Tear gas in Paris, Istanbul as tensions erupt on May Day

French and Turkish police fired tear gas at protesters as tensions erupted in both countries during May Day rallies Sunday, while thousands marched across the globe for the annual celebration of worker`s rights.

New violence as Paris police break up youth protest

Several dozen youth protesters clashed with police in the early hours of Friday in a central Paris square after refusing orders to disperse, police said.

Earthquake rocks southwest France, no casualties reported

An earthquake measuring between 5.0 and 5.2 on the open-ended Richter Scale rocked parts of southwest France on Thursday.

See pic: NASA's Cassini spots a sea of Methane on Saturn's moon, Titan!

See pic: NASA's Cassini spots a sea of Methane on Saturn's moon, Titan!

There are three large seas, all located close to the moon's north pole, surrounded by numerous of smaller lakes in the northern hemisphere. Just one large lake has been found in the southern hemisphere.

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam transferred to France

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam transferred to France

The jihadi attacks in Paris last November 13 happened outside a soccer stadium and at cafes and a concert, leaving 130 dead. 

India signs climate pact along with over 170 states at UN

 India today signed the historic Paris climate agreement here along with more than 170 nations, marking a significant step that has brought together developing and developed nations for beginning work on cutting down greenhouse gas emissions to combat global warming.

Befikre: Vaani Kapoor in Paris – See Pics

Befikre: Vaani Kapoor in Paris – See Pics

Vaani Kapoor, who is now in Paris for ‘Befikre’, took to Instagram to post a couple of pictures. 

First Air France flight in 8 years lands in Iran

The first Air France flight between Paris and Tehran for eight years landed in the Islamic republic's capital on Sunday, bearing a government minister and a business delegation.

Paris attack suspect had papers on German nuclear research centre: Reports

Paris attack suspect had papers on German nuclear research centre: Reports

Juelich is near the Belgian border and atomic waste is stored there.

OECD holds meet on 'Panama Papers'; nations pledge cooperation

OECD holds meet on 'Panama Papers'; nations pledge cooperation

A number of countries, including India, Wednesday exchanged views and "explored" mechanisms for cooperation on the issue during a special meeting called by global economic body OECD on 'Panama Papers' disclosure here.

Belgium releases three people held on Tuesday over Paris attacks

Belgium releases three people held on Tuesday over Paris attacks

Belgian prosecutors said three people detained on Tuesday in Brussels over November`s deadly attacks in Paris were released by a judge on Wednesday.

New violence in protests over French labour reforms

Sporadic violence erupted as tens of thousands of people took to the streets in dozens of French cities on Saturday in the latest protests against labour reforms seen as threatening workers` rights.

Tear gas, clashes mar French protests over labor law reforms

French police clashed today with hundreds of protesters in Paris, sending clouds of tear gas wafting across the city's Place de la Nation traffic circle.

French youths clash with police as turnout against labour bill wanes

Police said some 150 people were arrested during a march in central Paris and 27 during other marches in other parts of France.

Islamic State threatens Paris-like attacks in London, Rome and Berlin

Islamic State threatens Paris-like attacks in London, Rome and Berlin

The dreaded Islamic State outfit has threatened a new wave of terror attacks as deadly as the Paris massacre in London, Berlin and Rome in a latest chilling video which shows images of the UK Parliament and Eiffel Tower crashing to the ground.

Benjamin Netanyahu says he is waiting for a visit from Palestinian leader

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday said he was waiting for a visit from Mahmud Abbas, after the Palestinian president said he had already proposed such a meeting.

HRD Minister Smriti Irani to unveil Aryabhata's bust at UNESCO HQ at int'l meet on 'zero'

HRD Minister Smriti Irani to unveil Aryabhata's bust at UNESCO HQ at int'l meet on 'zero'

HRD Minister Smriti Irani will participate in an international conference on the 'zero' in France this week.

Salah Abdeslam 'chose' not to blow himself up in Paris: Brother

Salah Abdeslam 'chose' not to blow himself up in Paris: Brother

The suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, decided not to blow himself up during the wave of killings in the French capital last year, his brother has said.

France says Syrian govt air strikes erode peace efforts

France says Syrian govt air strikes erode peace efforts

Syrian government air strikes on the outskirts of Damascus that killed 33 were designed to "terrorise" the Syrian people and erode attempts to find a political solution to the conflict, French Foreign Ministry spokesman Romain Nadal said on Friday.

Spectacular gas blast hits central Paris apartment block, five injured

Spectacular gas blast hits central Paris apartment block, five injured

An explosion has been heard in a building at a plush locality in Central Paris.