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'Don't want to hide,' says author Salman Rushdie, 30 years after fatwa

After decades spent in the shadow of a death sentence pronounced by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Salman Rushdie is quietly defiant.

11 Feb 2019 10:59 AM

France's yellow vest protesters join union march

France's yellow vest protest movement joined ranks with a major union, a first for both, in a day of nationwide protests over taxes.

06 Feb 2019 9:14 AM

Eight dead in arson attack at Paris

Eight people have died in an overnight blaze at an apartment block in Paris that is being treated by police as possible arson attack.

05 Feb 2019 3:26 PM

7 dead in building fire in upmarket Paris neighbourhood

The blaze, which took hold in an eight-storey block, left 24 people, including 2 firefighters, with minor injuries.

05 Feb 2019 9:54 AM

French yellow vest protesters back on the streets

Multiple protests are planned on Saturday in Paris and other cities to denounce Macron's economic policies.

02 Feb 2019 3:27 PM

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Asia Bibi's lawyer seeking european nationality amid death threats

The Pakistani lawyer who secured the acquittal of a Christian women for blasphemy is himself seeking protection from European governments.

02 Feb 2019 2:41 PM

10,000 march in Paris against 'yellow vest' violence

More than 10,000 people marched through Paris on Sunday in protest.

28 Jan 2019 10:59 AM

Ghosn resigns as Renault boss as French group enters new era

As head of Renault since 2005, Ghosn was the keystone of its alliance with Nissan and Mitsubishi.

24 Jan 2019 5:01 PM

Summery haven in snowy Paris

Chanel recreates gorgeous summery bliss, minus Lagerfeld at the Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture.

23 Jan 2019 7:56 PM

Convey-ing Fashion CD Style

The high-tech conveyor-belt catwalk inside the black box construction added edginess to the collection.

19 Jan 2019 3:10 PM

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Dior switches Paris catwalk date to avoid 'yellow vest' protests

The “yellow vest” revolt, driven by high living costs and frustration at President Emmanuel Macron’s leadership,

10 Jan 2019 12:01 PM

France shooting: Gunman kills 3 people in Strasbourg Christmas market, flees

Some two hours after the attack, elite police cornered the suspect and shots were fired, a source close to the operation said.

12 Dec 2018 9:09 AM

At least 31,000 'yellow vests' protesting across France, 700 detained

Paris was on lockdown with major monuments and department stores shut and some 8,000 police on streets following worst rioting in capital.

08 Dec 2018 7:33 PM

France to consider state of emergency to contain violent riots

'We have to think about the measures that can be taken so that these incidents don’t happen again,' spokesperson said.

02 Dec 2018 2:02 PM

French father jailed for feeding children only cakes and Coca Cola

The father, who was described as violent towards his wife and children, had spent all his welfare money on alcohol.

25 Oct 2018 2:08 PM

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Was consensual sex: Islam scholar Tariq Ramadan in French rape case

Ramadan, a well-known TV commentator, has strongly denied accusations that he raped women in hotel rooms.

23 Oct 2018 11:47 AM

Khashoggi death: Don't give Saudi Arabia 'licence to kill', says RSF

Khashoggi disappearance has been shrouded in mystery and tipped Saudi Arabia into one of its worst international crises.

20 Oct 2018 3:01 PM

As Chinese assertion grows, France plans aircraft carrier in Indian Ocean

France, Australia and India had a responsibility to protect the region from 'hegemony' -- a veiled reference to Beijing's growing might.

20 Oct 2018 1:19 PM

Kim Jong Un sincere about denuclearisation, should be rewarded: S Korea

Moon said Kim was 'sincere, calm and polite' and 'felt frustrated by the international community's continuing mistrust'.

15 Oct 2018 12:16 PM

Reliance has 10 pc offset in Rafale, in talks with 100 firms: Dassault CEO

'We're in talks with about 100 Indian firms, including around 30 with which we've already confirmed partnerships,' Dassault CEO said.

12 Oct 2018 10:32 AM

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