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Dior switches Paris catwalk date to avoid 'yellow vest' protests

The “yellow vest” revolt, driven by high living costs and frustration at President Emmanuel Macron’s leadership,

10 Jan 2019 12:01 PM

France shooting: Gunman kills 3 people in Strasbourg Christmas market, flees

Some two hours after the attack, elite police cornered the suspect and shots were fired, a source close to the operation said.

12 Dec 2018 9:09 AM

At least 31,000 'yellow vests' protesting across France, 700 detained

Paris was on lockdown with major monuments and department stores shut and some 8,000 police on streets following worst rioting in capital.

08 Dec 2018 7:33 PM

France to consider state of emergency to contain violent riots

'We have to think about the measures that can be taken so that these incidents don’t happen again,' spokesperson said.

02 Dec 2018 2:02 PM

French father jailed for feeding children only cakes and Coca Cola

The father, who was described as violent towards his wife and children, had spent all his welfare money on alcohol.

25 Oct 2018 2:08 PM

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Was consensual sex: Islam scholar Tariq Ramadan in French rape case

Ramadan, a well-known TV commentator, has strongly denied accusations that he raped women in hotel rooms.

23 Oct 2018 11:47 AM

Khashoggi death: Don't give Saudi Arabia 'licence to kill', says RSF

Khashoggi disappearance has been shrouded in mystery and tipped Saudi Arabia into one of its worst international crises.

20 Oct 2018 3:01 PM

As Chinese assertion grows, France plans aircraft carrier in Indian Ocean

France, Australia and India had a responsibility to protect the region from 'hegemony' -- a veiled reference to Beijing's growing might.

20 Oct 2018 1:19 PM

Kim Jong Un sincere about denuclearisation, should be rewarded: S Korea

Moon said Kim was 'sincere, calm and polite' and 'felt frustrated by the international community's continuing mistrust'.

15 Oct 2018 12:16 PM

Reliance has 10 pc offset in Rafale, in talks with 100 firms: Dassault CEO

'We're in talks with about 100 Indian firms, including around 30 with which we've already confirmed partnerships,' Dassault CEO said.

12 Oct 2018 10:32 AM

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France: Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests over IS tweets

Le Pen had shared pictures of atrocities committed by IS in December 2015, soon after IS jihadists killed 130 people in attacks in Paris.

21 Sep 2018 3:58 PM

France investigates Paris knife attack, terror motive not suspected so far

The official said Monday that the Paris attacker, who was arrested, is believed to be an Afghan national.

10 Sep 2018 2:46 PM

UK tourists among 7 injured in Paris knife attack, say police

A source close to the inquiry said the suspect, believed to be an Afghan national, has been arrested.

10 Sep 2018 8:20 AM

Jihadist leader killed in Mali French airstrike: Army

It is led by Adnan Abu Walid Sahrawi who was formerly a member of the Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) group.

28 Aug 2018 12:46 PM

ISIS claims knife attack near Paris that kills 2

The man was later shot and killed by police, a local government official said.

23 Aug 2018 3:14 PM

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Hackers target smartphones to mine cryptocurrencies

Mining is basically the process of helping verify and process transactions in a given virtual currency.

22 Aug 2018 2:52 PM

Austrian man found with 80 birds in hand luggage at Paris airport, held

The Austrian collector, who is already facing court action in Germany, claimed to be passionate about birds.

03 Aug 2018 2:12 PM

'Blood moon' dazzles skygazers in century's longest eclipse

Widespread monsoon rainstorms and thick clouds hid the moon across much of India, which should have had a prime view.

28 Jul 2018 10:28 AM

French convict pulls off spectacular jailbreak via helicopter

The escape came after appeals court sentenced him to 25 yrs for masterminding May 2010 botched armed robbery which killed policewoman.

01 Jul 2018 7:33 PM

Europe will strike back if Trump imposes new tariffs on EU goods: France

EU tariffs applied to items from blue jeans to bourbon designed to hit industries active in Trump's Republican Party dominated states

26 Jun 2018 11:44 AM

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