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French PM knocks halal, kosher as campaign heats up

French PM knocks halal, kosher as campaign heats up

France's prime minister urged Muslims and Jews to consider scrapping their halal and kosher slaughter laws on Monday as President Nicolas Sarkozy and his allies stepped up their efforts to woo far-right voters.

March 6, 2012 11:04
 
France, Britain agree drone cooperation

France, Britain agree drone cooperation

France and Britain agreed on Friday to jointly work to develop next-generation unmanned drones as part of their military cooperation as their leaders reconciled after an acrimonious clash over Europe last year.

February 19, 2012 9:56
 
France, partners planning Syria crisis group

France, partners planning Syria crisis group

President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Saturday France was consulting with Arab and European countries to create a contact group on Syria to find a solution to its crisis after Russia and China vetoed a resolution at the UN Security Council.

February 5, 2012 12:54
 
Burkha not welcome in France

Burkha not welcome in France

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has condemned the traditional Muslim burkha as a symbol of subservience.

June 23, 2009 10:29