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Second Frenchman charged for Luxleaks
European Commission head Claude Juncker meets French President François Hollande. Photo: PATRICK KOVARIK / AFP

Second Frenchman charged for Luxleaks

A second French suspect was charged Friday with theft and money-laundering in ongoing investigations into the leaking of secret tax avoidance deals between Luxembourg and multinational companies, a scandal dubbed Luxleaks. READ  

Le Pen hopes radical left win Greece election
Marine Le Pen and her father Jean-Marie Le Pen are banking on a win for left wing radicals Syriza in the Greek general election. Photo: AFP

Le Pen hopes radical left win Greece election

The leader of France's far-right National Front (FN) said she hopes the radical left-wing Syriza party will win Greece's general election. READ  

'Ethnic apartheid' a reality in France: PM
France's Prime Minister Manuel Valls. Photo: AFP

'Ethnic apartheid' a reality in France: PM

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Tuesday that social and ethnic apartheid were a reality in France, almost two weeks after the country was left traumatized following a series of terrorist shootings by Islamic extremists. READ  

Anti-Charlie demos turn bloody as sales boom
A demonstrator in Bamako holds a sign reading "I am not Charlie or a terrorist, down with Charlie, I am Muslim", Photo: Habibou Kouyate/AFP

Anti-Charlie demos turn bloody as sales boom

Thousands demonstrated and violent clashes erupted in Niger and Pakistan as Muslims vented fury Friday over a new Prophet Muhammad cartoon on the latest edition of French magazine Charlie Hebdo which has sold almost two million copies. READ  

Paris Terror Attacks
John Kerry offers Paris a 'big hug' after attack
US Secretary of State John Kerry. Photo: AFP

John Kerry offers Paris a 'big hug' after attack

US Secretary of State John Kerry, who is due to arrive in Paris on Thursday, said that he wants to give the French capital "a big hug" after the terror attack that rocked the world last week. READ  

Paris attacks: Knock-on effects across Europe
Sympathizers of the German movement Pegida, which opposes what it calls the "Islamisation of the West" attend a march in Dresden, the week after the Paris shootings. Photo: Robert Michael/AFP

Paris attacks: Knock-on effects across Europe

The Paris shootings may have been on French soil and carried out by home-grown terrorists but the tremors were felt across Europe. The Local’s teams across the continent have been reporting on some of the knock-on effects of the bloodshed in France. READ  

France asks: how did spooks miss terror plot?
Prime Minister Manuel Valls said there had been "clear failings" in intelligence. Photo: Thierry Chesnot/AFP

France asks: how did spooks miss terror plot?

As France comes to terms with terror attacks that left seventeen people dead this week, questions are being asked about how the terrorists were able to carry out the atrocities, despite being known to the intelligence services. READ  

France's tax on the super-rich: a timeline
Zlatan Ibrahimovic - one of ten PSG players to be affected by the tax. Photo: Fadel Senna/AFP

France's tax on the super-rich: a timeline

A controversial tax on the super-rich imposed by the government of French President Francois Hollande in a bid to boost the ailing economy is set to come to an end. READ  

Few mourn quiet death of France's tax on rich
Gérard Depardieu left France in protest over the tax. Photo: AFP

Few mourn quiet death of France's tax on rich

Once a flagship policy of French President Francois Hollande, the 75-percent "supertax" on top earners limps into its final weeks this month having sparked plenty of controversy but few economic results. READ  

France: Ukraine peace before Russia arms sale
Photo: Gabriel Bouys/AFP

France: Ukraine peace before Russia arms sale

France would only deliver two warships ordered by Russia if there were concrete signs of lasting peace in Ukraine, the French defence minister said Thursday. READ  

France: prevent Libya 'terrorist sanctuary'
Photo: Mahmud Turkia/AFP

France: prevent Libya 'terrorist sanctuary'

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Wednesday called upon the international community to act to prevent Libya from becoming a "sanctuary for terrorists." READ  

Hollande seeks to pep up French after 'tough year'
Photo: Matthieu Alexandre/AFP

Hollande seeks to pep up French after 'tough year'

French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday called for an end to "denigration and discouragement" in his crisis-hit country after what even he admitted had been a "tough year" in 2014. READ  

National Front expels two for laxative prank
Photo: Bertrand Guay/AFP

National Front expels two for laxative prank

Two young members of France's far right National Front have been expelled from the party for spiking the drink of its second-in-command with a laxative. READ  

Israel summons French over UN Palestinian vote
The French ambassador to Israel Patrick Maisonnave. Photo: Manahem Kahana/AFP

Israel summons French over UN Palestinian vote

Israel's government summoned the French ambassador on Wednesday over his country's support for a failed Palestinian bid to pass a UN resolution setting an end date for Israeli occupation. READ  

Ukraine crisis
Hollande to meet Putin and Merkel in January
Angela Merkel (bottom L), Vladimir Putin (L), French President Francois Hollande (3rdR) and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko (R) at a meeting on October. Photo: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP

Hollande to meet Putin and Merkel in January

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday he would meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and the leaders of Germany and France on January 15 to discuss ongoing peace efforts with Moscow-backed rebels. READ  

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