Prosecutors announced they've launched an enquiry into one of the French president's top security staff. A video surfaced last week showing Alexandre Benalla assaulting a man and a woman at a May Day demonstration in Paris.
Numerous journalists have been charged with revealing state secrets and questioned by France's intelligence services. French media fear that press freedom is at risk under President Emmanuel Macron.
The US State Department has said religious intolerance in India is growing under PM Modi's right-wing government. India said that a foreign government had "no right" to comment on the country's internal affairs.
Alexandre Benalla, a former bodyguard for French President Emmanuel Macron, has allegedly been using a diplomatic passport on business trips to Africa. France's Foreign Ministry is considering legal action.
French President Emmanuel Macron has fired his security aide Alexandre Benalla for beating a protester and impersonating a police officer. Macron faces fierce criticism for failing to respond to the incident sooner.
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