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China’s muscle flexing brings France and India together

By Ranjit Kumar, Amid simmering military tensions between India and China over Ladakh, France has slammed Beijing, pointing out that Paris supports New Delhis security concerns including Kashmir. “Whether it be on Kashmir, we’ve been supportive of India in the...

France announces killing of Al Qaeda military leader in Mali

Paris, Nov 13 (IANS) French Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly announced on Friday that the country's forces have killed Bah ag Moussa, a military leader of Al Qaeda's North Africa wing, in Mali. "This is a major success in the...

India-France military cooperation deepens with INS Vagir submarine

By Rahul Kumar, (IANS) Close on the heels of a dozen high-profile missile launches which included an anti-ship missile and a hypersonic missile, India launched the INS Vagir-its 5th Scorpene Class submarine in Mumbai today. INS Vagir, launched by Minister...

130 noted Indians, Wisdom Foundation flay France killings, urge restraint

Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) Around 130 prominent Indian citizens and the Wisdom Foundation on Saturday flayed the brutal killings in France and also deplored the “outrageous statements by Muslim religious and political leaders”. Expressing unequivocal and unconditional condemnation of the...

More France terror attacks likely: Gerald Darmanin

Paris, Oct 31 (IANS) French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin warned more terrorist attacks were likely in the country, one day after a knife attack at a church in the southern city of Nice. “We are at war against an enemy...

France’s Macron vows to take new measures to fight terrorism

Paris, Oct 30 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron condemned the “Islamist terrorist attack” in Nice and vowed to take new measures to fight terrorism. “Tomorrow there will be a Defence Council (meeting), in which new measures will be taken,” announced...

India strongly supports France against radical Islamism

New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) India has come out strongly in support of France which has risen against radical Islamism following the beheading of a teacher by a Muslim immigrant two weeks ago. In an official statement on Wednesday, the government...

3 stabbed to death in France ‘terror attack’

Paris, Oct 29 (IANS) At least three people were stabbed to death on Thursday in the French city of Nice, with the Mayor saying that the incident pointed to a “terrorist attack at the heart of the Notre-Dame basilica”. According...

Rallies in France to support beheaded teacher

Paris, Oct 18 (IANS) Rallies are being held across France in support of Samuel Paty, a teacher who was beheaded after showing cartoons of Prophet Muhammad during a lesson. Loud applause rose from the crowd in the Place de la...

Slammed by virus, France unveils huge economic rescue plan

Paris, Sep 3 (AP) Facing resurgent virus infections, France''s government unveiled a 100 billion-euro (USD 118 billion) recovery plan Thursday aimed at creating jobs, saving struggling businesses and yanking the country out of its worst economic slump since World...

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