08 Mar 2021
Olivier Dassault, France's billionaire politician, dies in helicopter crash
Olivier Dassault, a French politician and billionaire, died on Sunday around 6 pm (local time) due to a helicopter crash near Deauville in northern France, multiple reports said.
25 Jan 2021
Top French advisor talks third lockdown as coronavirus cases surge
France will have to enforce a third national lockdown to handle the worrying surge of coronavirus cases, the country's top medical advisor Prof Jean-Francois Delfraissy said on Sunday.
07 Jan 2021
Disgraceful, horrific, distressing: World leaders condemn chaos at US Capitol
Leaders from across the world denounced the violence at the United States Capitol, saying that the mayhem was in sharp contrast to the democratic values of the nation.
17 Dec 2020
French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive for coronavirus
French President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for coronavirus, joining the long list of notable international personalities to have contracted the disease, that originated in China late last year.
30 Oct 2020
France round-up: Attack flayed globally, Malaysia's ex-PM justifies violence
A knife-wielding attacker beheaded a woman and killed two others at a church in Nice, France, on Thursday, evoking anger and disbelief in the European country, and condemnation globally.
29 Oct 2020
France: Days after teacher's beheading, three killed in knife attack
In a deplorable incident, a knife-wielding attacker killed three people, including a woman, at a church in the French city of Nice, police said on Thursday. Several others are said to be injured.
29 Oct 2020
Macron, lambasted for criticizing radical Islam, finds support in India
France's President Emmanuel Macron, who is facing the heat from Muslim nations for his views against radical Islam, got support from India on Wednesday, a move that shows the amicable ties between both the nations.
28 Oct 2020
Charlie Hebdo's caricature featuring Erdogan deepens spat between Turkey, France
France's satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, has become the latest reason for tensions between Paris and Ankara after Wednesday's edition mocked Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
17 Oct 2020
President Macron calls teacher's beheading in France "Islamist terrorist attack"
The teacher, who showed caricatures of Prophet Muhammad to his class, became a victim of an Islamist terrorist attack, President Emmanuel Macron said.
25 Sep 2020
Coronavirus cases and hospitalization up again in France
In France, where new coronavirus cases remained in control for a few months, the infections are rising again and hospitals are inundated with serious patients, in what serves as a rude reminder of the bygone spring.
28 May 2020
Happy hours no more: Coronavirus changed rules of eating out
As it crept slyly into our lives, coronavirus upset all the apple carts possible. Beyond the staggering number of people it has killed, the virus has also brought economies to a halt, affecting most sectors.
17 Apr 2020
China adds 1,290 deaths to Wuhan's tally; admits past miscalculations
China, which has faced accusations of under-reporting cases during the coronavirus pandemic, has now admitted to some errors made in the past.
15 Apr 2020
COVID-19: Cannes postponed again, organizers exploring other options
Had the world been the same as last year, Cannes organizers would have currently been busy announcing the line-up of shows for its 2020 edition.
20 Jan 2020
Here's what you need to know about WEF summit 2020
On Tuesday, the world's top political leaders, academicians, business persons and others, will assemble in Davos, Switzerland for the 50th World Economic Forum.
11 Oct 2019
It's faith: Rajnath defends performing Shastra Pooja on Rafale jet
When Defense Minister Rajnath Singh went to France this week to officially receive the first Rafale jet, he perhaps didn't expect that he would be criticized by many back home for performing pooja on the high-tech jet.
08 Oct 2019
Rajnath Singh reaches France, will receive first Rafale jet
On Tuesday, Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh landed in France, where he will receive the first Rafale jet on the behalf of Indian Air Force (IAF). India and France have inked a deal for 36 Rafale jets.
28 Aug 2019
Amazon Fires turn personal: Brazil demands apology before accepting aid
The President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has refused to accept international aid to deal with the devastating fires that have ravaged the Amazon rainforest for weeks.
27 Aug 2019
UN chief agrees to support India in its NSG bid
In a welcome development for India, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he would help New Delhi in its bid to get a seat on table of Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
26 Aug 2019
Alia Bhatt, DiCaprio share wrong/fake images of Amazon rainforest fires
The Amazon rainforest burned in silence for weeks, making headlines only after forestfires consumed acres of land.
