Syrian chemical attack victims and Syrian rights groups have filed a criminal complaint in France, where courts have a mandate to investigate and prosecute crimes against humanity even if committed by foreign nationals on foreign territory.
French lawmakers a few weeks ago began debating a controversial bill that is being pushed by President Emmanuel Macron. Protesters say the law is discriminatory towards Muslims.
The French ended up making a massive arms sale and boosting their stature within the European Union. What did Greece get?
The French case is part of a mounting push by climate campaigners across the world to hold states responsible for ecological damage blamed on climate change.
This New Year’s Eve is being celebrated like no other in most of the world, with many bidding farewell to a year they’d prefer to forget.
With the exception of Auckland and Las Vegas, many metropolises around the world are planning a subdued New Year’s Eve, planned mostly around virtual events.
Coronavirus economy leaves gig economy workers, including delivery app workers, in fear that they won't be able to survive on meagre earnings from jobs that leave them increasingly vulnerable.
Interior Minister Gerard Darmanin says police arrested 95 people while 67 officers were injured during violent street clashes over a controversial security bill.
Dismantling of Place de la Republique camp comes a week after authorities evacuated migrants without any relocation from makeshift shelters in northern suburb Saint-Denis.
France’s Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin last month proposed a measure long sought by police unions that will make it a crime for the press to show images of an officer’s face unless it has been blurred.
"The virus is spreading across France at a speed that even the most pessimistic did not predict," said President Macron while conceding his government's failure to stop the second wave of cases.
French anti-terror prosecutors said they were treating the assault as "a murder linked to a terrorist organisation" and related to a "criminal association with terrorists".
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