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Le Figaro is a French daily founded in 1826 and published in Paris. The oldest national daily in France, Le Figaro is the second-largest national newspaper in the country after Le Parisien and before Le Monde, with an average circulation of about 331,000 copies Its editorial line is considered center-right. The newspaper is now owned by Dassault Media.

United States

Watch: OneShot — Solar Impulse, A Bridge To The Future

Solar Impulse Above San Francisco Bay — © Solar Impulse / Jean Renvillard / Rezo.ch | OneShot Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg set out and accomplished something that still seems ...

Italy

Tragic Icons Of Migration, Dorothea Lange To A Turkish Beach

PARIS — Human migration is the story of our times. Victims of conflict and climate change, pushed by poverty at home and pulled toward opportunity abroad, people on the move are both a catalyst ...

Brazil

Brazil's Destroyed Museum And Burning Questions Beyond

RIO DE JANEIRO — Protests are expected to continue after the fire early Monday that largely destroyed Brazil’s National Museum. The public’s anger at the blaze, which is estimated to have ...

Switzerland

Just A Handshake? Touchy Subject For Pious Muslims In The West

A series of recent legal cases across Europe have questioned whether those who refuse to shake ha...

France

In France, The Stigma Of Virginity In A Hypersexualized Society

A group of French 20-somethings share their different reasons for choosing chastity, and discuss ...

Pakistan

Gwadar Port, Where Chinese And Pakistani Ambitions Meet

GWADAR — Landing at Gwadar International Airport is a bit like landing on the moon. The tarmac lies in the middle of a desert, and there's no other aircraft in sight except for a C-130 from the ...

France

Baguettes In Beijing? Chinese Investors Eating Up French Farm Land

A Chinese company recently bought nearly 1,000 hectares of French farmland. Pourquoi? "To put Fre...

United States

Trump's Iran Gambit And Europe's View Of History

PARIS — “Remember the Eighth of May. History may recall it as the day the United States abandoned its belief in allies.” Edward Luce’s opening sentence in a scathing column penned Wednesday for ...