Teen among four arrested after explosives seized in French lab raid

Feb 10, 2017

Teen among four arrested after explosives seized in French lab raid

French counterterrorism forces arrested four people in southern France on Friday, including a 16-year-old girl, and uncovered a makeshift laboratory that held the explosive TATP and other basic ingredients for fabricating a bomb, the Paris prosecutor’s office said. The prosecutor’s office said around 70 ...

Feb 5, 2017

Father of alleged Louvre attacker insists son is innocent

The father of an Egyptian man accused of attacking French soldiers guarding Paris’ Louvre museum says he trusts the French judiciary to find out the truth behind his son’s alleged involvement. Reda Refaie al-Hamahmy said late Saturday that his 28-year-old son, Abdullah, is not ...

France clinches Davis Cup tie with Japan in doubles

Feb 4, 2017

France clinches Davis Cup tie with Japan in doubles

France wrapped up victory in its Davis Cup World Group first-round tie against Japan after Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut won Saturday’s doubles to take an unassailable 3-0 lead at Ariake Colosseum. The Wimbledon champions routed Yuichi Sugita and Yasutaka Uchiyama 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 ...

Gasquet, Simon stake France to 2-0 lead in Davis Cup tie

Feb 3, 2017

Gasquet, Simon stake France to 2-0 lead in Davis Cup tie

Richard Gasquet brushed aside Taro Daniel in straight sets and Gilles Simon routed Yoshihito Nishioka to give France a 2-0 lead over Japan in their Davis Cup World Group first-round tie on Friday. Gasquet, the world No. 18, was in total control from start ...