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Train Station evacuated in France after armed men spotted

Train Station evacuated in France after armed men spotted

A train station was evacuated late Saturday in southern France's Nimes after three armed-men were reportedly spotted on the Paris-Nimes train.

Train Station evacuated in France after armed men spotted

Train Station evacuated in France after armed men spotted

A train station was evacuated late Saturday in southern France's Nimes after three armed-men were reportedly spotted on the Paris-Nimes train.

Suspected Paris militant to face trial in Belgium

Salah Abdeslam, a suspect in 2015 Islamist attacks on Paris who is currently jailed in France, will face trial in Belgium over a police shootout at his suspected hideout in Brussels, Belgian prosecutors said on Thursday.

Car rams into soldiers in Paris suburb, suspect arrested after manhunt

Levallois-Perret is about 5 km (3 miles) from city centre landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower and the Elysee Presidential Palace.

French police arrest suspect behind attack on soldiers in Paris: PM

A Reuters journalist saw the BMW believed to have been used in the attack, riddled with bullet holes, on the A16 highway in northern France.

Memorial to Jewish children vandalised in France

In 1987, Klaus Barbie, the head of Nazi police in the nearby city of Lyon, was jailed for life for his role in the arrest and deportation of the children in Izieu.

ISIS luring women with false sense of "empowerment": Report

The number of foreign women living in the so-called Islamic State is uncertain. A 2014 report estimated that 18 per cent all European ISIS members were female and the total number is now believed to be more than 550. 

French President Emmanuel Macron pushes for mediation role in Venezuela

French President Emmanuel Macron pushes for mediation role in Venezuela

While some are calling for sanctions, France is hoping for a negotiated solution to the political crisis around Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro leadership.

 

New Facebook measure to check fake news in ''Related Articles''

New Facebook measure to check fake news in ''Related Articles''

According to a report in TechCrunch on Friday, the feature is rolling out in the US, Germany, France and the Netherlands, because Facebook already has partner fact checkers in those countries. 

French minister promises troops the means to tackle jihadists

The planned G5 Sahel anti-terror force would gather Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger in a 5,000-man joint unit.

Indian Navy band to perform at Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Indian Navy band to perform at Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo boasts of performances from over 50 bands, and nearly 8,500 visitors attending the daily performances.

Uzbekistan says ex-president Islam Karimov's daughter in custody

Uzbekistan says ex-president Islam Karimov's daughter in custody

Karimov`s second daughter, Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva, is Uzbek ambassador to UNESCO, a position she has held since 2008.

France's President Emmanuel Macron eyes special centres in Libya to handle asylum requests

France's President Emmanuel Macron eyes special centres in Libya to handle asylum requests

Earlier this week, Macron chaired talks between Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj and the divided country`s eastern commander Khalifa Haftar.

Maldives urged to restore parliament's independence

The opposition coalition's plan to wrest the parliamentary majority was aimed at reforming the judiciary, elections commission and other bodies perceived as being partial toward Yameen.

Libya's PM, eastern commander set to commit to ceasefire, election: French draft

The French presidency hopes Libya`s Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj and the divided country`s eastern commander Khalifa Haftar will on Tuesday agree on a conditional ceasefire and to work towards elections, according to draft statement it mistakenly sent.

Sight of massive 'whale' on Paris river bank baffles tourists

Sight of massive 'whale' on Paris river bank baffles tourists

The sight of an enormous whale created a panicky situation on the bank filled with tourists. 

Popularity tumbles for French President Emmanuel Macron: Poll

Popularity tumbles for French President Emmanuel Macron: Poll

 A poll out has shown that the popularity rating of France's new President Emmanuel Macron has slumped 10 points to hit 54 percent over the past month.

Turkey PM Binali Yildirim warns Cyprus on 'untimely and dangerous' energy moves

Turkey PM Binali Yildirim warns Cyprus on 'untimely and dangerous' energy moves

Ankara has said it will take measures against Cyprus for engaging in gas and oil exploration around the divided island, arguing it has no jurisdiction to explore for hydrocarbons.

Tour de France will be decided on Izoard climb: Greg LeMond

Chris Froome leads Italian Fabio Aru by 18 seconds and France`s Romain Bardet by 23, with Colombian Rigoberto Uran in fourth place, 29 seconds off the pace.

Not bound by July 7 UN treaty to ban nuclear weapons, says India

In October last year, more than 120 nations had voted on a UN General Assembly resolution to convene a conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination.