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'Stab in the back..trust betrayed' : France after Australia cancels submarine deal

Paris: France has expressed anger over Australia's sudden decision to cancel a huge submarine deal in order to buy nuclear-powered submarines from the US, according to media reports.

Trial begins in 2015 Paris terror attack

Paris: A court in Paris on Wednesday started the trial in the 2015 Paris attacks which left 130 people dead.

Belgium, France direct citizens to leave Afghanistan

Kabul: Belgium and France have once again urged their citizens in Afghanistan to leave as the Taliban continue to advance and seize territory.

China: Taishan Nuclear Power Plant problems serious enough to warrant shutdown, claims French co-owner

Beijing: French co-owner of Taishan Nuclear Power Plant, which is located in China’s southern Guangdong province, on Thursday said it might be left with no other option but to shut down amid troubles faced by it.

France recognises Covishield for its travel pass

Paris/IBNS: France will accept people vaccinated with Covishield, the AstraZeneca vaccine manufactured by Serum Institute of India, for its health pass, Prime Minister Jean Castex said in a statement on Saturday, reported AFP.

Manhunt underway in France after shooting at Police : Prefect

Moscow/Sputnik: A gendarmerie operation is underway in the town of Lardin-Saint-Lazare in the southwest of France after a man who shot at the police escaped, the prefect of the Dordogne region is warning locals to stay indoors.

France, several other nations preparing draft UNSC resolution on Israel, Palestine: Source

United Nations/Sputnik: France, together with Tunisia, Egypt and Jordan, is preparing a draft UN Security Council resolution that will call for the ceasefire between Israel and Palestine as well as organizing humanitarian corridor in the conflict zone, a diplomatic source in the UN Security Council told RIA Novosti.

French Communist leader to run for President in 2022

Paris/Sputnik: The French Communist Party has nominated its national secretary, Fabien Roussel, on Sunday to run for president in the 2022 election.

Emmanuel Macron to unveil phased plan to ease France's COVID-19 restrictions

Paris/Xinhua: French President Emmanuel Macron will unveil a "progressive and phased" plan to relax the country's coronavirus rules on Friday, Prime Minister Jean Castex said here on Wednesday.

French Prime Minister says 3rd COVID-19 wave 'seems to be behind,' but risk remains high

Moscow/Sputnik: France appears to have descended the peak of the third coronavirus wave, Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Thursday, adding that vigilance must prevail as COVID-19 variants were still spreading.

Resolution on French envoy’s expulsion to be presented in Pakistan’s national assembly

The Pakistan government is all set to present a resolution on the French envoy’s expulsion--a key demand of Pakistan’s radical Islamist group TLP - in the country’s national assembly on Tuesday.

Terrorist threat in France remains 'very strong' despite security efforts: Home Minister

Moscow/Sputnik: French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin on Tuesday said that the Islamist threat in the country remained high even though national security services managed to prevent dozens of terrorist attacks over the last five years.

France to revise down economic growth for 2021 amid Covid restrictions: Economy Minister

Moscow/Sputnik: France will have to revise its economic growth for 2021 down from 6 percent to 5 percent due to the coronavirus restrictions, Minister of Economy Bruno Le Maire said in an exclusive interview with Journal du Dimanche (JDD).

France goes into third national lockdown as cases surge sharply

Paris/UNI: France on Saturday entered its third national lockdown as the rise in the number of COVID cases threatens to overwhelm the country's medical system.

Watchdog urges France to review counter-Islamism bill over discrimination concerns

Moscow/Sputnik: A prominent human rights watchdog called on France on Monday to scrap or amend several provisions of a draft law aimed at strengthening the protection of French Republican values, such as freedom of speech, warning that the bill as it is carries discrimination risks for Muslims.