Central & South Asia
People & Power
This month on Al Jazeera
organisation > UMP party
11 - 20
French assembly passes gay marriage bill
The 320-299 vote follows months of debate and controversy that provoked mass rallies across France both for and against.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2013 19:42 GMT
Sarkozy questioned over 'illegal poll funds'
Magistrates try to establish whether ex-president received campaign donations from France's richest woman in 2007.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2012 21:07 GMT
Socialists secure big gains in France
President Hollande's party wins solid majority in National Assembly in second round of parliamentary vote.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2012 08:53 GMT
French left seeks gains in runoff elections
President Francois Hollande's Socialists target solid majority in National Assembly in second-round parliamentary vote.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2012 14:22 GMT
French voters hand mandate to Hollande
New president's Socialists set to gain majority in National Assembly, bolstering his plans for "tax-and-spend" agenda.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2012 09:04 GMT
France's Hollande plunges into debt crisis
President-elect Francois Hollande's decisions on eurozone austerity and NATO troop withdrawals will be closely watched.
Last updated: 07 May 2012 15:37 GMT
Hollande wins French presidency
Swept along by groundswell of anger against incumbent Sarkozy, Hollande becomes first Socialist president in 17 years.
Last updated: 07 May 2012 14:17 GMT
Profile: Nicolas Sarkozy
Despite low approval ratings during his first term, 'President Bling-Bling' is not yet out of the race.
Last updated: 05 May 2012 05:14 GMT
French candidates prepare for second round
Both Hollande and Sarkozy try to re-energise supporters and find fresh voters in the lead-up to May 6 run-off.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2012 17:39 GMT
France bars entry to four Islamic scholars
The government says the scholars, who are banned from attending a conference in Paris, "call for hate and violence".
Last updated: 29 Mar 2012 21:45 GMT
Featured on Al Jazeera
UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
How we are failing Libya
Admiral Lord West
Hijacking Nigeria's #BringBackOurGirls campaign
It will take more than natural resources for Africa to rise
Climate change: Europe's unfinished business
Jose Maria Figueres
Afghanistan's opium problem will keep growing
join our mailing list
Follow on Twitter
People & Power
Fabulous Picture Show
Frost Over The World
One on One
Counting The Cost
Talk to Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera World
Work for us
Terms & Conditions