Iran President invited to Paris in November: Fabius
Iran President invited to Paris in November: Fabius

Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani has been invited to visit Paris in November, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said in Tehran on Wednesday.

'Ye Hai Mohabbatein' cast to jet off to Paris?
'Ye Hai Mohabbatein' cast to jet off to Paris?

 If all goes as planned, the star cast of “Ye Hai Mohabbatein”, including Karan Patel and Divyanka Tripathi, will jet off to Paris to shoot a sequence for the popular TV series.

Manhunt in Paris after car smashes Tour de France barrier
Manhunt in Paris after car smashes Tour de France barrier

French police were searching Sunday for the driver of a car that smashed through a security barrier in central Paris near the finish line of cycling`s Tour de France.

French farmers block Lyon as Hollande bids to ease crisis

Hundreds of furious farmers blocked access roads to France`s second city Lyon with their tractors Thursday, unimpressed with a 600-million-euro government package to ease their financial plight sparked by falling prices.

More than 200 protesting teachers arrested in Iran: Activists

More than 200 teachers have been arrested during a protest outside the parliament in Tehran demanding the release of their colleagues from jail, an activist group said.

Collector`s fury as Chinese antiques returned from Paris

More than 30 ancient gold ornaments went on show in a Chinese museum this week after Paris quietly insisted a billionaire collector and France`s top antique dealer return them on the grounds they were stolen.

India will walk the energy efficiency path aggressively: Javadekar

With the crucial UN climate change conference slated for later this year, India today said that it will walk the energy efficiency path aggressively in reducing its carbon emission intensity and urged developed nations to do the same "vigorously".

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says will visit Iran `next week`

 France`s Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Tuesday he would visit Iran "next week", after the historic deal on its nuclear programme.

Eco-friendly pope to encourage likeminded mayors at Vatican

One city banned Styrofoam. Another has the highest percentage of "clean" cars in Europe. Still another has cut greenhouse gas emissions by 29 per cent since 1990, while its GDP grew 19 per cent.

Javadekar urges developed world to stick to old agendas at Paris conference

 Indian Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday called upon the developed world to refrain from introducing any new agenda at the eleventh hour and ensure the success of the upcoming Climate Conference in Paris in December.

IS told foiled French attack suspect to `hit` France: prosecutor

A 17-year-old suspect in a foiled attack on a French military base was instructed by an Islamic State militant in Syria to "hit" France, a prosecutor said on Friday.

France foils 'terror' attack on military

Three young men, including a former naval signalman, were being held Thursday by France`s intelligence services, accused of plotting to kidnap and decapitate a member of the armed forces at a military base.

Earth`s degradation threatens major health gains: Study

The unprecedented degradation of Earth`s natural resources coupled with climate change could reverse major gains in human health over the last 150 years, according to a sweeping scientific review published Thursday.

EU lawmakers agree air passenger data collection

European lawmakers approved Wednesday plans to collect EU passenger data, a measure sought by the United States after years of controversy over how to protect personal information while fighting terrorism and serious crime.

French chemical explosions were `criminal act`: Minister

 Two blasts at a petrochemical plant in France appear to have been a "criminal act" but investigators have been unable to pin down a motive, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Wednesday. 

Bikini bandits charged after hot pursuit through Paris

 Six brothers suspected of robbing a chic beachwear store before dodging police bullets and leading a car chase through Paris, have been rounded up and charged, legal sources said Wednesday.

European police arrest `VAT fraud kingpins`

European police arrested 14 people in a continent-wide crackdown on VAT fraudsters who robbed EU taxpayers of hundreds of millions of euros, Europol said on Tuesday.

France's Hollande says Greece not humiliated by bailout deal

French President Francois Hollande today rejected claims that Greece had been humiliated by a tough new bailout deal, adding that Paris would make proposals to reinforce Europe's economic governance.

France hunts armed robbers after hostage scare near Paris

French police on Monday were hunting armed robbers who escaped after holding up a store in a shopping mall near Paris, prompting special forces to intervene and seal off the area.