France

French lawmaker faces party sanctions for Syria trip

French lawmaker faces party sanctions for Syria trip

Published 26/02/2015

PARIS (Reuters) - A French lawmaker who went to Damascus for the first talks with Syrian officials since the 2012 closure of France's embassy there [more…]

French aircraft carrier begins Iraq operations: French sources

French aircraft carrier begins Iraq operations: French sources

Published 23/02/2015

PARIS (Reuters) - France's Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier has started military operations against Islamic State in Iraq, a French army source said on Monday. [more…]

U.S. whistleblower summoned to testify in UBS case in France

Published 14/02/2015

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former UBS AG (UBSN.S) banker who helped U.S. authorities prosecute the Swiss bank in a tax fraud case has asked for [more…]

Sex offence trial of ex-IMF head Strauss-Kahn opens

Published 02/02/2015

LILLE, France (Reuters) - Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former IMF chief tipped to become French president before a New York hotel maid accused him of sexual [more…]

Hungary PM Orban says immigration a threat, must be stopped

Hungary PM Orban says immigration a threat, must be stopped

Published 12/01/2015

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Immigration to Europe should be largely halted, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said late on Sunday, demanding a robust EU response to [more…]

Germany, France take calculated risk with Grexit talk

Germany, France take calculated risk with Grexit talk

Published 06/01/2015

BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - Evoking a possible Greek exit from the euro zone, Germany and France are taking a coordinated and calculated risk in the hope [more…]

Euro zone growth falters at end of 2014

Published 06/01/2015

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro zone economy ended 2014 with its worst quarter for over a year, according to surveys of activity that highlighted continuing [more…]

Exclusive: France, Italy, Belgium budgets may break rules, EU Commission will look again in March – documents

Exclusive: France, Italy, Belgium budgets may break rules, EU Commission will look again in March – documents

Published 27/11/2014

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission will tell France, Italy and Belgium on Friday that their 2015 budgets risk breaking EU rules, but it but [more…]

Euro zone grows faster than expected in third quarter

Euro zone grows faster than expected in third quarter

Published 14/11/2014

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone economic growth was stronger than expected in the third quarter, preliminary data showed on Friday, as France beat market expectations [more…]

Russia may claim damages if France doesn’t deliver Mistral warship: news agency

Russia may claim damages if France doesn’t deliver Mistral warship: news agency

Published 14/11/2014

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia may demand monetary compensation unless France delivers the first of two Mistral helicopter carriers by the end of November, state news [more…]