French court has sentenced a former Rwandan army captain to 25 years in prison over the 1994 genocide, in a landmark ruling just weeks ahead of the massacre's 20th anniversary.
A search for a missing Malaysian airliner with 239 people on board is getting a potential boost from a satellite communications company, which announced Friday that it had registered signals from the...
Henry Samuel All public transport in Paris and several other French cities will be free this weekend in an attempt to reduce the number of cars on the road and improve what has been described as "dangerously"...
Benedikt Kammel Want to invade Switzerland? Here's a tip: strike outside office hours.
French President Francois Hollande will not attend the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics, and nor will any top officials, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Sunday.
Tom Allard As Paul Weeks set off from Perth for his first four week stint working in remote Mongolia, the mining engineer turned to his wife Danica and handed her two keepsakes.
Tom Allard, Lindsay Murdoch The mining engineer turned to his wife and handed her his wedding ring and his watch.
Maria Antonova Russia and France have admitted they still had differences over how to solve the Syrian conflict before a debate in the UN Security Council over stripping the country of its chemical arsenal.
France is in shock after the discovery of an underfed and dehydrated baby girl who had been forced to live in a car boot, apparently since birth.
Donna Abu-Nasr and Terry Atlas The United Nations has formally asked the Syrian government to authorise UN experts to investigate a reported chemical attack with mass casualties near Damascus.
A group of rogue French farmers has gone on a furious egg-breaking rampage, destroying tens of thousands on roads and pledging to smash many more in protest against low prices.
Henry Samuel, Paris France's former budget minister, Jerome Cahuzac, 60, begged for ''forgiveness'' after he admitted having an undeclared Swiss bank account for the past 20 years.
France will wait for its parliament and the US Congress to consider possible military action on Syria before making a decision about whether to launch strikes against President Bashar al-Assad's...
A French intelligence report says forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad carried out a "massive" chemical attack last month.
A car bomb attack on France’s embassy in Libya has wounded two French guards and caused extensive damage, prompting the French foreign minister to visit and warn ‘‘terrorists’’ will pay.
France legalised gay marriage on Tuesday after a wrenching national debate that exposed deep conservatism in the nation's heartland and triggered huge demonstrations that tapped into intense...
Nick Miller It's the home of the City of Love, the land of l'amour. Now France has become the 14th country to legalise same-sex marriage, less than a week after New Zealand.
Nicolas Gubert French health authorities say they fear the country's first case of a new SARS-like virus that has killed 18 people, mostly in Saudi Arabia, may have infected two other people.
French President Francois Hollande signed a gay marriage and adoption bill into law on Saturday after it was cleared by the constitutional council, which turned down a challenge by the right-wing...
President Francois Hollande has been accused of selling off France's national heritage with an auction of hundreds of bottles of fine wine from the cellars of his Elysee Palace.