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France: Police nab first-class wig gang suspects

Paris: Police have captured a suspected gang of thieves who allegedly stole items worth €300,000 (£260,000) from first-class passengers on French trains.

French Parliament elects first woman speaker

Paris: Yael Braun-Pivet of President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist alliance was elected by France’s lower house of parliament as its first woman speaker, Khaleej Times reported on Wednesday.

France: Voting begins in presidential election

Paris: The turnout rate of the ongoing voting for the 2022 French presidential election has kept rising, but is still lagging behind the previous election, according to official figures.

UK, US, France request UNSC meeting on Ukraine

Six countries - including the United Kingdom, France, and the United States - have requested a meeting of the UN Security Council on the situation in Ukraine, the UK permanent mission to the UN said.

France violated rights of French children detained in Syrian camps

New York: France has violated the rights of French children detained for years in camps in northeast Syria by failing to repatriate them, the UN Child Rights Committee said in findings issued on Thursday.

Ukraine shares security situation with France

Kiev/UNI/Sputnik: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Sunday that he had discussed the current security situation in Donbas with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, and told him that Kiev stands for intensifying the peace process.

President Macron vows to 'hassle' France's unvaccinated

Paris/UNI: French President Emmanuel Macron has threatened to "piss off" people until everyone is vaccinated against Covid-19.

France suspends flights from 7 southern African nations amid fears of new COVID variant

Paris/UNI/Xinhua: The French government announced on Friday to immediately suspend flights coming from the southern parts of Africa following the detection of a new Covid-19 variant in South Africa.

At least 2 injured in clashes with police during Yellow Vests protest in Paris

Paris/UNI/Sputnik: At least two people sustained injuries after the police used tear gas and batons against Yellow Vest protesters in Paris, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the scene on Saturday.

France concerned about missing Chinese Tennis player Peng Shuai: Foreign Ministry

Paris/UNI/Sputnik: France is conserned about the missing Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, calling on China to fulfill its commitments to address violence against women, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Friday.

'Unprecedented new low': France flays Australia over leaked Macron text to Morrison

Sydney/IBNS: After the leak of French President Emannuel Macron's text message to Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison, France's ambassador to Canberra said the collapse of the submarine deal reached an "unprecedented new low", according to media reports.

US, French Foreign Ministers to hold talks on October 5: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will hold talks with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday, media said.

Macron stresses on strategic partnerships to defend Europe better after defence pact with Greece

Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron has stressed that Europe must build its own military capacity, after signing a 3 billion euros ($3.51 billion) deal for French frigates with another European country Greece, according to media reports.

France focuses on responsibility and solidarity in the face of global challenges

New York: In his address to the UN General Assembly on Monday, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian upheld multilateralism as the key to overcoming global challenges including conflict, the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change.

Submarine row: Boris Johnson tells irate France to get a grip

London/Paris: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has commented on France's condemnation of the trilateral nuclear submarine deal, which is likely to further fuel Paris' anger, according to media reports.