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Shooting outside France mosque injures 8

The police officials, however, have ruled out a terrorist motive and suggested it could have been a revenge attack or related to a quarrel.

03 Jul 2017 10:24 AM

20 nations around the world legalise same-sex marriage

On the African continent, where around 30 countries ban homosexuality, only in South Africa can gays legally marry and adopt children.

30 Jun 2017 5:40 PM

Driver arrested for trying to hit mosque in France; no injuries

The incident happened as French religious sites and other public places are under high security after many Islamic extremist attacks.

30 Jun 2017 10:19 AM

Trump, Macron pledge 'joint response' if Syria launches chemical attack

In August 2013, a chemical attack near Damascus brought France and the US to the brink of a joint military intervention in Syria.

28 Jun 2017 11:12 AM

Congo president Denis Sassou Nguesso's kin charged with corruption in France

In March, the nephew of the Congo-Brazzaville president, Wilfrid Nguesso, was placed under investigation on the same counts.

26 Jun 2017 2:43 PM

As part of reshuffle, Macron inducts new faces to Cabinet after losing 4 ministers

Center-right Prime Minister Edouard Philippe remains at the head of the French government.

22 Jun 2017 9:25 AM

Key Macron ally says he is quitting French government

MoDem is facing allegations it used European parliamentary funds to pay assistants actually based in France.

21 Jun 2017 12:38 PM

Paris attacker, on terror watchlist, had gun licence

2 handguns, a Kalashnikov-style assault rifle were found in the 31-year car, and a weapons stash was discovered at the home of the attacker.

21 Jun 2017 12:21 PM

Investigators find weapons in Champs-Elysees attacker's home: report

Adam Dzaziri, who had been on a watchlist for radical Islamists, had at least 9 weapons, including 2 pistols and an assault rifle

20 Jun 2017 3:48 PM

France: Over fake jobs scandal, defence minister Sylvie​ Goulard resigns

Goulard said the possibility of an investigation made it difficult for her to stay in the post given Macron's agenda to clean up politics.

20 Jun 2017 3:17 PM

Car explodes after hitting police van on Paris's Champs-Elysees

Police and investigators said that the seriously injured driver was armed and suspect that the incident is a deliberate act.

19 Jun 2017 8:51 PM

Lockheed signs pact with Tata to make F-16 planes in India

Lockheed Martin plans to win billions of dollars worth of order from the Indian military.

19 Jun 2017 6:59 PM

France parliamentary elects record number of women

As of late Sunday evening there were 156 women lawmakers elected to France’s National Assembly, already more than ever before

19 Jun 2017 11:36 AM

French President Macron's party dominates parliamentary vote

Le Pen, who entered parliament for the first time in her career, told supporters her FN had won at least six seats.

19 Jun 2017 10:05 AM

France parliamentary election turnout low so far

At midday during the first round voting last Sunday, turnout was 19.2 percent overall, the first-round vote saw record low voter interest.

18 Jun 2017 5:54 PM

Macron casts ballot in French parliamentary vote

French voters are casting ballots in the final round of parliamentary elections that could clinch President Emmanuel Macron's hold on power.

18 Jun 2017 1:17 PM

Polls open for French parliamentary election

Macron's Republic on the Move (REM) and its allies are tipped to win 400-470 seats in the 577-strong parliament.

18 Jun 2017 11:58 AM

Door open for UK till Brexit negotiations are done: French President Macron

But he stressed too that he respected the sovereign decision of the British people to leave the EU in their referendum last year.

14 Jun 2017 8:59 AM

Wawrinka blames himself for being too hesitant in final

The 32-year-old Swiss had only one break point, early on, and then never threatened Nadal

12 Jun 2017 11:17 AM

Emmanuel Macron headed for overwhelming parliamentary majority

The first round of voting for the National Assembly in France has left traditional parties in disarray.

12 Jun 2017 11:07 AM