Manuel Valls said it was an 'ethical' mistake for three French MPs to meet Syrian leader whom the prime minister described as a 'butcher'.
Isabelle Prime, 30, who worked for Ayala Consulting on a World Bank-funded project, was the only member of firm's staff left in Yemen.
The 30-year-old woman, who is believed to have ties with the World Bank, was taken by unidentified armed men in the capital Sanaa.
Government spokesman Stéphane Le Foll blasted €4 million golden 'hello' package for pharma firm's Olivier Brandicourt 'incomprehensible'.
Snub came after comments by the head of the French Jewish organisation CRIF that 'all violence today is committed by young Muslims'.
New list of top restaurants compiled by gastronomic magazine Le Chef claims six of the world’s top chefs are in fact French.
Judges in France rule that the couple can marry despite the North African kingdom’s refusal to recognise same-sex marriages.
The airman - the ninth member of the French Air Force to die in the tragedy - suffered serious burns and died at a Madrid hospital.
The Greek F-16 crashed during take-off at a NATO training centre at Albacete, southeast of Madrid, killing ten and injuring up to 19.
Total number of tourists who came in 2014 to admire works of art and antiquities including Da Vinci's Mona Lisa was 9.3 million.
But Emmanuel Macron also said at technology show in Las Vegas that creation and innovation are 'part of the French DNA'.
Inmates of Baumettes prison near Marseille ran a Facebook page that showed them posing with mobile phones, cannabis and fistfuls of cash.
Amateur Egyptologist Michel Michel, who has spent the last 40 years examining the problem, claims the Eqyptians used a series of ramps.
Film fans are turning their backs on economic woes, with a string of homegrown comedies swelling French cinema audiences by almost 10%.