Afghanistan's cosmopolitan new first lady has backed France's controversial ban on the niqab, comparing the full veil to "blinders" as she prepares to campaign for more respect for women in her conservative adopted homeland.
Britain on Thursday held out hope that the European consortium could bag the multibillion Indian deal for 126 fighter jets with its Eurofighter Typhoon in case the Narendra Modi government`s negotiations for the French Rafale jets falls through.
The nation's campaign against black money may not yield good results as sources claimed on Thursday that there are no big names having any links with major political parties or corporate houses in the government's list of 627 foreign account holders that was provided to the Supreme Court yesterday.
The mayor of Calais told lawmakers in London on Tuesday that fencing donated by Britain to keep illegal migrants from the French exit port was "laughable" and said the border controls should be in Britain.
Indian naval ships--Mumbai, Talwar and Deepak—on Monday reached Saint Denis port of the Reunion Island in France for bolstering bilateral ties and reinforcing cooperation in maritime security between the two countries.
The international coalition currently battling the Islamic State group in Iraq dropped around 70 bombs on an arsenal and jihadist training centre in a large-scale overnight raid, the French military said on Friday.
The Indian Super League (ISL) said on Friday it is looking into allegation that former France midfielder Robert Pires was punched in the face by an opposition coach during a halftime altercation in Thursday`s match in Goa.