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Russian and French FMs discuss Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian have held a telephone conversation, discussing the situation in Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Europe sets up INSTEX to save Iran

France, Germany  and Britain has officially set up a European payment channel for transactions to facilitate trade with Iran and circumvent U.S. sanctions, German NDR broadcaster reported. The European channel will be named INSTEX …

France ready to impose sanctions on Iran

Paris is ready to impose further sanctions against Tehran if no progress is made in talks over its ballistic missile program, French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said. "We are ready, if the talks don't …

Explosion rocks Lyon scientific library

A large fire broke has broken out on the rooftop of a university in France's Lyon after several explosions were heard, the Lyon 1 faculty said. Police and university sources said works had been ongoing on the roof and that a gas …