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France’s Macron defeats far-right, pledges change

By Mimosa Spencer, Layli Foroudi and Ingrid Melander PARIS (Reuters) -Emmanuel Macron comfortably defeated far-right rival Marine Le Pen on Sunday, heading off a political earthquake for Europe but acknowledging…

By PTI and Chanakya Forum

Four French soldiers injured by explosion in Burkina Faso – French media

PARIS (Reuters) - Four French soldiers from the Operation Barkhane taskforce were injured after an improvised explosive device (IED) hit their vehicle in Burkina Faso, reported Le Monde, Le Figaro…

Macron says New Caledonia has voted to remain French in referendum

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that New Caledonia will remain French, after a majority of voters in the French overseas territory voted against independence in…

Tunisia finds tunnel near French envoy’s residence; anti-terrorism forces investigating

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia has discovered a tunnel near the French ambassador's residence from a house frequented by a known extremist, and anti-terrorism forces are investigating, the Tunisian Interior Ministry…

French minister Beaune says financial sanctions could be taken against Poland

PARIS (Reuters) - French European Affairs Minister Clement Beaune reaffirmed to LCI TV on Thursday that financial sanctions could be taken against Poland if dialogue with the country over the…

French clergy sexually abused over 200,000 children since 1950, report finds

By Tangi Salaün and Ingrid Melander PARIS (Reuters) -French clergy sexually abused more than 200,000 children over the past 70 years, a major investigation released on Tuesday found, and its…

Algeria closes airspace to French military, French army says, as row grows

PARIS/ALGIERS (Reuters) -Algeria has closed its airspace to French military planes, France's military said on Sunday, escalating the biggest row between the countries in years. A spokesperson for the French…

French firm raises alarm over ‘imminent radiological threat’ after Chinese nuclear plant leak: report

Washington DC [US], June 15 (ANI): A French operator of a Chinese nuclear plant located in Guangdong province has warned US officials of an "imminent radiological threat" following a leak…

India’s Submarines: Towards Regional Dominance

India's Submarines: Towards Regional Dominance “It’s a vast ocean, with its great security challenges and India lies at its crown-no greater reason than this exists to build capability towards credible…