Europe risks being hit with further waves of coronavirus infections next year, France's scientific council has warned, as the continent scrambles to cope with a second deadly spike in Covid-19 cases.
France headed into a second lockdown on Friday as the resurgent coronavirus pandemic hit new heights in the United States with a daily record of more than 90,000 cases, just five days before the presidential election.
Qatar expressed Thursday its strong condemnation and denunciation of the stabbing attack that took place in a church in the French city of Nice, and led to the deaths and injuries.
French President Emmanuel Macron announced Wednesday a new coronavirus lockdown until at least December 1, hoping to bring under control an outbreak that is poised to overwhelm hospitals in a matter of days.
France extended curfews to around two thirds of its population on Thursday and Belgium's foreign minister was taken into intensive care with Covid-19, as the second wave of the pandemic surged across Europe.
Qatar's ambassador to France Sheikh Ali bin Jassim al-Thani and the Mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, have inaugurated an exhibition of the models of the eight world-class stadiums dedicated to hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup matches, at the National Sports Museum in Nice, as part of the activities.
French police have arrested nine people after a suspected Islamist sympathiser beheaded a school teacher on the street of a Paris suburb on Friday, police sources said.
A terminally ill Frenchman who had planned to live stream his death on social media told AFP Saturday that he would refuse all food and medication "until the very end".
One person died and authorities listed some 20 as missing Saturday after heavy storms lashed southern France and northern Italy with hundreds of aid workers deployed to villages cut off by the deluge.
Lebanon’s prime minister-designate quit on Saturday after trying for almost a month to line up a non-partisan cabinet