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18 Oct 2018

French Minister pulls out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi's disappearance

Two weeks after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared, France's Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said he was pulling out of a major investment conference in Saudi Arabia.

11 Oct 2018

#RafaleDeal: Report says Reliance was 'mandatory' for Dassault, French-company denies

In the ongoing controversy over Rafale Deal signed between India and France, a French media investigative journal Mediapart has found choosing Reliance was 'mandatory' for Dassault, but the company has dismissed the claims.

03 Oct 2018

Narendra Modi
#ChampionsOfTheEarth: "Clean and green environment is NDA government's priority"

A clean and green environment is at the root of his government's policies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in Delhi today as he was presented the UN's 'Champions of the Earth' award by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

28 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi supports UN Chief's campaign to combat sexual abuse

PM Narendra Modi is among the world's 48 other leaders who've endorsed a collective statement by UN chief Antonio Guterres reaffirming their continued support to combat sexual exploitation across the UN system.

27 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi
PM Modi, French President Macron get UN's highest environmental honor

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron have been jointly awarded the UN's highest environmental honor for their pioneering work in championing the International Solar Alliance (ISA) and promoting new areas of cooperation on environmental action.

26 Sep 2018

Rafale-deal: Macron says he wasn't in power during finalization

Diving into the controversy over Rafale Deal, French President Emmanuel Macron has said he wasn't in power when the agreement was inked and maintained it was a government-to-government discussion.

25 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi led-NDA saved Rs. 59cr/aircraft in Rafale Deal: Report

As the political controversy around Rafale Deal is widening, a report claims that NDA government got a better price than the previous UPA rule.

22 Jul 2018

Rafale deal 'smells-like-scam'; Defense Minister doing flip-flop on secrecy-clause: Rahul

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today alleged the controversial Rafale jet deal "smells like a scam" and accused Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of doing a "flip-flop" on the secrecy clause.

22 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi
RaGa's statement in LS on Rafale pricing 'childish': UP Minister

Uttar Pradesh Minister Srikant Sharma today termed Congress President Rahul Gandhi's statement on the pricing of fighter jet Rafale in the Lok Sabha during the no-trust motion against the NDA government as "childish".

20 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi
#RafaleDeal: France supports PM, but RaGa stands by his statement

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has reportedly denied France's statement regarding the Rafale Deal and said he stands by his statements.

20 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi
No-confidence motion: RaGa attacks Modi's 'jumla' in speech

Attacking the NDA regime in Lok Sabha, Congress President Rahul Gandhi today said India became a victim of 'jumla-strike' which he referred to as a 21st-century weapon.

16 Jul 2018

World has a new favorite President. Of course, not Trump

While Donald Trump continues to be welcomed with protests around the world (looking at you London) and give statements that raise questions about his sanity, the Croatian President has taken it upon herself to set the record straight about the conduct of people in power.

16 Jun 2018

Donald Trump
Trump tells Abe 'he'll send 23 million Mexicans to Japan'

A new report shed light on a rather unpleasant conversation between US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the G7 Summit in Canada.

28 May 2018

Paris: 'Spiderman' saves child hanging from balcony, gets French citizenship

Move aside Tom Holland, the Internet has fallen in love with a new 'spiderman' who risked his life and saved a dangling child from a balcony in Paris.

15 May 2018

Fresh protests expected as Palestinians get ready to commemorate 'Nakba'

Following the death of 55 Palestinians at the hands of Israeli forces on Monday, tensions remain high in Gaza as Palestinians get ready to commemorate the 70th anniversary of 'Nakba,' or Catastrophe, that saw hundreds of thousands of Palestinians displaced when Israel was created in 1948.

13 May 2018

Man shouting "Allahu Akbar" kills one, injures four in Paris

One person was killed and four injured on the rue Monsigny in Paris yesterday, when a man stabbed them with a knife shouting "Allahu Akbar."

09 May 2018

Donald Trump
UN Chief "deeply concerned" by US decision to exit Iran-nuclear-deal

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he is "deeply concerned" over US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran, calling on all other nations to support the agreement and preserve the deal.

03 May 2018

Australian First Lady flattered by French President 'delicious' comment

France President Emmanuel Macron's describing Australian First Lady Lucy as 'delicious' may have raised eyebrows, but she found his statement flattering.

14 Apr 2018

Theresa May
Syria airstrikes by UK, France, US 'successful': British PM May

Air strikes by Britain, France, and the United States in Syria sent a "clear message" against the use of chemical weapons, British PM Theresa May said today, declaring the action "successful".

