Articles by Elaine Sciolino



France Considers Its 3rd Candidate

  • 09 March 07
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
In the final weeks of the French presidential campaign, dominated by a nurturing Socialist and a crime-busting conservative, a third candidate has upended the race with a very American theme: put partisanship aside and end the false promises of the big parties.

French Students Protest 'First Job' Law

  • 16 March 06
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Tens of thousands of students marched through Paris and other French cities on Tuesday, stepping up their opposition to a new law that makes it easier to hire -- and fire -- young workers.

France Battles Growth of Obesity

  • 26 January 06
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
In a cold, stark municipal hall, 8-year-old Hatim sat silently as the pediatrician passed judgment.

Without Leads, British Consult Allies

  • 12 July 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
British intelligence officials, frustrated by their failure to quickly crack the worst terrorist attack here since World War II, have sought help from counterparts in the United States and two dozen European allies to develop possible leads, European counterterrorism officials said Sunday.

'Polish Plumber' Is Pleasant Threat

  • 29 June 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Blond, buffed and blow-dried, a come-hither half-smile on his face, the man in the travel ad grips the tools of his trade as he beckons visitors to Poland.

EU Leaders Butt Heads on Farm Subsidies and Rebates

  • 23 June 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Reflecting the disarray dominating after last week's failed European Union summit meeting, leaders throughout the Continent unleashed new criticism of one another on Tuesday, promoting their own visions for the future of Europe.

EU Leaders at Impasse After Summit

  • 20 June 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Something shattered in Europe on Friday night.

French Prime Minister Resigns After EU Vote

  • 01 June 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
French President Jacques Chirac fired his loyal, long-suffering prime minister on Tuesday, a direct response to the country's decisive rejection of a referendum on the constitution for Europe that was as much a rejection of his 10-year presidency.

Iran Agrees to Freeze Nuclear Activity

  • 27 May 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
The foreign ministers of Britain, France and Germany persuaded Iran on Wednesday to continue its freeze on nuclear activities, averting a diplomatic crisis that could have led to punitive international measures against Iran.

Polls Say France Is Set to Scuttle EU Constitution

  • 14 April 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Historically, the French have liked the idea of a united Europe as long as they could run it.

Arab Investors Troubled by War

  • 01 April 03
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Uncertainty is the enemy of investment, and the war in Iraq has left Arab bankers, investors and deal makers throughout Europe unwilling to bet their fortunes on the future of the country.

U.S. Hawks Seek War Against Iraq

  • 04 December 01
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
When U.S. President George W. Bush told Saddam Hussein last week to submit to weapons inspections or else, he boosted the spirits of a coalition of conservatives, Cold Warriors and Iraqi exiles determined to persuade the administration to overthrow the Iraqi leader once and for all.

Great Satan's Children Get Closer Look at Iran

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