A coalition of black rights groups is suing the French state and a construction company for crimes against humanity over the use of forced labour to build a railway line in Congo in the 1920s.
François Hollande's nomination of two women to France's Panthéon is not enough, feminists told RFI on Friday after the French president announced that the ashes of three resistants ...
French President François Hollande is to announce the transfer to the Pantheon of the remains of four victims of the Nazi occupation in World War II, according to reports.
The United Nation’s cultural agency UNESCO has told RFI of an urgent need to preserve the Tomb of Askia in northern Mali before the rainy season starts in June.
The French defence ministry lied about the fallout from France's first nuclear test in the Sahara desert in 1960.
Anti-colonialism week begins in France on Friday.
At the approach of the 70th anniversary of the Normandy invasion, which turned the tides of the World War II, France’s government is lobbying for the beaches where allied troops landed to be ...
Astérix the Gaul took on all-comers in France's bookshops in 2013, his adventures in Scotland topping the book sales charts with over a million sales.
The former head of a museum devoted to US paratroopers in France's D-Day landings may face a suspended prison sentence for allegedly selling World War II weaponry bought with museum funds.
German prosecutors have charged an 88-year-old pensioner with murder for his alleged role in one of the Nazis' worst atrocities on French soil during World War II.