An Auschwitz survivor and activists gathered in front of the Eiffel Tower on May 8 to celebrate Emmanuel Macron’s victory. The day is also commemorated as the end of the Second World War in France.
Le Pen lost more ground to Macron even as the race to the runoff heated up with Melenchon and Fillon continuing to close the gap, nearing the other two.
The incident came as French voters prepared go to the polls on Sunday in the most tightly-contested presidential election in decades.
A year ago on March 22 ISIS suicide bombers killed 32 people in Brussels, four months after bombings and shootings in Paris that killed 130 people.
Francois Fillon’s presidential campaign seems to be back on track but the reluctance of allies shows the difficulties in rallying his camp behind him.
France’s conservatives appeared to be at war with themselves less than 50 days from the presidential election as Francois Fillon clung on to his struggling, scandal-tainted campaign and senior party members fought to oust him as their candidate.
After a string of resignations among advisers and backers, the 63-year old former conservative prime minister is banking on a rally of supporters in Paris on Sunday to show his detractors that he remains their best hope to win the presidency.
Harris Interactive said that a poll of voting intentions for the first round indicated that Le Pen would get 24%, with Macron taking 21% of the votes.
Abdullah Reda al-Hamahmy was shot several times on Friday after attacking soldiers in what President Hollande described as a terrorist attack.
When pollution is bad, we have to be more informed about the problem in advance and promote programs that avoid, improve, shift – just the way fuel is burnt in the city.
Paris is restricting emissions to tackle the worst spike in its pollution levels in at least ten years, brought on by pollution and weather conditions.
The Paris Agreement seeks to wean the world economy off fossil fuels, limiting the rise in average world temperatures to well below 2 degrees Celsius.
Aides to Theresa May say she wants to give away as little as possible about her negotiating strategy until she gets an indication from EU leaders of what she can get from the talks.
Mosul, a city of 1.5 million people, and the smaller Syrian city of Raqqa are the two pillars of ISIS’s self-declared caliphate, and recapturing them would be a pivotal defeat for the ultra-hardline Sunni jihadists.
Until now, EU rules allowed only for sanctions on individuals and companies targeted by the UN. EU governments could act individually.
In his book, Everything for France, Sarkozy courts National Front voters with a promise to limit the right to French nationality of children born to immigrants.
Sarkozy says he will join more than a dozen contenders vying for the party ticket in primaries, where former PM Alain Juppe will be his strongest rival.
Our surroundings are full of potential hazards – some natural, others engineered. We want and expect to be protected from terrorism, but we don’t imagine the threat to come out of the ordinary.
The Airbus A320 plunged into the eastern Mediterranean en route from Paris to Cairo on May 19.
As of yet there are no automated tools that can identify live videos that should be taken down, people familiar with the technology said.
President Francois Hollande will hold an emergency meeting over the killings, underscoring the seriousness with which the Elysee presidential palace is treating the incident.
The Conference of Parties climate conference held in Paris in last December acted as a wake-up call to monitor greenhouse gas emissions.
France depends heavily on tourism, which generates over 7% of national gross domestic product and over 13% of that of the Ile-de-France region that includes Paris.
The robot submarine, used mostly to maintain offshore oil rigs, can reach 3,000 metres under water.
EgyptAir Flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo has gone missing just after entering Egyptian airspace earlier this morning.
The Israeli government has grown both more extreme and more fearful of the growing international popularity of the movement to impose Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions measures.
The group controls the cities of Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria, and is proving a potent threat abroad, claiming credit for major attacks in Paris in November and Brussels in March.
Sadiq Khan, the Labour Party candidate, defeated his Conservative rival by a record margin to secure the biggest individual mandate in British political history.
Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, controls the cities of Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria and is proving a potent threat abroad, claiming credit for major attacks in Paris in November and Brussels in March.
The World Bank aims to help developing countries transit to renewable energy, decrease high-carbon energy sources and build sustainable cities.
Instead of emphasising on liberal values and protection of minorities, European leaders have tended to speak in terms of war and aggression
Brussels Molenbeek district has long worried counter-terrorism officials in Europe for its disturbing appeal to disaffected youngsters
Modi’s video statement focusses on need for humanity to stand together to combat terrorism
A few days after the terrorist attack in Paris, citizens come out to not just mourn but also to celebrate the Parisian way of life
The eight terrorists who launched multiple coordinated attacks on Friday were very well aware that they would take the lives of many and more importantly, make a profound psychological impact when they chose this area.
The City of Love has done away with the locks that lovers chained to an iconic bridge, an invented tradition that many Parisians saw as an eyesore – and as a perversion of the freedom and abandon that l’amour is all about