French police said Sunday they had come under gunfire for a second successive night in a riot-hit suburb of Grenoble, only hours after French Interior Minister Brice Hortefeux (pictured) vowed to restore order "immediately".
In a rare summertime live interview Monday, French President Nicolas Sarkozy is expected to address the burgeoning political scandal over allegations L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt made illegal donations to his party.
As Bosnia marks the commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre on Sunday, excerpts from Ratko Mladic’s secret wartime diary are making the rounds in the press, unveiling the chilling mind of the Bosnian Serb general.
A French court is set rule Wednesday in the trial of 76-year-old former Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega, who has been charged with laundering some €2.3 million in drug money through French banks during the 1980s.
French Football League president Frederic Thiriez has reiterated his call for the entire management of the French Football Federation (FFF) to resign. The federation meets Friday to name a caretaker president following France's World Cup debacle.
Belgium’s caretaker government took over the six-month rotating EU presidency on Thursday, with outgoing president Yves Leterme (centre) hoping to tackle the EU's pressing economic woes as well as the political crisis back home.
Despite the financial crisis, retailers expect high sale figures as the annual summer sales kicked off Wednesday across France. Sweltering weather, buoyant exchange rates and the Internet account for the latest optimism.
France lost their last Group A match to hosts South Africa 2-1 on Tuesday to finish bottom of their group, putting an early end to a miserable World Cup campaign marked by poor results and internal strife.