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Two French volunteers 'murdered off Madagascar'
Sainte-Marie island, where the bodies were found. Photo: AFP

Two young French volunteers were found dead on Sunday, with authorities saying they were likely murdered.

Tourists shy away from France in shadow of attacks
The entrance to the Louvre in Paris, usually full of tourists. Photo: AFP

New figures show that France is still struggling to attract tourists.

Body of missing French tourist found in Nepal
Kathmandu. Photo: Macro Eye/Flickr

UPDATED: The 35-year-old French woman went missing in Nepal last week.

How the world is reacting to France's burqini bans
Who knew a hooded wetsuit could provoke such strong feelings? Photo: AFP

It's been a mixed reaction...

France's Hollande to meet pope after priest killing
Priest Jacques Hamel, 85, was killed by two teens claiming allegiance to Isis.Photo: Charly Triballeau/Pool/AFP

The attack was the first committed in the name of Isis against a church in the West.

Armed French sea marshals deployed on UK ferries
Photo: AFP

Armed French police are patrolling ferries to and from the UK in response to recent atrocities and a heightened fear of further terror attacks.

Franco-Swiss tension stirs up trouble at Geneva airport
File photo: Richard Juilliart

Some 200 French workers recently hired by Geneva airport can’t start work because France is refusing to give Switzerland information vital for security checks, according to reports.

'It's their own fault' - Trump slams France and Germany
Photo: AFP

Republican White House nominee Donald Trump has said that France, Germany and other nations hit by recent terror attacks had only themselves to blame ”because they allowed people to come into their territory.”

Libya armed groups urge fight against French troops
Dozens of protesters rallied Friday outside the GNA’s former headquarters in a Tripoli navy base. Photo: AFP

Armed groups including Islamists have urged Libyans to mobilise against French and other foreign troops deployed in the country, denouncing their presence as a “blatant aggression”.

EgyptAir flight broke up midair after fire: report
The Airbus A320 was en route from Paris to Cairo when it disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean. Photo: AFP

An EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean in May likely broke up in midair after a fire erupted in or near the cockpit, the New York Times has reported.

IMF boss Lagarde to stand trial over $400 million payout
Lagarde will be the third successive IMF chief to face trial. Photo: AFP

IMF chief Christine Lagarde was ordered Friday to stand trial in France over a massive state payout to a colourful tycoon when she was French economy minister, dealing a setback to her stellar career.

France to supply Iraq artillery as it steps up fight against Isis
Photo: AFP

France is stepping up its battle against Isis in the Middle East.

May to thrash out Brexit roadmap in Berlin, Paris talks
Theresa May. Photo: DPA

British Prime Minister Theresa May is heading to Berlin on Wednesday and Paris on Thursday to start thrashing out the roadmap for Britain's departure from the EU.

VIDEO: Top five street scams to avoid in Paris
Here are five street scams everyone should know about in Paris. Photo: Screengrab/YouTube

Theresa May heads to France for Brexit talks
Theresa May will meet François Hollande on Thursday. Photo: Philippe Huguen/Justin Tallis / AFP

Britain's new leader puts Germany and France at the top of her to-do list.

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