14 Apr 2018

Donald Trump
US, UK and France launch missile strikes on Syria

Acting on his previous threat, US President Donald Trump has ordered a military attack against Syria, joining allies UK and France. These strikes are in response to a suspected chemical attack on Syrian town of Douma last week.

12 Apr 2018

Russia News
Syria conflict: Donald Trump threatens Russia with strikes

Responding to an alleged chemical attack near Damascus on Saturday, US President Donald Trump has threatened Russia to be prepared for missiles being fired at Syria.

01 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi
Modi-wave hits Rajya Sabha TV: Channel gives PM more air-time

It seems PM Modi's booming "Mitron" speeches have heralded the long-awaited "acche din" for Rajya Sabha TV.

12 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi
PM Modi, French President Macron inaugurate UP's largest solar plant

Taking a step forward in the direction of green energy, PM Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron inaugurated 75 MW solar power plant in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur.

11 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi
Harsimrat urges PM to discuss turban laws with French president

Union minister for food processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss raise with French President Emmanuel Macron the issue of a law in France that asked Sikh community to remove their turbans while being photographed for all official identification.

11 Mar 2018

India-France strengthen ties, sign pact to counter China's influence

India and France strengthened their 20-year-old strategic ties on Saturday as President Macron met PM Modi and signed 14 pacts ranging from cooperation in security to space exploration to clean energy.

10 Mar 2018

SpiceJet enters whopping Rs. 81,000cr-deal with France's Safran for aircraft-engines

No-frills India airline SpiceJet has inked a $12.5bn (Rs. 81,000 crore) deal with French major Safran Group for CFM aircraft engines; it's one of the biggest-ever aviation sector deals.

10 Mar 2018

French President Macron in India: France best partner for India

French President Emmanuel Macron is on a four-day visit to India, invited by his Indian counterpart PM Modi. Yesterday, he and his wife Brigitte Marie-Claude Macron were received warmly by Modi at Delhi Airport.

10 Mar 2018

France's Emmanuel Macron arrives in India, gets Modi's hug

PM Narendra Modi's greeting of foreign head-of-states indicates a distinct pattern. If he disapproves or doesn't consider them strategically important, he doesn't meet them at the tarmac with his now-famous jhappis, as Canadian PM Justin Trudeau discovered the hard way.

09 Mar 2018

Solar Summit, Odisha Parba to choke Delhi roads this weekend

As dignitaries arrive in Delhi for the Founding Conference of the International Solar Alliance (March 11), residents should expect heavy traffic congestion starting today till March 12.

08 Mar 2018

France to raise the age of sexual consent to 15

In a landmark move, France recently announced that it will set 15 as the legal age of sexual consent. Now sex with anyone younger will be considered as rape.

05 Mar 2018

Italy elections: What does a hung parliament imply?

In Italy's parliamentary elections, voters expressed their disdain for the governing pro-Europe Centre-left Democratic Party. Lagging economy and surging migration made them unpopular, prompting voters to give a divided mandate to hard-right and populist forces.

02 Mar 2018

French President Macron to arrive in India on maiden visit

French President Emmanuel Macron will arrive in India on March 9 on a four-day maiden visit, during which he would discuss bilateral economic, political and strategic ties, the MEA said today.

23 Jan 2018

Narendra Modi
Modi in Davos: PM discusses three biggest challenges of today

PM Narendra Modi talked about climate change, good vs bad terrorism and self-centeredness, the three biggest challenges the world is apparently facing today, at the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland.

23 Jan 2018

#Davos2018: Modi meets Swiss president; India hosts welcome reception

For India, the World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual jamboree at Davos began with a bang.

22 Jan 2018

Mukesh Ambani
#Davos2018: Armed with desi cuisine, yoga, Modi to woo world

PM Modi has reached the Swiss ski-town, Davos, to convince the rich and powerful that India is open to business.

20 Jan 2018

Modi on "hugplomacy": I'm a common man, don't know protocols

Apart from PM Modi's speeches, his "jhappis" with world leaders have been titillating the Congress.

12 Jan 2018

Gallup International Survey: Modi ranked 3rd; ahead of Trump, Putin

PM Modi adds another feather to his cap. Gallup International's annual survey "Opinion of Global Leaders" has put him at number three among world leaders.

01 Jan 2018

Modi, Rahul, Trump and others wish people on New Year

Indian leaders took to Twitter on the New Year to wish the people on the occasion.

18 Dec 2017

Donald Trump
UN Security Council to vote on Trump's Jerusalem announcement

The UN Security Council is set to vote today on a draft resolution calling for a withdrawal of US President Donald Trump's recent announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

11 Dec 2017

Donald Trump
Arab ministers demand America rescind Jerusalem decision

The Foreign ministers of several Arab countries have demanded that America rescind President Donald Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.