France supported the African country’s military-ruled government, angering Chadians and opening old wounds of the European country’s past colonial practices.
After 16 years, Germany’s Social Democrats finally beat Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats in September polls. If a left-led government comes in power, will it change much in the EU?
Known as "Karachi affair", the case is looking into whether the alleged kickbacks from the arms deals financed Edouard Balladur's 1995 presidential election campaign which he eventually lost to late Jacques Chirac.
One hopes the French president's run-in with Israeli security will help him to realise the plight of the Palestinians.
Twice-elected head of state in 1995 and 2002, Jaques Chirac's 12 years in the Elysee Palace made him France's second longest-serving post-war president after his Socialist predecessor Francois Mitterrand.
Prosecutors claim Sarkozy spent nearly $51 million on his lavish re-election bid, almost double the legal limit of $25.1 million, using fake invoices, and demanded he answer the charges in court.
People on social media, both in France and abroad, have expressed frustration that other disasters - from the Syrian and Iraq refugee crisis to the Grenfell Tower fire in London - have not received anything like the same degree of support.
French law strictly forbids the government from ceding state property, even in well-documented cases of pillaging, despite growing calls in Africa for restitution.
Speaking to French media ahead of his one-day Paris visit, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey and France have important steps to take politically, strategically and economically.
Laurent Wauquiez, a 42-year-old devout Catholic, is elected as the leader of France's main parliamentary opposition party -the Republicans- seeking to rattle President Emmanuel Macron's perch.
Lebanon’s PM Saad Hariri’s withdrawal of his Saudi-induced resignation once again proves Hezbollah’s stronghold over the country. What happened in the month between Hariri's resignation and subsequent withdrawal?
Saad Hariri, former Lebanese prime minister who mysteriously resigned 11 days ago in Saudi Arabia, and his family will travel to France on the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron.
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