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Hollande fuels Rafale fighter jet controversy in India
Former French president Francois Hollande has fuelled controversy over India's multi-billion-dollar 2016 purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets, saying that France was given no choice on the Indian partner...
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Macron honours Algerians who fought for colonial France
French President Emmanuel Macron announced honours on Friday for Algerians who fought alongside French troops in Algeria's war of independence, part of fresh moves to confront France's painful legacy...
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

French Muslim rapper calls off shows at Bataclan after protests
A French rapper known for his provocative pro-Muslim lyrics said Friday that he would cancel two upcoming concerts at the Bataclan, where 90 people were shot dead when jihadist gunmen stormed the venue...
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Police probe anti-semitic graffiti on Paris apartment door
French police said Thursday they had launched an investigation after anti-semitic graffiti was scrawled on the door of a Paris apartment building."Jewish scum live here," read the graffiti, on a building...
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Macron mocks Britain's Brexiteer 'liars'
French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday mocked the British politicians he says falsely claimed Brexit would be easy and then resigned to avoid having to deliver on their promises.Macron was speaking...
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Farmers fume as France announces more bears for the Pyrenees
Dozens of farmers and lawmakers stormed out of a meeting Thursday with France's new environment minister after he confirmed that two more bears would soon be released into the Pyrenees mountains.Some...
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

France offers bonus to back women filmmakers
France is to give a major cash bonus to movies made by women in a bid to try and bring gender parity to the film industry, its culture minister said Wednesday.Francoise Nyssen, who helped persuade the...
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

French 'rogue trader' Kerviel loses bid for retrial
Jerome Kerviel, the former French investment banker whose trades cost his employer Societe Generale 4.9 billion euros, lost a legal bid Thursday to force a retrial following his 2010 conviction, lawyers...
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

France's Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests over IS tweets
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen expressed outrage Thursday after being ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for tweeting pictures of atrocities committed by the Islamic State group.Le Pen shared...
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

EU court faults Poland over exhumations of 2010 crash victims
The European Court of Human Rights ruled against Poland on Thursday for exhuming the bodies of victims of a 2010 plane crash which killed the country's president, saying it violated their families' right...
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000)