China has approved a long-awaited joint venture between its carmaker Dongfeng and France's Renault, worth nearly a billion dollars.
France's veteran rocker Johnny Hallyday has cancelled a mini-tour of Asia, officially because of the political turmoil in Thailand.
Six Afghans working for a French NGO have been killed in Afghanistan. Local officials blame the Taliban for the murders.
Permanent high-level contacts on economic and financial relations between China and France kicked off on Tuesday at a meeting between French French Economy Minister Pierre Moscovici and one of China's four deputy prime ministers Ma Kai in Beijing.
The 2013 auction of Burgundy wine at the historic Hospices de Beaune on Sunday raised a record 6.3 million euros with one barrel sold for charity going for 131,000 euros to a Chinese buyer.
French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius has arrived in Geneva to attend Friday's talks on Iran's nuclear programme.
Greenpeace has asked six French companies with ties to Russia to protest at the detention of 30 activists held on piracy charges.
There is no "explosion" of asylum seekers in France, the head of an NGO that works with would-be immigrants has
India's defence minister on Wednesday poured cold water on hopes that a contract for France to supply 126 Rafale fighter jets will soon be signed.
A French man with multiple sclerosis became the first disabled person to skydive onto Mount Everest on Sunday.
A French multiple sclerosis sufferer on Sunday has become the first disabled person to skydive over Mount Everest, the world's tallest mountain spanning the border between China and Nepal.
A man of Cambodian origin was found hanged in a French apartment, eight years after his apparent suicide. Thomas Ngin had cut off links with his family and nobody had reported him missing.
French President François Hollande met Laos's leader Choummaly Sayasone in Paris on Tuesday in the first visit by a Loatian president since the country's independence from France some 60 ...
The franc is alive and well and living in the Pacfic.
No survivors are expected after Wednesday's crash of a passenger plane in Laos. Seven French citizens were aboard. A French minister has blamed human error and stormy weather.