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Rwandan genocide suspect must face U.N. tribunal, rules French court

8:44pm IST

PARIS A French court ordered Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga on Wednesday to be handed over to a United Nations tribunal for trial, rejecting arguments that he should be allowed to remain in France because of his health.

Rwandan genocide suspect Kabuga denounces charges as 'lies'

27 May 2020

PARIS Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga, arrested this month after more than two decades on the run, told a French court on Wednesday that the international charges against him were lies.

Rwanda's most-wanted genocide suspect appears before French court

20 May 2020

PARIS Felicien Kabuga, indicted on charges of genocide related to the 1994 Rwandan massacre of some 800,000 people, appeared before a French court on Wednesday, four days after his arrest following a quarter of a century on the run.

France accuses Venezuela of harassing embassy, summons envoy

14 May 2020

PARIS France has summoned Venezuela's envoy over accusations President Nicolas Maduro's government has been harassing its embassy in Caracas, including by cutting water and electricity to the ambassador's residence, diplomats said on Thursday.

French primary pupils trickle back to class after eight-week lockdown

13 May 2020

PARIS/VELIZY Across France, primary school pupils on Tuesday sat at least a metre apart in small classes and listened to teachers in masks on their first day back after two months of home-schooling during the coronavirus lockdown. | Video

Behind closed doors, France's COVID-19 death toll likely to jump

06 May 2020

PARIS In April, an elderly resident living in Seine-Saint-Denis, France's poorest commune on the edge of Paris, went to hospital worried they had COVID-19. The test returned negative and the pensioner was sent home. Ten days later they were found dead.

French life will not be normal after May 11, Macron says

02 May 2020

PARIS President Emmanuel Macron warned on Friday that ending the national lockdown on May 11 would be only a first step for France to pull out of the coronavirus crisis, for which his handling faces mounting criticism.

Defying French lockdown, Le Pen places May Day wreath as Macron urges unity

01 May 2020

PARIS French far-right leader Marine Le Pen pressed ahead with her party's annual May 1 tradition of honouring mediaeval heroine Joan of Arc despite a nationwide lockdown and criticised President Emmanuel Macron's handling of the coronavirus crisis.

Defying French lockdown, Le Pen places May Day wreath as Macron urges unity

01 May 2020

PARIS, May 1 French far-right leader Marine Le Pen pressed ahead with her party's annual May 1 tradition of honouring mediaeval heroine Joan of Arc despite a nationwide lockdown and criticised President Emmanuel Macron's handling of the coronavirus crisis.

REFILE-UPDATE 4-Aggressive testing to underpin France's coronavirus lockdown exit

29 Apr 2020

PARIS, April 28 France will adopt an aggressive doctrine on COVID-19 testing from May 11 so that it can slowly unwind its lockdown and avoid economic meltdown, its prime minister said on Tuesday, warning that citizens have to be disciplined to avoid a new outbreak.

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