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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...