France’s Macron invites Trump to Bastille Day paradeFrench President Emmanuel Macron invited his US counterpart Donald Trump on Tuesday to attend the country's traditional Bastille Day military parade, despite public differences…
‘Historic’ cyber attack hits Ukraine govt and businessesA massive cyber attack caused disruption across Europe on Tuesday, but hackers appeared to target Ukrainian government offices, infrastructure and key businesses in particular.
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Santos and FARC leaders celebrate rebels’ final disarmamentColombia reached a major milestone on its road to peace Tuesday as leftist rebels relinquished some of their last weapons and declared an end to their half-century insurgency.
France lagging on procreation rights, say activistsFrance’s national ethics committee on Tuesday recommended the country’s laws on medically assisted procreation (MAP) be extended to include lesbian couples and single women.…
France’s new MPs take part in first parliamentary sessionFrance's newly elected lawmakers, most of them from President Emmanuel Macron's La République en Marche! (LREM) party, took part in their first parliamentary session on Tuesday.
Frenchwoman spared prison for smuggling migrant loverA former supporter of France's anti-immigration National Front escaped punishment on Tuesday for helping her Iranian refugee lover cross the Channel to Britain on a rickety boat.
EU hits Google with record €2.4bn antitrust fineThe European Union's competition watchdog has slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google for breaching antitrust rules with its online…
EX-PM Valls quits French Socialists to back MacronFormer French prime minister Manuel Valls said Tuesday he was leaving the Socialist Party and is ready to join forces with President Emmanuel Macron's centrist group in…
Scottish leader to postpone new independence referendumScottish leader Nicola Sturgeon told lawmakers Tuesday she was postponing plans to seek a second independence referendum, saying she would revisit the issue when the terms of…
Gaffe-prone former French PM retires from politicsVeteran French conservative Jean-Pierre Raffarin, a former prime minister who was frequently teased for his bizarre aphorisms, known as “raffarinades”, announced on Tuesday he…
‘Nouvelle Cuisine’ pioneer chef Senderens diesLeading French chef Alain Senderens, one of the founders of the Nouvelle Cuisine movement, has died aged 77, food critic Gilles Pudlowski told AFP on Monday.
Image of US has plunged under Trump, survey showsThe image of the US has deteriorated sharply across the globe under President Donald Trump and an overwhelming majority of people in other countries have no confidence in his…
Dutch partially liable for Srebrenica massacre deathsA Dutch appeals court ruled Tuesday that the government was partially liable in the deaths of more than 300 Muslim men killed by Bosnian Serb forces in the 1995 Srebrenica…
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