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European powers concerned about risk of JCPoA collapse

They also highlighted their concern regarding the escalating situation in the Gulf region, urging all stakeholders to resume dialogue.

15 Jul 2019 1:24 PM

'Flying soldier' enthrals crowd at Bastille Day celebrations in Paris

A video of his flight was shared by French President Emmanuel Macron, who led the National Day celebrations.

15 Jul 2019 8:53 AM

France's Macron announces creation of a space force command

The 'indispensable' outlay needed to see through the space command 'will be decided,' he promised.

14 Jul 2019 4:25 PM

Ex-French leader Francois Hollande finds second career on stage

It was passion and another bestselling memoir that undid Hollande -- that by his former lover Valerie Trierweiler.

14 Jul 2019 2:37 PM

France adopts pioneering tax on tech giants like Google, Amazon, Facebook & Uber after US threat

Global tax rules should be updated for the digital age, Internet Association's Jordan Haas.

12 Jul 2019 12:51 PM


Rafale-Su-30MKI deadly combo will make Pak, other enemies worried: IAF

IAF Vice Chief also said that he was looking forward to fly the Rafale aircraft of the French Air Force.

11 Jul 2019 9:11 PM

FIFA reveals harsher punishment for racist behaviour

The Disciplinary Code only applies to official FIFA competitions, including the qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup.

11 Jul 2019 8:49 PM

Saudi Crown Prince's sister on trial in France for assaulting craftsman

The French craftsman, identified as Ashraf Eid, was renovating the princess' apartment when the alleged assault took place.

10 Jul 2019 3:32 PM

Grace Meng, wife of former Interpol Chief, sues agency

Days after she reported him missing, Interpol on October 7 said he had resigned as its president.

08 Jul 2019 4:49 PM

Mitchel Bakker signs four-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain

The Dutch defender came through the Ajax youth academy and is tied with the club until 30 June 2023.

08 Jul 2019 9:55 AM


FIFA Women's World Cup: United States defeat Netherlands, lift title

Before the 2019 triumph, United States won the title in 1991, 1999 and 2015.

08 Jul 2019 9:41 AM

Priest defrocked for abusing 85 boy scouts

His victims allege church authorities covered up for Preynat for years, allowing him to have continued contact with children.

05 Jul 2019 3:09 PM

European Parliament elects Italian social democrat David Sassoli as new president

The vote for president completes the roster of the EU's five most important jobs.

04 Jul 2019 6:15 PM

French footballer Adil Rami's girlfriend breaks up, says 'he's a monster'

Anderson's two-year romance with the Marseille player 18 years her junior has been closely followed in France.

04 Jul 2019 6:04 PM

FIFA Women's World Cup: Netherlands defeat Sweden, enters finals

This was the Netherlands' first appearance in the semi-finals of the tournament whereas Sweden were playing in their fourth.

04 Jul 2019 12:15 PM


France calls on Iran to 'immediately' reduce enriched uranium reserves

This camed a day after Tehran announced it had breached limits under a 2015 nuclear deal to retaliate against new US sanctions.

02 Jul 2019 3:55 PM

700 firefighters tackle wildfires as heatwave in Europe breaks records

More than 700 firefighters and 10 aircraft were mobilised to tackle the fires in the Gard.

29 Jun 2019 7:52 PM

France records all-time hottest temperature at 45 degrees celsius: Weather service

The record was set in the village of Villevieille in the southern department of Gard, which registered a high of 45.1 degrees Celsius.

28 Jun 2019 8:54 PM

Muslim women defy burkini ban at swimming pool in France

To defend the right of Muslim Women, members of the group Citizen Alliance of Grenoble had launched 'Operation Burkini' last month.

26 Jun 2019 9:02 PM

Mbappe wants to play at both Euro 2020 and Olympics

The Paris Saint-Germain striker had already expressed his interest in the Olympic tournament.

26 Jun 2019 3:39 PM