Covid: France extends overnight curfew as cases surge

Paris, Oct 23 (IANS) France will extend an overnight curfew to dozens more areas in a bid to slow the spread of coronavirus, Prime Minister Jean Castex has announced.

"The second wave is now under w...

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Macron pays tribute to beheaded teacher

Paris, Oct 22 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron has paid tribute to "quiet hero" Samuel Paty, the teacher who was beheaded last week on Friday.

Paty was targeted close to his school near Paris...

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France reports 29,837 new Covid-19 cases

Paris, Oct 19 (IANS) Amid a continued resurgence, France has reported 29,837 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, which increased the overall infection tally to 897,034, according to the Publi...

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Rallies in France to support beheaded teacher

Paris, Oct 18 (IANS) Rallies are being held across France in support of Samuel Paty, a teacher who was beheaded after showing cartoons of Prophet Muhammad during a lesson.

Loud applause rose from th...

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France reports 25,085 new Covid-19 cases

Paris, Oct 17 (IANS) France reported 25,085 new coronavirus cases in a 24-hour span, increaing the overall infection tally to 834,770, according to health authorities.

Friday's figure was lower than...

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France reports slowdown in new Covid-19 cases

Paris, Oct 13 (IANS) French health authorities have reported 8,505 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, a sharp fall from the 16,101 fresh infections registered two days ago.

According to the au...

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