The euro slumped to a nine-year low Jan. 5 as investors bet that the prospect of inflation across the region turning negative
France's influential economist Thomas Piketty, author of the bestseller "Capital in the 21st Century", on Thursday refused to accept the country's highest award, the Legion d'honneur, to criticise the Socialist government in power.
A driver ploughed into a Christmas market in western France Dec. 22, injuring 10 people before stabbing himself, a day after a similar attack in another French city
Tunisia's new leader Beji Caid Essebsi said the country has turned the page on dictatorship after a presidential vote that European observers hailed on Tuesday as "credible and transparent".
Ukraine took a historic step toward NATO on Dec. 23 in a parliamentary vote that stoked Russia's anger ahead of talks on ending the ex-Soviet state's separatist war.
President Francois Hollande on Dec. 22 urged the French not to panic as authorities probed the motives and profiles of two men who committed brutal weekend attacks while reportedly shouting "Allahu Akbar".
The European Union must thrash out a strategy for Russia that lasts for many years, and looks past sanctions that have hammered Moscow's economy, the bloc's new leader Donald Tusk warned Dec. 18.
France's last remaining hostage, Serge Lazarevic, arrived home Wednesday after three years at the hands of Islamist militants, to be greeted by his family and French President Francois Hollande.
France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy handily won the leadership of his right-wing UMP on Nov. 29, placing him firmly on the starting blocks in his race back to the presidential palace.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan vowed to hunt down those behind "heinous" attacks that killed at least 120 at the mosque of an Islamic leader who issued a call to arms against Boko Haram.
French lawmakers were to debate on Nov. 28 a motion urging the government to recognise Palestine as a state, amid growing European frustration at the moribund Middle East peace process.
Category: DEFENSE UPDATE
Just as defense trade with Italy prospered in the 2000s when then-PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Silvio Berlusconi enjoyed a close personal friendship, French arms makers may benefit from Erdoğan’s new-found alliance with President François Hollande
Russia has no immediate plans to file a claim against France after it delayed the delivery of a hi-tech warship over the Ukraine crisis, Deputy Defence Minister Yury Borisov said Nov. 25.
Their relationship has been the subject of endless rumours in Parisian society but photos published Friday of French President Francois Hollande and actress Julie Gayet have triggered a new mystery of how they were taken.
A second Frenchman who appeared among ISIL jihadists in a grisly execution video has been identified as a man from an eastern suburb of Paris, a source close to the case said Nov. 19.
French President Francois Hollande said Nov. 16 he would not be pressured into delivering two warships to Russia, after delaying their handover due to the Ukraine crisis.
French lawmakers will vote later this month on a proposal urging the government to recognize Palestine as a state, a parliamentary source said
French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday wraps up months of commemorations of the centenary of World War I with the inauguration of a unique memorial carrying the names of nearly 600,000 fallen soldiers of all nationalities.
The coalition fighting ISIL must now save Syria's second city Aleppo as moderate rebels face destruction by attacks from forces loyal to al-Assad and jihadi militants, France's foreign minister said
Category: MURAT YETKİN
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