Keyword: embassy

China denies criticising French Covid-19 response

The Chinese ambassador to France was summoned by the foreign ministry in Paris after his embassy posted online criticism of French management of the Covid-19 epidemic, which Chinese officials have since insisted was a 'misunderstanding'.

France calls on its nationals to leave Libya as violence escalates

French government follows example of other nations as fighting sweeps across the North African country three years after overthrow of Gaddafi.

Embassy hits back at British press 'French bashing'

The French embassy in London slams a British newspaper’s claim that 'France’s failed socialist experiment is turning into a tragedy'.

France closes its Yemen embassy over security alert

France joins with US, UK and Germany in a temporary closure of its Yemen embassy for several days from Sunday over 'very serious' security alert.

Bomb blast hits French embassy in Libya

The French embassy in Tripoli was targeted by a car bomb on Tuesday, injuring two French guards and causing significant material damage.

Protestors attack French embassy in Central African Republic

France ups security for its citizens in the Central African Republic after its embassy was stoned by crowd demanding it help quash a rebellion.

France closes embassy in Syria

France announces closure of its embassy in Syria, a day after two French journalists escaped from the besieged Syrian city of Homs.