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France awards local WWII veteran with Legion of Honor

A World War II veteran in Ocean Isle Beach was awarded the Legion of Honor by the French government on Friday.

‘A more dangerous world’: Iran killing triggers global alarm

Global powers are warning that the world has just become a more dangerous place after the U.S. killed Iran’s top general.

Architect: Notre Dame repair could take decades

Queen Elizabeth II has sent a message of sympathy to French President Emmanuel Macron after a fire ravaged Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.
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French history in flames, reaction on the UNCW campus after Notre Dame fire

The fire left a charred hole in the roof of the cathedral. It has also left a hole in the hearts of thousands of French nationals both there and even here in Wilmington.
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‘Garfield’ phones have littered France’s coast for 30 years; mystery solved

For more than 30 years bright orange "Garfield" phones have been washing up on the French coast to the bemusement of local beach cleaners, who have finally cracked the mystery behind them.

France’s Macron denounces violent Paris protest

French President Emmanuel Macron is denouncing violent protesters who attacked police and vandalized a Paris monument, promising they will be "held responsible for their acts."

Leaders praise fallen soldiers on eve of armistice centennial

Traveling from across the world to monuments honoring soldiers who fell 100 years ago, victors and vanquished alike marked those sacrifices Saturday ahead of Armistice Day and assessed alliances that have been redrawn dramatically since the dark days of World War I.

“Extremely rare”: Star golfer’s tee shot blinds woman in one eye

A golf fan was blinded in one eye after being hit by a tee shot from American Brooks Koepka last Friday at the Ryder Cup in France.
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Trump’s claim that NATO will boost defense spending disputed

President Donald Trump closed out his chaotic two-day visit to NATO Thursday by declaring victory, claiming that member nations caved to his demands to significantly increase defense spending and reaffirming his commitment to the alliance.

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