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European Union

German government spokesman says Merkel, Hollande will meet with Tsipras for informal talks this evening on the sidelines of EU summit in Riga - @Reuters

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Niger

French Army seizes 1.5 tons of drugs and a cache of weapons after gun battle in the Sahara in northeastern Niger - @BBCNews

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Germanwings plane crash, March 2015

More: 150 death certificates, permits for burial have been signed after Germanwings crash, Marseille prosecutor said in statement - @Reuters

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Germanwings plane crash, March 2015

French prosecutor says all victims of Germanwings crash have been identified, bodies can be sent to families abroad - @Reuters

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Libya regional tensions

The French Defense Ministry: Troops from France and Niger killed 3 armed combatants and detained 3 others who tried to force their way through a checkpoint near the Libyan border - @AP

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France

French police cleared in 2 suburban teen deaths that sparked 2005 riots - @AP

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France

French Protestant church allows same-sex marriage blessing, 2 years after Paris legalized same-sex nuptials - @Reuters

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Beauval, Picardy, FR

17 endangered monkeys reported stolen from a zoo in central France - @AFP

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US-Cuba relations

France's Hollande calls for end to US embargo on Cuba - @AFP

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UK general election 2015

UK Prime Minister Cameron says France's Hollande has invited him to Paris to discuss EU and international maters - @Reuters

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Abuse claims against French soldiers in CAR

France investigates alleged child abuse by its troops in Central Africa, prosecutors say - @Reuters

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France

Editor's note: The Wall Street Journal, citing court documents, reports that French prosecutors are investigating the role of J.P. Morgan’s main US banking unit in a series of transactions entered into by 14 executives of French investment firm Wendel in 2007. - Tom

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France

Dow Jones: French prosecutors launch formal probe into JPMorgan's main US banking unit, file charges of complicity in tax fraud - @CNBCnow

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Germanwings plane crash, March 2015

Editor's note: A preliminary report into the Germanwings plane crash that killed 150 people in the French alps is due to be released at 6am ET by the French civil aviation body BEA. We'll have details as they come in. - David

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Yasser Arafat death investigation

Judges in France conclude inquiry into death of Yasser Arafat - @i24news_EN

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France

French National Assembly backs controversial new surveillance laws aimed at preventing terror attacks - @BBCBreaking

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France

National Front founder Jean-Marie Le Pen 'suspended' from party over alleged racist remarks, official says - @AFP

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France

France and Qatar sign $7.02 billion agreement for the sale of 24 Dassault Aviation-built Rafale fighter jets - @Reuters

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Mediterranean migrant boat crisis

French patrol boat saves 217 migrants in the Mediterranean off Libya, officials say - @AFP

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Abuse claims against French soldiers in CAR

Judicial source: UN report suggests 14 French soldiers, some identified, none yet questioned, involved in alleged abuse of boys in Central African Republic - @Reuters

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