# security

French soldiers drive 'Leclerc' tanks prior to the multi-nation 'Strong Europe Tank Challenge 2017' in Grafenwoehr, near Eschenbach, southern Germany, on May 12, 2017. Photo: Christophe Stache / AFP
French soldiers drive 'Leclerc' tanks pr […]

EU countries sign landmark defence pact

The EU takes step towards closer defence ties, with 23 states signing a landmark pact aimed at boosting cooperation after Brexit as Russia flexes its muscles.
Passers-by leave flowers and candles at the spot where a French police officer was killed in an attack on the 20 April 2017 in Paris, France, 22 April 2017. The country heads to the polls tomorrow to elect its next president. Photo: Kay Nietfeld/dpa
Passers-by leave flowers and candles at […]

Paris tourism rebounds after terror attacks

Tourism is on the rise in France after two years of deadly terrorist attacks that hurt one of the country’s major economic motors.