French experts say thatYasser Arafat did not die from polonium poisoning, contradicting the findings of a Swiss team.
Six Afghans working for a French NGO have been killed in Afghanistan. Local officials blame the Taliban for the murders.
A French legal investigator is in Algiers today as part of an inquiry into the 1996 murder of seven French monks.
Paris gunman Abdelhakim Dekhar was refusing to speak to investigators on Friday as the deadline for opening a formal case against him approached.
The suspect in this week's Paris shootings lived in London for 13 years, Paris prosecutors revealed Thursday.
French President François Hollande on Thursday praised the police's "efficacity" in tracking down Abdelhakim Dekhar, the man they are confident is the lone gunman
The lone gunman hunted by Paris police has just left prison, is "ready for anything" and has a grenade, he told the cardriver he took hostage for 20 minutes on Monday afternoon.
A homeless man killed a man and cut out his heart and tongue in order to eat them, according to his own statement to police after his arrest in south-west France on Thursday night.
RFI's Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon were murdered because their kidnappers' vehicle broke down.
On a visit to Marseille on Friday French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault announced three billion euros of aid to France's second-biggest city, which is racked by rising crime and high ...