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France plans to veto Albania, N/Macedonia EU accession talks

France plans to veto Albania, N/Macedonia EU accession talks Talk Luxembourg, Oct.15, EU ministers are to discuss whether Albania and North Macedonia will be allowed...

France denied early Euro 2020 qualification with Turkey draw

France must wait to claim a place at Euro 2020 after the world champions were held to a 1-1 draw at home to...

France discusses curtailment of CEDRE funds to Lebanon with IMF, World...

(Xinhua/NAN) French authorities are discussing the curtailment of CEDRE funds to Lebanon from 11 billion U.S. dollars to 7 billion U.S. dollars with...

Donors gather in France to fund fight on AIDS, TB, Malaria

A global organisation funding the fight against three major diseases is hoping for 14 billion dollars in funding at a donor conference...

France awards licenses to test 5G network in real-life situation

(Xinhua/NAN) France on Tuesday announced that a dozen of 5G trial platforms, using the 26 GHz band, has been created in order to...

Germany, France seek support for migrant relocation plan

Germany and France on Tuesday sought to win over other EU members for a plan agreed in September on the relocation of...

France threatens U.S. with sanctions if it fails to resolve airbus...

(Sputnik/) French Finance Minister, Bruno Le Maire, on Thursday threatened to impose sanctions against the U.S. if it would not resolve an Airbus dispute. “If...

World leaders gather for funeral of France ex-president Jacques Chirac

World Leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, gathered on Monday in the French capital for the funeral of former President Jacques Chirac, who...

France pays tribute to former president Jacques Chirac

France’s National Assembly and Senate stood in silence on Thursday to mark the death of former president Jacques Chirac. Chirac, who ruled France...

Macron criticises Thunberg over action at UN against France

 French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday criticised teen activist Greta Thunberg for lodging a complaint at the UN against France and four other...

France returns artefacts to Morocco

France has returned 20 archaeological pieces to Morocco, including human bones, dating back to prehistoric times, according to a statement by the...

France, Germany, Britain: Iran ‘bears responsibility’ on Saudi attack

 France, Germany and Britain released a joint statement on Monday saying that Iran “bears responsibility” for the attack on a Saudi Arabia oil...

FIFA study hails best-ever Women’s World Cup in France

FIFA’s Technical Study Group (TSG) hailed this year’s Women’s World Cup in France as the best-ever in the competition’s history. It said the tournament...

France Football magazine creates goalkeeper award named after Yashin

The best goalkeeper in the world will be awarded the “Yachine’’ trophy, named after former Soviet goalkeeper Lev Yashin, during the Ballon d’Or ceremony,...

Gov. Oyetola seeks support of France on vocational education

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has solicited the support of France in the development of vocational education to tackle unemployment in the state. Oyetola made...

Lebanon’s president keen to deepen ties with France

President Michel Aoun of Lebanon, on Tuesday said his country and France were very keen to enhance bilateral ties on all levels, Lebanon Presidency’s...

Euro 2020 Qualifier: Coman scores again as France beat Andorra 3-0

France forward, Kingsley Coman, grabbed his third goal in two matches as he inspired the hosts to a 3-0 win against Andorra in their...

France show impressive squad depth in Albania and Andorra wins

(Reuter/) France were without three key world champions but still cruised past Euro 2020 qualifier rivals Albania and Andorra. Midfielders Paul Pogba and Ngolo Kante,...

France says Iran actions negative, but dialogue still open

Iran’s decision to further reduce its commitments to 2015 nuclear is reversible and France will continue to pursue dialogue to bring it back into...

4,000 schools close as France records 44.3 degree heat

The high temperature was recorded in Carpentras, near the Rhone Valley city of Avignon, and in one of four French departments that are on...

World Music Day: France holds concert in Nigeria

The Institut français du Nigéria on Saturday hosted the musical concert to celebrate this year’s World Music Day in Nigeria. Mr Arnaud Dornor, the Director...

Germany, France to sign deals for next-generation combat jet system

The contracts for the system are due to be signed on Monday at an air show in Le Bourget, France, the German Defence Ministry...

Nollywood: Nigeria, France sign agreement on movie distribution

Distribution Abuja, April 23, 2019 The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) and the Alliance Francaise have signed an agreement to showcase and distribute...

Buhari condoles with France, Christendom over Notre Dame fire 

  Condolence Abuja, April 16, 2019President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with President Emmanuel Macron of France and all citizens over the tragic fire incident that gutted...