France

Israel boycotts Israeli film festival over army movie

Embassy officials will not attend opening of Paris event as launch film shows army covering up deaths of Palestinians.

Israel boycotts film festival over Foxtrot screening

France

French woman faces charges for 'aiding' asylum seekers

Martine Landry was charged with 'aiding' two Guinean asylum seekers on the French side of the France-Italy border.

French woman faces charges for 'aiding' asylum seekers

The Listening Post

France: Macron's new media strategy

How Emmanuel Macron's revamped media strategy is going down with France's troublesome - and opinionated - fourth estate.

France

France and Iran strengthen business ties

Europe has been looking to increase trade with Iran since world powers agreed to lift most economic sanctions on Iran.

France and Iran strengthen business ties

Opinion

French racism, anxiety and love for postcolonialism

Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie's comments at the Night of Ideas reveal France's deep intellectual anxiety.

Wandia Njoya

by Wandia Njoya

Wandia Njoya

United Arab Emirates

Louvre to probe Qatar map distortion at UAE franchise

French officials apologise for inaccurate depiction of Gulf region at Abu Dhabi branch, says Qatar's human rights chief.

Louvre to probe Qatar map distortion at UAE franchise

Inside Story

Will Corsica turn into France's Catalonia?

French President Emmanuel Macron visits Corsica as demands grow for greater autonomy from Paris.

Opinion

Chimamanda Adichie: The daughter of postcolonial theory

Amid the Nigeria bookstore buzz, Adichie's remarks on postcolonial theory were ignored. But they are just as important.

Grace A Musila

by Grace A Musila

Grace A Musila

France

Corsica's nationalists stage protest before Macron visit

Thousands of nationalist protesters have marched on the French island of Corsica, demanding greater autonomy from France.

Europe

Nationalism in Corsica growing amid calls for autonomy

France's President Emmanuel Macron heads to the French island of Corsica next week, where nationalists are calling for more autonomy.

France

Tariq Ramadan faces French judge in sex assault case

Scholar Tariq Ramadan went before a French judge as a probe into allegations of rape and sexual assault continues.

Tariq Ramadan faces French judge in sex assault case

France

Eritrean refugees cling to life after Calais gunfight

Some 130 refugees from Eritrea and Afghanistan clashed in northern French city close to transport routes to England.

Eritrean refugees cling to life after Calais gunfight

France

French police question Ramadan over sex abuse claims

Two women have accused the prominent Islamic scholar of sexual assault and rape.

Police question Tariq Ramadan over sex abuse claims

Tunisia

Trade and security to dominate Macron visit to Tunisia

French President Emmanuel Macron will be in Tunisia this week, but analysts say the visit is 'just business as usual'.

Trade and security to dominate Macron visit to Tunisia

Mali

Malian soldiers killed in al-Qaeda attack on army base

At least 14 soldiers killed and 18 others wounded in an attack on a military camp in Timbuktu region's Soumpi.

Malian soldiers killed in al-Qaeda attack on army base