Troops will join a peacekeeping force struggling to contain violence that has killed more than 500 in the past week.
Chambéry: A French care worker was charged Thursday with the fatal poisoning of six pensioners in a case that has chilling echoes of British medical serial killer Harold Shipman.
Ruth Pollard The women stood protectively around the tiny bundle perched on a plastic chair outside one of Turkey’s largest refugee camps as the sky darkened and the temperature dropped below freezing...
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.
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.
A French intelligence report says forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad carried out a "massive" chemical attack last month.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nancy Wake's ashes have been scattered in France, where the WWII heroine was decorated with the country's highest military honour, the Legion d'Honneur.
School summer holidays would be cut from eight to six weeks under new proposals.
Paris THE City of Lights is about to get dimmer.
Henry Samuel French President's partner Valerie Trierweiler has been accused of succumbing to the Marie-Antoinette syndrome of frivolity and luxury while a gloom-racked France toils.