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April 17, 2019, 9:38 PM EDT
Parisians prayed near Notre Dame Cathedral as the fire raged on Monday. (Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images)
April 11, 2019, 10:29 PM EDT
Google’s European headquarters in Dublin, Ireland. (Vincent Isore/IP3/Getty Images)
March 20, 2019, 7:43 PM EDT
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan welcomes French Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly to the Pentagon. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
March 13, 2019, 8:19 PM EDT
While polls suggest that most people in France don’t want the children of French citizens who joined ISIS in the Middle East to be allowed to return to France, a group of lawyers, politicians and others are urging the French government to bring them home.
March 6, 2019, 10:05 PM EST
French President Emmanuel Macron has launched his campaign for the European Parliament elections with a column published in newspapers across the E.U. saying Europe was more needed than ever – and in more danger than ever.
February 27, 2019, 8:11 PM EST
Hundreds of ISIS jihadists, including 13 from France, are in Iraqi government custody and will be tried in the country, Iraqi President Barham Saleh said during a visit to Paris this week.
February 20, 2019, 6:34 PM EST
A spate of insults, threats and graffiti targeting Jews prompted public demonstrations across France this week, and a leader of the center-right Republican opposition pointed a finger at “radical Islamism” as the primary culprit.
February 12, 2019, 6:01 PM EST
An undiplomatic spat between the French and Italian governments shows little sign of easing, and observers expect neither side will put it to rest ahead of European elections in May.
February 6, 2019, 6:55 PM EST
Protesters wearing masks and yellow vests protest against rising fuel prices on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on November 24, 2018. (Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images)
January 31, 2019, 6:09 PM EST
France’s interior minister has caused an uproar with an announcement that some 130 jihadists and family members would likely be repatriated from Syria and Iraq in the coming weeks.
January 22, 2019, 5:04 PM EST
With Google having received the biggest fine yet under new European Union data protection regulations, similar privacy complaints are pending against other Internet giants, including Facebook, YouTube and Apple.
January 16, 2019, 8:58 PM EST
Getting out ahead of her opponents, the far right French politician Marine Le Pen this week launched her campaign for the European Parliament elections in May, with the goal of linking up with likeminded parties in other E.U. member-states to shake things up in Brussels.
January 10, 2019, 8:02 PM EST
The biggest trial in France to date dealing with alleged sex abuse in the Catholic Church looks likely to end in acquittal, after the prosecutor declined to press for a conviction against a cardinal accused of protecting a priest suspected of having abused young boys in the 1980s and 90s.
January 3, 2019, 8:15 PM EST
President Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria prompted a Syrian Kurdish leader to visit France recently to call on President Emmanuel Macron to provide protection against the Turkish military once the U.S. has left.
December 26, 2018, 7:57 PM EST
With European elections scheduled for next May, momentum is growing for the so-called Yellow Vests protest movement here to transform itself into a political party, a step that could shake up the French political scene.
December 19, 2018, 6:19 PM EST
With effect from January 1, France will start levying higher taxes on Internet and technology giants that have significant earnings in the country, French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire announced this week.
December 11, 2018, 9:33 PM EST
In an attempt to defuse at-times violent street demonstrations that have shaken France since mid-November, President Emmanuel Macron has announced four new concessions, but representatives of the protestors called the move too little, too late.
December 4, 2018, 10:26 PM EST
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Tuesday announced a six-month moratorium on carbon taxes which are central to the government’s climate change campaign – but helped to trigger the most serious street protests the country has witnessed in years.
November 28, 2018, 5:03 PM EST
Organizers of fuel price protests that have roiled France for almost a month expressed disappointment and frustration after an energy policy speech by President Emmanuel Macron, saying it failed to address their grievances and vowing to continue demonstrating.