French "yellow vests" prepared for a sixth Saturday of nationwide demonstrations, but numbers on the streets are falling fast as the police clear protest camps.
The death toll linked to France's anti-government "yellow vest" protests has risen to nine.
On December 25, 1918 a daring French industrialist launched the world's first ever airmail service.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of French cities on Saturday in the fifth weekend of demonstrations against Emmanuel Macron's government.
Strasbourg Christmas market gunman shot dead by French police.
Anti-government protesters torched dozens of cars and set fire to storefronts during daylong clashes with riot police across central Paris on Saturday.
Police firing tear gas and water cannons clashed in Paris on Saturday with thousands of protesters angry over rising car fuel costs.
Macron's popularity took a further hit in recent weeks, according to a poll, as fuel tax protests rumbled on across France.
Macron was forced to accept his interior minister's resignation on Tuesday after early ally Gerard Collomb insisted he wanted to step down.
French President Emmanuel Macron came out Saturday in support of financial sanctions against EU countries which refuse to accept migrants.
French lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly backed a controversial reform of indebted state rail operator SNCF.
Russia is obstructing the access of international chemical weapons inspectors to the site of a suspected poison gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma.
At least three people were killed when a man claiming allegiance to the Islamic State group went on a shooting spree and held people hostage in a supermarket.
A Mali-based affiliate of al Qaeda has claimed responsibility for attacks in neighbouring Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou that killed eight people.
French President Emmanuel Macron called on Friday for further European Union sanctions on Venezuela.
The United Nations Security Council will hold talks about the situation in Syria on Monday.
A French prosecutor has launched a preliminary investigation of U.S. tech giant Apple over alleged deception and planned obsolescence.
Libya's rival factions should stick to a United Nations peace process and prepare for elections in spring 2018, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said.
President Sisi met on Saturday with French Defense Minister Florence Barley to discuss ways of boosting defense and military cooperation.
Stephane Romatet said Thursday that populism movements were defeated in his country with the defeat of former French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen.