French president Francois Hollande says France remains opposed to easing sanctions against Iran until it is convinced Tehran has abandoned any pursuit of nuclear weapons.
The global chemical weapons watchdog has adopted a roadmap for the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons by mid-2014. However, where they will go to be destroyed remains unclear.
France on Monday took delivery of the first Airbus A400M military transport plane to be built. The pan-European aircraft maker hopes the sale will lead to hundreds more across the world.
Nato is not likely to become involved in Mali, Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Friday.
Mali, gay marriage and tax exiles are among the stories in today's French papers...
Nato says it has not been asked to assist a military alliance in Mali. This after Benin President Boni Yayi, who is at present head of the African Union, urged Nato to step in.
Up to 170 Afghans who worked with French soldiers in Afghanistan will start emigrating to France from January under a special visa scheme.
The last French combat troops left Afghanistan at 2.30pm local time Saturday, fulfilling one President François Hollande’s campaign promises.
The international community has warned Syria that the use of chemical weapons in the country's civil war will result in serious consequences.
The annual meeting of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention opens today in Geneva, Switzerland, for five days.