The International Monetary Fund repeated its supported for Christine Lagarde as she faced a second day of questioning in a French court on her role in a controversial deal with businessman and ...
French prosecutors called for Gérard Depardieu to be fined 4,000 euros and lose his driving licence for 10 months in a long-running case for drunk driving that finally came to court Friday.
In the wake of the suicide car bombings on an army base and a French-run uranium mine in Niger, the papers ask what next?
Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe has been buried in his hometown, Ogidi, in a ceremony attended by thousands of mourners, including President Goodluck Jonathan.
French cinema enjoyed a bumper box office year aboad in 2012. Can the Cannes Film Festival help this important industry continue to thrive?
A peek at one of the several films from India at the Cannes Film Festival this year. The Lunchbox, or Dabba screened in the Critic’s Week.
France's lower house on Thursday approved a plan to allow more courses to be taught in English at French universities, despite concerns that such a move might undermine efforts to promote the ...
How many teachers do you need to run the French national education system? Nicolas Sarkozy thought you could do with fewer. He got rid of 80,000 teachers in his five years as president.
Christine Lagarde, boss of the International Monetary fund, is in court in Paris today in connection with a state payout, made while she was French finance minister, to businessman Bernard Tapie ...
A French court is currently considering an extradition request for Patrice Talon, a Benin businessman who lives in Paris, to be sent back to Cotonou.
Sunday is a day of rest for most people in France, apart from those working in or around the many thriving Sunday morning markets.
French composer Henri Dutilleux has died at the age of 97. He was one of the few contemporary composers to be widely played both in France and elsewhere.
French right-wingers were divided Wednesday in their response to the suicide of a far-right activist in Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral.
The threat of English continues to terrify certain French editors this morning. And a report says that billions are salted away in overseas tax-dodging accounts.
A French court is likely to charge IMF boss Christine Lagarde with complicity in fraud and embezzlement of public funds, according to Le Monde newspaper.
Equatorial Guinea's political parties are on the campaign trail ahead of this weekend's legislative elections.
France’s parliament today begins debating a Socialist government proposal to allow university classes to be taught in foreign languages, namely English.
The trial started Tuesday of bosses of a French company that marketed a drug believed to have cost up to 1,800 lives.
A French expatriate has been given a three-month suspended sentence and fined for calling an Algerian employee a “dirty Arab”.
Algerian newspapers on Tuesday denounced a news blackout by the government over the state of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who has been in a French hospital for three weeks.