is making headlines for her smoldering …

News (U.S.)

Soaked but smiling, Croatian president wins admirers at World Cup final

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic has won many admirers for own performance at the World Cup final in Moscow, where she stood in driving rain at the closing ceremony, smiled and hugged every player from both teams.<p>Croatia lost to France 4-2 in a thrilling final on …

Sport (UK)

Emmanuel Macron Celebrating France's World Cup Victory Is Emmanuel Macron at His Most Joyful

Fans went wild the moment France clinched the World Cup championship, and the country’s President was no exception.<p>Photographers captured French …

World News

Why young royals snubbed Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Poor President Trump.<p>Brushing shoulders with the British royals was going to be the high point of the President's trip to the United Kingdom. In April last year it was widely reported that he'd requested a ride down to London's Buckingham Palace in one of the Queen's gold-plated carriages. …

Justice

13 Soigné French Restaurants in San Francisco

From classics to modern, here are some destinations for elegant dining<p>San Francisco may known for its meaty Mission-style burritos and plump soup dumplings, but for those craving butter, only French will do. There are plenty of restaurants putting those classic French techniques to work in the …

San Francisco

French fans give hero welcome to 'Les Bleus' World Cup champions

PARIS (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of ecstatic French fans celebrated the return of their World Cup winning football team on Monday, jumping and chanting "We Are The Champions" as their bus paraded down the Champs Elysees before a special presidential reception.<p>"Les Bleus", a dynamic, young …

Soccer

Nigerian artist, age 11, creates incredible hyperreal portraits

Kareem Waris Olamilekan is a Nigerian artist who paints astounding hyperreal portraits. He's 11. From his Instagram @waspa_art:<p>I am waspa the bitty …

Digital Art

Humiliating moment French football fan gets rejected when he proposes to his girlfriend in the middle of the World Cup celebrations in Paris

A FRENCH footie fan scored a bit of an own goal when he asked his girlfriend to marry him amid the World Cup win celebrations.<p>The loved up Frenchman …

FIFA World Cup

Photos of Paris Partying After France's World Cup Win

Sunday's match was France's second win in 20 years.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE France</i><i>.</i><p>Soccer took a slight detour on Sunday as France beat Croatia 4-2 to win the FIFA World Cup. Yesterday's match was France's third final in 20 years, and their second win. The victory meant that Didier …

FIFA World Cup

How France is Celebrating Its World Cup Victory

Allez Les Bleus!<p>It's official: France took home the World Cup on Sunday (sorry, Croatia), and today, Paris is gearing up for a massive celebration—just two days after Bastille Day, and hours after a rowdy post-victory gathering at the Champs-Élysées. The French national team will parade down that …

France

Our 5 favorite places in Paris to get breakfast

LIFESTYLE FOOD<p>If a gargantuan brunch isn’t your thing, these five breakfast spots in Paris offer up scrambled eggs, Cali-style avo toast, and …

Breakfast

Trump's Putin summit is a slippery slope to a violent, darker world | Michael H Fuchs

Despite all of Russia’s aggression towards the US and Europe, Trump repeatedly sides with Putin over America’s own interests and allies<p><i>Vladivostok, Russia – Emboldened by re-election, US president Donald Trump landed in Russia today for the first meeting of the newly formed Group of 3 (G3) with</i> …

Geopolitics

Read a Transcript of Trump and Putin's Joint Press Conference

President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin today in Helsinki. They gathered one-on-one, in the presence of only translators, …

U.S. Politics

France’s World Cup Win Is a ‘National Relief’ After Attacks and Racial Tension

PARIS — The bells of Notre Dame rang out, subway conductors sounded their horns across Paris and crowds packed the Champs-Élysées for the second day running on Monday — an explosion of joy washing over France even greater than 20 years ago, when the country last won the men’s soccer World Cup.<p>But …

World News

France gives World Cup winners a heroes' welcome home

The World Cup-winning French team returned home to a heroes’ welcome on Monday, parading down the Champs-Elysees as hundreds of thousands of cheering …

Emmanuel Macron

Macron brings wounded soldier into French dressing room

French president Emmanuel Macron showed joy but also humility and his eye for a great PR opportunity as France became World Champions.<p>A photo of Macron, in shirt and tie, expressing his emotion as France scored quickly went viral across the social media. However, his consolatory gestures towards …

World News

'Paris won't die': Scenes of joy at Paris bar targeted by terror

Paris (AFP) - Striking images of World Cup celebrations at a Paris bar targeted in the deadly November 2015 attacks ricocheted around social media …

Antoine Griezmann

Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian media saw Monday's highly anticipated summit between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump as a heartening step forward, with the Kremlin leader as the more prominent figure.<p>After their joint news conference in Helsinki, Russia media also took some swipes at U.S. journalists for …

Russia

'Who is the boss now,' Twitter explodes over Vladimir Putin's big black umbrella at FIFA World Cup finals

Russian President Vladimir Putin sure knows how to show he is the boss. Even though Russia did not make it to the finals, Putin stole the show at the …

India News

No Holds Barred: Are the Jews of France doomed?

It is utterly unacceptable that Jews in France should feel unsafe. But, there must also be a stalwart decision on the part of French Jews to proudly …

Israel

14 Surprising Things About Parenting in France

Today, we’re thrilled to kick off our sixth annual Motherhood Around the World series! Emilie Johnson and her French husband Xavier live with their …

Parenting

World Cup parade: Champs-Élysées stores and cafés board up windows over vandalism fears

The Champs-Élysées prepares to host hundreds of thousands of fans again for the French national team’s victory parade on Monday afternoon.<p>But some …

City Halls

France’s 19-Year-Old Soccer Star Kylian Mbappé Is Donating His Entire World Cup Winnings to Charity

Frances' star forward donated his World Cup Winnings to help disabled children play sports<p>Kylian Mbappé, France’s breakout star of the 2018 World …

Soccer

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, and America’s “geopolitical suicide”

The Trump-Putin meeting reveals how Trump is killing American power.<p>The Trump-Putin summit was, by all accounts, a disgrace for the United States. President Trump kowtowed to Vladimir Putin, praising the Russian leader as a potential partner and casting doubt on accusations of Russian interference …

Geopolitics

European official calls Trump's 'foe' comment 'fake news'

Senior European officials tell ABC News they're starting to see President Donald Trump as separate from the United States, and are instead focusing …

Donald Trump

Macron to greet France team after Champs Elysees parade

Details of the World Cup victory parade awaiting Didier Deschamps and his triumphant France players have been released.

Sports (India)

French Newspapers Commemorate Epic World Cup Win

The party in France will no doubt last a while after a World Cup victory over Croatia on Sunday.<p>Newspapers in the country got in on the celebration, …

Soccer

This French soccer star's harrowing tale as an immigrant is beyond remarkable.

On July 15, France won the 2018 World Cup, but the real winners of the tournament are immigrants.<p>The French team won the prestigious tournament for …

Liberal View

Do Not Let The Press Conference Distract You From The Closed-Door Meeting: A Guide To Putin's M.O.

Beware the shell-shock inducing provocations of the press-conference. They distract from the real danger – what happens in the private confab between the two Presidents and the consequences. Stay focused on that. Let’s concede this much: One can sympathize with Vladimir Putin’s position in a …

Russia