Lost In France? Not S.africa As They Win Ugly

If clients are forced underground, prostitutes will be, too. They will now be at the mercy of traffickers, pimps and violent clients. The debate was last month complicated by a group of 19 male celebrities and semi-celebrities who called themselves the "343 salauds" or "343 bastards" . They signed a petition concocted by libertarian magazine Causeur, which concluded with the slogan "Touche pas a ma pute" (" Don't mess with my whore" ). The petition against "sexual correctness" and in favour of a man's right to buy physical pleasure - infuriated feminist groups. More: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/europe/France-debates-on-law-to-make-paid-sex-a-crime/articleshow/26337227.cms

Frances private sector contracted again in the third quarter and warnings about the countrys economic decline have grown louder by the day. Frances credit rating just got downgraded again by Standard & Poors. And while markets shrugged off the news, the rating agencys stiff rebuke of Mr. Hollandes economic policies has sparked an even more bitter debate than usual (by French standards) about the countrys future. That debate intensified last week after the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development released a scathing report blasting Frances stubborn refusal to get with the program: Over several years, many European countries have accelerated the adoption and implementation of essential reforms. More: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/why-hollandes-france-is-the-sick-man-of-europe/article15566894/

(AP Photo/ISNA,Hemmat Khahi)The Associated Press In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a news briefing after Iran and world powers agree in Geneva to a deal over Iran's nuclear program, at the Presidency compound in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013. Iran struck a deal with the U.S. and five other world powers, agreeing to a temporary freeze of its nuclear program in the most significant go here agreement between Washington and Tehran in more than three decades. The deal commits Iran to curb its nuclear activities for six months in exchange for limited sanctions relief. (AP Photo/Presidency Office, Mohammad Berno)The Associated Press In this picture released by blog url Tasnim News Agency on Wednesday, Nov. More: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/11/25/france-expects-partial-lifting-iran-sanctions-in-december/

Steyn added three points with another penalty only for Yoann Huget to give the hosts a lifeline when he dived over in the corner from Parra's pass. Parra converted to reduce the arrears to six points. PAPER-THIN DEFENCE Jaque Fourie touched down early in the second half after De Villiers had run through the paper-thin French defence but it was ruled out for a knock-on. In the 50th minute Huget Kim Kardashian stuck out an arm to touch the ball over his own line and prevent Francois Louw from scoring for the Springboks. Steyn's third penalty on the hour earned South Africa a nine-point lead before manager Philippe Saint-Andre added beef to the French side by bringing on Mathieu Bastareaud for Florian Fritz. Hopes of a late comeback sunk in the 68th minute when Thomas Domingo picked up a yellow card for a spear tackle on Bryan Habana. Huget then made a brilliant darting run for France and caught the defence off guard with a fine kick, only for the rebound to bounce just over his head as he was sprinting for a certain try. More: http://news.yahoo.com/lost-france-not-africa-win-ugly-073007883--spt.html

Hollande in a television interview at the stadium, the scene of France's 1998 World Cup victory. "It gives us an example. We have to go for it; we have to believe." On Wednesday morning, the underdog victory for Les Bleus dominated the national press, overtaking coverage of a manhunt for a lone gunman who left Paris on edge just two days ago and of endless rounds of layoffs at French companies. News channels showed the three goals and end-of-game celebrations, and leading newspapers plastered their front pages with pictures from the game. "Rio, Bravo," wrote left-leaning daily Liberation on its front page. Qualification for redirected next year's World Cup comes as Mr. Hollande is fighting strong economic headwinds. More: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304791704579209454160630672