Olympic legend Tommie Smith comes to Paris to share stories of triumph and revolt

France, June 11 -- Such is the aura of the 1968 Olympic 200 metres gold medallist Tommie Smith that sports historians with multiple degrees melt in his presence and even grown women stand up and cry o... Read More

DRC's new PM and parliament sworn in after months of delay

France, June 11 -- The Democratic Republic of Congo held a session to swear in its new Prime Minister Judith Suminwa Tuluka and her government on Tuesday, ending more than six months of deadlock follo... Read More

UN Security Council approves US proposal for 'immediate and total ceasefire' in Gaza

France, June 11 -- US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Tuesday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had "reaffirmed his commitment" to a Gaza ceasefire proposal during their meeting in... Read More

Can France's left wing unify to counter far right in legislative elections?

France, June 10 -- Following the strong showing of the National Rally (RN) in Sunday's European parliament election, leaders of all of France's left wing parties called for unity in order to keep the ... Read More

Far-right gains jolt France but European centrist bloc holds in EU vote

France, June 10 -- French President Emmanuel Macron dissolved the national parliament and called a snap election after exit polls indicated that far-right leader Marine Le Pen's National Rally (RN) ha... Read More

Why did Macron call snap elections and what does it mean for France?

France, June 10 -- Polls had barely closed for the European elections whenPresident Emmanuel Macron called voters back to the ballot box to elect a new French parliament - three years ahead of schedul... Read More

Roland Garros: Five things we learned on Day 15 - Intensity and rethinks

France, June 9 -- Start Before the mortal combat between fourth seed Alexander Zverev and third seed Carlos Alcaraz commenced on Court Philippe Chatrier, the paying gaggle were treated to something s... Read More

French, German presidents to visit village martyred by Nazis 80 years ago

France, June 9 -- The French and German presidents will together mark the 80th anniversary of the massacre, which saw SS soldiers kill 643 people and reduce most of the village to ruins. Possibly as ... Read More

French president dissolves parliament after far-right National Rally's EU elections victory

France, June 9 -- The first round of elections for the lower house National Assembly will take place on 30 June, with the second round on 7 July. Jordan Bardella, the 28-year-old leader of France's f... Read More

Roland Garros: Five things we learned on Day 14 - gains and pains

France, June 8 -- Everyone's a winner Always loved the thumping groove of Hot Chocolate's hit. Ah the late 1970s. Nice touch from the French Open organisers who got some hot tennis numbers from the 1... Read More