Europe

French air force grooms eagles to down hostile drones

French air force grooms eagles to...

February 20

MONT-DE-MARSAN (France) — Faced with the risk of drones being used to snoop or carry out attacks on French soil, the air force is showing its claws.

Stop texting during mealtimes, pope tells youngsters

Stop texting during mealtimes, pope...

February 17

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis told youngsters Friday (Feb 17) to get off their phones during family meals, warning that the death of face-to-face conversations can have dire...

Image of ‘hatred of our times’ wins World Press Photo

Image of ‘hatred of our times’ wins...

February 13

THE HAGUE (Netherlands) — Brandishing a gun, his face contorted with rage, the shocking image of an off-duty Turkish policeman assassinating the Russian envoy to Turkey on...

Explosion on French nuclear plant, ‘no risk’

February 09

CAEN — An explosion at a nuclear power plant in northern France on Thursday (Feb 9) caused minor injuries but took place outside the plant’s nuclear zone and posed no risk of...

Italy's 'anti-Trump' bid to integrate migrants

Italy's 'anti-Trump' bid to integrate...

February 07

BELLUNO (Italy) — As US President Donald Trump's anti-Muslim decree fuels a tumultuous global debate, Italy is quietly experimenting with an integration project to better the...

Protests arise after French police accused of baton rape

Protests arise after French police...

February 07

PARIS — Hundreds of people took to the streets of a Paris suburb on Monday (Feb 6) to denounce police brutality, after a 22-year-old black man was allegedly sodomised with a...

Louvre attack suspect refuses to talk during police grilling

Louvre attack suspect refuses to talk...

February 06

PARIS — The suspected Louvre Museum attacker refused to talk to French police during two rounds of questioning on Sunday (Feb 5), a judicial source said.

Louvre museums reopens as Egypt identifies machete attacker

Louvre museums reopens as Egypt...

February 04

PARIS — The Louvre in Paris reopened to the public on Saturday morning (Feb 4), less than 24-hours after a machete-wielding assailant shouting “Allahu Akbar!” was shot by...

Trump should mind his own business: Hollande

Trump should mind his own business:...

February 04

PARIS — Mr Donald Trump should butt out of “European life”, French President Francois Hollande said, as European Union leaders warned they wouldn’t let the new US administration...