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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

On 20th death anniversary, Diana will be remembered all over Europe

Popularity of Charles plunges as a result of renewed attention on his former wife and their apparently loveless marriage.

26 Aug 2017 11:34 AM

Car ploughs into people at Marseille bus stop in France, 1 killed

The police source said the man was in his mid-30s and was not from Marseille. Another source said the vehicle was a van.

21 Aug 2017 3:40 PM


26 French nationals among injured in Barcelona terror attack

In an incident claimed by the Islamic State group, a white van sped into a street packed full of tourists in central Barcelona.

18 Aug 2017 1:15 PM

13-year-old girl dies as car rams into pizzeria near Paris

The driver was immediately arrested in what was the latest of several attacks in France and elsewhere using a vehicle as a weapon.

15 Aug 2017 12:15 PM

Car rams into soldiers outside Paris, 6 injured in suspected terrorist attack

A justice ministry official said counter-terrorism investigators had been assigned to the case.

09 Aug 2017 4:14 PM

France petitions against Brigitte Macron’s formal position as First Lady

President Macron promised to create the position for his wife to clarify her status but said that she would not be paid from public funds.

07 Aug 2017 9:39 AM

Amid violence Emmanuel Macron pushes for mediation efforts in Venezuela

Macron arranged peace talks between Libya's rival leaders and has sought to raise France's diplomatic profile since his election in May.

04 Aug 2017 5:39 PM