India is marking its Republic Day. The country's military might and cultural splendor were on full display at the 67th annual Republic Day parade. This year the event paid tribute to France, with President Francois Hollande as the main guest.
France's new anti-terror bill will allow police to continue to carry out house raids without a warrant and restrict suspects' movement. Rights advocates decried the bill, but it met with little public resistance.
At least 35 people have been killed in Sadr City after an "Islamic State" suicide bomber detonated explosives in a bustling market. The attack took place hours after French President Francois Hollande arrived in Baghdad.
The French and Russian presidents have met in Versailles and discussed "points of friction." These included Russian media "organs of influence and propaganda" in the French election campaign.
During his visit to India, France's president has said financial issues remaining over the sale of 36 Rafale fighter jets should be resolved within a few days. Manufacturers Dassault suggest it might take a month.
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