French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has met with his Turkish counterpart to discuss the deepening crisis in Syria. France and Turkey are among the staunchest supporters of the Syrian opposition.
August 20, 2012
Ahead of crucial decisions on Greece's future, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with France's President Francois Hollande next Thursday, government sources said on Thursday.
Reuters: August 16, 2012
Police in France have arrested five suspects linked to violence this week in the northern city of Amiens that has revived memories of 2005 riots that rocked the nation.
August 16, 2012
Buildings and cars were torched overnight as youths and police clashed in the northern French city of Amiens, say officials and police.
BBC: August 14, 2012
TUI Travel, Europe's biggest tour operator, said Thursday that net losses widened in the nine months to June, hit by the earlier Easter holiday, rising costs and the poor performance of its French business.
AFP: August 9, 2012
Not so long ago, Americans and Japanese tourists were the major spenders in France. During these summer months, France's tourism industry now is courting additional clients with major purchasing power: the Chinese. For some French, that means going back to the classroom to study Mandarin.
August 7, 2012
Some say the new law that makes sexual harassment a criminal offense is not tough enough
August 1, 2012
The Islamic fasting month of Ramadan is underway, and in France it underscores the growing influence of Muslim shoppers.
July 31, 2012
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is due to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande in less than a month as part of an effort to rebuild faith in Greece among the country’s lenders, Kathimerini understands.
eKathimerini: July 29, 2012
At least nine climbers - all said to be foreigners - are killed and nine are injured in an avalanche near the French Alpine ski resort of Chamonix, police say.
BBC: July 12, 2012