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EU nations react with surprise, defiance to Donald Trump remarks

EU nations react with surprise, defiance to Donald Trump remarks

Donald Trump predicted that Brexit - the British exit from the EU - would "end up being a great thing". 

France praises PM Narendra Modi's demonetisation move, says it's bold decision to combat corruption, black money

France praises PM Narendra Modi's demonetisation move, says it's bold decision to combat corruption, black money

France has heaped praises on PM Narendra Modi for his demonetisation move.

France backs India, opposes China; wants Pakistan's Masood Azhar to be declared as international terrorist

France backs India, opposes China; wants Pakistan's Masood Azhar to be declared as international terrorist

Days after China blocked India's proposal in the UN, the world body's key member France has pitched for designating Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar as an international terrorist, saying there are "very strong arguments in favour" of such a move.

 Demonetisation shows 'boldness' of Modi: France

Demonetisation shows 'boldness' of Modi: France

France has appreciated demonetisation in India, terming it as a "bold" decision which "shows how determined" Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to combat tax evasion, corruption and black money.

France holds world summit on Israel-Palestine peace

Delegates from over 70 nations gathered in Paris on Sunday for major international conference in a bid to kick-start the stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestine.

'I'm not ashamed' says Paris attacks suspect: Report

The main suspect in the Paris attacks said he was "not ashamed" in a letter to a woman who has been writing to him in prison, according to extracts published in the French press today.

Democracy, jihadists top France-Africa summit agenda

Talks gathering some 30 African states and France begin in Mali`s capital Bamako on Friday, with leaders expected to focus on Africa`s battle against jihadists and bid to improve its democratic record.

France to continue close ties with US despite uncertainties in Trump policies: Foreign Minister

France to continue close ties with US despite uncertainties in Trump policies: Foreign Minister

France`s Foreign Affairs and International Development Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, on Monday said Paris will continue to work closely with the new U.S administration irrespective of the uncertainty in President-elect Donald Trump`s policies.

Cancer-stricken man posts video message, EAM Swaraj asks Indian envoy in France to help

Cancer-stricken man posts video message, EAM Swaraj asks Indian envoy in France to help

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Tuesday directed Indian Ambassador to France Mohan Kumar to make arrangements for the travel of a Person of Indian Origin (PIO) suffering from cancer to India after the man sought help through a video message on YouTube.

World's first-ever solar panel road has finally seen the light of day in Normandy village!

World's first-ever solar panel road has finally seen the light of day in Normandy village!

In a first of its kind, Normandy village in France has made claims to have the world's first solar panel road.

Karolina Pliskova pulls out of Sydney International with thigh injury

Karolina Pliskova pulls out of Sydney International with thigh injury

Pliskova demolished France`s Alize Cornet 6-0, 6-3 to win the Brisbane International on Saturday.

Indian who hid French wife`s body in fridge jailed for life

An Indian man who murdered his French wife before chopping up her body and hiding it in a fridge three years ago was jailed for life on Thursday, police said.

Trial of Equatorial Guinea leader`s playboy son adjourned in France

A French court agreed on Wednesday to adjourn the corruption trial of the playboy son of Equatorial Guinea`s leader at the request of his defence team.

France to suspend sale of Vitamin D after baby's death

France to suspend sale of Vitamin D after baby's death

The decision was taken as a precaution by France's ANSM agency that oversees the safety of medicines and health products, Health Minister Marisol Touraine said in a statement.

In Iraq, French President Francois Hollande vows to tackle foreign fighters and their children

France will fight any French jihadists it finds on the battlefields of Iraq, arrest them if they return home and work to de-radicalise their children, President Francois Hollande said on a visit to Baghdad on Monday. 

In Iraq, Hollande hopes for ''year of victory against terrorism''

President Francois Hollande flew into Iraq on Monday and told French troops stationed there he was hoping for "a year of victory against terrorism".

France`s Francois​ Hollande in Iraq to review war on Islamic State

French President Francois Hollande arrived in Baghdad Monday to meet the French forces helping Iraq in the fight against the Islamic State group and to hold talks with top officials.

France raises 'terror tax' to support victims of attacks

France raises 'terror tax' to support victims of attacks

French citizens will contribute an extra 1.60 euros (USD 1.67) on their property insurance policies to help finance a fund for victims of the extremist attacks that have recently hit the country.

US tops weapons sales globally for 2015, France in second spot

US tops weapons sales globally for 2015, France in second spot

Developing nations, including Pakistan, continued to be the largest buyers of arms in 2015.

CCTV confirms Berlin attacker transited France: Probe source

Surveillance footage confirms that Anis Amri, the suspected Berlin truck attacker gunned down by Italian police, transited through the French city of Lyon by train, a source close to the investigation said.