French submarine patrols South China Sea, likely angering Beijing

A French nuclear attack submarine was among two navy ships that recently conducted a patrol through the South China Sea, its defence minister announced,...

France, Germany ‘moving forward’ on future combat jet

France and Germany aim to take the next step in the development of Europe's next-generation combat jet in the coming weeks by confirming contracts...

France & Germany threaten AstraZeneca with legal action if they favored UK over EU when distributing Covid-19 vaccine

Tensions in a row between AstraZeneca and the EU over vaccine shortages have heightened further as Paris and Berlin said the company should face...

France debates bill against ‘disease’ of Islamist extremism

French lawmakers on Monday began debating a controversial bill against what the interior minister described as the "disease" of Islamist extremism eating away at...

France’s Le Pen, neck to neck with Macron, proposes hijab ban

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen proposed a ban on Muslim headscarves in all public places on Friday, seeking to build on a record...

China accuses EU lawmakers of ‘gross interference’ in its crackdown on Hong Kong

China on Friday hit back at an EU resolution condemning its crackdown on Hong Kong democracy activists, accusing European lawmakers of "gross interference" in...

France’s ‘James Bond’ stuntman Remy Julienne lost his battle to Covid-19

One of the world's leading stuntmen, Remy Julienne, who worked on six James Bond films as well as the 1969 classic "The Italian Job",...

Meghan privacy battle: Duchess of Sussex hopes to stop case going to trial

Meghan Markle's high-profile lawsuit against a British newspaper group for privacy and copyright breaches returns to court in London on Tuesday, with the duchess...

French Muslim council agrees on a “charter of principles” requested by Macron to end extremism

France's Muslim federations agreed Sunday on a "charter of principles" requested by President Emmanuel Macron in his bid to eradicate sectarianism and extremism.Macron urged...

French ex-PM Balladur on trial over ‘Karachi affair’ kickbacks

Former French prime minister Edouard Balladur goes on trial Tuesday on charges that he used kickbacks from arms deals in the 1990s to fund...

How US supported Mussolini’s fascism in Italy

A figure like Benito Mussolini could only have taken power in a state suffering from severe illness. Italy, a resource poor nation, had been...

Iran should stop “ramping up tensions” and stick to nuclear deal: EU

The European Union called on Iran on Monday to abandon its efforts to enrich uranium up to 20% and fulfill the obligations of the...