Renowned French Artist Ben Dies at 88 After Wife’s Tragic Passing

Renowned French Artist Ben Dies at 88 After Wife's Tragic Passing

Renowned French Artist Ben Dies at 88 After Wife’s Tragic Passing Renowned French Artist Ben Dies at 88 After Wife’s Tragic Passing Key Highlights: Renowned French artist Ben, born Benjamin Vautier, has died at the age of 88, taking his own life shortly after the tragic loss of his wife, Annie. CNN reported, citing his […]

New Caledonia airport closed until June 2

New Caledonia airport closed until June 2

New Caledonia airport closed until June 2 New Caledonia airport closed until June 2 PARIS, May 26 (Reuters) – New Caledonia’s international airport will remain closed until at least next Sunday, its operator said, nearly two weeks after rioting erupted on the French-ruled Pacific island over a contested electoral reform. Seven people have died in the […]

Knife attacker injures three in Lyon metro

Knife attacker injures three in Lyon metro

Knife attacker injures three in Lyon metro Knife attacker injures three in Lyon metro PARIS, May 26 (Reuters) – A 27-year-old Moroccan man attacked people with a knife in the metro in the French city of Lyon on Sunday, injuring at least three, authorities said. The attacker, who lives in France illegally, suffers from serious […]

Macron heads to Germany for first French presidential state visit in 24 years

Macron heads to Germany for first French presidential state visit in 24 years

Macron heads to Germany for first French presidential state visit in 24 years Macron heads to Germany for first French presidential state visit in 24 years PARIS/BERLIN, May 26 (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron landed in Germany on Sunday for a three-day state visit followed by a bilateral cabinet meeting as the European Union’s […]

France declares state of emergency in New Caledonia amidst violent protests

France declares state of emergency in New Caledonia amidst violent protests

France declares state of emergency in New Caledonia amidst violent protests France declares state of emergency in New Caledonia amidst violent protests Paris [France], May 16 (ANI): France has declared a state of emergency on the Pacific archipelago of New Caledonia after violent protests flared up against electoral reforms killing one police officer and three […]

India and France to Hold 7th Shakti Joint Military Exercise

India and France to Hold 7th Shakti Joint Military Exercise

India and France to Hold 7th Shakti Joint Military Exercise India and France to Hold 7th Shakti Joint Military Exercise Key Highlights: India and France are set to conduct the 7th edition of the Joint Military Exercise ‘Shakti’ from May 13-26 in the Umroi region of Meghalaya. The Indian Army aims to enhance the joint […]

French minister vows better protection of military sexual abuse victims -Le Monde

French minister vows better protection of military sexual abuse victims -Le Monde

French minister vows better protection of military sexual abuse victims -Le Monde French minister vows better protection of military sexual abuse victims -Le Monde PARIS, May 10 (Reuters) – French Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu is putting in place a special task force to better protect victims and punish perpetrators of sexual violence in the army, […]

Xi and Macron call for political settlement on Iran nuke issue: state media

Xi and Macron call for political settlement on Iran nuke issue: state media

Xi and Macron call for political settlement on Iran nuke issue: state media Xi and Macron call for political settlement on Iran nuke issue: state media BEIJING, May 7 (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, reaffirmed their commitment to promoting a political settlement of the Iran nuclear issue, in […]

Xi Jinping’s Visit to Paris: Trade and Ukraine Conflict on Agenda

Xi Jinping's Visit to Paris: Trade and Ukraine Conflict on Agenda

Xi Jinping’s Visit to Paris: Trade and Ukraine Conflict on Agenda Xi Jinping’s Visit to Paris: Trade and Ukraine Conflict on Agenda Key Highlights: During Xi’s visit, France aims to address issues such as urging China to press Moscow to halt operations in Ukraine, opening the Chinese market for French agricultural exports, and resolving concerns […]

Activists Highlight Human Rights Concerns as Chinese President Xi Jinping Visits France

Activists Highlight Human Rights Concerns as Chinese President Xi Jinping Visits France

Activists Highlight Human Rights Concerns as Chinese President Xi Jinping Visits France Activists Highlight Human Rights Concerns as Chinese President Xi Jinping Visits France Key Highlights: As Chinese President Xi Jinping embarks on his first journey to Europe in half a decade, concerns over human rights abuses in Tibet and Xinjiang have taken center stage […]

Macron to press Xi on trade, Ukraine during China visit

Macron to press Xi on trade, Ukraine during China visit

Macron to press Xi on trade, Ukraine during China visit Macron to press Xi on trade, Ukraine during China visit PARIS, May 5 (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron will likely urge China’s President Xi Jinping, who arrives in Paris on Sunday for a rare visit, to reduce trade imbalances and to use his influence […]

