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France orders WhatsApp to seek permission for data transfer

18 December 2017 | 0 comments

France's data protection agency on Monday told messaging app WhatsApp it needs to obtain users' permission to transfer some information to its parent company Facebook and gave it a month to comply."Should...

Britain, France will back UN draft rejecting US Jerusalem move

18 December 2017 | 0 comments

Britain and France, Washington's closest allies, said Monday they will back a UN draft resolution rejecting US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.The Security...

Assad accuses France of backing 'terrorism'

18 December 2017 | 0 comments

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad launched a scathing attack on France on Monday, accusing it of backing "terrorism" and saying it has "no right to talk about peace" in the war-torn country.His comments...

France to take bitcoin regulation debate to G20: ministry

18 December 2017 | 0 comments

France wants a discussion of bitcoin at the next G20 meeting with a view to regulating the cryptocurrency, a finance ministry source said Monday, saying the government believes there is a risk of bitcoin...

Russia's RT television launches French channel

18 December 2017 | 0 comments

Russian state broadcaster RT is set to launch a French-language channel on Monday, seven months after being labelled a spreader of "deceitful propaganda" by President Emmanuel Macron.RT (formerly Russia...

Fashion legend Alaia's last designs to hit catwalk

18 December 2017 | 0 comments

The last collection of fashion legend Azzedine Alaia will be shown in Paris next year, his couture house said Monday.The Tunisian-born designer, known as the King of Cling for the way his clothes hugged...

France dubs '120 Days of Sodom' a national treasure to stop sale

18 December 2017 | 0 comments

The French government stepped in Monday to declare the manuscript of the Marquis de Sade's "120 Days of Sodom" a national treasure as it was about to be sold at auction in Paris.Officials ordered that...

France sues Amazon over marketplace rules

18 December 2017 | 0 comments

The French finance ministry said Monday it has brought a court case against Amazon for abuse of its dominant position on marketplace, the retail giant's third-party vendor platform.The ministry said there...

War against IS in Syria will be won by February: France's Macron

17 December 2017 | 0 comments

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday predicted the Islamic State group would be crushed in Syria by February, pushing for the Syrian government and opposition to come together for fresh peace talks...

Saudi crown prince 'buyer of $300 mn French chateau'

17 December 2017 | 0 comments

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been revealed as the owner of a French chateau described as the world's most expensive home, according to a report in the New York Times.The purchase of the...

French aerospace giant Thales acquires SIM maker Gemalto

17 December 2017 | 0 comments

French aerospace and defence group Thales said Sunday it has bought European SIM manufacturer Gemalto in a bid to become a global leader in digital security.The aerospace giant paid 51 euros ($60) a share...

Macron rebuffs criticism for birthday stay in chateau

17 December 2017 | 0 comments

French President Emmanuel Macron hit back Sunday at criticism that he was "cut off from the people" for celebrating his 40th birthday at the lavish chateau of King Francois I. Macron spent the weekend...

Top Iranian official says Macron 'apprentice' of Trump

17 December 2017 | 0 comments

A senior adviser to Iran's supreme leader on Sunday accused French President Emmanuel Macron of being the political "apprentice" of his American counterpart, Fars news agency reported."If France is trying...

Mammoth skeleton sells for nearly 550,000 euros at French auction

16 December 2017 | 0 comments

The nearly intact skeleton of a woolly mammoth that lived at least 10,000 years ago was sold at auction for more than a half million euros Saturday in the southeastern French city of Lyon.The giant skeleton...

Switzerland expels French-Tunisian man over terror fears

16 December 2017 | 0 comments

Swiss police said Saturday they had expelled a person facing criminal charges in Switzerland for suspected links to a terrorist group, over fears he poses a threat to national security.Federal police...



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