Anita Elash

Anita Elash

Recent Stories

Arts, Culture & Media

Petanque cool with French youth

Italy has Bocce, England has lawn bowling. And the French? They have Petanque. The image is of old men in berets with a cigarette and a glass of pastis nearby. But Petanque has suddenly become cool among a younger set. Anita Elash has the story.

Global Politics

The anti-Sarkozy movement

Former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin has launched a new political movement. From the outside, it looks a lot like an anti-President Sarkozy party. Anita Elash reports.

Conflict & Justice

Polygamy case in France

Cultures are clashing once again in France over the case of a French Muslim man who is accused of having several wives. A government official is threatening to revoke his citizenship, and the incident is shaking up France's Muslim community.