5 asylum seekers perish while crossing English Channel to UK

5 asylum seekers perish while crossing English Channel to UK

5 asylum seekers perish while crossing English Channel to UK 5 asylum seekers perish while crossing English Channel to UK Paris [France], April 24 (ANI): Five asylum seekers died while crossing the English Channel from France to Britain in an overcrowded small boat on Tuesday, reported Al Jazeera. This come just hours after the UK […]

French diplomat visits India, assumes co-chairship of Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

French diplomat visits India, assumes co-chairship of Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

French diplomat visits India, assumes co-chairship of Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure French diplomat visits India, assumes co-chairship of Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure New Delhi [India], April 23 (ANI): French diplomat Aurelien Lechevallier visited India on Monday to participate in the Governing Council meeting of the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) and advance […]

CDS Gen Anil Chauhan visits France to strengthen defense ties

CDS Gen Anil Chauhan visits France to strengthen defense ties

CDS Gen Anil Chauhan visits France to strengthen defense ties CDS Gen Anil Chauhan visits France to strengthen defense ties New Delhi [India], April 22 (ANI): Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Anil Chauhan has proceeded on an official visit to France from April 22 to 25, the Ministry of Defence informed in a press […]

Three dead in Paris apartment building explosion and fire

Three dead in Paris apartment building explosion

Three dead in Paris apartment building explosion and fire Three dead in Paris apartment building explosion and fire Paris [France], April 8 (ANI): Three people were killed in an explosion followed by a blaze in an eight-storey building in Paris on Sunday evening, Le Parisien, a French daily newspaper, reported. The origin of the blast, […]

French envoy inaugurates Bureau de France in Telangana

French envoy inaugurates Bureau de France in Telangana/ X@ThierryMathou

French envoy inaugurates Bureau de France in Telangana French envoy inaugurates Bureau de France in Telangana Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], March 28 (ANI): In a major milestone for India-France relations, French ambassador to India, Thierry Mathou inaugurated the “Bureau de France” in Hyderabad to enhance cooperation between France and Telangana. ‘Bureau de France’ is the branch […]

French President Macron Strongly Condemns Gaza Massacre

French President Macron Strongly Condemns Gaza Massacre

French President Macron Strongly Condemns Gaza Massacre/X French President Macron Strongly Condemns Gaza Massacre French President Emmanuel Macron has conveyed his “strongest condemnation” of Israel’s killing of over 100 Palestinian civilians awaiting food aid in Gaza City. In a statement on social media, Macron expressed “deep indignation” at the images coming from Gaza, emphasizing the […]

Breaching Paris Agreement Could Accelerate Melting of Antarctic Ice Shelf

Breaching Paris Agreement Could Accelerate Melting of Antarctic Ice Shelf

Breaching Paris Agreement Could Accelerate Melting of Antarctic Ice Shelf Breaching Paris Agreement Could Accelerate Melting of Antarctic Ice Shelf Breaching the two-degree Celsius temperature goal outlined in the Paris Agreement may trigger substantial melting of the Filchner Ronne Ice Shelf in Antarctica, the world’s second-largest ice sheet, contributing significantly to rising global sea levels, […]

European Leaders Discuss Increased Munition Supplies to Ukraine, No Consensus on Sending Troops

European Leaders Discuss Increased Munition Supplies to Ukraine, No Consensus on Sending Troops

European Leaders Discuss Increased Munition Supplies to Ukraine, No Consensus on Sending Troops/Reuters European Leaders Discuss Increased Munition Supplies to Ukraine, No Consensus on Sending Troops French President Emmanuel Macron hosted a meeting with 20 European leaders in Paris to discuss efforts to bolster ammunition supplies to Ukraine and counter Russian aggression. While Macron suggested […]

Gerard Depardieu Faces New Sexual Assault Complaint

Gerard Depardieu Faces New Sexual Assault Complaint

Gerard Depardieu Faces New Sexual Assault Complaint/AFP Gerard Depardieu Faces New Sexual Assault Complaint A renowned set designer has recently filed a complaint against iconic French actor Gerard Depardieu, alleging sexual assault during a film shoot in 2021. Depardieu, already facing rape charges in a separate case, vehemently denies all accusations, despite more than a […]

Farmers Drive Tractors into Paris Ahead of Agricultural Fair Amid Macron’s Cancelled Debate

Farmers Drive Tractors into Paris Ahead of Agricultural Fair Amid Macron's Cancelled Debate

