Black-clad demonstrators hurled bottles at police, smashed storefronts and set rubbish bins alight.
Reporters Without Borders has warned that the situation of media freedom in democracies worldwide is at “a tipping point.”
Robert Menard, a key adviser to presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen and the mayor of Bezier, has been found guilty of inciting to hatred against Muslims.
France's outgoing President Francois Hollande on Monday urged people to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in a vote to choose his successor.
The Kremlin says it respects the result of the first round of the French presidential election.
French centrist presidential candidate Emanuel Macron vows to turn a new page in the French politics after he goes to run-off vote.
Preliminary results show that France’s Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron have advanced to a runoff vote in the country’s presidential election.
People are voting in the presidential election in France, which is being closely watched worldwide because of its potentially far-reaching consequences.
Hundreds of protesters held a rally in the French capital ahead of the first round of presidential election.
Cazeneuve accused the far-right presidential candidate of seeking to take advantage of a recent attack in Paris to gain political profit.
A terrorist attack claimed by Daesh against Paris police has claimed the lives of two officers.
French drug regulators say medicinal salt valproate prescribed by psychiatrists for mental diseases have caused thousands of cases of "severe malformations" of children in France.
Members of the "Cannes-Torcy cell" were brought to the special anti-terror tribunal on Thursday to face terror charges against them.
The clashes occurred during a rally by the opponents of far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen in the southern French city of Marseilles.
France’s far-right candidate Marine Le Pen seeks to use the immigration issue to improve her chance in the upcoming presidential election.
France arrests two Frenchmen over planning an imminent violent attack before the country’s elections, a minister says.
Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen holds a campaign rally in Paris while maintaining a narrow lead over her three top rivals.
Extra police personnel and military troopers will be out on the streets to guard against potential terrorist attacks on April 23, the day of the presidential polls in France.
French judges have asked the European Parliament to lift the immunity of the National Front leader.
French prosecutors have asked the European Parliament to lift the immunity of the far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen over an expenses scandal.
French security forces fire tear gas to disperse hundreds of prison guards protesting working conditions in a notorious prison south of the capital.
The camp, home to over 1,000 refugees in northern France, was engulfed by flames after skirmishes between riot police and residents.
Informed sources says the Basque separatist group ETA has presented a list of 12 arms caches to French police.
A far-left showman is climbing fastest in the polls with just over two weeks before the presidential election in France.
At least 30 are injured in an explosion at a carnival in a suburb of Paris, with no reports of a terror attack.
Tensions erupted late on Wednesday for a third night in a row as hundreds of people continued protesting against police brutality.
A new batch of French military hardware and vehicles arrived in Estonia on Wednesday as part of a declared attempt to counter Russia.
A court in Paris has convicted a Venezuelan criminal, nicknamed Carlos the Jackal, to his third life imprisonment for a futile attack on a Paris shop in 1974.
Protests continue in French Guiana as people demand better treatment from Paris.
Chinese immigrants are protesting a police killing that prompted violent street clashes and exposed frustrations of France's large Asian community.
The wife of France’s conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon has been charged with complicity in abuse of public funds.
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen says the EU will “die” while vowing to save France from globalization.
France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen urges an end to the EU sanctions imposed on Russia.
A judicial source says Fillon’s legal issues have deepened, with prosecutors expanding a probe into allegations of fraud and forgery against the presidential candidate.
US tech giant Google has released a set of tools it says are designed to protect elections globally.
The French interior minister steps down amid an investigation into the parliamentary jobs he gave his daughters.
Centrist Emmanuel Macron remains in the lead after the first televised French presidential debate.
Blood tests show drugs and alcohol in blood of man who attacked soldiers at Orly Airport in Paris.
French police use teargas to disperses an anti-police brutality demonstration in Paris.
Flight schedules are back to normal at Orly Airport one day after a man was shot and killed while attempting to stage a shooting attack.
French Finance Minister Michel Sapin says he regretted that a meeting of world financial leaders on Saturday had failed to reach satisfactory conclusions on climate change and trade.
A BVA poll shows Hamon fell 1 percentage point in a week to 12.5 percent, coming fourth in the first round behind far-right leader Marine Le Pen.
The male individual grabbed a soldier’s gun at at the French capital’s Orly Airport and hid in a shop before he could harm anyone.
The incident took place on Thursday when an intruder burst into the Tocqueville high school and opened fire.
An employee of the IMF is injured after opening a letter bomb sent to the Paris office of the organization.
France’s National Front party suspends an official over comments he made on the Holocaust.
