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Frenchmen deported for nude pics at Angkor
A man cycles through the north gate of the Angkor Thom. TANG CHHIN SOTHY / AFP

Frenchmen deported for nude pics at Angkor

Three French tourists will be deported from Cambodia after they pleaded guilty to taking nude pictures of each other inside the country's famed Angkor temple complex, a prosecutor said Saturday. READ  

Greek FM in Paris to lobby for debt cuts
Yanis Varoufakis at the handover to the new Greek government earlier this week. Photo: ARIS MESSINIS / AFP

Greek FM in Paris to lobby for debt cuts

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has moved forward to Saturday a planned trip to Paris that launches the new anti-austerity government's search for EU allies, his office said. READ  

When French tourists behave badly abroad
In 2013 France's consul-general in Australia issued a plea to French backpackers saying their behaviour was bringing shame on the French community. Photo: drunk_by_i_woke_up_today/Flickr

When French tourists behave badly abroad

The French aren’t known to be a particularly rowdy bunch, but they have been known to misbehave while abroad. From an orgy in the Pompeii brothel to scaling an American landmark, we've made a countdown of some of their most mischievous exploits. And the prize for the naughtiest goes to… READ  

Frenchmen held for nude pics at Angkor temple
The male tourists were discovered inside the Banteay Kdei temple. Photo: Leon petrosyan/Wikicommons

Frenchmen held for nude pics at Angkor temple

UPDATED: Three French tourists have been arrested by Cambodian authorities for taking nude photos of each other inside the country's famed Angkor temple complex, officials said on Friday. READ  

France vs Denmark: How to deal with jihadists?
What's the best way to deal with returning jihadists? The French want repression, but the Danes go for rehabilitation. Photo: AFP

France vs Denmark: How to deal with jihadists?

While Denmark is to plough millions of euros into helping jihadists reintegrate into society, France is taking a tougher stance as the public calls for more repression in the light of the terror attacks. READ  

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'The age of financial privacy is over'
Unsuspecting Americans have been hit hard by FATCA. Photo: Shutterstock

'The age of financial privacy is over'

Jonathan Weiss hasn’t lived in the US for 25 years. But that didn’t keep his foreign bank account from being frozen in the wake of new US tax laws. Find out how you can avoid the same fate at the hands of FATCA. READ  

Isis urges new attacks after Paris shootings
France has bolstered security across the country since the attacks on Charlie Hebdo. Photo: AFP

Isis urges new attacks after Paris shootings

The Islamic State jihadist group Isis urged Muslims on Monday to carry out new attacks similar to the Paris shooting at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, where 17 people were killed. READ  

Greek elections
French left and far right herald Syriza victory
Jean-Luc Melenchon, Alexis Tsipras and French Communist Party National Secretary Pierre Laurent share a light moment as they take part in an anti-austerity demon in Paris. Photo: Pierre Andrieu/AFP

French left and far right herald Syriza victory

Both the far left and the far right in France proclaimed the victory of Alexis Tsipras and anti-austerity radical left party Syriza in the Greek elections on Sunday. READ  

Israeli store drops Charlie Hebdo promo
A branch of Steimatzky in Ramat HaSharon. Photo: Wikimedia Commons/דוד שי

Israeli store drops Charlie Hebdo promo

An Israeli book chain has dropped plans for an in-store promotion for the latest edition of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, with a cartoon depicting the Prophet Mohammed, local media said on Saturday. READ  

Charlie 'survivors issue' sells more than 7 million
Disappointed customers, hoping to get their hands on Charlie Hebdo are turned away from a news stand in Paris. Photo: The Local

Charlie 'survivors issue' sells more than 7 million

Circulation of the "survivors" issue of Charlie Hebdo, published after a deadly attack on the French satirical weekly's Paris office, is set to top seven million, more than a hundred times its normal circulation, the distributor said Friday. READ  

Second Frenchman charged for Luxleaks
European Commission head Claude Juncker meets French President François Hollande. Photo: PATRICK KOVARIK / AFP

Second Frenchman charged for Luxleaks

A second French suspect was charged Friday with theft and money-laundering in ongoing investigations into the leaking of secret tax avoidance deals between Luxembourg and multinational companies, a scandal dubbed Luxleaks. READ  

Paris Terror Attacks
French flags burned in Charlie Hebdo protests
Iraqi protesters burn the French flag in Baghdad. Photo: AFP

French flags burned in Charlie Hebdo protests

Protesters torched French flags in Iraq and Afghanistan on Thursday as thousands marched in Pakistan, all in protest against the image of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover of the latest issue of French magazine Charlie Hebdo. READ  

US Congress members wave pencils for Paris
US lawmakers pay tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks by holding up pencils. Photo: AFP

US Congress members wave pencils for Paris

During a speech by President Barack Obama, members of the US Congress waved pencils in the air in tribute to the victims of the Paris terror attack two weeks ago. READ  

French aid worker kidnapped in CAR
French soldiers on patrol in Central African Republic, where a French aid worker has been kidnapped. Photo: AFP

French aid worker kidnapped in CAR

Two aid workers, including a 67-year-old French woman, were kidnapped on Monday in the capital of the strife-torn Central African Republic, the French government said. READ  

Paris Terror Attacks
Journalist shot at anti-Charlie rally in Pakistan
A Pakistani man burns the French flag at a rally on Thursday. Photo: AFP

Journalist shot at anti-Charlie rally in Pakistan

A photographer working for the international news agency AFP was shot on Friday while covering an anti-Charlie Hebdo protest in Pakistan. His life did not appear to be in immediate danger. READ  

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