France


Heavily Armed Men in Helicopter Free Notorious French Inmate

A notorious French criminal serving 25 years for murder, made an audacious escape from prison Sunday after several heavily armed men landed a helicopter in a courtyard, freed him from…

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Woman Hurts Two in South France With Box Cutter

French media reported Sunday that a woman crying “All-hu akbar” has hurt two people with a box cutter at a supermarket in southern France. A customer in the store in…

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Veterans, Families Mark 74 Years Since Allied D-Day Landings

Families of fallen soldiers and dwindling numbers of veterans of the D-Day invasion gathered on the Normandy shore Wednesday to mark 74 years since the massive military operation that helped…

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French PM Cancels Mideast Trip

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has canceled a planned trip to Israel, an official at his office said on Wednesday, citing domestic policy matters to be tended to in the…

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France Says Terror Attack Foiled, Two Brothers Held

France’s interior minister said that authorities have thwarted a possible attack using ricin or explosives and have arrested two brothers. Interior Minister Gerard Collomb told BFM channel Friday that authorities…

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