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Sandeshkhali protests: TMC leader Ajit Maity arrested a day after ouster from party post | Arvind Kejriwal skips seventh ED summons in Delhi excise policy case | Allahabad HC allows Hindu puja at Gyanvapi Mosque cellar | PM Modi inaugurates 9th edition of Raisina Dialogue in Delhi, his Greece counterpart calls India a 'great power' | NHRC sends notices to Bengal Chief Secy, DGP on Sandeshkhali incidents, seeks reports within 4 weeks

France tops world's most powerful passports list, India ranks 85th

France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore, and Spain have possessed the first few spots of having the world's most powerful passports.

France: Knife attack in Paris leaves three people injured

At least three people were injured in a stabbing attack at Gare de Lyon railway station in southeastern Paris on Saturday.

French parliament ratifies amended immigration law to check overstays and crime

Paris: France's parliament has approved a revised immigration law that brings about alterations impacting international students.

Gabriel Attal becomes France's youngest Prime Minister at 34

Paris/IBNS: France President Emmanuel Macron, looking to restore his second term, appointed Gabriel Attal as France's youngest prime minister ever at the age of 34 on Tuesday.

Samuel Paty's beheading case: Six teens convicted in France

At least six teens have been convicted in the events leading to the beheading of a teacher in France in 2020.

France: Knife and hammer attack in Paris leaves one Germa national dead

At least one person died and two others were injured in a knife and hammer attack in Paris on Saturday (December 2, 2023).

Emmanuel Macron to visit Qatar for talks on Israel-Hamas conflict

French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday is scheduled to pay a diplomatic visit to Qatar, a key mediator in the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas and the broker of their truce and hostage deal.

France: Two die, 3 hurt in McDonald's parking lot shooting

A shooting at a McDonald's parking lot in the southern French port city of Marseille left two people dead and three others injured overnight, media reported on Sunday, citing police.

Hijab-clad woman threatens to blow herself up in Paris metro station, police shoot and wound her 

French counter-terrorism police shot and hurt a woman who was threatening passers-by at a metro rail station in Paris city and warned she would blow herself up.

France: Six airports evacuated amid bomb threats

Six French airports were evacuated on Wednesday (October 18, 2023) amid bomb threats, media reports said.

French teacher stabbed to death: Authorities sense 'probable' link to Gaza violence

Authorities believe the killing of a teacher in France is probably linked to the ongoing war between Hamas members in Gaza and Israel.

French govt gets sleepless nights as bedbug crisis worsens ahead of Olympic Games

Paris: The bedbug menace is giving the French government sleepless nights, forcing it to take active measures to stop the spread of the blood-sucking insects, especially as the Olympic Games are just a little over nine months away, media reported.

Mass protests against police violence, racism erupt in France

More than 31,300 individuals took to the streets of France against police violence and racism on Saturday, as reported by Franceinfo radio.

Equality among states is non-negotiable, France says at UN

At the UN on Thursday, French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna declared that her country defends the principle of equality between states – “a principle that no one can or must compromise” – and supports “African solutions to crises in Africa”.

French couple jailed in UK for smuggling migrants inside furniture

A French couple have been jailed for almost 10 years after they trapped Vietnamese migrants, including children, inside sofas to smuggle them into the UK.