PARIS - France is sending more fighter jets and a warship to strike Islamic State militants in Iraq and will discuss with the United States long-term coalition strategy to tackle the insurgency, including in Syria, officials said on Wednesday.
BANGALORE/PARIS - French state-owned fund Bpifrance said on Tuesday it was trimming its stake in telecom group Orange by 1.9 percent of the total capital to finance new investments.
PARIS - France will tax drugmakers whose costly hepatitis C drugs threaten to throw off course its healthcare budget, the government has said, heaping pressure on pharmaceutical companies like Gilead Sciences to cut their prices.
PARIS - Four people were arrested and placed in custody on Monday as part of a fraud investigation into an events firm employed by France's conservative UMP party during Nicolas Sarkozy's 2012 election campaign, police and legal sources said.
PARIS - The far-right National Front won its first ever seats in France's upper house of parliament on Sunday, as President Francois Hollande's Socialist party lost its Senate majority.
PARIS - Air France pilots called off on Sunday a two-week strike that had cost the airline more than 280 million euros ($355 million), despite continued deadlock with managers over the development of the firm's low-cost operations.
BERLIN - Venerable old airlines Lufthansa and Air France know the smart money is in the low-cost market –Ryanair raised its forecasts again on Thursday - but powerful labor unions are keeping them from the bounty.
PARIS - Talks between Air France and its pilots reached an impasse on Saturday after a union request for a mediator was rejected by both the airline's management and the French government.
PARIS - Air France sought to bring a costly 12-day pilots strike, over the expansion of its budget Transavia unit, to an end on Friday with a series of proposals that won the backing of the company's board and French Prime Minister Manuel Valls.
NEW YORK - France's policy of not intervening militarily in Syria could evolve over time but there are no plans to do so for now, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Friday.