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French national due in Moscow court to appeal spying accusations

France, July 4 -- Frenchman Laurent Vinatier, arrested in Moscow at the beginning of June on suspicion of collecting information on the Russian army, will appeal against his arrest in court this Thurs... Read More


France's top court to examine arrest warrant for Syria's Assad

France, July 3 -- Prosecutors have asked France's highest court to review the legality of a French arrest warrant for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad over deadly chemical attacks on Syrian soil in 20... Read More


Jean-Marie Le Pen declared 'unfit' to stand trial over misuse of EU funds

France, July 3 -- A Paris court has ruled that National Front founder, Jean-Marie Le Pen will not be called to give tesitmony in a case regarding the payment of European parliamentary assistants worki... Read More


�� Live: Candidates exit French runoff to block far right

France, July 3 -- More than 200 centrist and left-wing candidates pulled out of France's legislative election runoff by a Tuesday deadline, in a move President Emmanuel Macron hopes will block the far... Read More


�� Live: UN rights chief alarmed by rising hate speech amid elections flurry

France, July 3 -- The UN rights chief voiced alarm Wednesday at a hardening of rhetoric, including hate speech and dehumanising language against migrants and other minorities, linked to elections in E... Read More


UN rights chief alarmed by rising hate speech amid elections flurry

France, July 3 -- The UN rights chief voiced alarm Wednesday at a hardening of rhetoric, including hate speech and dehumanising language against migrants and other minorities, linked to elections in E... Read More


�� Live: National Rally is only party that can win an absolute majority, prime minister says

France, July 3 -- More than 200 centrist and left-wing candidates pulled out of France's legislative election runoff by a Tuesday deadline, in a move President Emmanuel Macron hopes will block the far... Read More


Fear of the far right overshadows voters' qualms about the former French PM

France, July 3 -- ElisabethBorne is counting on support from left-wing votersto hold her seat, even if many refuse to forget her role in passing a controversial pension reform. Campaigning at a market... Read More


Paris Olympics puts high-tech crackdown on doping to the test

France, July 3 -- In the battle against drug use at the Paris Olympics, the International Testing Agency plans to deploy a more streamlined, high-tech approach to identify and target potential cheats.... Read More


Results from first round of France's snap elections mapped out

France, July 2 -- France's far-right National Rally made historic gains in the first round of snap elections on Sunday. Buttheir progress is greater in small towns and rural areas than in big cities. ... Read More