U.S., Cuba fail to reach accord on re-establishing diplomatic ties The Americans also wanted guarantees that Cubans visiting the embassy would not be harassed by police officers guarding it.
Dutch govt. moves to ban full-face veil in public places France banned full-face veils in 2010, in a move that was upheld last year by the European Court of Human Rights.
Eiffel Tower closed to public over pickpocketing Staff say that "formal guarantees" are needed from management to stop pickpocketing gangs who target numerous tourists.
U.S. Embassy helps boost Armenian border security The equipment includes a multi-media lab, which will be used in training Armenian border guards, and other tools.