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Chopper crash involving CDS Rawat: Tri service enquiry ordered by IAF, says Rajnath Singh | India reports 9,419 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours | Jacqueline Fernandez quizzed for 10 hours in money laundering case | Kashmir youths pay tribute to General Bipin Rawat, other victims of TN chopper cash | Farmers to formally call off protest tomorrow after Centre agrees to demands

France plans to build bigger, costlier aircraft carrier

Paris/Sputnik: France’s plans for a next-generation aircraft carrier, PANG, to replace the obsolete Charles de Gaulle are beginning to take shape, media reported Monday.

Sixty-two police personnel injured during France protests: Reports

Paris/UNI: As many as 60 police officers were injured in France on Saturday during nationwide protests against a bill criminalising the display of images of law enforcement officers, local media sources reported on Sunday.

France's Danone to cut up to 2,000 jobs worldwide as pandemic damage control

Moscow/Sputnik: Paris-based multinational food company Danone is set to slash about 2,000 jobs both at its headquarters in the French capital and abroad as part of its recovery strategy following the COVID-19 crisis, the company announced on Monday.

France 'shocked' by ‘deeply insulting’ comments made by Pakistan’s Human Rights Minister

Paris/Sputnik: The French Foreign Ministry has condemned harsh statements against President Emmanuel Macron made by Pakistan’s Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari.

France 'shocked' by ‘deeply insulting’ comments made by Pakistan’s Human Rights Minister

Paris/Sputnik: The French Foreign Ministry has condemned harsh statements against President Emmanuel Macron made by Pakistan’s Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari.

Fallout clear with Pakistan: France declines to upgrade Mirage, subs

Islamabad: Hinting at the direct fallout in the relationship between Pakistan and France over PM Imran Khan's recent criticisms about president Emmanuel Macron, the European nation has decided against helping Pakistan upgrade its fleet of Mirage fighter jets, air defence system and Agosta 90B class submarines.

French security forces evacuate 2,500 refugees from migrant camp in Paris's suburb

Moscow/Sputnik: French police troops dismantled a migrant camp in Paris's northern suburb of Saint-Denis on Tuesday morning, evacuating some 2,500 refugees and homeless people.

Journalist questions silence of Islamic nations over Uyghur issue

Istanbul: Journalist Kunwar Khuldune Shahid has questioned several Islamic nations' silence on Uyghur issue.

China lobbying to obtain French nuclear technology: The Klaxon

China is now engaged in a behind-the-scenes 'lobbying campaign' to target French politicians in an increasingly frenetic bid to obtain billions of dollars of nuclear technology, media reports said.

Hefazat-e-Islam B'desh organises rally against display of caricatures of Prophet Muhammad in France

Dhaka/UNI: Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh is holding a rally in the area of National Mosque Baitul Mukarram to protest the display of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad in France.

French government firm on keeping non-essential businesses closed to curb virus

Paris/Sputnik: French Prime Minister Jean Castex said Monday that non-essential businesses would have to comply with the state-imposed measures and remain closed for at least a month in the wake of a coronavirus surge, amid discontent among crisis-stricken business owners.

Holy mass dedicated to victims of Nice attack held on All Saints’ Day

Moscow/Sputnik: A Holy Mass dedicated to the three victims of the attack in the Basilica of Notre-Dame in Nice was held on All Saints’ day.

France stabbing incident: Third suspect held

Nice: Security officials have arrested a third suspect in connection with the stabbing incident in a church in French city of Nice this week, media reports said on Saturday.

France: People mourn Nice stabbing incident 

Nice: People in French city of Nice on Friday mourned the death of three people in a stabbing incident which the country's President described as a "Islamist terrorist attack".

Macron: From liberal poster boy of France to Muslim world eyesore

Once a poster boy of the all-embracing liberal West, who in elections defeated the far-right, French President Emmanuel Macron is now suddenly an enemy of the Islamic world with the Turkish president even calling him "mentally unwell".