Criminal investigation into Fillon formally begins as judges file charges against him.
A new poll showed that candidate Emmanuel Macron would defeat far-right contender Marine Le Pen in the first round of the French presidential election next month.
A majority of French people perceive presidential candidate Marine Le Pen as a danger to democracy, shows a recent poll.
French President Francois Hollande calls Marine Le Pen a 'threat' and vows to 'do everything' in his power to prevent her victory.
Scandal-hit French presidential candidate Francois Fillon says “no one” can stop him from taking part in the elections.
A new poll says France’s Juppe has a better chance of reaching the presidential election run-off than Fillon.
Embattled French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon comes under growing pressure to quit.
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen says she will hold a referendum on France’s potential exit from the European Union if elected.
The mayor of the French city on Thursday banned local aid groups from providing food to the refugees gathering at the site of a former camp.
A majority of parliamentarian voted on Thursday in favor of removing Le Pen's immunity after a request from the French judiciary.
France's center-right UDI party says it has suspended supporting the campaign of presidential candidate Francois Fillon.
A police sniper shoots two people by accident during a ceremony attended by French President Francois Hollande.
The father of France’s far-right presidential candidate has been fined for inciting hatred against the Roma community.
Le Pen attacks her rivals' policies and accuses the French media of backing her opponents.
Over 150 lawmakers sign a petition to urge the French government’s recognition of the state of Palestine.
French President Francois Hollande reminds US President Donald Trump that allies should not make comments against each other in front of the press.
Riot police used tear gas against students and their backers who tried to block the entrances to a dozen schools in the capital on Thursday.
France’s Marine Le Pen walks away from a meeting with Lebanon’s Grand Mufti after refusing to wear a headscarf.
The raid is part of a probe into allegations that the leader of France’s far-right Front National Party misused of EU funds to pay her staff.
Police forces used batons and tear gas to scatter crowds of angry protesters in Paris on Saturday.
French Foreign Minister Ayrault denounces as “unacceptable” alleged Russian cyberattacks targeting the presidential campaign in France.
French police arrest eight people demonstrating against police brutality in the northern city of Rouen.
Anti-riot forces use tear gas against protesters in the Paris suburb of Bobigny.
French police are forcibly taking homeless refugees’ blankets to make them move out of Paris in below-zero temperatures.
Riots continue on the suburbs of the French capital for a fourth night over a police assault on and abuse of a black man.
Paris plans to construct a bullet-proof glass wall measuring 2.5 meters high around the Eiffel Tower amid terror threats.
Another 26 people are arrested in Paris suburb as unrest continues over alleged mistreatment of a black man by police.
An explosion takes place at a nuclear facility in northwestern France, with no risk of radiation.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy will face trial over allegations of illegally funding his 2012 election campaign.
The clashes occurred early Tuesday after crowds of people took to the streets of impoverished Aulnay-sous-Bois neighborhood in the Seine-Saint-Denis suburb to protest.
France’s right-wing candidate Francois Fillon refuses to quit presidential race, but admits “error” in hiring family members.
French far-right party leader Marine Le Pen says she is the only presidential candidate that can protect France from “Islamic fundamentalism”, globalization and the EU.
The Egyptian Interior Ministry says the assailant in a recent terrorist attack near the Louvre Museum in Paris is an Egyptian-born.
The incident happened on Friday as a knife-wielding man tried to enter the museum’s underground shop.
French investigators widen a probe into allegations that presidential candidate Francois Fillon paid large sums of money to his family members.
The French far-right politician and presidential hopeful is accused by the European Parliament of having misused funds.
Former Education Minister Benoit Hamon beats ex-Prime Minister Manuel Valls in socialist party presidential candidate run-off.
Politicians Benoit Hamon and Manuel Valls compete in the second round of the Socialist Party’s primaries to determine its candidate in the 2017 presidential polls.
Protesters march Paris, demanding an end to police violence.
French President Francois Hollande tells US President Donald Trump to respect Iran’s historic nuclear deal.
France has urged European Union leaders to stand united against Donald Trump's anti-EU stance.
The French foreign minister will reaffirm Europe’s commitment to Iran’s nuclear deal amid Trump’s threats to abrogate the agreement.
French President Francois Hollande underlines the need for dialogue with his US counterpart, Donald Trump.
Francois Fillon, the former French prime minister, says the new alliance must aim to protect the continent and fight Takfirism.
France's former education minister and former prime minister are in the lead in the first round of voting to get the Socialist Party’s nomination for president.