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France's Macron announces three-step reopening amid 'glimmer of hope'

6:36am IST

PARIS France will start easing its COVID-19 lockdown this weekend so that by Christmas, shops, theatres and cinemas will reopen and people will be able to spend the holiday with their families, President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday. | Video

France reports 35,879 new coronavirus cases, overtakes Russia

12 Nov 2020

PARIS France reported 35,879 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, taking the total to 1.86 million, overtaking Russia and making France the worst affected country in the European region.

France recalls envoy after Turkey scolds Macron over Muslims

25 Oct 2020

ISTANBUL/PARIS France recalled its ambassador on Saturday after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said his counterpart Emmanuel Macron needed mental help over his attitude towards Muslims. | Video

France becomes 7th country with more than 1 million COVID-19 cases

24 Oct 2020

PARIS The number of confirmed novel coronavirus infections jumped over one million on Friday, making France the seventh country to reach that milestone.

France extends curfew as COVID second wave surges in Europe

23 Oct 2020

PARIS/MADRID France extended curfews to around two thirds of its population on Thursday and Belgium's foreign minister was taken into intensive care with COVID-19, as the second wave of the pandemic surged across Europe.

WRAPUP 4-France extends curfew as COVID second wave surges in Europe

23 Oct 2020

* Germany extends travel warnings for Austria, Switzerland, Italy

Teacher knifed to death in France after showing class cartoons of Prophet Mohammad

17 Oct 2020

PARIS A middle school history teacher in France was knifed to death near the school where earlier this month he had shown his pupils cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad, considered blasphemous by Muslims, French officials said on Friday.

More French cities set to close bars as COVID-19 infections spike

08 Oct 2020

PARIS France's third-biggest city Lyon will have to close its bars in coming days as its coronavirus infection rates are spiking and its hospital emergency beds are filling up quickly with COVID-19 patients, the health minister said on Thursday.

French rangers to try capturing wolves escaped during flooding

07 Oct 2020

PARIS French authorities have localised a group of seven wolves that escaped a Mediterranean wildlife park during flooding over the weekend and will attempt to capture them on Wednesday.

French rangers to try capturing wolves escaped during flooding

07 Oct 2020

PARIS, Oct 6 French authorities have localised a group of seven wolves that escaped a Mediterranean wildlife park during flooding over the weekend and will attempt to capture them on Wednesday.

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