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With military victory elusive, West African nations quietly back talks with Islamists

Two years after local emir Djibril Diallo fled his home in northern Burkina Faso following death threats from Islamist militants, he received an unexpected request:...

French man gets 4-month prison sentence for slapping Macron

A 28-year-old Frenchman who described himself as a right-wing or extreme-right “patriot” was sentenced to four months in prison Thursday for slapping President Emmanuel Macron...

French President Emmanuel Macron slapped in the face while visiting small town

French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face Tuesday by a man during a visit to a small town in southeastern France, an incident...

French President Emmanuel Macron Appears to Get Slapped in Video

PARIS—A man appeared to slap French President Emmanuel Macron across the face Tuesday during a visit to a small town in southern France, in a...

France threatens to pull troops out of Mali

President Emmanuel Macron warned in comments published Sunday that France will pull its troops out of Mali if it lurches towards radical Islamism following the...

Emmanuel Macron: France Bears Some Responsibility For Rwanda’s Genocide

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — In a key speech on his visit to Rwanda, French President Emmanuel Macron said he recognizes that France bears a heavy...

French medical mission to India: Largest operation by Paris since pandemic

France is India’s key strategic partner from Europe and during the current pandemic surge in India, it has come forward to extend medical assistance from...

Rafale jets: France to sell Egypt 30 Rafale jets in $4.5 billion deal: Defense ministry

Egypt has signed a contract with France to buy 30 Rafale fighter jets, its defence ministry said in a statement early on Tuesday, in a...

France to provide oxygen generators, liquid O2, ventilators to India

France has announced that it will provide India with eight high capacity oxygen generators, liquid oxygen for 2000 patients for five days, as well as...

Ahead of Idriss Deby’s funeral, Chad rebels say command hit by air strike

Chadian rebels said on Friday their command centre was bombed on Wednesday night in an attempt to kill their leader, as the nation gathered to...

Brazil Covid deaths hit new monthly record as France tightens restrictions

The Covid-19 death toll spiraled out of control in Brazil in March, more than doubling the country’s previous monthly record, officials said Wednesday, as French...

India, Bangladesh likely to sign three MoUs during PM Modi’s visit

India and Bangladesh are likely to sign three MoUs during Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s visit to Dhaka next week to attend the celebrations of the...

France braces for new Covid curbs but set to avoid lockdown

Paris: The French government is expected Thursday to announce new restrictions to stave off a rise in coronavirus cases but unlike some of its neighbours...

EU, China leaders seal long-awaited investment deal

Top European Union officials and Chinese President Xi Jinping concluded a business investment deal on Wednesday that will open big opportunities to European companies, but...

Thousands protest as France reels from police violence

PARIS: Thousands took to the streets across France on Saturday to demand the government abandon a contentious new security law, in a controversy intensified by...

Vienna attack: 2 dead, 15 wounded in Vienna terror attack, authorities say

Gunmen opened fire on people enjoying a last night out at Vienna‘s cafes and restaurants before a coronavirus lockdown Monday in what authorities said was...

India dealt with border crisis with China with firmness, maturity: Foreign secretary | India News

NEW DELHI: India has dealt with the “worst crisis” in decades along its border with China with “firmness and maturity” despite facing the challenge of...

Turkey calls for boycott of French goods amid Macron row

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday joined calls for a boycott of French goods, ramping up a standoff between France and Muslim countries...

French defence minister to visit India for Rafale induction ceremony | India News

NEW DELHI: French defence minister Florence Parly will embark on an official visit to India on September 10, where she will attend the induction ceremony...

Paris restaurants and cafes reopen as Macron accelerates lifting of lockdown

Paris is rediscovering its joie de vivre, as cafes and restaurants reopen for the first time since the fast-spreading coronavirus forced them to close their...

World leaders pledge $8 billion to fight COVID-19 but U.S. steers clear

BRUSSELS: World leaders and organisations pledged $8 billion to research, manufacture and distribute a possible vaccine and treatments for COVID-19 on Monday, but the United...