Tag: France

One dead, 47 injured after protests over fuel prices hit France

Paris: One person was killed in the southeastern French Isere department while 47 others were injured during protests against fuel…

Trump lashes Macron as Europe moves on defense without US

Washington: Donald Trump on Tuesday unleashed an extraordinary attack on Emmanuel Macron, mocking the French president's approval rating and lashing…

EU defence efforts musn’t hurt transatlantic bond: NATO chief

Berlin: NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warned Europe against undermining transatlantic ties, following a defence spat between US President Donald Trump…

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu arrives in France

Paris: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, who is on a three-day official visit to France arrived here on Friday. Vice President…

Russia says France ‘illegitimately’ holding Indian Ocean island

Moscow: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday accused France of ignoring UN resolutions and illegitimately holding the Indian Ocean…

Trump in Paris slams Macron’s ‘insulting’ EU army proposals

Paris: US President Donald Trump on Friday blasted calls by Emmanuel Macron for a European army to defend against threats…

Vice President to embark on a state visit to France tomorrow

New Delhi: The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu, at the invitation of the Government of the Republic of…

No German arms to Saudi until Khashoggi case is clarified: Merkel

Prague: German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Friday that Berlin would not export arms to Saudi Arabia until the murder…

UN committee slams French ‘burqa ban’ for ‘violating’ rights

Geneva: The UN Human Rights Committee on Tuesday criticised France's so-called burqa ban, saying the law "violated" the rights of…

Turkey to host four-way Syria summit Oct 27 in Istanbul

Istanbul: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will host a summit on the Syria conflict with the leaders of Russia, Germany…

Turkey to host Syria summit with Russia, Germany, France

Istanbul: Top political leaders from Turkey, France, Russia and Germany are set to meet here later this month in a…

South Korean president lobbies for Kim Jong Un on Europe tour

Paris: South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday that world powers needed to reassure North Korea's Kim Jong Un that…

Flash floods kill 6 in France

Paris: At least six people have been killed by flash floods in France's Aude region, authorities said on Monday. Officials…

UK, France, Germany call for probe into missing Saudi journalist

London: The Foreign Ministers of the United Kingdom, France and Germany on Sunday expressed serious concerns about the fate of…

Sitharaman’s France visit, a ‘cover-up’ by Modi govt: Rahul on Rafale

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi said on Thursday said that Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's current visit to France was…

Rafale Deal: Dassault “freely” chose Reliance for partnership

SAINT CLOUD (FRANCE): French investigative journal Mediapart claimed on Wednesday that it had accessed an internal document of Dassault Aviation,…

China says Interpol chief being probed ‘on suspicion of violating the law’

Beijing: China said Monday the president of Interpol, who went missing shortly after arrival in his home country, is under…

Helicopter jailbreak gangster captured in France after 3-month hunt

Paris: A gangster who made a Hollywood-style helicopter prison break was nabbed in northern France, charged and returned to jail…

Black is back: top trends at Paris fashion week

Paris: As Paris women's fashion week ends Tuesday, AFP looks at some of the major trends from the spring-summer 2019…

Shia Islamic centre raided in France; 11 arrested

Paris: A Shi’ite Muslim faith centre was raided by French police on Tuesday. Three of its leaders were arrested on…