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France rushes to get vaccinated after president’s warning

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PARIS — Nearly 1 million people in France made vaccine appointments in a single day, after the president cranked up pressure on everyone to...

As France plans to shrink Sahel force, jihadi threat grows

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GAO, Mali — During a grueling, weeks-long mission in northern Mali, French soldiers were confronted by a familiar threat: Extremists trying to impose the...

Press watchdog puts Hungarian PM Orban on ‘predators’ list

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PARIS — Press watchdog Reporters Without Borders has put Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on its list of “predators,” the first time a Western...

France, Mexico sign deal against trafficking in artifacts

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PARIS — France and Mexico signed an agreement Thursday on cooperating against the trafficking of cultural artifacts, a deal that the Mexican foreign minister...

French Black activist fined for defacing colonial statue

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PARIS — A French court on Monday convicted and fined a Black rights activist for defacing a statue he sees as an insult to...

France’s regional vote shows weakness of Macron and Le Pen

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PARIS — President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist party was decimated in this weekend’s regional elections and Marine Le Pen’s far-right party failed, upending expectations that...

Macron: EU needs to fight ‘illiberal values’ inside bloc

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BRUSSELS — French president Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that the European Union needs to fight a “cultural" and “civilizational" battle to stop the...

Blinken basks in Biden’s post-Trump Europe glow

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PARIS — European leaders may have breathed audible sighs of relief when U.S. President Joe Biden visited them last week to proclaim the Trump...

Riviera campaign is key to hopes of France’s far-right party

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PARIS — The best chance of victory for Marine Le Pen’s far-right party in this weekend’s French regional election runoff is a European lawmaker...

France’s Sarkozy faces jail term in campaign financing trial

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PARIS — The trial of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy concludes Tuesday in Paris, after a month during which the court sought to determine...