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.
French troops have officially wound up their Nato mission in Afghanistan and are due to be home for Christmas. Some French soldiers will stay on until next year in a training role.
The NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, is due in Azerbaijan following a visit to Armenia.
In Afghanistan on Tuesday Taliban rebels strapped a bomb to a donkey which exploded killing the district police chief of Charsada, central Ghor province.