Saudi Arabia's crown prince lands in Egypt Sunday on the first leg of his maiden foreign tour as heir to the throne, a diplomatic charm offensive that follows his stunning rise to power. Prince Mohammed bin Salman's two-day visit toShow More Summary
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will have a brief respite next week from the deluge of legal woes he faces when he heads to Washington to meet US President Donald Trump. Even as he prepared for his trip, Netanyahu was again...Show More Summary
Four skiers were killed and another injured in an avalanche in the French Alps on Friday and their guide was held for questioning, authorities said.
The issues that come before the UN Security Council are the gravest to face any decision-making body -- questions of war and peace, life and death. But when world diplomats are building towards a weighty decision, almost any diplomatic tactic seems fair game, even sleight of hand. Show More Summary
At least five people were killed after a major winter storm pounded the US East Coast on Friday, with strong winds, heavy rain and snow disrupting thousands of flights and forcing the closure of federal government offices in Washington. Show More Summary
A plan for India to build a military base on an outlying Seychelles island has won favour among the archipelago nation's politicians, but some hostility from its people. The base on Assumption Island is to be funded by India and shared by the two countries' militaries. Show More Summary
Insecurity in Mali "continues to rage" and is progressing toward the center of the country, according to an interim UN report. Members of Plateforme, an armed pro-government coalition, and the CMA rebel alliance, who were signatories...Show More Summary
Since jihadists were pushed out of Mosul, Mohammed has not left his home. Although he never joined the Islamic State (IS) group, he shares a name with one of its fighters and fears arrest. Like hundreds of others, the 24-year-old Iraqi father of two has not dared to approach security forces for fear of being detained because of his name. Show More Summary
Silvio Berlusconi, the billionaire media mogul who has dominated Italian politics for more than two decades, has stepped back into the ring at the age of 81, defying those who dared to believe he had thrown in the towel. Despite sexShow More Summary
Jean-Bernard Huon's manual approach to subsistence farming makes him a rarity in the European Union's biggest agricultural economy
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Papillons de Nuit festivals says inclusion of Bertrand Cantat based solely on artistic merit The organisers of a music festival in northern France have defied pressure to cancel a performance by a once-idolised French musician who has served a jail term for beating his girlfriend to death. Show More Summary
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Travelling exhibition aims to reduce ‘cultural segregation’, says Francoise Nyssen The Mona Lisa, Leonardo Da Vinci’s masterpiece that has spent nearly all of the past 500 years in Paris, could embark on a rare tour of France, the country’s culture minister said on Thursday. Show More Summary
French far-right leader could face up to three years in prison over photos tweeted in 2015 Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s far-right Front National, has been charged over photographs she tweeted showing gruesome images of purported atrocities by Islamic State. Show More Summary
Did designer Olivier Lapidus do enough to keep his job at France’s oldest fashion house? Lanvin, the oldest surviving house in French fashion, took to the Paris catwalk on Wednesday for its first outing since being bought by Fosun, the Chinese conglomerate that also owns Club Med. Show More Summary
Maria Grazia Chiuri continues theme of female empowerment but with a more tomboyish edge Maria Grazia Chiuri, the first female designer of Christian Dior, has a specific idea as to her role in the new wave of feminism. Fashion, she believes, represents the public face of femininity. Show More Summary
Another terrorist attack on Ouagadougou raises new questions about France's military presence in Africa.
Robbers have made off with gems worth 300,000 euros snatched from two Indian diamond traders as they were entering a Paris metro station, a source close to the investigation said on Friday.
The situation is "under control" at France's embassy and cultural institute in Ouagadougou, the foreign ministry in Paris said, after attacks on French interests in Burkina Faso's capital Friday.