The 11 town councils won by France's Front National (FN) in last week's local elections are to refuse to serve no-pork menus in school canteens, party leader Marine Le Pen said on Friday.
In an exclusive interview with RFI, an influential African cardinal has urged South Sudan to work hard towards nation building despite recent violent conflict.
A man who published Al-Qaida propaganda translated into French on the web has been sentenced to a year in prison. A Paris court found.
A 14-year-old French girl is in a care home after being stopped at Lyon airport, apparently heading for Syria to wage jihad.
France's far right is up in arms over President François Hollande's participation in a ceremony honouring Muslims who fought for France during World War I.
French Muslims are taking satirical paper Charlie Hebdo to court for blasphemy over a front page insulting the Koran.
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.
Tunisia embodies the hope of the Arab world, François Hollande told a ceremony to adopt the country's new constitution three years after its revolution set off the Arab Spring.
Last Sunday Kenyan police fought running battles with Muslim youths in the northern city of Mombasa, leaving casualties among the police and the youth.
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