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Airbus to pay out 3.6 bn euros in French, British, US graft probes

Airbus to pay out 3.6 bn euros in French, British, US graft probes

Airbus is set to pay total penalties of just under 3.6 billion euros (4 billion dollars) to settle investigations in France, Britain and the United States, French prosecutors said on Friday.

Thirteen French soldiers killed in Mali helicopter collision

Thirteen French soldiers killed in Mali helicopter collision

Thirteen French soldiers were killed in Mali when two helicopters collided while fighting insurgents in the country's restive north, officials said Tuesday, the heaviest single loss for the French military in nearly four decades.

Qatari, French cultures 'a perfect blend' to create memorable experiences

Qatari, French cultures 'a perfect blend' to create memorable experiences

The popularity of French brands in Qatar rests in the richness of two cultures that “perfectly blends” to create memorable experiences, Alwadi Hotel Doha general manager Dominic Arel has said.

Renowned French artist’s monumental art piece unveiled at NMoQ

Renowned French artist’s monumental art piece unveiled at NMoQ

Alfa, a monumental art installation by internationally-acclaimed contemporary French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel for the National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) ...

French authorities brace as petrol protesters head to Paris

French authorities brace as petrol protesters head to Paris

Parisian authorities were bracing Saturday morning for potentially chaotic protests in the capital by France's 'Yellow Jacket' movement, a group fighting against rising fuel prices.

French 'spiderman' detained for free-climbing 230-metre London tower

French 'spiderman' detained for free-climbing 230-metre London tower

French ‘spiderman’ Alain Robert was arrested on Thursday after he free-climbed a 230-metre office tower in central London, adding to his portfolio of unaided ascents of many of the world's tallest buildings.

French police probe Interpol chief's disappearance on China trip

French police probe Interpol chief's disappearance on China trip

French police are investigating the disappearance of Interpol chief, Meng Hongwei, who was reported missing after travelling from France to his native China, while his wife has been placed under police protection ...

French community in Qatar celebrates World Cup win

French community in Qatar celebrates World Cup win

Emotions ran high as the audience watched the match on a large screen in Al Wosail Ballroom.

French rail workers strike again; fewer disruptions reported

French rail workers strike again; fewer disruptions reported

Renewed labour strikes disrupted some rail service in France on Sunday, though authorities said the disruptions were not as severe as those experienced earlier in the week.

France urges halt to air strikes, aid corridors in Syria

France urges halt to air strikes, aid corridors in Syria

French Defence Minister Florence Parly on Friday called for an end to air strikes in Syria and the opening of humanitarian corridors, saying it was unacceptable that civilians were being targeted.

‘Dream come true’: Brigitte Macron names French baby Panda

‘Dream come true’: Brigitte Macron names French baby Panda

French First Lady Brigitte Macron revealed on Monday that the first panda born in France, to whom she is ‘Godmother’, will go by the name of Yuan Meng.

French sheep farmers protest against protection of wolves

French sheep farmers protest against protection of wolves

Farmers trucked hundreds of sheep into a central square in the French city of Lyon on Monday in protest against the government's protection of wolves, which they blame for livestock deaths ...