Homeless centre in Paris target of suspected arson attack

A centre designed to house 200 homeless people in an upscale neighbourhood of Paris suffered damage in a fire Monday, prompting the mayor to condemn what she said was likely attempted arson.

Protest in Paris against same-sex marriage draws thousands

Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in Paris on Sunday against same-sex marriange.

Clashes break out in Corsica between police, protesters

Clashes broke out between police and protesters in the Corsican city of Bastia on Saturday, after hooded youth tossed Molotov cocktails and lit a vehicle on fire, French broadcaster iTele reported...

Putin rejects "political rhetoric" over Syria as strikes hit Aleppo

Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed suggestions that Moscow should be investigated for potential war crimes in Syria as "political rhetoric."

Court approves closure of shops, eateries near Calais migrant camp

France's highest administrative court approved Wednesday the clearance of 72 stores and eateries in a makeshift migrant camp near the northern port city of Calais.

Putin cancels Paris visit as France says will only talk about Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin cancelled a visit scheduled for next week to Paris, as French President Francois Hollande said he would "only talk about Syria."

French, British ministers agree to cooperate on migrant children

France and Britain will work together to reunite migrant children with their families across the English Channel, interior ministers for the two countries said Monday as France prepares to...

17 Croatian producers to exhibit at SIAL food industry fair in Paris

Seventeen Croatian exhibitors will take part at SIAL 2016, the biggest European food industry fair in Paris on October 16-20, the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, which organised the presentation,...

European rights watchdog calls for end to Turkey's state of emergency

Turkey should begin to repeal some of the steps it has taken under the state of emergency declared after a failed coup in July, the human rights commissioner for the Council of Europe said in a...

French government to buy 15 high-speed trains, keep factory open

France's government, in a move to avoid the planned closure of a train factory owned by French manufacturer Alstom, said Tuesday that it would invest in 15 high-speed TGV trains.

Kim Kardashian West robbed at gunpoint in Paris hotel room

Reality television and social media star Kim Kardashian West was robbed at gunpoint of millions of euros worth of jewelry while inside her Paris hotel room, her spokesperson and a French judicial...

Paris can host safe 2024 Olympics, Hollande tells IOC

Paris can put on a secure 2024 Summer Games if it is chosen as the host city, French President Francois Hollande said Sunday after meeting with International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach....

French police shut down pro-migrant protest near migrant "jungle"

A banned demonstration near a migrant camp in Calais on Saturday left three police officers and a journalist lightly wounded, a news report said.

Motor show opens in Paris, with eye to streamlined future

One of the world's biggest motor shows opened to professionals on Thursday, with manufacturers unveiling new concepts whose greatest features are measured in their absence.

Paris weighs setting up outdoor area for nudists

The French capital may be known for its well-heeled residents, but those seeking a non-sartorial experience could soon get an alternative to clothes: Paris approved a proposal to set up its first...