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New Zealand and France will bring together global leaders at a Paris summit next month aimed at stopping social media being used to organise and promote terrorism, the countries' leaders announced Wednesday.
The UN Security Council on Tuesday approved a watered-down resolution on sexual violence in conflicts, eliminating language on providing survivors "sexual and reproductive health care" to get US support in a move criticised by France.
A number of French public schools have begun serving free breakfast to students as part of a new government programme aimed at improving student performance by combatting hunger.
Former French Prime Minister François Fillon, whose 2017 bid for France’s presidency was torpedoed by a fake job scandal involving his wife, will face trial over the allegations, a judicial source told AFP on Tuesday.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe visits French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday at the Élysée Palace in Paris. The leaders, presiding this year over the G20 and G7, respectively, meet against the unusual backdrop of the Carlos Ghosn affair.
The Paris prosecutor’s office has launched an investigation into allegations that Yellow Vest protesters assailed police over the weekend with taunts urging officers to kill themselves.
Japanese authorities on Monday hit former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn with a fresh charge of aggravated breach of trust, the fourth formal indictment against the auto sector tycoon.
Paris Saint-Germain clinched the French league title without kicking a ball as second-place Lille could only draw 0-0 at Toulouse on Sunday.
In its European election manifesto unveiled on Monday, Marine Le Pen’s National Rally (formerly the National Front) adopted an environmentalist approach in an attempt to woo French voters beyond its base.
France’s lucrative arms exports to the Gulf came under renewed scrutiny this week following the release of a classified report showing that the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has made much wider use of French arms than officials in Paris acknowledge.
The remaining paintings inside Notre-Dame in Paris are to be removed on Friday and stored, with fire service officials now satisfied the iconic cathedral is safe enough to go inside.
FRANCE 24 reported from outside Notre-Dame in the wake of the blaze that threatened to destroy one of the world's most beloved landmarks. Also, the 72nd annual Cannes film festival announced its "romantic, political" selections.
A Paris court of appeals on Thursday sentenced Abdelkader Merah to 30 years in jail for complicity in the murders committed by his brother, Mohamed Merah, in 2012.
Monday’s calamitous fire at Notre-Dame elicited an unprecedented outpouring of generosity from donors near and far, great and small. But as the embers cooled, so have cracks appeared in the initial élan of unity and controversy flared over funds.
France will pay tribute Thursday to the Paris firefighters who helped save Notre-Dame from collapse and rescued its treasures from the encroaching flames with ceremonies at the Élysée presidential palace and at Paris City Hall (Hotel de Ville).
French weapons are not being used against civilians in Yemen, France’s armed forces minister Florence Parly told Radio Classique on Thursday.
An Iranian woman, who became the country's first female boxer to win an international fight, intends to stay in France, her spokesperson said Wednesday, adding an arrest warrant had been issued against her in Iran.
French President Emmanuel Macron set an ambitious five-year timeline for the reconstruction of Paris’s famed Notre-Dame Cathedral. But architects and experts disagree about the feasibility of this plan.
France will invite architects from around the world to submit their designs for rebuilding the Notre-Dame cathedral spire that toppled dramatically during a devastating blaze, Prime Minister Édouard Philippe said Wednesday.
President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to rebuild Notre-Dame "even more beautifully" within five years, as all of France's cathedrals prepared to ring their bells on Wednesday to mark 48 hours since the colossal fire began.