Regions / France
Large pro-democracy demonstrations in Burkina Faso have largely escaped the Western media’s radar.
A French re-militarization of Africa, under the well-worn pretext of humanitarian intervention, is in the making.
The Seleka militia in the Central African Republic seem to be following the Rwanda model for genocide.
It regained prominence with the release of the 2011 film "Of Gods and Men."
France is the ninth country in Europe and fourteenth in the world to legalize gay marriage.
Same-sex marriage and adoption move forward in France.
As in: come home to roost.
French anti-nuclear activists are hunger-striking their way onto the political agenda.
French President Nicholas Sarkozy is alleged to have maintained backdoor ties to the Libyan government from 2005 to 2011.
A Hollande victory in France would tip the balance of power in Europe and put an end to the hegemony of the austerity paradigm.