The conference is due to be held on January 15.
The court specifically insisted that the need to take part in swimming lessons at school especially applied to non-native pupils.
French presidential candidate Le Pen stresses the need for France to leave the EU to recover sovereignty.
According to the French Interior Ministry, as many as 945 cars were destroyed or affected in the arson rampage, which amounted to a 17 percent rise compared to last year.
French President Francois Hollande says he will travel to Iraq on Monday to honor troops taking part in a US-led military coalition against Daesh.
French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says French troopers stationed in Chad should “prepare for a long war” against regional militants.
France and Mali begin search operations for an abducted French aid worker.
France is set to deploy nearly 100,000 soldiers and police officers to ensure security during end-of-year celebrations.
The Paris court censured Lagarde for failing to contest the “colossal” payment.
Under the contract, French industrial group DNCS will open a branch in Australia’s Adelaide to build 12 Shortfin Barracuda stealth submarines.
A judge charged the three with helping to arm a militant who rammed a truck into a crowd in Nice on July 14.
Former French Prime Minister and presidential candidate Francois Fillon says the Western policy towards Syria has failed.
The lower house of the French parliament voted on Wednesday to extend a nation-wide state of emergency for another six months.
The Eiffel Tower is "in an obvious state of disrepair," says a workers' union spokesman.
Lagarde could receive a maximum one-year prison sentence and a 15,000-euro fine if found guilty.
A judicial source said on Monday that the suspects being questioned included several people from eastern Europe.
Initially imposed in November last year, the state of emergency has already been extended four times in France.
Far-right leader Le Pen says refugee children could be banned from public school places as part of measures to restrict state services.
President Francois Hollande's office has announced that Bernard Cazeneuve will replace Manual Valls as France's prime minister.
France's President Francois Hollande says he will not seek a second term in office.
Former French Prime Minister Francois Fillon wins center-right presidential primaries after opponent concedes defeat.
Polls show that Francois Fillon, a former prime minister, is the likely winner of the French center-right party’s nomination for the 2017 presidential election.
The French interior minister says 43 people have been detained in November alone as part of anti-terror raids in Strasbourg and Marseilles.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has conceded defeat in the first round of the country’s right-wing presidential primary.
Local officials in Brittany say the fire brigade has been called more than 600 times.
Seven candidates are competing on Sunday to represent the Republican Party in next year’s presidential election.
The French PM warns of chances for far-right Marine Le Pen to win next year's presidential election.
US President-elect Donald Trump will not scrap Iran’s nuclear agreement, says French President Francois Hollande.
The Israeli settlements are illegal with respect to international law, the French Foreign Ministry says.
Ceremonies on Sunday gathered scores of people, including the families of victims, at seven sites targeted by the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group.
French authorities opened the 400-bed shelter for refugees in northern Paris on Thursday.
The protests come in the heart of Europe which styles itself as the champion of international human rights.
People rallied in downtown Paris to demand justice for the black man who died in police custody in July.
At least 600 police officers started the evacuation early Friday moving refugees from a camp that had newly emerged near the capital, Paris.
Some 1,500 children are expected to be sent to French juvenile centers, where their asylum applications in the UK and France will be processed.
French police discontent was fueled by the October 8 incident in Viry-Chatillon near Paris, where a gang petrol-bombed four cops in a patrol car.
Blazes have been raging across the infamous refugee camp of Jungle in northern France as authorities are evacuating thousands of its residents.
The "Jungle" is a symbol of Europe's failed refugee policies as member states bicker over who should take in asylum-seekers.
The French foreign minister, speaking in Ankara, says a state of emergency should be implemented within the rule of law.
The French daily Le Monde reports that the officials killed in the crash belonged to France's intelligence services.
The refugees living at “The Jungle” say they want to stay and find a way to continue their journey to their preferred destination, Britain.
Jean-Marc Falcone pledged to fix working conditions and equip offices with new tools following six days of protests.
Police fire teargas to scatter refugees protesting the demolition of the camp in Calais in northern France.
Fresh rallies by police officers in France come despite a ban on such events under a state of emergency in place since last November.
