France on Sunday said it would replace its Serval operation in Mali that broke the grip of Islamists in the north with a sweeping initiative covering the broad, largely unruly Sahel region.
President François Hollande is to redraw the administrative map of France.
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Sunday met Senegalese President Macky Sall as France beefs up its counter-terror efforts in west Africa.
France is to deploy 3,000 troops in the Sahel, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Thursday.
Women are to be allowed to serve on nuclear submarines in the French Navy from 2017, the French Minister of Defence announced today.
France’s defence minister is expected to announce new measures to combat sexual harassment in the army after receiving a report on the issue today.
French police have arrested a Rwandan genocide suspect despite a previous ruling that he could not be extradited.
France's new prime minister, Manuel Valls, has announced his new cabinet, firing Pierre Moscovici as finance minister.
France is suspending the majority of its military cooperation with Russia amid the ongoing turmoil in Ukraine, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Friday during a trip to Baltic ...
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has welcomed parliament's vote to continue France's military presence in the Central African Republic.