AJ Impact

US threatened Europe with auto tariffs over Iran: Washington Post

Newspaper describes the US threat over Iran's nuclear programme as secretive and designed to influence foreign policy.

US threatened Europe with auto tariffs over Iran: Washington Post

Africa

France reaffirms Sahel presence but root cause of crisis unsolved

After talks, analysts say French military strategy extension will not end violence, stress political goals must be met.

France reaffirms Sahel presence but root cause of crisis unsolved

Iran

'Strategic mistake': Iran blasts E3 over deal dispute

Move to launch dispute mechanism may spell the end of historic 2015 nuclear deal and reimposition of more sanctions.

Iran warns Europeans of 'consequences' in nuclear dispute

Women

French director held after being accused of abusing child actor

Director Christophe Ruggia detained for questioning following allegations by actress Adele Haenel.

French director held after being accused of abusing child actor

Iran

Explainer: How does Iran nuclear deal's dispute mechanism work?

EU nations prompt a mechanism bringing closer the potential collapse of the deal and the reimposition of UN sanctions

Explainer: How does Iran nuclear deal's dispute mechanism work?

France

France, Sahel nations to bolster military cooperation

French President Macron commits to extra 220 troops in push against fighters in the Sahel.

France, Sahel nations to bolster military cooperation

Inside Story

Has campaign against armed groups in West Africa's Sahel failed?

France hosts summit of Sahel's regional leaders following 'unprecedented' attacks that killed more than 4,000 people.

Africa

What's at stake as Macron set to host G5 Sahel leaders

French role, security set to dominate Macron's talks with leaders from Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger and Chad.

France's Macron to host G5 Sahel presidents in Pau

Counting the Cost

Counting the cost of US military bases around the world

How much does the US spend on its military bases around the world? Plus, the meat industry and the French digital tax.

AJ IMPACT

Thousands join protests over pension reform across France

More than 400,000 join rallies as transport strike enters 36th day, but broader support for movement dwindles.

Thousands join protests over pension reform across France

Libya

Four Mediterranean countries call Turkey-GNA deals 'void'

Egypt, France, Greece and Cyprus denounce maritime boundaries deal signed by Ankara and Libya's UN-recognised gov't.

Four Mediterranean countries call Turkey-GNA deals 'void'

France

France remembers Charlie Hebdo victims on fifth anniversary

Nine members of the satirical magazine's staff were killed in 2015 attack by two French brothers.

France remembers Charlie Hebdo victims on fifth anniversary

AJ Impact

US and France set Davos deadline to resolve digital tax spat

The United States has threatened to impose tariffs of up to 100 percent on $2.4bn worth of French products over tax.

US and France set Davos deadline to resolve digital tax spat

AJ Impact

Ghosn's escape from Japan: New details

The former auto titan took a bullet train to Osaka, Japan en route to Lebanon, says Kyodo News.

Ghosn's escape from Japan: New details

AJ IMPACT

France stages talks in bid to avert further protests

Unions will meet French officials hoping to alter or halt plans to reform pension schemes and raise the retirement age.

France enters week of talks amid pension strikes