Polling stations have opened in Algeria where incumbent Abdelaziz Bouteflika faces five rivals in a presidential election.
France's government was on the defensive this week after a police note ordering the systematic removal of Roma people from one of Paris's wealthiest neighbourhoods was leaked to the media.
French police forcibly evicted neatly 3,000 Roma from makeshift camps in the first quarter of 2014, rights campaigners announced on Monday, as Amnesty International cited France as one example of ...
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.
France's far-right Front National (FN) hopes to win control of 15 local councils in Sunday's second round of municipal elections, its leader, Marine Le Pen, said Friday.
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.
French footballer Nicolas Anelka's disciplinary hearing over his controversial 'quenelle' gesture starts on Tuesday at an undisclosed location, according to England's governing Football ...
French Muslims are taking satirical paper Charlie Hebdo to court for blasphemy over a front page insulting the Koran.
The mayor of Toulouse has taken legal action to pursue the authors of racist and homophobic graffiti that appeared on Sunday night.
A French court yesterday acquitted controversial comic Dieudonné M'bala M'bala on charges related to a video in which he calls for the release of a self-styled Islamist serving life for the ...
French police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who ran over and killed a migrant near the Channel port of Calais on Thursday night.