September

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World Notes: France, UK, DR Congo, Iraq, China, Cuba

A quick look at news from France, United Kingdom, Iraq, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo and China.

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French support union strike vs. Sarkozy’s pension plan

An overwhelming majority of the French people support the Sept. 7 union strike and demonstrations protesting the proposed raise in retirement age from 60 to 62.

Immigrant bashing in France

What do France's right wing President Nicolas Sarkozy and Arizona's Republican governor Janet Brewer have in common? Immigrant bashing.