Gulf Times - France
Airbus agrees to settle corruption probes with US, France, UK

Airbus agrees to settle corruption probes with US, France, UK

Airbus has agreed in principle to a settlement with French, British and US authorities over an investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption, it said on Tuesday.

Venezuela's Guaido meets Macron on charm offensive

Venezuela's Guaido meets Macron on charm offensive

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, on a charm offensive to back his bid to oust his country's leader, claimed Saturday to have the ‘firm support’ of French President Emmanuel Macron.

Canada says black boxes from Iran crash should be sent to France

Canada says black boxes from Iran crash should be sent to France

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday urged Iran to send the flight and cockpit data recorders from a crashed jet to France for analysis and said the first remains of victims should soon arrive back in Canada.

French ex-president Sarkozy to stand trial in Oct on graft charges

French ex-president Sarkozy to stand trial in Oct on graft charges

Nicolas Sarkozy will on October 5 become France's first ex-president to stand trial on corruption charges in a case in which he is accused of trying to obtain classified information from a judge.

Heavy hearts as Notre-Dame misses Xmas mass for first time since 1803

Heavy hearts as Notre-Dame misses Xmas mass for first time since 1803

Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris was unable to hold Christmas Eve Mass for the first time in more than 200 years -- after a fire ravaged its structure in April.

Europe marks 40th anniversary of first Ariane rocket launch

Europe marks 40th anniversary of first Ariane rocket launch

The first Ariane space rocket lifted off over the forests of French Guiana 40 years ago, enabling Europe to at last take its place as an independent player in the international race for space.

Tensions mount over French transport strike

Tensions mount over French transport strike

Tensions between the French government and unions opposed to pension reforms mounted on the 11th day of a crippling transport strike Sunday ...

France to take 400 asylum-seekers from Greece

France to take 400 asylum-seekers from Greece

France will help Greece tackle an ongoing migration challenge that has put overwhelming pressure on its infrastructure by accepting 400 asylum-seekers ...

French PM defies unions with pension overhaul, they pledge more strikes

French PM defies unions with pension overhaul, they pledge more strikes

France's prime minister said on Wednesday its people should work two years longer to get a full pension, drawing a hostile response from trade unions who said they would step up strike action to force an about-turn.

France's unions take pensions battle back onto the streets

France's unions take pensions battle back onto the streets

French unions called on Tuesday for public workers to stage one of the biggest protests in decades, hoping to exceed the 800,000 people they brought into the streets last week ...

France's Macron to hold meeting on pensions as strike bites

France's Macron to hold meeting on pensions as strike bites

French President Emmanuel Macron will on Sunday meet ministers involved in his radical pension reform which has prompted a nationwide strike and brought key transport services to a standstill.

Trump launches NATO summit with attack on 'nasty' France

Trump launches NATO summit with attack on 'nasty' France

US President Donald Trump launched a two-day NATO meeting Tuesday with a blistering attack on France's criticism of the alliance and on ‘delinquent’ members that do not pay their way.