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France's Marine Le Pen: far-right will rebuild, continue fight against European Union

Rather than softening her stance on the EU in the wake of his departure, Le Pen said she would pursue that line. "National sovereignty is a mainstay of our struggle," she added.

Manhunt after Paris car ramming of anti-terror soldiers

"Security forces are actively seeking the perpetrator who is on the run. The ongoing probe will determine his motives and the circumstances in which he acted," said French Defence Minister Florence Parly.


French President confirms split from partner

Announcement comes on eve of Trierweiler’s trip to India.

French ‘First Lady’ will visit India Monday

In first outing since scandal, Valerie Trierweiler to be in Mumbai for event

After three years of captivity,4 French men released by al-Qaeda

Four Frenchmen taken hostage by al-Qaeda extremists in Niger have been released after three years of captivity and a French-led military intervention in the region that weakened the Islamic radicals. French President Francois Hollande announced the release yesterday and credited Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou,who later appeared on television with the hostages. The men,who worked for […]

Obama calls up French counterpart Hollande over NSA surveillance row

Obama made clear that US has begun to review the way it gathers intelligence.


France seeks explanations after 'shocking' US spying claims

Spy agency taped 70.3 million phone calls in France between Dec 10 and Jan 8 this year.

Hurting from French 'secular' mandate,Sikhs call upon Manmohan Singh for help

Many Sikh children have dropped out of school as they are not allowed to wear 'religious symbols'.

Mother gets suspended jail term for son's 'Jihad' t-shirt in France

Prosecutors argued that she should be punished for 'defending the terrorist attack'.

French Senate votes to ban child beauty pageants

Anyone who enters a child into beauty contest faces 2 yrs in prison and 30,000 euros in fines.