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France, 14 countries ask Mali to let Danish forces stay -statement

PARIS (Reuters) - France and 14 other countries urged Mali late on Wednesday to allow Danish special forces to remain in the African country, but its transitional government insisted on…

France targets groups, websites with expanded powers under anti-terror law

By Layli Foroudi PARIS (Reuters) - The French government said this week it was closing down an activist-run media outlet and a Muslim website deemed at odds with "national values",…

France working to de-escalate Ukraine crisis, Le Drian says

PARIS (Reuters) - France is working flat out with its European partners and the United States to find ways to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le…

Burkina Faso Coup – A Blow to France

The military coup https://www.reuters.com/world/africa/burkina-faso-president-kabore-detained-military-camp-sources-tell-reuters-2022-01-24 in Burkina Faso deals another heavy blow to France's fading efforts to stabilise the Sahel region, where Islamist militants have grown in strength and people's attitudes…

By Reuters and Chanakya Forum

Factbox-Where NATO forces are deployed

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO said on Monday it was putting forces on standby and reinforcing eastern Europe with more ships and fighter jets. Here is an overview of where NATO…

Political advisers to hold four-way talks on Ukraine in Paris

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Political advisers from Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany will hold "Normandy format" talks on eastern Ukraine in Paris on Jan. 25, a source in Russian President Vladimir…

German chancellor to discuss Russia with France’s Macron on Tuesday

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Olaf Scholz will discuss Russia with French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, said a German government spokesperson, as major Western powers aim to resolve tensions with…

Twitter loses online hate speech court battle in France

By Mathieu Rosemain PARIS (Reuters) -Twitter must disclose details on what it does to tackle hate speech online in France, the Paris appeals court ruled on Thursday, handing a win…

U.S. approves possible $88 million sale of intelligence equipment to France

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of around $88 million worth of sensor pod suites and other equipment to France, according to an…

Frustrated Europeans say we’re not absent from Russia, U.S. talks

By Ardee Napolitano and John Irish BREST, France (Reuters) - European ministers bemoaned on Thursday a perception that they had been left isolated after Russia held talks with the United…

France says still far from reviving 2015 Iran nuclear deal

PARIS (Reuters) -Iran and world powers are still far from any agreement to revive their 2015 nuclear deal despite making some progress at the end of December, France's foreign minister…

Ukraine ready to take decisions to end war at new four-way summit -president

KYIV/PARIS (Reuters) -Ukraine is ready to take the necessary decisions to end the war in its eastern Donbass region at a new summit of the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France…