Biology teacher Alexis Jenni on Wednesday won France's top literary award, the Prix Goncourt, for his first novel L'art francais de la guerre (The French Art of War).
The offices of French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo were hit by an apparent arson attack overnight just ahead of the publication of an edition carrying a front-page cartoon of the prophet ...
Paris prosecutors suspect arson after a Roma squat in Paris was burnt to the ground on Monday night.
Switzerland’s hard-right SVP hopes to win seats in the country’s election this weekend. Polls closed at midday local time.
About 30 Muslim graves have been desecrated in Carcassone, south-west France. A legal inquiry has been launched to find the perpetrators and punish them.
A disciplinary hearing by South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) into its fiery youth leader, Julius Malema, stretched well into Thursday night after being moved to a secret ...
Computer giant Apple could face legal action in France over an iPhone app which tells users whether thousands of celebrities are Jewish or not.
The number of Americans living in poverty rose to a record 46.2 million last year, according to the US Census Bureau.
French police are trying to track down the instigator of a Facebook page that called on people to cut the throats of Muslims on the Eid Al-Adha holiday.
France’s second-biggest city, Marseille, is to evict dozens of Roma camped out on the outskirts of the city. Rights groups have condemned the move and declared it “illogical”.