China,France agree on climate compliance checks

France and China agree checks on emissions-cutting compliance

China and France have agreed to include compliance checks in the international climate change agreement that will be negotiated in Paris in December. French President Francois Hollande who is in China to... Read more »
Kuwaiti security forces gather outside the Shiite Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque after it was targeted by a suicide bombing during Friday prayers on June 26, 2015, in Kuwait City. Photo: Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP via Getty Images

More than 80 killed in Terror attacks in four countries

Friday was a banner day for terror groups around the world. Terrorists launched attacks in four countries on an industrial plant in France, a hotel in Tunisia, a mosque in Kuwait, and... Read more »
Riot police responded to protests in Paris after French taxi drivers overturned cars and set fire to tyres in protest against taxi app Uber

Anti-Uber protest turns to guerrilla warfare across France

French cabbies Burn Cars, Attack Uber Drivers French taxi drivers have burned cars and blocked transport hubs as part of a nationwide strike against the mobile-based service Uber. Some 2,800 cabbies took... Read more »

Pakistan’s JF-17 to participate in Paris Air Show 2015

As the world’s oldest and largest air show, the Paris Air Show is the undisputed queen of its kind. The tarmac of Paris-Le Bourget Airport is set, once again, to be heaving... Read more »

Travel Tips: How not to behave in 15 countries around the world

Different countries have different customs. A hand gesture can be harmless in one country, but be highly offensive in another. In order to help you avoid any faux pas on your next... Read more »
Iraqi Prime Minister Haydar al-Abadi, center, and members of the anti-Islamic State coalition meet in Paris, France, to discuss strategy in fighting the jihadists who have made key battlefield advances in recent weeks in Iraq and Syria, Tuesday, June 2, 2015.

Anti-ISIS coalition makes little progress at Paris meeting

Iraqi PM terms rise of ISIS global ‘failure’, calls for more support against ISIS The Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has described the rapid advance of Isis as a “failure of the... Read more »
Julie Bishop

FM Julie Bishop calls on US-led coalition to include Iran in strategic Paris talks

Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has called for Iran to be included in the strategic talks between the US and its allies on how to confront Islamic State. The international conference is... Read more »
City workers Love locks on the Pont des Arts Bridge in Paris.pile padlocks into a truck after being removed from the Pont des Arts in Paris. (Reuters: Philippe Wojazer)

Paris says au revoir to love locks on Pont des Arts Bridge

Paris, known worldwide as the city of romance, has begun the heart-breaking process of removing hundreds of thousands of love locks, padlocks chained to the city’s bridges by adoring couples Couples from... Read more »

Ukraine crisis: Leaders set for new Minsk peace talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French president Francois Hollandet are expected to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President  Petro Poroshenko in the capital of Belarus on Wednesday to discuss new peace plan... Read more »

Paris Attacks — France’s deadliest terror attacks in decades

By M. Ahsan On January 7, a normal afternoon in Paris was disrupted when gunshots were heard near the office of Charlie Hebdo (Charlie Weekly). The masked gunmen were later seen fleeing... Read more »

12 killed in attack on French satirical weekly in Paris

Paris – At least 12 people, including two police officers, were killed and dozens injured, when black-hooded gunmen opened fire in the office of a Paris-based satirical newspaper on Wednesday. A normal... Read more »