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Ceremony marking France's 70th anniversary of the allied victory over Nazi Germany, Paris, 8 May 2015.
08/05/2015 - FRANCE - EUROPE

Hollande evokes Ukraine, Middle East violence as Paris marks 70th World War II Victory in Europe day

French President François Hollande laid a wreath on Friday at the tomb of an unknown soldier at a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris to mark the victory over Nazi Germany on 8 May 1945.

French President Francois Hollande is received in Riyadh by Saudi Arabia's King Salman, 4 May 2015
05/05/2015 - France - Saudi Arabia

Saudi eager to sign tens of billions in deals with France, says French foreign minister

Saudi Arabia’s new leaders hope to move quickly on deals with France worth tens of billions of euros, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Tuesday at the start of a two-day visit to ...
French climber Alain Robert, also known as "Spiderman", scales the Tour Montparnasse for Nepal on Tuesday
28/04/2015 - NEPAL- france

French Spiderman climbs Paris skyscraper for Nepal quake victims

The French 'Spiderman' Alain Robert on Tuesday climbed up the highest building in Paris with a Nepalese flag in his pocket as a tribute to the more than 5,000 people who died in the weekend's ...
A man sits amid the ruins of his house in Kathmandu
27/04/2015 - NEPAL - FRANCE

Two French reported dead in Nepal earthquake

Two French nationals are reported to have died in Saturday's earthquake that killed some 3,700 people in Nepal and more are feared dead.
A child injured during ythe Nepal earthquake outside a shelter along with his family on open ground to keep safe in Kathmandu on Sunday 26 April
27/04/2015 - NEPAL - FRANCE

France seeks 670 nationals after Nepal earthquake

France was trying to locate some 670 of its nationals in Nepal after Saturday's earthquake, which killed more than 3,200 people.
Some of the 28 rescued migrants arrive in Catania in Sicily
20/04/2015 - FRANCE - European Union

France joins pressure for action over Mediterranean migrant shipwrecks

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius cut short a trip to the US on Monday to attend a meeting with his European counterparts in Luxembourg to discuss the EU's reaction to the sinking of migrant boats in the Mediterranean

The site of a bombardment, which reportedly killed three women and three children, at Bait Rejal village west of Yemen's capital Sanaa earlier this month
12/04/2015 - FRANCE - Saudi Arabia - Yemen

France's Fabius in Saudi Arabia to back Yemen bombing campaign

France Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius visited Saudi Arabia on Sunday to show France's support for the Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius addresses a UN Security Council meeting, which debated the issue of minorities in Syria and Iraq, on 27 March 2015.
06/04/2015 - France - Iraq - Syria

France taking lead on protecting Iraqi and Syrian Christians

France has been re-establishing its historical role of protecting Christian minorities in the Middle East.
French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius in Lausanne for nuclear talks with Iran
01/04/2015 - IRAN

Not enough progress made in Iran nuclear talks, Fabius

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius on Wednesday said that not enough progress has been made to reach a deal with Iran over its nuclear programme.
France's foreign minister Laurent Fabius wants a robust nuclear deal with Iran
28/03/2015 - France/Iran

Fabius in Switzerland for Iran nuclear talks

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says he wants to achieve a robust agreement with Iran during the nuclear talks in Switzerland.