Farmers Drive Tractors into Paris Ahead of Agricultural Fair Amid Macron’s Cancelled Debate Farmers Drive Tractors into Paris Ahead of Agricultural Fair Amid Macron’s Cancelled Debate French farmers drove tractors into central Paris, exerting fresh pressure on President Emmanuel Macron, who initially promised a debate but later canceled the event. The farmers are part of […]

France’s Macron to Host Ukraine Summit in Paris on Monday

Macron to Host Ukraine Summit in Paris

France’s Macron to Host Ukraine Summit in Paris on Monday/AFP France’s Macron to Host Ukraine Summit in Paris on Monday French President Emmanuel Macron will host a number of European leaders and government representatives for a meeting on Ukraine in Paris on Monday, his office said. “Two years after the start of the invasion of […]

Macron Names Envoy for Future Europe-Middle East-India Corridor in France

Envoy for Future Europe-Middle East-India Corridor

Macron Names Envoy for Future Europe-Middle East-India Corridor in France/Reuters Macron Names Envoy for Future Europe-Middle East-India Corridor in France Reuters Paris, France: French President Emmanuel Macron named the former head of gas utility Engie as its special envoy to a multinational rail and ports project linking the Middle East and South Asia tipped as […]

17th Edition of Indian-French Naval Staff Talks Enhance Bilateral Cooperation

17th Edition of Indian-French Naval Staff Talks Enhance Bilateral Cooperation

17th Edition of Indian-French Naval Staff Talks Enhance Bilateral Cooperation 17th Edition of Indian-French Naval Staff Talks Enhance Bilateral Cooperation The 17th edition of staff talks between the Indian Navy and the French Navy took place in New Delhi on February 6 and 7, chaired by Rear Admiral Nirbhay Bapna of the Indian Navy and […]

French Farmers Rally Against Challenging Conditions

French Farmers Rally Against Challenging Conditions

French Farmers Rally Against Challenging Conditions/AFP French Farmers Rally Against Challenging Conditions French farmers have intensified their protests, mobilizing in large numbers to voice their grievances over inadequate income, bureaucratic hurdles, and environmental policies they perceive as detrimental to their competitiveness. The demonstrations have caused disruptions nationwide, with farmers employing tractors and trucks to block […]

Monaco’s Royal Family Faces Allegations of Offshore Wealth Management in Scandalous Twist

Monaco's Royal Family Faces Allegations of Offshore Wealth Management in Scandalous Twist

Monaco’s Royal Family Faces Allegations of Offshore Wealth Management in Scandalous Twist Monaco’s Royal Family Faces Allegations of Offshore Wealth Management in Scandalous Twist Claims made by a former confidant of Monaco’s royal family, alleging the placement of part of the royal fortune in tax havens, have stirred a new controversy, adding to the recent […]

Soup Protest Targets Mona Lisa for Sustainable Food Rights

Soup Protest Targets Mona Lisa for Sustainable Food Rights

Soup Protest Targets Mona Lisa for Sustainable Food Rights Soup Protest Targets Mona Lisa for Sustainable Food Rights In a bizarre incident at the Louvre museum in Paris, two protesters targeted Leonardo da Vinci’s iconic “Mona Lisa” by hurling red and orange soup at the bullet-proof glass protecting the masterpiece. The act was a demonstration […]

Farmers Threaten Paris Siege Over Pay and Regulations

Farmers Threaten Paris Siege Over Pay and Regulations

Farmers Threaten Paris Siege Over Pay and Regulations Farmers Threaten Paris Siege Over Pay and Regulations Farmers’ leaders in the Paris region have announced plans to “siege” the French capital in the coming week to press the government on demands related to pay, taxes, and regulations. The FNSEA farmers’ union and Jeunes Agriculteurs (“Young Farmers”) […]

French Woman Sentenced to Prison for Abandoning 9-Year-Old Son for Two Years

French Woman Sentenced to Prison for Abandoning 9-Year-Old Son for Two Years

French Woman Sentenced to Prison for Abandoning 9-Year-Old Son for Two Years/Reuters French Woman Sentenced to Prison for Abandoning 9-Year-Old Son for Two Years A 39-year-old woman in France, identified as Alexandra, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for abandoning her 9-year-old son, leaving him to live alone in their family’s apartment from […]

France Fines Amazon’s French Warehouses €32 Million Over Employee Surveillance

France Fines Amazon's French Warehouses €32 Million Over Employee Surveillance

France Fines Amazon’s French Warehouses €32 Million Over Employee Surveillance/AFP France Fines Amazon’s French Warehouses €32 Million Over Employee Surveillance France’s data protection agency, CNIL, has fined Amazon’s French warehouses unit €32 million ($34.9 million) for maintaining an “excessively intrusive” surveillance system to monitor staff performance. The system included monitoring through scanners, tracking inactivity exceeding […]