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French PM Manuel Valls praises economy, says growth target in reach

French PM Manuel Valls praises economy, says growth target in reach

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Thursday said growth in Eurozone`s second largest power was getting stronger with unemployment falling while maintaining this year`s growth target.

Secret data on Scorpene submarines leaked, Manohar Parrikar seeks report from Navy; France says it will cooperate with India

Secret data on Scorpene submarines leaked, Manohar Parrikar seeks report from Navy; France says it will cooperate with India

More than 22,000 pages of top secret data on the capabilities of six highly advanced submarines being built in Mumbai have been leaked.

Manohar Parrikar asks Navy Chief to probe Scorpene-class submarines documents leak

Manohar Parrikar asks Navy Chief to probe Scorpene-class submarines documents leak

In a major security concern, the French company, which is building six Scorpene-class submarines for the Indian navy, has suffered a massive leak of secret documents.

Hollande voices `concern` to Putin over Ukraine tension: Presidency

French President Francois Hollande voiced his "concern" over a spike in tensions in Ukraine, in a telephone call with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, his office said on Tuesday.

Three held in France in August for planning attacks: Minister

Seven people with links to terrorist networks, at least three of whom were planning attacks, have been arrested in France this month, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Tuesday.

Canada`s Justin Trudeau defends the burkini

Some lawmakers in Canada`s Quebec province have called for outlawing "burkinis" -- body-concealing Islamic swimsuits -- following bans in at least 15 towns in France`s southeast.

German player of the year Jerome Boateng plans September comeback in Bayern Munich

German player of the year Jerome Boateng plans September comeback in Bayern Munich

Jerome Boateng was voted German footballer of year for 2015/16 by Germany`s sports journalists, magazine Kicker announced Sunday.

Another French Riviera resort bans burkinis

A second resort on France`s Riviera coast, Villeneuve-Loubet, announced on Saturday a ban against burkinis after Cannes banished the full-body swimsuit from its beaches.

France 'concerned' by Syria chemical attack reports

France on Thursday expressed alarm at reports of a deadly chemical attack in the Syrian battleground city of Aleppo.

WATCH: HILARIOUS! Phone falls from fencer's pocket in the middle of Olympics bout

WATCH: HILARIOUS! Phone falls from fencer's pocket in the middle of Olympics bout

The 24-year-old has tucked his phone in his back pocket during the all-important Olympics bout.

Marseille `Burqini pool party` nixed in secular France

A Marseille waterpark has cancelled plans to host a private event for Muslim women wearing burqinis -- full-body swimsuits -- after they sparked outrage in secular France, authorities and the park said Tuesday.

REVEALED: French gymnast tells why he didn't scream despite breaking leg after horrible landing

REVEALED: French gymnast tells why he didn't scream despite breaking leg after horrible landing

The 25-year-old was helped off the floor at the Rio Olympic Arena but continued on the pommel horse to help his team qualify for Monday`s eight-team final, before hobbling off.

Bar fire kills 13 at birthday party in France

Authorities said the bar had been crowded with young partygoers. According to a police source, the birthday party was for a former police community support officer who was among the dead.

Air Algeria plane lands safely after technical fault

An Air Algeria plane en route to Marseille has been forced to return to Algiers due to an unspecified technical failure.

At least 13 killed, 6 injured in France bar fire

At least 13 killed, 6 injured in France bar fire

The blaze broke out at around midnight at the basement room of the Cuba Libre bar in the city centre during a birthday celebration.

Saudi princess says robbed of million-euro watch in Paris

A Saudi princess told police she was attacked in central Paris and robbed of a million-euro (USD 1.1 million) watch, authorities said on Friday.

Militant threat won't affect France's 2024 Olympics bid: Hollande

The militant attacks that have convulsed France in the past 18 months should not weaken France`s bid to host the 2024 Olympics, President Francois Hollande said.

Brits lead `dream life` in European Union`s poorest country

Every year, hordes of Britons move to Spain`s Costa del Sol or southern France in search of a sunnier, more relaxed lifestyle.

Man wounded in Nice attack dies, taking toll to 85

A man wounded in the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice has died of his injuries.

Francois Hollande shuts door against possibility of financing mosques in France

Francois Hollande closed the door on Wednesday against any possibility that France would finance mosques in its territories.