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South Korea passing France economically

As the article notes, that is pretty impressive: “It’s difficult to overstate what remarkable accomplishment this is. In the aftermath of the Korean war, South Korea was one of the poorest nations on earth. Its income per capita at that point was on par with some of the most impoverished nations of sub-Saharan Africa. It was resource-poor, with hardly any mineral wealth to speak of.”

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Inside the French Right's 'Pathetic Reality Family Show'

Marine Le Pen is betting that this is the far-right National Front's moment to triumph. But will a feud among the founding family tear the party apart?

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How France Became an Iran Hawk

The French don't trust Iran's nuclear promises, but they don't trust Washington much, either.

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Exclusive: Paris Saying ‘Non’ to U.S. Control of Peace Process

The Obama administration is willing to anger Israel by letting the U.N. get more active in peace talks with Palestinians. But it may be Paris, not Washington, that ends up in the lead.

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Germanwings Flight Flown Deliberately Into the French Alps

European authorities said 28-year old German Andreas Lubitz deliberately flew the Germanwings flight into the French Alps. Terrorism is not thought to be a motive.

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Two U.S. Citizens Onboard Crashed Germanwings Flight

The State Department confirmed on Wednesday that two U.S. citizens were on board Germanwings Flight 9525 that crashed in southern France. 150 people were on ...

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