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.
The founders of the controversial French NGO Arche de Zoé (Zoe's Ark) were to appear before an appeals court in Paris on Wednesday for attempting to smuggle Chadian children to ...
Alain Rodier is a former intelligence officer and the director of research at the French Centre for Research on Intelligence (Cf2R).
The French hostage Francis Collomp, who was kidnapped in Nigeria on 19 December 2012, was released on Sunday.
Who abducted a French priest in Cameroon? Are kidnappers targeting French citizens? Is france to friendly with Tuareg separatists in Mali? Will Hollande talk tough to Israel?
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.
The kidnapping of a French priest makes the headlines in Cameroon. Nigeria is gripped by election fever. Kenyatta prefers Kuwait to Colombo. Kenyan MPs want cash for cars and houses.
A French priest is abducted in Cameroon. Unions take up the cudgels for Brittany. France's economy continues to flounder. Europe's far-right eurosceptics unite (some of them, anyway).