An angry debate over a ban on burkinis in France was further stoked by images of a veiled woman surrounded by police on a beach in Nice.
Thousands of people took to the streets of a city in eastern China to protest against a possible Sino-French nuclear project.
British holidaymakers spent hours sweating in their cars as 15-hour queues snaked back from the port of Dover on Sunday.
Not all jihadists are psychopaths, and not all psychopaths turn violent.
President Francois Hollande finalised ratification of the Paris climate accord reached in December 2015.
Air France-KLM said Wednesday it cut its losses in the first quarter of 2016 but passenger traffic to Paris was affected by terror attacks.
A drone flying at more than 2,000 metres altitude came close to an Aer Lingus plane as it approached Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport.
French lawmakers are looking to outlaw sex for money and impose fines of up to 3,500 euros on prostitutes' clients.
Prime Minister Manuel Valls said extreme forms of Islam were winning the propaganda war for hearts and minds.
Iran's defence minister is certain the UN Security Council will not take any action over its missile tests despite calls from the Western.
Japan will return a huge cache of plutonium -- enough to produce 50 nuclear bombs -- to the United States.
Did you hear the one about the Irishwoman who taught the French how to cook?
British leader David Cameron got "distracted" and French President Nicolas Sarkozy wanted to promote his country during the 2011 military intervention in Libya, US President Barack Obama said.
A Dutchman dubbed the 'dentist of horror' went on trial after causing horrific injuries to the mouths of more than 100 patients in France.
When Jonas Kaufmann suddenly bowed out of the Metropolitan Opera's production of Manon Lescaut, Roberto Alagna pulled off the herculean feat of learning the complex score within days.
An Air France Airbus A320 narrowly avoided colliding with a drone as it was about to land in Paris on a flight from Barcelona.
Syria's brutal five-year war has turned increasingly messy tangle of internal and external players with their own multi-faceted agendas.
The Eiffel Tower turned green Sunday for the opening of the Paris climate conference, marking the launch of an art project that will see "virtual trees" grow on the landmark to support reforestation.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has called on the Gulf states to accept more refugees fleeing Syria, saying that a "humanitarian disaster" could erupt in the Balkans if Europe does not control its borders.
Francois Hollande urged British MPs to back air strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria "in solidarity with France", in a tight vote expected early next week.