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A French library director had taken and sold the letter, among other things, in the 1800s.
The fund would provide billions in aid to poor nations to help them reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Refusal to adopt a western dress code is an affront to women's rights.
Socialists essentially are asking Parliament to open the floodgates.
A French return to NATO's military structure might help set a new tone, Kenneth Weisbrode writes.
It expands the use of nuclear energy at home and seeks to increase nuclear-technology sales abroad.
Japan, Germany, China, the United Kingdom, and France have all announced massive spending plans.
As justice minister, Dati is caught up in political and cultural tensions.
French foreign minister sees new opportunities.
Analysts agree there may be too many conflicting agendas to get much resolved.