"Those who lecture Turkey on human rights, democracy, the Armenian issue, and the fight against terrorism all have a bloody history," President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
Algerian state TV said five billionaires, including the country’s richest businessman Issad Rebrab and four brothers from the Kouninef family, have been arrested as part of an anti-graft investigation.
Flamboyant Italian Fabio Fognini followed up his shock victory over Rafael Nadal with a 6-3 6-4 win over Serbian Dusan Lajovic to claim his maiden Masters title in Monte Carlo.
Rafael Nadal's bid for the 12th title crashed after losing to Fabio Fognini in the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals.
Many protesters are frustrated that the international effort to help fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral has eclipsed the five-month-old Yellow Vest movement against wealth inequality.
People on social media, both in France and abroad, have expressed frustration that other disasters - from the Syrian and Iraq refugee crisis to the Grenfell Tower fire in London - have not received anything like the same degree of support.
An erratic Novak Djokovic suffered a surprise 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 defeat against the 10th-seeded Russian Daniil Medvedev in the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals.
With President Emmanuel Macron awarding novelist and fierce critic of Islam with the Legion of Honour, activists say the country is 'decorating' people who are at odds with Republican values.
A new report from a collective of investigative journalists raises serious questions about the French government's culpability for atrocities committed in Yemen.
Netflix films will be conspicuously absent from Cannes, with the online streaming and media group at odds with the festival over its rules requiring productions to be shown in French cinemas.
The Cannes Film Festival, which will run from May 14 to May 25 in Paris will kick off with "Broken Flowers" director Jim Jarmusch's latest film, "The Dead Don't Die".
The Notre Dame fire serves as a poignant reminder of the sacred structures lost in Iraq and Syria in recent years.
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