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Lifestyle & Belief

France braces as it prepares for backlash over magazine's publication of Mohammad cartoons

A French magazine ignited a storm of controversy on Wednesday when it published a series of cartoons that lampoon and mock the Islamic Prophet Mohammad. The publication comes just days after a video produced in the United States, also deemed offensive to Muslims, set off days of protests across the Middle East and Africa.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The French style of music "Bal Musette" fell out of favor in the 1960s for being un-hip. Now one French band is changing that. The World's Adeline Sire has today's Global Hit.

Global Politics

Grand plans for Paris

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is following a French presidential tradition of developing a grand architectural project in Paris. The World's Gerry Hadden has more on Sarkozy's proposed �Grand Paris� project.