Iranian authorities ban two influential politicians from running in the presidential election next month, bear bile farming …
The Bank of China closes the account of North Korea’s main foreign exchange bank, France struggles to contain radical Islam in its prisons and the hacktivist group Anonymous said it may target Aung San Suu Kyi
Once the closest of friends, the two engines of European integration increasingly find themselves at odds over economic policy
French soldiers in Mali arrest a 58-year-old Frenchman who is suspected of being a member of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb—and who may prove to be a key source of intelligence on the group
France approves a same-sex marriage bill, the Vietnamese Communist Party struggles with growing dissent and China is planning to build more aircraft carriers
France’s leftist-controlled legislature passes law legalizing marriage and adoption rights for same-sex couples, but the deep division the measure produced across France will linger.
A car exploded outside the French embassy in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, on Tuesday morning in what was likely a planned attack. No group has claimed responsibility for the explosion, which wounded two French security guards and …
French President François Hollande responds to a financial scandal by obliging Cabinet members to publish details of their personal holdings — an unprecedented requirement
WHO says strain of bird flu found in humans for the first time in China is not a cause for panic, and the Catholic Church in Western Europe and the U.S. have a severe shortage of priests
While President François Hollande is reeling from revelations that his former tax-enforcement minister (no less) hid fortunes of money in offshore bank accounts, the scandal has brought a sense of satisfaction in at least one …
Former French Minister responsible for hunting tax dodgers and enforcing austerity acknowledges claims he has a secret Swiss bank account, dealing another blow to President François Hollande’s slumping fortunes as appeal of extreme-right rises.