Life of Pi imitating art? Police stop Russian journalist from sailing to US in this raft
Authorities stopped Andrei Novoselov in France as he attempted to sail to the United States to escape persecution.
Not funny in France
A comic's tirades tap into anti-Semitic undercurrent.
7 of the most badass women who ever lived (who you've probably never heard of)
For every Joan of Arc, there’s a Mongolian wrestler princess; for every Mata Hari, there’s a Colombian revolutionary spy; for every Ada Lovelace, there’s a pin-up Austrian telecoms
More like global colding (PHOTOS)
It's snowing in a lot of places around the world today.
Michael Schumacher's condition improves slightly after overnight surgery
The 44-year-old underwent surgery last night to stop internal bleeding that had put pressure on his brain.
Top French court approves 75% tax rate for millionaires
The law was announced in February 2012 as part of the Socialist president's campaign.
F1 driver Michael Schumacher in 'life-threatening' condition after ski injury in France
Authorities said that he was rushed to University Hospital Center of Grenoble and required immediate brain surgery.
French soccer player celebrates with possible anti-Semitic insult
Nicolas Anelka appeared to make the 'quenelle' gesture, known to some as a 'Nazi salute in reverse,' after scoring a goal on Saturday.
The operation to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons is an impressive act of international cooperation
More than a dozen countries, not all of them friends, are working together to make this happen.
E-cigarette boom prompts debate over benefits
Regulating the brand-new industry is posing problems for lawmakers worldwide.
French police arrest 21 in new horsemeat scandal
Among those arrested were at least three vets and several meat dealers.
French stage smokeless revolution
In a country that can't shake its love affair with smoking, electronic cigarettes are catching like wildfire.
French forces kill 19 Islamists in northern Mali
French forces have killed 19 Islamists during security operations in Mali's northern region of Timbuktu, a French officer confirmed on Tuesday.
It's 'Suspended Coffee Day'!
You might not know what that is, but it's awesome.
French troops start disarming fighters in Central African Republic
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius warned that the disarmament would not be "an easy task."
French experts rule out Arafat poisoning
'The report rules out the poisoning theory and goes in the sense of a natural death,' a source close to the investigation told AFP.
Hollande goes Rambo
Under siege at home, the French president gets tough on the world stage.
Murder and mayhem in the 'phantom state'
News analysis: Can the world stop the Central African Republic's bloody implosion?
France to send more troops as Central African Republic descends into 'complete chaos'
France is sending more troops to the Central African Republic as it is descending into "complete chaos," according to the UN deputy secretary general.
34 dead in Iraq attacks as France offers help
Iraq attacks, including a market bombing and the assassination of a former MP, killed 34 people Monday as France offered to help combat a surge in bloodshed.
Paris shooting suspect Abdelhakim Dekhar charged with attempted murder
The preliminary charges also include kidnapping on suspicion of attacking a left-wing newspaper and, in a separate incident, attacking bank earlier this week.
10 most expensive streets in the world
You may not be able to afford to live there. You may not even want to. But the world's most exclusive streets beckon nonetheless.
The Central African Republic is ‘on the verge of genocide:’ French Foreign Minister
The country has descended into chaos since March, when fighters from Seleka, a coalition of Muslim rebels, toppled President Francois Bozize.
Abdelhakim Dekhar, Paris shooting suspect, served four years in prison
Abdelhakim Dekhar reportedly served four years in prison in 1998 for a high-profile robbery known as the 'Rey-Maupin affair.'
Suspect arrested in France newspaper shooting identified as Abdelhakim Dekhar
The suspect arrested over a double shooting in Paris has been named as Abdelhakim Dekhar, a man linked to at least four other shootings.
Bibi must know something Obama doesn't
Commentary: Can Obama withstand Netanyahu’s hard-line opposition to a deal with Iran?
Portugal, Ronaldo qualify in dramatic fashion over Sweden's Ibrahimovic
Ronaldo's hat trick better than brace from Ibrahimovic as seven more teams look for invitations to 2014 World Cup in Brazil after qualifiers across the globe.
Paris continues huge manhunt for gunman
Officers on foot and in squad cars fanned across the nervous city, taking up positions outside media offices, along the Champs-Elysees avenue.
14 unbelievably racist things European (and Canadian) politicians are saying about the Roma
Anti-Roma hate speech in Europe (and elsewhere) is nothing new. But somehow, it's always worse than you expect.
Paris shootings: Police hunt gunman who fired on newspaper office, bank (VIDEO)
French police have launched a manhunt for the man who they believe carried out a double shooting on Monday, leaving at least one man fighting for his life.
It's time for Obama to show some backbone on Iran nuclear deal
Commentary: Kerry made a shrewd diplomatic move designed to win back French support at the negotiating table. Now Obama needs to make his case.