Two Jewish brothers said they were abducted briefly and beaten by several men in suburban Paris in an incident that ended with one brother having his finger sawed off by an assailant.
Teodorin Obiang, vice-president of Equatorial Guinea, is on trial in France for plundering the nation’s treasury to fund his aristocrat lifestyle.
The corruption trial of Teodorin Obiang, the eldest son of Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, opens Monday in Paris. Obiang is accused of amassing millions of dollars through “bribes and kickbacks”.
Police are combing fields and towns in south-east France in a search for four thieves who stole dozens of kilograms of gold from an armoured van before setting cars on fire near a major motorway.
A Jewish man was beat up in a suburb south of Paris on Thursday by a group of men, at least one of whom shouted “Dirty Jew!”
Spain says security forces have arrested the head of Basque militant separatist group ETA in southwestern France in a joint operation between the French domestic intelligence service and Spanish police.
Rabbi Yosef Haim Sitruk,who served for many years as the chief rabbi of France, passed away this morning (Sunday) in a local hospital at the age of 73.
Three women behind a foiled attack in Paris were guided by the Islamic State (ISIS) group from Syria, the city’s prosecutor said Friday, according to AFP.
France’s highest administrative court on Friday suspended a ban on full-body burkini swimsuits that has outraged Muslims and opened divisions within the government, pending a definitive ruling.