Foreigners put on alert over French fuel protests
Foreigners were put on alert for possible violence during Saturday's French fuel protests, particularly in Paris, with some embassies warning their nationals to stay well away. The US embassy issued a detailed travel alert detailing where the protests were expected in Paris Saturday. "Demonstrations may become violent, resulting in damage to property, including overturning vehicles…
Eight dead as Boko Haram storm French drilling camp in Niger
Seven local employees of a French drilling firm and a government official were killed Thursday when suspected Boko Haram gunmen stormed the compound where they were sleeping in southeastern Niger.
Muslim singer forced to quit French show over terror posts
A French Muslim singer who became an overnight star after dazzling judges on a TV talent show quit the contest Friday after coming under fire for past Facebook comments about terror attacks. Mennel Ibtissem, a 22-year-old student who wears a head wrap, was one of the top contestants on The Voice, where her English and…
French PM visits Israel to push for peace plan
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls was Sunday in Israel to advance his country's plan to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts in the face of opposition from his counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu.
French town pays Brits after death from falling 'Napoleon' tree
A French seaside resort has paid out more than 100,000 euros to compensate a British family after a 62-year-old woman was killed by a falling tree planted in honour of Napoleon's son.
Second black box found from French Alps plane crash: prosecutor
The second black box from the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps last week has been found after a nine-day search, prosecutors said on Thursday.