French police have arrested a 24-year-old Algerian computer student suspected of planting a bomb in Lyon last week that wounded 13 people, authorities said on Monday.
French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said.
Jacinda Ardern's plan to work with France to "rein in'' the internet is not an attack on freedom of speech, Professor Robert Patman says.
Behind what makes the banner headlines, what reverberates and resonates, what attracts the newspaper readers and sets online hits on fire lie intriguing questions about people and about society.
The suspected Christchurch mosque gunman sent money to a French far-right group and once bought a ticket to Bavaria's "fairytale castle," German police said.
At least 12 people have died in southwestern France when some of the worst flash floods in a century turned rivers into raging torrents that engulfed homes and swept away cars.
A 34-year old British man was shot dead by a hunter while cycling in the French Alps, police said.
French police are investigating the disappearance of Interpol chief, Meng Hongwei, who was reported missing after travelling from France to his native China, and they have placed his wife under...
A French theme park has trained six rooks to pick up cigarette butts and other rubbish dropped by visitors in return for food.
French tightrope artist Tatiana-Mosio Bongonga impressed hundreds of Parisians with a performance that featured a walk on a rope suspended 35 metres above the ground.
Police scoured the background of a Chechnya-born Frenchman who killed a man in a knife attack in Paris, questioning the parents and a friend of the 21-year old, who had been flagged previously as a potential security risk.
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that further Western attacks on Syria would bring chaos to world affairs, as Washington prepared to increase pressure on Russia with new economic sanctions.
French police have found a painting by 19th century master Edgar Degas that was stolen nine years ago from a museum in Marseille in the luggage compartment of a bus near Paris.
Emmanuel Macron and Rihanna may not usually move in the same circles, but the French president and pop star joined forces to champion education for the world's poorest countries.
The levels of the River Seine in Paris rose further on Saturday and were set to hit a peak this weekend, according to official estimates, and French authorities were on standby for any major...
Axe-wielding robbers stole jewellery possibly worth more than $US5 million from a store in the famed Ritz Paris hotel, police said.
In tight-knit groups, Chinese tourists walked around Paris on their guard, alarmed by a recent mugging and other attacks targeting Asian visitors.
Two women were stabbed to death and their assailant shot dead by a soldier in the southern French port city of Marseille in what officials described as a "likely terrorist act".
France's Winter Olympics team will not travel to the 2018 Games in South Korea if its security cannot be guaranteed, showing the first major doubts by a participating nation about growing North Korean tensions.
More than 220,000 people have signed a petition against French President Emmanuel Macron's plans to create a formal First Lady role for his wife Brigitte.