French President Francois Hollande

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

Frenchman 'planned attacks during Euro 2016'

A Frenchman detained last month with a large cache of arms was planning mass attacks during the Euro 2016 football tournament, which starts on Friday, Ukrainian officials say.

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016

France to impose labour reforms

The French cabinet has given the go-ahead for the president to force through highly controversial labour reforms, circumventing parliament.

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

India, France sign Rafale jet agreement

India signs a deal with France to purchase 36 Rafale fighter jets, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

Composer Pierre Boulez dies at 90

French composer and conductor Pierre Boulez passes away at the age of 90.

December 1, 2015
December 1, 2015

COP21: Prince Charles to call for forest protection

Prince Charles is expected to call for better protection of the world's forests at the UN climate conference in Paris.

November 30, 2015
November 30, 2015

COP21: World leaders begin climate talks

World leaders open an historic summit in Paris aimed at ending decades of political gridlock and forging an elusive agreement to avert calamitous global warming.

November 29, 2015
November 29, 2015

Global rallies demand climate action

People wearing hold signs as they participate in the human chain demonstration near Republique Square on the eve of the COP21 Conference opening, Paris, France, 29 November 2015.

November 23, 2015
November 23, 2015

David Cameron hold talks with French President

David Cameron is holding talks in Paris with French President Francois Hollande on co-operation in the fight against so-called Islamic State.

November 14, 2015
November 14, 2015

Paris attacks ‘act of war by IS’

France's President Francois Hollande says the attacks in Paris that killed at least 127 people and wounded more than 180 are an "act of war" organised by Islamic State.

November 14, 2015
November 14, 2015

Dhaka strongly condemns Paris attacks

President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina strongly condemn the terrorist attacks in Paris that killed 140 people and left many others injured.