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French navy frigate visits HCMC

A French naval frigate docked at Saigon’s Hiep Phuoc Port on Tuesday, the first of its class to visit Vietnam.

Model’s barely-there Cannes dress arouses strong opinions

Ngoc Trinh’s outfit at the Cannes Film Festival has caused a stir internationally and raised hackles in Vietnam ...

A Dien Bien Phu flashback in black and white

65 years ago, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu was decisively won by Vietnamese forces, forcing the French out of Indochina.
May 07, 2019 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

Notre-Dame smolders as investigation begins

Firefighters doused the smoldering ruins of Notre-Dame with water Tuesday as investigators tried to establish what started the fire.
April 16, 2019 | 02:47 pm GMT+7

Notre Dame Cathedral on fire: pictures

People kneeled and prayed as a massive fire consumed the Notre-Dame Cathedral on Monday, wiping out centuries of heritage.
April 16, 2019 | 10:35 am GMT+7

Blaze devastates Notre-Dame, Paris firefighters fear for one bell tower

A massive fire consumed Notre-Dame Cathedral Monday, destroying the roof of the historic Paris landmark in a roaring blaze as firefighters battled to prevent one of the main bell ...
April 16, 2019 | 07:41 am GMT+7

Belgium court declares Vietnamese woman innocent of drug trafficking charges

A Vietnamese woman arrested in France last year for drug trafficking has been declared innocent by a Belgium court.
April 06, 2019 | 08:48 pm GMT+7

'Yellow Vests' march in Paris as troops join police to prevent trouble

French “yellow vest” demonstrators began their 19th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s government Saturday as military units were deployed to help ...
March 23, 2019 | 11:05 pm GMT+7

Paris luxury stores looted, burned in 'yellow vest' riots

Rioters looted and torched shops and businesses on the famed Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on Saturday, on the 18th weekend of French "yellow vest" protests.
March 17, 2019 | 09:29 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s ‘My Village’ bamboo circus wows Australia

‘My Village,’ dramatizing traditional Vietnamese village life, is being performed February 8-17 at the Perth Festival in Australia.
February 15, 2019 | 02:32 pm GMT+7

10 Vietnamese caught while being smuggled from France to UK

Police in France’s Cherbourg city found 10 Vietnamese nationals crammed in a van that was on its way to the U.K.
January 24, 2019 | 08:07 am GMT+7

Vietnamese woman arrested in France for drug trafficking claims identity theft

A Vietnamese woman arrested last month at a French airport for drug trafficking claims she’s a victim of identity theft.
January 23, 2019 | 03:08 pm GMT+7

Gas explosion rocks central Paris shopping district, 9 injured

A massive explosion probably caused by a gas leak gutted a the ground floor of a building in central Paris’s shopping district on Saturday, seriously injuring at least nine ...
January 12, 2019 | 06:54 pm GMT+7

French 'yellow vests' spark copycats and fakes abroad

The "yellow vest" revolt in France over the high cost of living has sparked copycat protests abroad -- as well a swarm of fake reports.
December 15, 2018 | 10:10 am GMT+7

French police kill Strasbourg Christmas market gunman

The gunman who killed three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg was shot dead by French police on Thursday.
December 14, 2018 | 08:27 am GMT+7
 
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