Europe

'Good friends' Macron and Trump defuse EU army dispute

French and US leaders hold 'very constructive' meeting, official says, after a spat over remarks on EU security.

Europe

President Trump expected to snub Paris Peace Forum

At a gathering to mark the centenary of WWI's end, the French president has organised a venue to bolster international cooperation, an event the US president is expected to skip.

US & Canada

Marking the WWI Centenary

100 years after the end of the first world war, many leaders will gather in Paris to remember the lives that were lost over the course of the four-year war.

France

France's PSG admits to racially profiling young players

The French club admits its scouts racially profiled promising talents but said it was not the club's policy.

Football club PSG admits to racially profiling young recruits

France

French bishops set up 'independent' panel into child sex abuse

The panel would seek 'to understand the reasons which led to the way these affairs were handled'.

French bishops set up 'independent' panel into child sex abuse

Europe

Remembering sacrifice: France honours African WWI troops

A century on, France finally recognises the sacrifices made by the tens of thousands of African and Asian soldiers in world war one.

European Union

Iran looks to Europe as US reimposes sanctions

The UK, France and Germany say they deeply regret the move that will target Iran's oil, shipping and banking sectors.

New Caledonia

Macron hails New Caledonia vote to 'remain French'

Initial results suggest French archipelago has opted against independence, with nearly 60 percent of votes counted.

Macron hails New Caledonia vote to 'remain French'

New Caledonia

High turnout as New Caledonia votes on independence

French territory in the South Pacific holds vote on independence from France after a 30-year decolonisation process.

Asia Pacific

Early results show New Caledonia votes to remain part of France

'No' vote against independence from France is in the lead with about half the ballots counted, reports say.

New Caledonia

New Caledonia to vote on independence from France

Paris has governed the Pacific archipelago since 1853, but devolved more autonomy after pro-independence protests.

New Caledonia to vote on independence from France

China

Chinese spies charged in US aviation hack

Malware and phishing techniques allegedly used to target computers and remove data on jet engines and parts from firms.

US charges Chinese intelligence officers for jet engine data hack

Opinion

Russia's new game in Syria

Russia is focusing its efforts on blackmailing Europe into paying for reconstruction and pushing the US out.

Marwan Kabalan

by Marwan Kabalan

Marwan Kabalan

Syria's War

Differences 'out in the open' at four-way Syria summit

Istanbul summit addresses numerous issues, including Idlib demilitarised zone, constitutional reform and refugees.

Syria's War

Four-way Syria talks kick off in Istanbul

Meeting to address numerous issues in the conflict, including demilitarised zones and a political path forward.

Four-way Syria talks kick off in Istanbul