Pope tells clergy to speak out against injustice on South Sudan peace pilgrimage

France, Feb. 4 -- On his first papal visit to war-torn South Sudan, Francis has urged clergy to raise their voices against injustice. He also met children displaced by conflict and pleaded for women a... Read More

Caillebotte painting worth €43m acquired by France's Musee d'Orsay

France, Feb. 4 -- Gustave Caillebotte's impressionist masterpiece,La Partie de Bateau, has been hung for the first time at the Musee d'Orsay in Paris. Valued at more than 40 million euros, it was acqu... Read More

Brazil sinks rusting French-built 'toxic' warship in Atlantic

France, Feb. 4 -- Brazil's Navy has sunk a decommissioned 1960's aircraft carrier that had been floating offshore for three months, despite environmental groups claiming the ship was packed with asbes... Read More

PSG's injury jinx returns to threaten Champions League and Ligue 1 campaigns

France, Feb. 4 -- It almost seems choreographed. Just as Paris Saint-Germain enter the run of games that usually defines the success of their season, a key player suffers an injury. Normally it's Neym... Read More

France hopes to replace Notre-Dame's spire by the end of 2023

France, Feb. 3 -- Notre-Dame cathedral, badly damaged by fire in 2019, should reopen by the end of 2024, according to France's Culture Ministry- too late for the Paris Olympics. The cathedral's distri... Read More

EU promises continued support for Ukraine at Kyiv summit

France, Feb. 3 -- The EU on Friday pledged to support Ukraine "every step of the way" in its quest for bloc membership as top officials gathered in Kyiv for a summit to discuss the extension of milita... Read More

Paris Olympics torch relay to start in Marseille

France, Feb. 3 -- The southern port city of Marseille will host the Olympic flame in April 2024 before it continues its journey across France to Paris,organisers announced on Friday. The torch will a... Read More

France's nuclear energy future tabled at Elysee Palace talks

France, Feb. 3 -- Emmanuel Macron has convened a meeting with his nuclear policy advisors to keep up with the pace of the accelerated revival of the industry, coming one year after the French head of ... Read More

Israel and Sudan on track to normalise diplomatic relations

France, Feb. 3 -- Israel expects to fully normalise ties with Sudan later this year after Israeli foreign minister Eli Cohen returned from a lightning diplomatic mission to the Sudanese capital, Khart... Read More

Niger Delta communities file damage claim against Shell in London court

France, Feb. 3 -- More than 11,000 Nigerians fromthe oil-producing Niger Delta have filed a compensation claimagainst energy giant Shell at the London High Court. it is the latest stepin a case that w... Read More