France's president says reinforcements to a UN-mandated force would reach 1 600 troops following sectarian violence in Central African Republic.
European judges will hear the case of a French woman who claims the country's highly contentious ban on full-face veils violates her rights.
French actress, Catherine Deneuve, is amongst dozens of French celebrities opposing a proposed anti-prostitution law.
France's President François Hollande and US President Barack Obama are both seeking guarantees that Iran will not develop nuclear weapons.
In a meeting with the US secretary of state, France has demanded an explanation of the latest revelations about a controversial US spying programme.
French authorities on Saturday found that police could have acted with more caution when detaining the school girl.
Francois Hollande has arrived in SA where he is set to tackle disagreements between the two, such as the conflicts in Libya and Côte d'Ivoire.
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Despite France's sentiments, Russia's foreign minister has said there was no proof that Bashar al-Assad's troops carried out the attack on Damascus.
France is mobilised and ready to launch military action over the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime, says President Francois Hollande.
A new museum in France reflects Mediterranean civilisation and culture.
Keen to hand over its military role in Mali to the United Nations, France doggedly insisted that polls be held this month in the traumatised nation.
Vincent Autin and Bruno Boileau have said "I do" at an emotional ceremony celebrating France's first official gay marriage after months of protests.
Despite opposition and protests from right-wing groups, France's first gay marriage will go ahead as planned.
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The UN Security Council is expected to approve a peacekeeping force for Mali to help restore democracy and stabilise the northern half of the country.