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India walks out of UNGA protesting Imran’s speech

The Indian delegate at the United Nations General Assembly session on Friday walked out in protest when Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan began attacking India in his speech at the high-level meeting

This UN handout photo shows Imran Khan, prime minister of the Pakistan, as he virtually addresses the general debate of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, on 25 September 2020, in New York

Macron to Russia: Give us answers on Navalny or face consequences

France's president on Tuesday demanded an immediate explanation from Russia over the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, warning that Paris would not allow its red lines on the use of ...

French president Emmanuel Macron, wearing a protective face mask, welcomes Slovenian president Borut Pahor (not seen) before a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, 21 September 2020.

France opposes return to pre-virus EU deficit rules

France opposes a return to the EU's previous rules on running deficits and public debt after the coronavirus crisis, European affairs minister Clement Beaune told AFP on Tuesday

People, wearing protective face masks, walk on the beach of La Baule as France softens its strict lockdown rules during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in France, 13 May 2020.

France reports record in virus cases after six-fold increase in testing

A faster circulation of the virus and a six-fold increase in testing since the government made it free are the two main reasons for the scale of the increase, epidemiologists have said

People wearing protective face masks wait in line at a testing site for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Marseille, France, on 17 September 2020

Europe imposes fresh curbs as global virus cases top 30m

Israel is set to become the first developed country in the world to enforce a second nationwide shutdown, beginning Friday afternoon

A man wearing a face mask and holding the British flag watches the match between Britain’s Johanna Konta and Romania’s Irina-Camelia Begu on day four of the Women's Italian Open at Foro Italico on 17 September 2020 in Rome, Italy

France's Charlie Hebdo reprints Mohammed cartoons for trial

The cover of Wednesday's new issue has a dozen cartoons mocking the prophet of Islam, reproducing images that sparked protests when first published and a debate about the limits of freedom of speech.

Flowers are seen outside the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo's former office on the fifth anniversary of the attack and a siege at a Kosher supermarket which killed 17 people in Paris, France 7 January 2020.

Macron in high-takes Lebanon reform drive

French president Emmanuel Macron pressed his “risky” drive for political change in Lebanon Tuesday, as the crisis-stricken country marked its centenary while teetering on the brink of the abyss

France’s president Emmanuel Macron speaks to journalists on the sidelines of a meeting with the Argentinian president at the Elysee presidential Palace in Paris on 5 February. Photo: AFP

Pogba tests COVID-19 positive, left out of France squad

France midfielder Paul Pogba has been left out of their squad for next month's Nations League matches after testing positive for COVID-19, manager Didier Deschamps said on Thursday.

France`s midfielder Paul Pogba

Facebook to pay over 100m euros in back taxes in France

Facebook France has agreed to pay over 100 million euros for not having declared to the country’s tax authorities the income generated in France before 2018, according to a new report on the website ...

A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen placed on a keyboard in this illustration taken on 25 March 2020

‘Lack of atmosphere’ as Bayern, PSG ready for Champions League final

A giant replica of the European Cup at the Rossio square is the only clear sign of the big game that will take place across the city at the Estadio da Luz, between Bayern Munich and Paris St Germain

Bayern Munich's Joshua Kimmich during the press conference before the Champions League final against PSG at Estadio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal on 22 August 2020
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