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The H5N1 virus, dyed brown
27/11/2015 - South Korea - FRANCE

South Korea bans French poultry imports after bird flu case found

South Korea has banned French poultry imports following the discovery of bird flu on a farm in south-west France.
India-Africa Summit series, part 4
22/10/2015 - International report

India-Africa Summit series, part 4

Although previous Indian governments may have been relatively low key in terms of stepping up trade ties, India's private sector has been much more dynamic.
An EC 725 Caracal helicopter
21/10/2015 - france

France and Kuwait sign major defence deals

France and Kuwait have signed defence deals and provisional agreements worth 2.5 billion euros. The deal includes Kuwait's purchase of Airbus-built military helicopters worth one billion euros.

India-Africa Summit series, part 1
19/10/2015 - International report

India-Africa Summit series, part 1

India is hosting a summit with African leaders next weekend in a bid to woo the resource-rich continent whose largest trading partner is currently China.
France's Prime Minister Manuel Valls, 18 September 2015
09/10/2015 - France - Egypt- Jordan - Saudi Arabia

Valls tours Egypt, Jordan and Saudi for talks on contracts and IS group

Prime Minister Manuel Valls begins a four-day tour Saturday that will take him from Egypt to Jordan and Saudi Arabia.

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
03/10/2015 - France - Japan

French PM Valls discusses nuclear, China, culture on Japan visit

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls met Japanese PM Shinzo Abe on Saturday during a three-day visit to the country

Dassault Avation's Rafale fighter jet
29/09/2015 - France - India

French officials in India for crunch talks on Rafale deal

French defence ministry officials are in India with hopes to finally seal a multi-billion-euro deal in which New Delhi would purchase 36 Rafale jets.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi greets Russian President Vladimir Putin on a visit to Cairo, 10 February 2015
23/09/2015 - France - Egypt

Egypt agrees to buy Mistral warships France built for Russia

Egypt is to buy the two Mistral warships that France built for Russia before scrapping the sale over the conflict in Ukraine.
French President Francois Hollande (L) welcomes Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to the Elysee Palace
16/09/2015 - Interview: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria's Buhari calls for more French help in fight against Boko Haram

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari called on France to provide more intelligence and air support in the fight against the Boko Haram Islamist armed group when he met French leader François ...
Dassault Avation's Rafale fighter jet, Paris Air Show 2015
12/08/2015 - France - India

India, France struggle to agree on terms of Rafale fighter jet sale

Government-to-government negotiations between France and India over Delhi’s order of 36 Rafale fighter jets have hit a wall, four months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi intervened to break a ...