Around 500 officers gathered near the Eiffel Tower in the French capital to express their anger on Thursday night.
France says it is willing to engage in Syria talks with Russia but will not change its stance on the Syrian government.
A multitude of demonstrators marched through the streets of Paris in support of the natural social bond between the man and woman.
Russian president says France is not doing enough to help the settlement of the Syrian crisis.
'The Jungle' refugee camp in France's Calais is grappling with problems such as overcrowding, poor sanitary conditions and food shortages.
Hollande's anti-Islam and anti-immigration remarks are likely to ignite fierce political debate in the run-up to next year’s presidential election.
France’s Hollande calls for a detailed road map on the settlement of the conflict in Ukraine.
Salah Abdeslam’s lawyers say he refuses to answer any question regarding the acts of terror.
The maneuvers come days after Riyadh wrapped up 10 days of live-fire military drills in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz.
French President Hollande says the Saturday attack on police in a Paris suburb is 'unspeakable and intolerable.'
The planned expansion is feared to ultimately target Muslims who account for at least 60 percent of Frances’s prison population.
French National Front Party Leader Marine Le Pen blames the EU for the ongoing conflict in Syria.
French police use water cannon and tear gas to disperse a pro-refugee demonstration in Calais.
A man injures two in a shooting outside a supermarket in the French capital.
The Calais camp is known as the “Jungle” due to the appalling living conditions of asylum seekers there.
French President Francois Hollande says no more refugee camps will be built in his country.
His son-in-law urged the media to stop circulating rumors about Chirac's death.
Paris holds a memorial service in commemoration of all victims of terror attacks.
A new study shows around a quarter of French Muslims oppose secular laws.
The makeshift camp was already cleared of some 700 refugees last month.
Massive rallies are held across France against the French government’s labor reforms.
Rioting prisoners set a building ablaze inside a prison in west-central France.
Some 15,000 people suspected of being radicalized in France are currently under police surveillance.
France and Germany are set to unveil plans over the construction of a joint military headquarters.
The suspect is one of the three women who "were apparently preparing new actions," Interior Minister Cazeneuve says.
The owner of the Peugeot 607 was arrested a day earlier.
A local court in France decides to ignore a ruling by the country’s highest court against banning Muslim women's swimwear.
France says it is sending an aircraft carrier to take part in the operation for the liberation of Mosul.
The mayor of Paris says the camps will house close to 1,000 refugees.
French truck drivers and farmers cause major disruption by protesting against Calais refugee camps.
Chinese demonstrators march in Paris, calling for “Equality for all, security for all.”
A French illustrator has created a guide on what to do when you witness Islamophobic harassment.
French National Front Party Leader Marine Le Pen says ballot paper is the best way to battle terrorism, and promises a referendum to leave EU.
France announces plans to dismantle the 'Jungle,' a sprawling camp in the city of Calais hosting UK-bound refugees.
The sanctions against Russia are hindering “many economic projects,” says the French president.
President Hollande says the "multiple, contradictory interventions" by Turkey in Syria risk a "wider conflagration."
The United Nations (UN) says the French ban on burkinis was “seriously and clearly illegal.”
A campaign group warns of a “racist shift” in French society after two Hijab-wearing Muslim women were kicked out of a Paris restaurant.
The Americans “give nothing or just crumbs” in negotiations with the EU over a transatlantic free trade deal, France says.
Two people are arrested near a metro station in Paris after a suspected car comes under police shooting.
Former French president Sarkozy says he would change laws if elected to impose a ban on burkini.
Two women have been thrown out of a restaurant in Paris for wearing headscarves in the latest incident of attacks on Muslims across Europe.
French interior minister says banning burkinis is unconstitutional and will only stoke tensions; the highest court says it's illegal, but mayors are refusing to remove it.
France expels two Moroccans after evidence was found that they could pose serious security threats.
France’s Council of State suspends a controversial ban on Muslim women’s full-body swimsuit, known as burkini.
A top French court is set to study a ban on women wearing full-body swimsuits on the beach.
Photos showing French police enforcing a ban on burkini stir widespread public anger.