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France News


France's Macron beats Le Pen to win second term: Projections

April 25, 2022 12:11 am

The first projections showed Macron securing around 57-58% of the vote. Such estimates are normally accurate but may be fine-tuned as official results come in from around the country.

France eases mask rules; will end nightly virus curfew

June 16, 2021 6:57 pm

Mask restrictions will remain in place outdoors in crowded places like street markets and stadiums. along with indoors in public spaces, including at work — with an exception for restaurants and bars.

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

September 21, 2017 4:39 pm

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

August 09, 2017 4:55 pm

"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

January 26, 2014 12:35 am

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

French ‘First Lady’ will visit India Monday

January 25, 2014 1:08 am

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

Obama calls up French counterpart Hollande over NSA surveillance row

October 22, 2013 11:18 am

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

France seeks explanations after 'shocking' US spying claims

October 21, 2013 3:25 pm

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

September 24, 2013 3:41 pm

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