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Three injured in knife attack in Paris

At least three persons were injured in a stabbing attack at Gare de Lyon railway station in southeastern Paris on Saturday.

France: Six teens convicted in history teacher Samuel Paty's beheading in 2020

At least six teens have been convicted in the events leading to the beheading of a teacher in France in 2020.

Emmanuel Macron to visit Qatar for talks on Israel-Hamas conflict

French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday is scheduled to pay a diplomatic visit to Qatar, a key mediator in the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas and the broker of their truce ...

France: Two die in McDonald's parking lot shooting

A shooting at a McDonald's parking lot in the southern French port city of Marseille left two people dead and three others injured overnight, media reported on Sunday, citing police. ...

France: Six airports evacuated amid bomb scares

Six French airports were evacuated on Wednesday (October 18, 2023) amid bomb threats, media reports said.

French govt gets sleepless nights as bedbug crisis worsens ahead of Olympic Games

Paris: The bedbug menace is giving the French government sleepless nights, forcing it to take active measures to stop the spread of the blood-sucking insects, especially as the Olympic Ga ...

Equality among states is non-negotiable, France says at UN

At the UN on Thursday, French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna declared that her country defends the principle of equality between states – “a principle that no one can or m ...

French couple prisoned in UK for smuggling migrants inside furniture

A French couple have been jailed for almost 10 years after they trapped Vietnamese migrants, including children, inside sofas to smuggle them into the UK.

French govt decides to ban woman from wearing abaya in state-run schools

The French government has decided to ban students from wearing abaya, a robe worn by some Muslim women, in state-run schools.