The French operation in the Central African Republic (CAR) has begun, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has told RFI,
Students and teachers have escaped unhurt from a mortar strike at a French school in the Syrian Capital Damascus.
A French legal investigator is in Algiers today as part of an inquiry into the 1996 murder of seven French monks.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will not be invited to next month's peace talks, dubbed Geneva II, French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius said Tuesday.
As civil war continues to rage in Syria, a small team of Syrian exiles in Istanbul have set up a radio station whose aim is to deliver news, entertainment and culture to their compatriots.
A French appeal court on Wednesday approved the extradition of two Rwandans wanted at home for their alleged role in the 1994 genocide that claimed about 800,000 lives.
Kenyan military jets bombed several strongholds of the Islamist Al-Shebab militia in the south of Somalia, killing dozens of people Thursday.
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 ...
The US's new representative for Africa's Great Lakes region has upped the pressure on Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to end the bloody M23 rebellion in north-east DRC.
A French judge's efforts to investigate the plane crash that killed Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana and sparked the 1994 genocide have met a brick wall in South Africa.