PARIS France and China will sign trade deals worth billions of euros on Monday during a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping but Paris will also take the opportunity to push back against Beijing's "Belt and Road" infrastructure initiative.
PARIS France has banned flights in and out of the country by Iran's Mahan Air, accusing it of transporting military equipment and personnel to Syria and other Middle East war zones, diplomats said on Monday, after heavy U.S. pressure on Paris to act.
PARIS A French publisher has produced a rare guide to North Korea, highlighting its history, cultural wealth and beautiful landscapes but advising tourists not to take the politically sensitive book with them. | Video
NAIROBI On a trip to East Africa last week, a beaming French President Emmanuel Macron was driven through the grounds of the Kenyan president's official residence in a locally assembled Peugeot 3008 car.
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NAIROBI There are encouraging signs that European planemaker Airbus is closing in on a long-negotiated deal with China for dozens of new narrow-body jets, an aide to French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday.
ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia and France agreed their first military cooperation accord on Tuesday, a deal that includes helping the landlocked nation build a navy, as Paris seeks to boost economic ties in Africa's second-most populous country.
DJIBOUTI French President Emmanuel Macron warned on Tuesday of risks to the sovereignty of African countries from China's increasing economic presence as he began a visit to the east of the continent.
DJIBOUTI, March 12 French President Emmanuel
Macron warned on Tuesday of risks to the sovereignty of African
countries from China's increasing economic presence as he began
a visit to the east of the continent.