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Paris

Hijab model Amena Khan pulls out of L’Oreal campaign over anti-Israel tweets

The French cosmetics giant last week selected her to be the first woman in a hijab for a mainstream shampoo campaign.

23 Jan 2018 2:38 PM

World food prices up 8.2 per cent in 2017: United Nations

Monthly change in international prices of a basket of food commodities, stood at 169.8 points, down 3.3 pc.

12 Jan 2018 1:42 PM

Prez assad's crimes should not go unnoticed once ISIS is defeated: Emmanuel Macron

Macron said Trump's failure to respect the climate deal's benefits for his country were both mistakes.

18 Dec 2017 4:07 PM

French mother to get life sentence for killing 5 babies, strangling 2 with cords

The killings are believed to have taken place from 1993-1995 and 2003-2005.

01 Dec 2017 12:39 PM

Amid rumour of being held by Saudi Arabia, Lebanon’s PM arrives in France

A French diplomat confirmed Hariri’s arrival but would not comment on his plans beyond meeting Macron.

18 Nov 2017 7:14 PM

French nuclear safety institute claims nuclear accident may have occurred in Europe

The IRSN ruled out an accident in a nuclear reactor, saying it was likely to be in a nuclear fuel treatment site.

10 Nov 2017 2:56 PM

Politicians, celebrities, multinationals: Paradise Papers names them all

Paradise Papers also reveal that Russian companies with links to the Kremlin invested millions of dollars in Twitter and Facebook.

08 Nov 2017 2:46 PM

Multiple arrests in French, Swiss raids over suspected attack plot

Searches are still underway in the Paris suburbs and in southeastern France.

07 Nov 2017 4:43 PM

Charlie Hebdo gets death threats over cartoon satirizing rape allegations against Islamic scholar

The cartoon was in relation to the Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan who faces rape allegations.

06 Nov 2017 7:16 PM

French women urge Prez Macron for ‘emergency plan’ over sexual abuse claims

President Macron was pursued via a written letter published in the Journal du Dimanche newspaper.

05 Nov 2017 5:16 PM

‘Bad’ weather report: Scientists say earth’s fever on steady rise

Scientists monitoring Earth's climate and environment have delivered a cascade of grim news in 2017.

03 Nov 2017 1:37 PM

French investigate charges of rape, assault against Islamic scholar

Tariq Ramadan teaches Islamic Studies at Oxford University.

29 Oct 2017 1:10 PM

Illegal immigrants who commit crimes in France will face deportation, says President Macron

His statement emerged after a Tunisian man stabbed two women to death in Marseille

16 Oct 2017 1:02 PM

276 killed in Somalia twin blasts; world leaders condemn bombings

The United States condemned the bombing 'in the strongest terms' in a statement released by the State Department.

16 Oct 2017 10:27 AM

US withdraws from UNESCO, accuses body of 'anti-Israel bias'

The head of UNESCO Irina Bokova voiced 'profound regret' over United States withdrawing from the UN body.

12 Oct 2017 7:02 PM

2 dead in knife attack at France train station; assailant shot dead

Local prosecutor Xavier Tarabeux said the knifeman had been shot by soldiers, while the Marseille police urged people to avoid the area.

01 Oct 2017 7:12 PM

France aircraft carrying over 500 people crash-lands in Canada after engine damage

The double-decker wide body aircraft carrying 496 passengers and 24 crew had taken off from Paris bound for Los Angeles.

01 Oct 2017 11:54 AM

France: Man avoids rape charge after prosecutor says 11-year-old 'consented'

The defendant said he thought the girl, with whom he had interacted twice before, was above the age of consent.

28 Sep 2017 4:17 PM

Heir to Al-Qaeda? Osama's son Hamza bin Laden appears in photo montage of 9/11

An FBI agent said, "Now in his late 20s, Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organisation his father founded".

19 Sep 2017 4:44 PM

Renault-Nissan to launch 12 zero-emission models

Renault-Nissan is targeting car sales of 14 million units by that year, a rise of nearly 40 per cent from current levels.

15 Sep 2017 2:42 PM