300 French masterpieces are set to travel to the Louvre Abu Dhabi in the UAE. The loan includes masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Claude Monet, Andy Warhol...
At least 5,000 people demonstrated in Paris on Saturday to call for international help for Kurds fighting the Islamic State (IS) armed group in the Syrian city of Kobane.
A French family of 11 is believed to have left for Syria as the entire family has disappeared from the southern city of Nice where they lived.
The sudden dramatic takeover of huge swathes of Iraq and Syria and the brutal methods used by the organisation calling itself Islamic State have led to disagreement in the media over how to describe the outfit.
The 15-year-old was suspected of running away from her home in southern France and wanting to travel to Syria to wage jihad.
A video purporting to show the beheading of British aid volunteer Alan Henning was released by the Islamic State armed group on Friday.