Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, who was remanded in custody in France on rape charges earlier in the month, has been hospitalised due to multiple sclerosis, his support group said Saturday.
The head of France’s right-wing Republicans opposition party came under fire Saturday over comments he made about President Emmanuel Macron and former head of state Nicolas Sarkozy.
The good news keeps coming for the French economy: data published Thursday showed unemployment at its lowest level since 2009 while the head of the IMF praised recent reforms by President Emmanuel Macron.
French air power on Wednesday killed at least 10 jihadists in northeast Mali near the border with Algeria, local and foreign military sources said.
French authorities say a man in custody has confessed to “unintentionally” killing a 9-year-old girl whose disappearance from a wedding party in the Alps prompted nationwide concern.
President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that “France will strike” if chemical weapons are used against civilians in the Syrian conflict in violation of international treaties, but that he had not yet seen proof this was the case.
A French court said Tuesday that a 29-year-old man on trial for having sex with an 11-year-old girl must face rape charges, declaring itself incompetent to rule in the highly controversial case.
French police have arrested a cash van driver and his daughter, who claimed she was held to ransom while a gang robbed millions from her father’s vehicle in Switzerland, police sources said Tuesday.
France rugby coach Jacques Brunel decided on Tuesday to exclude from his Six Nations squad several players who went out drinking after last weekend’s loss to Scotland.
French budget minister Gerald Darmanin was questioned by investigators Monday over rape accusations dating back nearly a decade, which he has steadfastly denied, a legal source said.