"The world is in mourning" for Nelson Mandela, French President François Hollande told a summit on peace and security in Africa as it opened on Friday.
French General Paul Aussaresses, who caused a storm with his admission that torture was widely used during the Algerian War of Independence, has died at the age of 95.
A French legal investigator is in Algiers today as part of an inquiry into the 1996 murder of seven French monks.
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Algerians are one of the biggest immigrant groups to France and many French people have ties stretching back several generations with the former colony.
A man is currently in police custody in Morocco's commercial capital, Casablanca, after tearing down the Algerian flag from its embassy in the city.
A French anti-terrorist investigator is likely to travel to Algeria next month to look into suspicions that seven French Roman Catholic monks were accidentally killed by the Algerian army and not ...
An alleged longstanding member of Al-Qaeda, who was thrown out of Pakistan on Tuesday, has been charged with plotting terrorism and kept behind bars in France.
An Algerian man freed from Guantanamo Bay after 12 years in detention wants to return to France, where he spent most of his childhood, his lawyers say.
Three sisters astonished French police when they handed over 156,000 euros that they had found stuffed into their brother's couch when clearing his apartment after his death.