Three people were injured on Saturday, one of them seriously, when a car ploughed into pedestrians in the southern German city of Heidelberg, police said. The driver was shot and arrested.
French President François Hollande was present on Saturday for the opening ceremony of the Paris International Agriculture Show (Salon de l'Agriculture), the biggest annual event for an industry struggling with sector-wide changes.
An IS group video targeting Coptic Christians, the discovery of a shoulder-fired missile launcher near Cairo airport and recent killings have raised fears of widening terrorist activity in Egypt and resulted in Sinai Copts fleeing their homes.
USA - MEXICO
An emboldened Mexico hardened its opposition to President Donald Trump on Friday by saying it would retaliate if the United States imposed a border tax and that it can afford to lose financial aid that might be pulled to pay for a border wall.
USA - FRANCE
French President François Hollande hit back at Donald Trump with a dig about gun control Saturday, a day after the new US president attacked France’s immigration policies and Paris.
[[INTRO]]Paris rolled out the red carpet for the Césars, the French equivalent of the Oscars... There was much glitz and glamour at Friday's ceremony, with A-list actor George Clooney bringing his star power to the French capital.Paul Verhoeven's "Elle" was the night's big winner, taking home the trophies for Best Film, and Best Actress for Isabelle Huppert.Xavier Dolan won the award for best director.Clement Bonnerot has more[[SCRIPT]]Walking away with best actress for the second time in her career... Isabelle Huppert was the centre of attention at this year's Cesar Awards. She was praised for her role in Elle, which is about a woman who seeks revenge on the man who raped her. Director Paul Verhoeven won the prize for best film. SOT Paul Verhoeven, winner of Cesar Award for best film"Everything she does (Isabelle Huppert), you believe it because it's Isabelle Huppert and she believes it. And if she believes it, she is completely authentic, something on a level that I've never seen in my life."Isabelle Huppert is nominated for the best actress Oscar at Sunday's Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Two other films brought in three prizes each. Houda Benyamina's Divines... which won the Camera d'Or in Cannes last May, was named best first film... and won best supporting actress for Deborah Lukumuena as well as best new actress for Oulaya Amamra. Xavier Dolan's It's Only the End of the World took home best actor for Gaspard Ulliel, as well as best director and best editing. SOT Xavier Dolan, winner of Cesar Award for best director"I'm really happy to see that their performances have been honoured at the highest level. // They, more than anyone, more than my film even... nNathalie, Gaspard, Vincent... they deserve it. They've worked very hard."Ken Loach's Palme d'Or winner, I, Daniel Blake walked away with best foreign film...and the Franco-Swiss animation film My Life as a Zucchini won both best adapted screenplay and best animation film. [[SUR-TITLE]][[TITLE]][[AUTHOR]]
A suicide assault on two security service bases in Syria's third city of Homs killed dozens of people, including a top intelligence chief, on Saturday, overshadowing peace talks in Geneva.
A white US Navy veteran has been charged with killing an engineer from India and wounding two other men when he opened fire in a Kansas bar in what federal authorities were investigating on Friday as a possible hate crime.
The César Awards – often described as ‘France’s Oscars’ – saw Isabelle Huppert and her nail-biting thriller "Elle" win big on Friday, in a highly politicised ceremony in which movie star George Clooney took aim at US President Donald Trump.
Already criticised for being thin on policy, independent French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron is facing fresh criticism after releasing details of his economic programme.
Isabelle Huppert and her revenge thriller "Elle" are favourites at Friday night's César awards, known as the French Oscars. But they could see some stiff competition from François Ozon's romantic drama "Frantz".