Le Figaro is a French daily founded in 1826 and published in Paris. The oldest national daily in France, Le Figaro is the second-largest national newspaper in the country after Le Parisien and before Le Monde, with an average circulation of about 331,000 copies Its editorial line is considered center-right. The newspaper is now owned by Dassault Media.


Blow Up The System, How The French Election Changed Everything

-Analysis- PARIS — Such a result was unthinkable just a few months ago: For the first time in the more than half-century history of the Fifth Republic, the top two vote-getters in the first ...


Our Identity Is At Stake, The Marine Le Pen Interview

After Trump and Brexit surprise victories with the support of disenchanted voters, the populist r...


Desperately Seeking A Son-In-Law: Inside A Modern Chinese Singles' Market

In Beijing parks and throughout the rest of China, “singles’ markets” are held,...


When The West Lets Christianity Die In Its Cradle

The deadly Palm Sunday attacks in Egypt are just the latest example of a steady effort to remove ...


Direct Cash, Is This The Future Of Humanitarian Aid?

Experiments among Syrian refugees in Lebanon are testing the best way to help those in need.


Africans Face Difficult Days In China's "Chocolate City"

GUANGZHOU — After flocking to the megalopolis by the tens of thousands, Africans seem to be going sour on Guangzhou, or "Chocolate City," as it's been nicknamed by the Chinese. Home to the ...


Meanwhile In Baghdad, Don't Forget Another City Under Siege

BAGHDAD — A continuous flow of cars, scooters, and three-wheeled vehicles pour onto the avenues of Sadr City, Baghdad's massive Shia district, where roundabouts honor the memories of martyrs ...


Let Them Speak French! Why I Believe In The "Molière Clause"

-OpEd- PARIS — A lot is being said and written about the "Molière clause," first introduced by Vincent You, an elected representative in the western French city of Angoulême, and which mandates ...