Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka to fight for African children
Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka to fight for African children

Tennis super-star Roger Federer will take on his Swiss countryman Stan Wawrinka in a high-octane, fund-rising match early Monday morning at the Hallenstadion in Zurich.

France probes possible lone wolf `radical Islamic` attack

France stepped up security at police and fire stations nationwide Sunday after a French convert to Islam was shot dead after attacking police with a knife.

French journalist sparks outcry with 'insular Muslim' comments

Prominent French journalist Eric Zemmour was back in the spotlight on Saturday after being barred by a news channel for saying Muslims were elbowing French people out of the suburbs.

I`ll keep quiet in future, says Yannick Noah
I`ll keep quiet in future, says Yannick Noah

Former star player Yannick Noah has offered an apology of sorts for criticising France`s defeated Davis Cup team saying that he would keep quiet in the future.

Tennis ace Jo-Wilfred Tsonga fancies being an avid fashionista as well
Tennis ace Jo-Wilfred Tsonga fancies being an avid fashionista as well

France's tennis ace Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has another talent up his sleeve and that is modeling.

Govt planning to construct road in Arunachal Pradesh: VK Singh

Government is planning to construct a road in Arunachal Pradesh to provide connectivity to people living in area bordering China, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Uber curbs 'God View' access as privacy concerns mount

Online taxi service Uber Technologies Inc has limited employee access to its "God View," a real-time taxi monitoring tool, amid increasing privacy concerns.

Football world hail legend Thierry Henry on Twitter
Football world hail legend Thierry Henry on Twitter

Past and present day footballers led the tributes to club great Thierry Henry on Tuesday after the former France striker announced his retirement from professional football.

Thierry Henry`s tale of two countries
Thierry Henry`s tale of two countries

Thierry Henry won the World Cup with France but his legend will always be linked to Arsenal and a stellar career in the English Premier League.

10 arrested in France for recruiting nationals for jihad

French anti-terror police Monday dismantled a recruiting network for Syria jihad and arrested 10 people on allegations of sending nationals to fight alongside Islamist insurgents in the Arab-torn country, interior ministry said.

France urges closer regional collaboration against Nigeria's Boko Haram

France`s defence minister on Monday called for Nigeria and its neighbours to set up a military liaison committee to better coordinate their response to the growing regional threat posed by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

France says UberPop to be banned as irate taxi drivers stall traffic

The UberPop transport service will be banned in France from Jan. 1 to avoid unfair competition, the Interior Ministry said on Monday as taxi drivers impeded morning traffic into Paris in a protest against the US-based online cab-hailing firm.

French police dismantle network sending jihadist fighters to Syria
French police dismantle network sending jihadist fighters to Syria

French police launched raids across the country early on Monday, dismantling a network sending jihadist fighters to Syria, a police source told AFP.

France, Germany discuss Ukraine crisis with Poroshenko

The leaders of France and Germany discussed a shaky ceasefire deal and economic reforms for Ukraine in a telephone call with President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday.

French cabs to block Paris roads in Uber taxi war

Parisian taxi drivers have vowed to block roads leading into the French capital on Monday to protest a court's refusal to ban urban ridesharing service UberPOP.

EPL: Ben Arfa on way out of Hull, says report
EPL: Ben Arfa on way out of Hull, says report

French winger Hatem Ben Arfa has returned to his home country and will not appear again for English Premier League side Hull City, sports daily L`Equipe reported on Saturday.

Russia detains Frenchman for defrauding would-be brides

A French national has been arrested under an Interpol warrant in Russia`s Veliki Novgorod city for committing a variety of offences, including dishonestly posing as a suitor.

Suspected accomplice detained after Brussels museum killing

A Frenchman was ordered into detention Friday as investigators probed his ties to Mehdi Nemmouche, a compatriot charged with killing four people at Brussels` Jewish Museum in May.

Mali freed four militants in exchange for French hostage: Minister

Mali freed four Islamist militants with ties to al Qaeda in north Africa in exchange for the release of Serge Lazarevic, a French national who was being held by the group, Mali`s justice minister said on Friday.

French court says Uber may infringe on taxi law

A French court ruled on Friday that Uber's ride-hailing service may infringe French law and ordered the company to make changes to its popular mobile app-based service.