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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 ...
29/07/2015 - France-Iran

Fabius delivers presidential invitation to Rouhani as relations post-deal thaw

France's Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius arrived in Teheran on Wednesday seeking to revive relations with Iran, after this month's historic nuclear deal.
US President Obama and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailermariam Desalegn during meeting in New York, 25 September 2014
24/07/2015 - Ethiopia

Obama's visit to Ethiopia must extend relationship beyond security and business: activists

Rights activists and press freedom advocates are pushing US President Barack Obama to raise concerns over political space, press freedom and human rights in Ethiopia, ahead of his trip to Addis Ababa ...
French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius at the Iran talks in Vienna
21/07/2015 - FRANCE - IRAN

French FM Fabius to visit Iran next week

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius is to visit Iran next week, following last week's signing of a nuclear deal with Tehran.
US ambassador to France Jane Hartley leaves a meeting with French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius following the WikiLeaks revelations of US spying
25/06/2015 - FRANCE - United States

French ministers flock to US despite 'unacceptable' NSA phone-tap revelations

French ministers seemed keen to resume business as usual with the US on Thursday, even though Paris the day before declared American wiretaps on President François Hollande and others ...