‘Tired’ soldiers spark terror fears in FranceThousands of French soldiers deployed across the country in a vast anti-terrorism operation are on the brink of exhaustion, meaning they could be unable to ensure the public’s…
French government minister resigns over poor healthFrance’s Minister for Higher Education and Research, Geneviève Fioraso, has resigned from the government for “health reasons”, President François Hollande’s office announced…
FRANCE - CUBA
Hollande announces historic visit to CubaPresident François Hollande this week announced he will travel to Cuba in May. It will be the first official visit by a French president to the communist-run country, coming on…
'A dozen' drones fly over Paris in latest mystery sightingAround a dozen drones were reported flying over areas of the French capital overnight, Paris police said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of unexplained drone sightings.
France seeks three suspects in 1982 attack on Jewish deliMore than 32 years after a deadly terror attack in Paris’ old Jewish quarter, French authorities have at last identified three suspects and are seeking their arrest.
France rebuked for allowing children to be smackedFrance was rebuked by Europe’s top human rights watchdog Wednesday for failing to fully ban the corporal punishment of children.
French nuclear giant Areva announces €4.8 billion in lossesNuclear manufacturer Areva has announced a 4.8 billion euro loss for 2014, more than its entire market value, plunging the powerful French nuclear industry into turmoil.
FRANCE - ISLAM
France to double number of Islamic university coursesFrench Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Tuesday announced that the state would finance double the number of university courses on Islam in a bid to stop the influence of foreign…