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French President picks less famous civil servant as new prime minister

French President named Jean Castex, as his new PM as he acted to recast his presidency and take back control of policy ahead of...

European Rights Court faults France over asylum seekers sleeping rough

European court of Human Rights orders France to pay fines up to $13,970 to each of the three 'victims of a degrading treatment'. The European...

Healthcare workers staged protest across France demanding pay hikes

Healthcare workers rallies demanding pay hikes come as the French government prepares to wrap up weeks of talks on hospital overhauls. Doctors, nurses and other...

Iran issues arrest warrant for US President, seeks Interpol help

Iran has issued an arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump and asked Interpol for help in detaining Trump and dozens of others. The US...

French territory to vote on independence from France on October 4

French Pacific island territory of New Caledonia will hold a referendum on independence from France on October 4, a month later than originally planned. The...

US mulls new tariffs on $3.1bn of European,UK exports

US weighing new tariffs on $3.1 billion of exports from France, Germany, Spain and UK, adding to an arsenal Trump govt is threatening to...

Tehran to send black boxes from Ukrainian airliner to France

Tehran will send the black boxes from a downed Ukrainian airliner to France, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said. Iran shot down the Ukraine...

Johnson and Macron demonstrated unusual reality of diplomacy in Covid

Johnson and Macron Standing apart on either side of a strip of red carpet outside 10 Downing Street,demonstrated unusual reality of diplomacy in Covid...

Ankara slams EU mission to contain arms to Libya

Ankara says European Union mission turned a blind eye to weapons sent to Khalifa Haftar, who fights against Turkey-backed GNA. Turkey has criticised a European...

Legal agreement reached between Russian firm,French far-right party

Legal agreement reached between France's far-right National Rally party led by Marine Le Pen and a Russian firm over a $10.1m debt dispute. National Rally...

European Union released details of $824bn coronavirus recovery plan

European Union coronavirus relief package seeks to avoid a further splintering of economic growth and wealth levels among EU's 27 member states. The European Commission...

Tunisia govt Launches Virus-tracking mobile App

Tunisia government launched a contact-tracing mobile app that identifies and alerts users who may have had contact with others infected with coronavirus. The E7mi application,...

Turkey accuses UAE for spreading chaos in Middle East

Turkey has accused UAE of bringing chaos to the Middle East through its interventions in Libya and Yemen, allegations which are likely to inflame...

France tiptoed out cautiously out of Covid-19 lockdown

France tiptoed out of one of strictest lockdowns,allowing non-essential shops,factories and other businesses to reopen for the first time in eight weeks. With the world’s...

UK PM tells people to ‘Stay Alert’ as lockdown easing starts

UK PM Boris Johnson urged people to “stay alert” to coronavirus risks, as he prepared to outline plans for gradually easing lockdown measures. The government’s...

China says it supports WHO in tracing COVID-19, denounces US ‘lies’

China said it supports WHO in trying to pinpoint the origins of COVID-19 and accused Mike Pompeo of telling one lie after another in...

New infections jumped by almost 10,000 in Russia

New infections jumped by 9,623 to 124,054 cases in last 24 hours as Russian authorities mull tighter restrictions on movement. Russia reported 9,623 new coronavirus...

France wants commuters to get on their bikes when lockdown ends

France wants people to ditch their cars and use their bicycles for commuting when the coronavirus lockdown ends, according to plans announced by government. The...

German pharmaceutical company begins human trials of coronavirus vaccine

German pharmaceutical company BioNTech test comes a week after clinical trials by Oxford University scientists in the United Kingdom. German pharmaceutical company BioNTech has begun...

EU officials softened criticism on Chinese disinformation

EU officials softened criticism on Chinese disinformation surrounding the coronavirus pandemic in response to pressure from China, according to reports. Both The New York Times...

Countries around the world taken drastic measures to curb COVID-19

Countries around the world have taken drastic measures including travel restrictions,border shutdowns in an attempt to curb COVID-19. Countries around the world are increasingly adopting...

French minister says France heading for worst recession since WWII

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has said that France heading for worst recession since world war II this year. France is likely to see...
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