Bastille Day

For Bastille Day, France commemorates World War I

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France invited all countries involved on the battlefields - including former enemies and colonies-  to join in Paris event as symbol of peace.

Anger as Algerian soldiers confirmed for France’s Bastille Day parade

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Planned presence of three representatives of Algerian military on July 14th causes dismay in Algeria and among far-right groups in France.

Peugeot job cuts plan 'not acceptable': President Hollande

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French president says in a TV interview that carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen's plan to cut 8,000 jobs is not acceptable and needs to be renegotiated.

Storm after Green's Eva Joly calls for end to Bastille Day military parade

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French Green parties' coalition presidential candidate Eva Joly causes political storm over her call for the annual July 14 military parade to end.

France's Bastille Day celebrations clouded by Afghanistan deaths

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The traditional French military parade for Bastille Day was overshadowed by the deaths of six French soldiers in Afghanistan in 24 hours.