During parliamentary debate, socialist politician and leader of the La France Insoumise party, Jean-Luc Melenchon, introduced a motion to reject the bill which he said was “anti-republican" and “anti-Muslim."
After months of wrangling the French parliament passes a draconian piece of legislation that many see as targeting the county's Muslim community.
Decried and mocked in equal measure, Paris announced another policy widely seen as targeting the country's embattled Muslim community.
A judicial inquiry has been launched into the 2016 multi-billion-dollar deal between France and India, long shrouded in allegations of corruption, favouritism and involvement from the highest offices in both countries.
The results of last month's regional elections have raised questions about Marine Le Pen's strategy of trying to detoxify her party's brand and position it as a more mainstream right-wing force.
France's armed forces minister said that Paris decided to resume joint military operations with Mali as well as national advisory missions, which had been suspended since June 3.
President Emmanuel Macron-affiliated candidates could not win a single regional poll, signalling that the upcoming presidential elections will be an uphill battle for the embattled leader.
A major report on poverty finds that France faces accelerating levels of hardship amongst the general population with people struggling to feed themselves.
Polling agencies estimate that France’s traditional conservative party dominated the first round of regional elections while Marine Le Pen’s far-right party performed less well than expected.
French President Macron says EU countries must be careful not to allow new variants to spread, adding that the EU was watching developments in Britain, which has seen a steep rise in the weekly reported cases of the Delta variant.
NATO leaders define China’s growing influence as a global threat, signaling the Atlantic alliance’s shifting focus to Asia. But not all members of the club appear to be on the same page.
Europe's bitter dispute with Britain over post-Brexit trade rules for Northern Ireland are expected to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's G7 summit.
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