Today marks the second year anniversary since Frenchman Serge Lazarevic was abducted in Mali.
The French hostage who escaped Islamist kidanappers in Nigeria last weekend says that the killing of RFI's Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon inspired him to run away from his captors.
An engineer held hostage for 11 months by armed Islamists in Nigeria has returned to France, accompanied by Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. The kidnapping was claimed by Ansaru, a split-off ...
Alain Rodier is a former intelligence officer and the director of research at the French Centre for Research on Intelligence (Cf2R).
French President Francois Hollande says kidnapped French priest George Vandenbeusch is "probably" in Nigeria.
Nigeria's Boko Haram kidnapped of French priest Georges Vandenbeusch and are holding him captive, a source in the Islamist group said on Friday.
A French priest has been kidnapped in northern Cameroon
Reactions to the murder of RFI journalists Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon by armed Islamists in Mali last week dominate comments in the French weeklies.
Paris has "fairly recent" proof that four French journalists kidnapped in Syria are alive, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said in a television interview on Thursday.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Friday declared herself "troubled" by TV footage of four hostages who returned to France on Wednesday after three years as prisoners of Al-Qaida.