A French official says three men and three women have been detained in the investigation of the 2016 slaying of two police officers in their home in the name of the Islamic State group.
He did jail time for petty crime and was under French surveillance as a potential extremist, yet Radouane Lakdim slipped through the French security net.
Braving a Siberian blast sweeping across Europe, around two dozen officials from the Paris region spent a night outdoors to call attention to the plight of the homeless.
Radicalized inmates in the general prison population can quickly start influencing others and endanger prison staff.
Rape accusations have abruptly transformed the image of renowned, outspoken Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, who went from being an Oxford professor to being stuck in a French jail with no clear exit date in sight.
A French judge has decided to keep prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan in detention, four days after he was charged with two alleged cases of rape by women who sought his counsel.
President Emmanuel Macron is making a foray into the symbolic heart of France's migrant problem with a visit Tuesday to the port city of Calais, where hundreds of people hide out while trying to make an end run to Britain.
Three suspects in the bold jewelry robbery that took place on the ground floor of Paris' Ritz Hotel have been handed preliminary charges.
The French prosecutor's office has opened a preliminary investigation after a press report alleged that a police intelligence note had been post-dated to cover up a failure to act against an Islamic extremist who ultimately slit the throat of a Normandy priest.
It's getting colder and colder, the clock is ticking and regional authorities are scrambling to meet President Emmanuel Macron's deadline: get migrants off France's streets and out of forest hideouts by year's end.
A man who provided housing to a suspected ringleader of the November 2015 Paris attacks that killed 130 people has been ordered to stand trial.
French soldiers are the highest profile symbols of the fight against Islamic extremism — but along with other security forces patrolling French streets increasingly the main targets of attacks.
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe outlined a plan Wednesday to address the high number of migrants arriving in the country, but conceded he has no "magic wand" to resolve a situation that is larger than France and won't go away any time soon.
An anti-terrorism magistrate in Paris has handed preliminary charges to a French man suspected of a role in an alleged attack plot.
Europe has made a dangerous turn on the Mediterranean Sea as it looks to Libya for help in slowing the number of migrants attempting to reach the continent in flimsy boats, Amnesty International said in a report released Thursday.
PARIS, France - Voters gave President Emmanuel Macron's fledgling party a solid victory in parliamentary elections Sunday, handing the upstart centrist a strong mandate to overhaul the country's labor laws, among the most sensitive issues for the French.
Marine Le Pen was the candidate feared by so many, with much of France shuddering when voters thrust her into the final round of the presidential race.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen had no plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin or his aides during Putin's visit to France, a top official of her National Front party said Monday.
Emerging from her crushing defeat in France's presidential contest, far-right leader Marine Le Pen said Thursday she will run for a parliamentary seat in June elections and that her National Front party has "an essential role" in a new political landscape.