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US Secretary of State John Kerry in Cairo
23/07/2014 - Report: US - Egypt - Middle East

Kerry in Cairo to push for Gaza ceasefire

US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Cairo on Tuesday in an attempt to push for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.

The remains of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 near Grabovo in Donetsk
18/07/2014 - France - Russia - Ukraine

No French on crashed Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine, Hollande

No French nationals died in the crash of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 airliner apparently shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, President François Hollande announced on Friday, citing ...

Algerian soldiers in Bastille day WWI commemoration
14/07/2014 - On-the-spot France

Algerian soldiers in Bastille day WWI commemoration

Three Algerian soldiers will take part in today’s Bastille day ceremony, which is devoted to commemorating the start of the First World War, 100 years ago.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve introduced expanded legislation to fight jihadism on July 9, 2014.
09/07/2014 - France

France unveils new anti-jihad bill

France’s Interior Minister presented an anti-terrorism bill on Wednesday that would intercept its nationals suspected of being radicalised from travelling to Syria and clamp down on online ...

Le président ukrainien Petro Poroshenko, la chancellière allemande Angela Merkel, et le président russe Vladimir Poutine aux commémorations du D-Day en Normandie, vendredi 6 juin 2014.
06/06/2014 - Russia - Ukraine - France

Putin meets Ukraine’s Poroshenko during D-Day ceremonies in France

Russian President Vladimir Putin met Ukraine's president-elect Petro Poroshenko on the sidelines of D-Day 70th anniversary ceremonies in France on Friday.

Bérénice Béjo and Abdul Karim Mamatsuevi inThe Search by Michel Hazanavicius.
21/05/2014 - Cannes Film Festival 2014

Béjo upstaged by small boy in Hazanavicius's The Search

A remake by French director Michel Hazanavicius of The Artist fame sees his wife Bérénice Béjo as a European Commission Human Rights rapporteur, trying to do good in ...

President François Hollande (R) arrives in Baku
12/05/2014 - France - Azerbaijan - Armenia - Georgia - Russia

Hollande tries to reassure Russia during Caucasus tour

French President François Hollande on Monday sought to reassure Russia that the European Union’s Eastern Partnership is not “directed against anyone” at the start of a ...

A Mistral warship
09/05/2014 - France - US- Russia - Ukraine

US, France fall out over French warship sale to Russia

French officials have expressed astonishment at US diplomat Victoria Nuland’s “concern” over the sale of two French warships to Russia.

Mali's new prime minister, Moussa Mara
06/04/2014 - Mali

Mali government resigns as president replaces prime minister

Mali's President Ibrahim Boubakar Keita has replaced prime minister Oumar Tatam Ly with urban planning minister Moussa Mara.