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French doctor charged with killing nine patients in resuscitation scam

Investigating magistrates have found evidence that the doctor would poison patients during surgery to trigger heart failures and then would resuscitate them.

May 17, 2019, 14:11 PM IST

PSG coach Unai Emery's house robbed on PSG vs Strasbourg night

The robbery at the top floor flat of a chic Parisian street in the 16th arrondissement was discovered around 11 pm by Emery's wife. Emery himself got back from Strasbourg in the early hours of Thursday.

Dec 14, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

15 injured as lightning strikes French music festival

According to local media, lightning struck a big tent under which festival goers had taken refuge, which was located near a large tree. 

Sep 03, 2017, 09:36 AM IST

Grenade-thrower gets 28 years jail in French jihadist cell trial

The convictions in a late night ruling on Thursday brought a close to an affair that predated the spate of Islamist-inspired attacks in France from early 2015 onwards, in which more than 230 people have been killed.


Jun 23, 2017, 15:26 PM IST

UK Independence Party chief Nigel Farage jeered for 'mafia' slur in EU parliament

Brexit champion Nigel Farage on Wednesday outraged the European Parliament on Wednesday when he branded the EU as "gangsters" and "mafia" over its negotiation demands.

Apr 05, 2017, 15:54 PM IST

EU parliament OKs more anti-terror rules

The EU parliament said new rules will reinforce the sanctions for travelling to or returning from conflicts with the intent to carry out terror attacks.

Feb 16, 2017, 22:08 PM IST

French anti-terror police arrest six: Security sources

Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve is set to give more details about the arrests later in the day.

Nov 21, 2016, 15:27 PM IST

EU presents new border plan to stem migrant influx

The EU leaders are scheduled to discuss the proposals at a summit on Thursday and Friday in Brussels. 

Dec 16, 2015, 02:19 AM IST

Nearly 1,000 `security risks` denied entry to France since Paris attacks

 Nearly 1,000 people thought to pose security risks have been prevented from entering France since stepped-up border controls were imposed ahead of the COP21 climate talks in Paris and took effect just hours before the November 13 attacks, the interior minister said on Saturday.

Nov 28, 2015, 17:07 PM IST

Reporters without Borders Prize: Syrian journalist, Turkish paper win media freedom awards

A Syrian journalist who lives and works in the war-scarred city of Aleppo has been awarded the Reporters without Borders Prize in France for her defence of press freedom.

Nov 18, 2015, 05:20 AM IST

At least 7 killed in French high-speed train test

The train accident in France happened "because of excessive speed" at Eckwersheim in eastern part f the country as technicians were on board for testing.

Nov 14, 2015, 23:13 PM IST

European Parliament votes in favour of food innovation

The European Parliament, meeting for a plenary session in Strasbourg, voted on Wednesday in favor of the application of a new procedure for the authorisation and evaluation of "novel foods" originating from scientific and technological research.

Oct 29, 2015, 04:43 AM IST

European Parliament demands surveillance authority following Volkswagen scandal

The European Parliament, gathered for its plenary session in Strasbourg, adopted a resolution on Tuesday demanding the creation of an European Union-level surveillance authority in order to reinforce the monitoring system for automobile emissions under fire since the breaking of the Volkswagen scandal.

Oct 28, 2015, 08:18 AM IST

Italy breaches human rights by blocking gay marriage: European court

 A European court ruled Tuesday that Italy breached the human rights of three gay couples by refusing them marriage or any other recognised form of union. 

Jul 21, 2015, 19:20 PM IST

Remains of Nazi anatomy prof`s victims found at French forensic institute

Remains belonging to victims of Nazi anatomy professor August Hirt have been found at a forensic medicine institute in eastern France, local authorities said in a statement Saturday.

Jul 19, 2015, 05:11 AM IST

15,000 scouts evacuated in France as storm hits camp

Some 15,000 teenaged scouts from all over Europe had be evacuated from a camp in France in the early hours of Saturday after a violent storm hit the area, with more than a dozen injured.

Jul 18, 2015, 14:59 PM IST

Italy denies role in CIA extraordinary rendition of imam

Italy denied any involvement today in the CIA's "extraordinary rendition" of an Egyptian imam kidnapped in Milan in 2003 on charges of terrorist connections.

Jun 23, 2015, 22:43 PM IST

Sepp Blatter dismisses calls for immediate stand-down

 Embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter has rejected calls from the European Parliament for him to stand down immediately, a FIFA spokesman said on Thursday.

Jun 11, 2015, 23:00 PM IST

EU parliament urges Blatter to quit FIFA job immediately

The European Parliament called Thursday on Sepp Blatter to step down immediately as FIFA president and allow for an interim leader to launch reforms in global football`s governing body.

Jun 11, 2015, 19:08 PM IST

Europe court upholds decision to allow vegetative man to die

Europe's rights court upheld today the decision of a French court to allow a man in a vegetative state to be taken off life support, in a ruling that could become a benchmark on the continent.

Jun 06, 2015, 07:00 AM IST