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France mulls Afghan exit after troops ‘murdered’

President Nicolas Sarkozy warned on Friday he may accelerate the French withdrawal from Afghanistan after an Afghan soldier shot dead four unarmed French troops during a sports session inside a base.

Women to sue France over faulty implants

Women to sue France over faulty implants

A dozen French women who have received faulty PIP breast implants say they want to sue the state for its failure to reimburse them for breast replacement surgery.

France issues ‘wedding kits’ to fight divorce

France issues ‘wedding kits’ to fight divorce

With the divorce rate rising, the French government is working on "wedding kits" to enhance the marriage experience for aspiring spouses.

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Hackers bring down French anti-piracy site

Anonymous hackers attacked the website of the French anti-piracy organization Hadopi in retaliation to the closure of the file-sharing site Megaupload.com

Swiss firm Petroplus to sell French refinery

Swiss firm Petroplus to sell French refinery

Swiss-based oil refiner Petroplus, nearly driven to bankruptcy after banks froze its credit lines, said on Friday it would sell its Petit Couronne refinery in north-western France.

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Four French troops killed by Afghan soldier: official

Four French soldiers were shot dead and 16 were wounded by a member of the Afghan army in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, a NATO spokesman and Afghan officials said.