Stories from Anita Elash

Global Politics

Picasso treasure trove'

A retired electrician in southern France who worked for Pablo Picasso says he has hundreds of previously unknown works by the artist. The treasure trove of 271 pieces is said to be worth about $ 80 million. Anita Elash reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Honorary Oscar for Godard

�French New Wave' director Jean-Luc Godard is getting an honorary Oscar tomorrow, though some critics say he shouldn't. They say he's anti-Semitic and so are some of his films.That is not the way people in France see the director. Anita Elash has more.

Conflict & Justice

French protests intensify

A blockade of oil refineries is into its seventh day and one in four petrol stations is affected. President Nicolas Sarkozy has called a crisis cabinet. Oil company Exxon Mobil has described the situation as �critical�. Anita Elash reports.

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