- The Latest: Japan mulls sanctions after NKorea launch Updated: Feb-07-16 11:28 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local):
- French activists denounce abuse of authority after attacks Updated: Feb-05-16 6:44 am
PARIS - French police have rounded up hundreds of suspects and searched more than 3,000 homes under a state of emergency since the November extremist attacks on Paris - but much of the action involves drug cases or similar crime, not terrorism.
- Castro meets with French officials to boost business ties Updated: Feb-02-16 1:47 pm
PARIS - Cuban President Raul Castro held a series of meetings with senior French officials on Tuesday, the second day of a state visit to France aimed at boosting business ties between the two countries.
- Belgians, French meet to improve counterterrorism efforts Updated: Feb-01-16 3:27 pm
BRUSSELS - The prime ministers of Belgium and France vowed Monday to reinforce counterterrorism cooperation, with French Premier Manuel Valls warning it is only a matter of time before the next attack by violent extremists against Europeans occurs.
- Car-making deals, protests greet Iranian president in Paris Updated: Jan-28-16 3:09 pm
PARIS - France's government welcomed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday with promises of a new beginning in an old relationship, starting with investments to boost Iran's flagging economy that has been crippled by decades of sanctions.
- The Latest: France, Iran sign trade deals Updated: Jan-28-16 1:46 pm
PARIS - The Latest on Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's visit to Europe (all times local):
- France's Hollande views Indian Republic Day parade Updated: Jan-26-16 10:45 am
NEW DELHI - French President Francois Hollande was wrapping up a three-day visit to India on Tuesday by watching an elaborate display of Indian military hardware and marching bands in India's Republic Day celebrations.
- France to ratchet up legal capacity to access overseas data Updated: Jan-26-16 9:00 am
PARIS - France's government wants to increase the legal tools available to demand data from overseas tech companies during cybercrime investigations.
- EU police warn that more attacks by IS militants are likely Updated: Jan-25-16 2:01 pm
PARIS - Europe's top police agency issued a stark warning Monday: Islamic State extremists will keep attempting lethal attacks on soft targets in Europe as the militant group increasingly goes global.
- The Latest: Essebsi warns IS could sneak into Tunisia Updated: Jan-22-16 3:03 pm
TUNIS, Tunisia - The latest developments on unrest in Tunisia. All times local:
- France says airstrikes against Islamic State will accelerate Updated: Jan-21-16 6:21 am
PARIS - French President Francois Hollande says airstrikes against Islamic State extremists will accelerate in coming months.
- US, allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic State Updated: Jan-20-16 3:03 pm
PARIS - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from defense ministers from France and five other nations to intensify the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.
- Pamela Anderson adds star power to French foie gras debate Updated: Jan-19-16 2:32 pm
PARIS - Actress-turned animal rights activist Pamela Anderson has caused a stir in France by speaking out against foie gras, the fatty duck and goose liver delicacy which producers say is an integral part of French cuisine.
- Whistleblower cleared in CAfrican Republic sex abuse case Updated: Jan-18-16 7:49 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations' internal justice system has cleared a whistleblower who leaked information to French authorities in 2014 about a U.N. investigation into accusations that French soldiers in Central African Republic had sexually abused some children they were sent to protect.
- Avalanche kills 5 French Foreign Legion soldiers Updated: Jan-18-16 4:56 pm
PARIS - An avalanche in the French Alps swept away a military unit training in the backcountry, killing five soldiers from the French Foreign Legion and injuring several others Monday, officials said.
- The Latest: Italian bishop says Burkina Faso is worried Updated: Jan-16-16 1:50 pm
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - The latest developments in the assault of a hotel by al-Qaida-linked gunmen in Burkina Faso's capital. All times are local:
- French Jews ask: Is wearing your faith a risk, or a right? Updated: Jan-14-16 2:46 pm
PARIS - Religious Jews in Marseille are facing a wrenching choice: Whether to wear the skullcap that proclaims their religion or tuck it away in hopes of staying safe.
- French troops to increase for the 1st time in 10 years Updated: Jan-14-16 2:13 pm
PARIS - President Francois Hollande says France will increase its total number of troops this year for the first time in 10 years, prompted by the extra security measures taken following the deadly Paris attacks.