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Military honours were given to Mélanie Lemée, a gendarme killed by a hit-and-run driver on Sunday near Agen, at the headquarters of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine gendarmerie region in Mérignac (Gironde), in the presence of the new Minister of the Interio...
Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux, president of the Medef (Mouvement des Entreprises de France/French business movement, Eds.), arrives at Matignon to meet Prime Minister Jean Castex. The new head of government is holding talks with business leaders and tr...
Every year, between June and July, the lentil fields in Castelluccio di Norcia burst into an incredible mosaic of colour as the crop's flowers bloom.
A corporate building in downtown Seoul lights up LED panels on its facade to show thanks to medical workers and citizens amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Yves Veyrier, the FO trade union's secretary general, says he is "combative and concerned about all those who are worried about their jobs and salaries" on his arrival in Matignon, where French PM Jean Castex is welcoming social partners as a prel...
CFDT General Secretary Laurent Berger begins the trade unions' round of consultations with new French prime minister Jean Castex at Matignon, a prelude to the reopening of sensitive dossiers on pensions and unemployment insurance.
CFDT general secretary Laurent Berger is one of the first 'social partners' welcomed to Matignon by new French prime minister Jean Castex in what is seen as a prelude to the reopening of sensitive discussions on pensions and unemployment insurance.
Debris is piled up on streets and houses as well as vehicles are damaged in the city of Hitoyoshi after deadly floods hitJ apan's southwest.
Five million people in Australia's second-biggest city began a new lockdown Thursday, returning to tough restrictions just weeks after they ended as Melbourne grapples with a resurgence of coronavirus cases.
A Canadian animal sanctuary is crashing online meetings for a price. Seeking to add some fun to online meetings, people have been paying to have Buckwheat, a 12 year-old donkey, and other farm animals briefly join their video conferences.
Protesters and police clash for a second night in the Serbian capital over the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Clouds of tear gas and smoke filled the city centre in chaotic scenes that mirrored violence the night before, when...
Jobless and broke, Sudanese electrician Hatem is stranded in limbo in Riyadh like countless other illegal workers, but he hopes the fast-spreading coronavirus will offer a chance for escape.
In Normandy, volunteer craftsmen are restoring part of the roof structure of Notre-Dame to its origi
Rebuilding the roof structure of Notre-Dame, destroyed in last year's fire, identically to the old one, is the aim of the Carpenters Without Borders building site in Normandy.
Police and protesters clash with tear gas, flares and firecrackers in a second night of protest violence in Belgrade, where demonstrators are angry over the Serbian government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Airbus employees demonstrate against the company's planned 5,000 job cuts in Germany by installing empty chairs and photos of threatened employees in front of their factory.
In Bayonne in southern France, hundreds of people take part in a peace march after a bus driver was violently assaulted and left for dead.
The wife of a bus driver who was assaulted and left brain dead for refusing to let aboard a group of people who were not wearing face masks, reacts during a peaceful march.
In Seborga, the princess shows off her tiny realm, perched high above the Italian Riviera. But there is trouble afoot in the self-declared micronation of Seborga, where a pretender to the "crown" is stoking passionate opposition.
At a call centre functioning as a coronavirus hotline in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek, the volunteers manning the telephones are under siege as the disease has re-emerged with a vengeance. Meanwhile neighboring Kazakhstan is also experiencing a su...
President-elect Luis Abinader arrives at Santo Domingo's National Palace where he is greeted by Dominican Republic's President Danilo Medina.
France's newly-named Prime Minister Jean Castex and Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti arrive at the Bobigny judicial court, the second largest jurisdiction in France, for a first meeting with magistrates and civil servants.
France's new Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin meets with police unions in Paris. The Minister is also set to meet with representatives of the gendarmerie, the fire service and the prefectoral administration.
Ukrainian emergency services put out what's left of fires in the village of Smolyaninove, about 20 kilometres (12 miles) from the front line of Ukraine's war with Russian-backed separatists. Officials say the forest fires, which have killed at lea...
Ballet dancers return to work at the Paris Garnier Opera house for the first time since lockdown was imposed in mid-March due to the coronavirus crisis.