French General Paul Aussaresses, who caused a storm with his admission that torture was widely used during the Algerian War of Independence, has died at the age of 95.
France's veteran rocker Johnny Hallyday has cancelled a mini-tour of Asia, officially because of the political turmoil in Thailand.
General Vo Nguyen Giap, the Vietnamese independence military leader who beat the French at the historic battle of Dien Bien Phu, has died at the age of 102.
French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius began a two-day visit to Indonesia Thursday in an effort to boost France’s economic presence in a country with annual growth of six per cent.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has suffered a setback after a third of lawmakers in the one-party state voted against him in a first-ever confidence vote.
France hopes to sell more weapons to Asia-Pacific countries and step up military cooperation with them, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told a regional security forum in Singapore this ...
French President François Hollande has hailed the “exceptional life” of Stéphane Hessel, the former resistance fighter and diplomat who summoned today’s youth to ...
The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights has just published a report which highlights how the Vietnamese government is criminalising bloggers and netizens who are "too vocal" about civil ...
Today marks 40 years since Vietnam's communist forces, the South Vietnamese regime and the United States signed the Paris Peace Accords to end decades of warfare.
Indonesian air line Lion Air has ordered over 200 passenger jets from French-based European aircraft builder Airbus, according to reports.