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France

Police kill suspected jihadist in France shooting spree

A witness reported he shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ before going into the premises.

23 Mar 2018 7:21 PM

ISIS gunman holds 8 hostages in France’s supermarket

The local prefecture confirmed the hostage-taking at the Super U supermarket but did not confirm the Islamic State allegiance.

23 Mar 2018 5:23 PM

Ex-French Prez Sarkozy in custody over illicit campaign funding probe

Sarkozy, who served as president from 2007 to 2012, has always denied receiving any illicit campaign funding.

20 Mar 2018 4:21 PM

Modi expected to be ‘much more welcoming’ to Macron than Trudeau

Macron will ‘spend a lot of time with Narendra Modi,’ a source in the French presidency said.

08 Mar 2018 1:07 PM

France to set 15 as legal age of sexual consent after public outcry

The new age limit, part of a package of laws aimed at curbing sexual violence and sexism, is to be approved by the govt in the coming weeks.

06 Mar 2018 12:58 PM

Paris: Indian diamond traders lose gems worth USD 370,000 to robbers

The robbery took place in the central Ninth Arrondissement of Paris, which is home to a number of diamond trading businesses.

03 Mar 2018 4:48 PM

Over 50 dead, flights cancelled as deadly blizzards lash Europe

The snowstorms, unusual for much of Europe at this time of year, left roads blocked, thousands of drivers stranded and schools shut.

02 Mar 2018 10:31 AM

French man admits of raping, sexually assaulting ‘around 40’ women since 90s

'The accused estimates the number of victims at around forty,' Jean-Philippe Vicentini, prosecutor in nearby Valenciennes said.

01 Mar 2018 12:43 PM

Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan charged with rape of 2 women in France

The accused is a Swiss citizen whose grandfather founded Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood movement.

03 Feb 2018 9:08 AM

Paris on flood alert as River Siene keeps rising, thousands evacuated

In the city centre, the Seine flows through a deep channel, limiting the potential flooding damage.

29 Jan 2018 7:19 PM

French lawmakers banned from wearing religious symbols in parliament

However, lawmakers will be allowed to deviate from the new dress rules if they can justify their appearance as traditional clothing.

25 Jan 2018 8:25 PM

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

France: ‘Black widow of Riviera’ jailed for 22 yrs for poisoning 4 men; 2 dead

Attorney General Annie Brunet-Fuster described Dagorn as 'not psychotic but psychopathic'.

19 Jan 2018 11:15 AM

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