26 Aug 2019
Modi, Trump to meet today; will discuss Kashmir and trade
US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet on Monday in France on the sidelines of the G7 Summit and are likely to discuss trade as well as the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
23 Aug 2019
UK PM put his foot up during meeting with French-President?
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson made himself a bit too comfortable while talking to French President Emmanuel Macron at the latter's palatial residence.
30 Jul 2019
Soon, France will weaponize its satellites with guns and lasers
Humanity's future in space revolves around manned missions to Mars and beyond.
25 Jul 2019
French MPs boycott teen activist Greta Thunberg's Parliament appearance
Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg (16) was recently mocked by right-wing French lawmakers, who also boycotted her appearance in the French Parliament.
27 Jun 2019
Modi arrives in Japan for G20 summit, to meet Trump
On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan for the G20 summit, which is being held in Osaka between June 28 and June 29.
25 May 2019
President Ram Nath Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha
Two days after results of Lok Sabha elections were declared, President Ram Nath Kovind signed an order dissolving the 16th Lok Sabha on Saturday.
22 Apr 2019
He once played Ukraine's President, is now one in real-life
A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election, drawing congratulations from global leaders while dealing a stunning rebuke to his country's political establishment.
16 Apr 2019
Paris stunned as 850-year-old Notre-Dame cathedral goes up in smoke
A colossal fire swept through the 850-year-old UNESCO world heritage landmark, Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris yesterday, causing the Gothic spire to collapse and threatening to destroy the entire masterpiece and its precious artworks.
16 Apr 2019
Notre-Dame fire: Design of 850-year-old cathedral made firefighters' job difficult
On Monday, Parisians watched one of their city's iconic cathedral go up in flames and the rest of the world mourned the loss of history too.
11 Apr 2019
Trick or treat? Brexit delayed until Halloween, October 31
European Union leaders and Britain today agreed to a Brexit extension that will allow the UK to delay its EU departure date until Halloween.
31 Jan 2019
Smriti slams RaGa on Parrikar meet, says he is hallucinating
In a stinging Facebook post, Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani tore into Congress President Rahul Gandhi on the claims he made after his recent meeting with Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.
30 Jan 2019
EU rejects Theresa May's attempt to reopen Brexit talks
European leaders moved quickly yesterday to reject an attempt by Britain's PM Theresa May to re-open talks on the Brexit deal, as British lawmakers voted to demand changes.
12 Jan 2019
Central Paris rocked by massive blast; gas leak suspected
On Saturday morning, a massive explosion rocked the center of Paris, leaving behind multiple injuries, and wrecked cars.
16 Dec 2018
Nations agree on milestone common rulebook for Paris climate treaty
Nations today struck a deal to breathe life into the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty after marathon UN talks that failed to match the ambition the world's most vulnerable countries need to avert dangerous global warming.
02 Dec 2018
All about France's worst civil riots in a decade
After demonstrations in Paris turned violent on Saturday, the French government is considering declaring a state of emergency in a bid to prevent a repeat of the worst civil unrest in the country in a decade.
02 Dec 2018
Six politicians who professed their love for their wives, unabashedly
Politicians are mostly vocal about everything: their party, its policies, opposition and their follies.
02 Dec 2018
I will never accept violence: Macron says after Paris protests
French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday denounced protesters against him as chaos seekers, as the growing demonstrations first triggered by planned fuel price hikes turned violent.
25 Nov 2018
Paris: Thousands protest in 'feminist tidal wave' against sexist violence
Tens of thousands of people rallied across Europe yesterday against sexist violence, with more than 30,000 turning out in Paris.
14 Nov 2018
Trump criticizes Macron over European defense remarks, again
Donald Trump yesterday launched another attack against Emmanuel Macron over the French President's call for a European army, a proposal the US leader earlier had dubbed "insulting."
12 Nov 2018
Nationalism betrays patriotism: Macron lectures Trump in Paris
At the World War I Armistice Day commemoration in Paris on Sunday, just as the world watched global leaders pay their respects to the fallen, France President Emmanuel Macron renounced US President Donald Trump's idea of nationalism.
10 Nov 2018
Jamal Khashoggi's body was dissolved in acid, poured down drain
In the latest development in Jamal Khashoggi murder case, a Turkish newspaper, on Saturday, reported that the journalist's body had been chopped into pieces, dissolved in acid, and the remains poured down a drain.