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  • France's
  • The Government of France estimates that the majority of the 18,000 to 20,000 people in France's commercial sex trade-which is dominated by women from Bulgaria, Romania, and Nigeria-are likely trafficking victims. (state.gov)
  • territory
  • Deposit of a list of geographical coordinates of points concerning the baselines for for measuring the breadth of the territorial sea adjacent to (i) the Crozet archipelago (French Southern and Antarctic Territories), (ii) the Kerguelen Islands (French Southern and Antarctic Territories), and (iii) the territory of mainland France and Corsica, as contained in Decrees nos. (un.org)
  • children
  • There are also reports that a significant number of children, primarily from Romania and West and North Africa, are victims of sex trafficking in France. (state.gov)
  • Ethnic Roma and other unaccompanied children in France remained vulnerable to forced begging and forced theft. (state.gov)
  • France Prešeren was born in the Upper Carniolan village of Vrba, then part of the Habsburg Monarchy (today in Slovenia), as the third of eight children and the first son in the family of a well-off farmer and an ambitious and better educated mother who taught her children to write and read and soon sent them to their uncles who were Roman Catholic priests. (wikipedia.org)
  • world
  • The Wall Street Journal , which tops its world-wide newsbox with Iraq, plays down France and instead emphasizes Secretary of State Colin Powell's plea to Security Council members not to "shrink" from a confrontation. (slate.com)
  • Invaded and defeated by Germany in World War II, France was split into an occupied northern part and the collaborationist Vichy regime in the South. (freedomhouse.org)
  • made
  • Ten countries joined the EU on May 1, which brought the membership to 25, and made it unlikely that France will easily be able to rally Europe around any controversial foreign policy, including any that is hostile to the United States. (freedomhouse.org)
  • force
  • Possessing an independent nuclear deterrent capability since the early 1960s, France is perhaps second only to the United Kingdom (UK) as West Europe's most powerful military force. (globalsecurity.org)
  • armed forces
  • The French Navy, as part of the joint armed forces, has four main strategic functions, which form the core of the armed forces' action: deterrence, prevention, projection and protection. (globalsecurity.org)
  • In addition to the regular armed forces, France maintains its paramilitary Gendarmerie Nationale, one of the police system's two branches. (globalsecurity.org)
  • child
  • Already as a child, France showed considerable talent, and so his parents decided to provide him with a good education. (wikipedia.org)
  • business
  • Economic growth is strengthening in France, supported by consumption and investment, and the labour market is gradually recovering, as past reductions of comparatively high labour and business taxes are starting to take effect. (oecd.org)
  • He was raised by his parents, John and Judy France, and majored in hospitality business at Michigan State. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 1 January 2015, UBIFRANCE merged with InvestInFrance and became Business France. (wikipedia.org)
  • family
  • France is also a fan of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Family Guy, and Forrest Gump and cites golf as one of his hobbies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Report
  • The French economy is expanding, the labour market is recovering - albeit gradually - while productivity and the standard of living remain generally high, according to a new OECD report. (oecd.org)
  • In 2011, she introduced a private member's bill to have the provincial Commissioner of French Language Services report to the full Legislative Assembly of Ontario, rather than exclusively to the Minister of Francophone Affairs. (wikipedia.org)
  • early
  • However, France clearly never supported an early war and fought to prolong inspections. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Along with the opposition of Russia, another permanent veto-holder on the Security Council, France effectively blocked UN authorization for the war in early 2003, in a move that severely strained French relations with the United States but which bolstered Chirac's popularity at home. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Private
  • Private France Silva (May 8, 1876 - April 10, 1951) born in Haywards, California, was the first United States Marine of Mexican-American and Hispanic heritage to receive the Medal of Honor. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1900, Private France Silva was a member of the Legation Guards (Marines) under the command of Captain Newt Hall, aboard the USS Newark. (wikipedia.org)
  • SILVA, FRANCE Private, U.S. Marine Corps July 19, 1901 G.O. Navy Department, No.55 In the presence of the enemy during the action at Peking, China, June 28, to August 17, 1900. (wikipedia.org)
  • creation
  • In 2004, France pushed for the creation of a strongly "federalist" - or centralized - constitution for the European Union (EU), in which it has long been a key member. (freedomhouse.org)
  • overall
  • While overall poverty is relatively low in France, it can be highly concentrated at the neighbourhood level. (oecd.org)
  • countries
  • France is also one of only three European countries, including the UK and Greece, that spend more that 2 percent of gross domestic product on the military. (globalsecurity.org)
  • Help
  • He, France Kozina, and Milan Zajec were the only ones among the survivors of the mass killing who managed, with the help of the tree, which during the dynamiting slid down into the cave with its trunk still hooked on the edge of the cave, climbed out of it and escaped. (wikipedia.org)
  • head
  • France played both defensive end and tight end for head coach Nick Ciulli and excelled at both psoitons. (wikipedia.org)
  • Article
  • France prohibits all forms of trafficking in persons through Article 225-4 of its penal code, which prescribes maximum penalties of between seven years' and life imprisonment for trafficking offenses. (state.gov)
  • This French history -related article is a stub . (wikipedia.org)
  • American
  • Brian France (born August 2, 1962) is an American businessman who is the current CEO and Chairman of NASCAR, serving in the post since 2003. (wikipedia.org)