France's Macron says he's going to Qatar to work on new Gaza truce

France, Dec. 2 -- French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday that France was "very concerned" by the resumption of violence in Gaza and that he was heading to Qatar to help in efforts to kickst... Read More

Burkina Faso and Niger to quit G5 Sahel anti-jihadist force

France, Dec. 2 -- The military leaders of Burkina Faso and Niger said Saturday they would quit the G5 anti-jihadist force in Africa's Sahel region, the latest blow to the fight against insurgents in o... Read More

UN Security Council terminates its mission in war-hit Sudan

France, Dec. 2 -- At the request of Sudanese authorities, the UN Security Council has ended the world body's political mission in the African country ravaged by more than seven months of fighting betw... Read More

Victims of domestic abuse in France to receive emergency aid

France, Dec. 2 -- Victims of domestic violence in France will receive financial aid to help them leave their home under a new policy that took effect on 1 December. Last year some244,000 people were r... Read More

Walkout, no-shows at Cop28 summit as Israel-Hamas war resumes

France, Dec. 1 -- Iran's delegation walked out and Israel's president cancelled his speech as tensions over the Gaza war spilled over at the UN Cop28 climate talks in Dubai on Friday. As deadly air s... Read More

Vote win confirmed, coalition talks tricky for Dutch firebrand Wilders

France, Dec. 1 -- Geert Wilders' stunning election win was confirmed officially Friday, but the far-right Dutch leader faces an uphill battle to forge a coalition with other parties uncomfortable with... Read More

End to Aids epidemic by 2030 'still on the horizon' says UN

France, Dec. 1 -- As countries mark World Aids Day Friday, the United Nations has said it's possible to wipe out the disase by 2030- but only if communities and are given the means to do so. This come... Read More

France is less racist, sexist and homophobic than 20 years ago: report

France, Nov. 30 -- French society is less racist, less sexist and less homophobic today compared to 20 years ago,a reportthis week has found, but intolerant sections of society are becoming more aggre... Read More

French Alps the only bidder to host 2030 Winter Olympics

France, Nov. 30 -- The International Olympic Committee has confirmed the only bidder for the 2030 Winter Olympic Games is France, which is hosting the Summer Olympics in Paris in 2024, and has hosted ... Read More

UN confirms 2023 set to be hottest year ever recorded

France, Nov. 30 -- As the Cop28 climate conference opens in Dubai, the United Nations weather agency has warned that 2023has broken several climate records and is set to be the hottest ever recorded. ... Read More