France warns Russia against blackmail over Iran nuclear talks

France warns Russia against blackmail over Iran nuclear talks

France on Monday warned Russia not to resort to blackmail over efforts to revive a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, after Moscow demanded a US guarantee that sanctions it faces over Ukraine would not hurt its trade with Tehran.

France, Belgium qualify for World Cup Qatar 2022

France, Belgium qualify for World Cup Qatar 2022

France and Belgium qualified for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, after they led Group D and Group E, respectively, after the conclusion of the seventh and penultimate round matches of the European qualifiers.

France to reconfigure military presence in Sahel within weeks: Macron

France to reconfigure military presence in Sahel within weeks: Macron

France will in the weeks ahead begin reconfiguring its military presence in the Sahel region of West Africa where it has been on the frontline of the fight against militants, President Emmanuel Macron said.

France denies cover-up over Pacific nuclear tests

France denies cover-up over Pacific nuclear tests

The French government denied any cover up on Friday over radiation levels in the Pacific following its nuclear testing in the region, as discussions were held in Paris about the legacy of the explosions.

France fines Google 220mn euros over online ad dominance

France fines Google 220mn euros over online ad dominance

France's competition regulator fined Google 220 million euros ($267 million) on Monday after finding it had favoured its own services for placing online ads at the expense of rivals, as US tech giants face growing pressure in Europe.

Hundreds booked for Covid violations as mass French NYE rave ends

Hundreds booked for Covid violations as mass French NYE rave ends

Hundreds of revellers were booked for breaking coronavirus restrictions as an illegal rave in northwestern France ended on Saturday after more than two days of partying that saw clashes with police.

Thousands of trucks mass at Dover in cross-Channel chaos

Thousands of trucks mass at Dover in cross-Channel chaos

France and Britain reopened cross-Channel travel on Wednesday after a 48-hour ban to curb the spread of a new coronavirus variant but London has warned it could take days for thousands of trucks blocked around the port of Dover to get moving.

Three police shot dead, fourth wounded in central France

Three police shot dead, fourth wounded in central France

Three police were shot dead in Puy-de-Dome in central France on Wednesday after being called out to a domestic disturbance, sources in the public prosecutor's office told AFP.

France's Macron tests positive for Covid-19, self isolates

France's Macron tests positive for Covid-19, self isolates

French President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for Covid-19, the French Presidency said on Thursday, although it was not clear at this stage where he had contracted the virus.

Ex-French president Giscard d'Estaing dies of Covid at 94

Ex-French president Giscard d'Estaing dies of Covid at 94

Former French president Valery Giscard d'Estaing, a leading advocate of European integration who led his country into a new modern era, has died of Covid-19, his family said. He was 94.

French police charged over black man's beating

French police charged over black man's beating

Four French police officers have been charged in connection to the beating and racial abuse of a black music producer, a judicial source said Monday, days after the incident in Paris ...

Qatar participates in 3rd Paris Peace Forum

Qatar participates in 3rd Paris Peace Forum

Qatar participated on Friday in the 3rd Paris Peace Forum, which was inaugurated by HE President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron with more than 60 heads of state, government, and organisation participating.