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Hollande makes flying visit to French aircraft carrier hitting Syria

French President Francois Hollande has made a flying visit to the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, on station in the eastern Mediterranean. It is

French President Francois Hollande has made a flying visit to the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, on station in the eastern Mediterranean. It is

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France faced with long and costly CAR mission

The Central African Republic has been in turmoil since a March coup d’etat overthrew President Bozizé. Following this coup, the country slipped to

The Central African Republic has been in turmoil since a March coup d’etat overthrew President Bozizé. Following this coup, the country slipped to

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French troops continue struggle for control of Bangui

French soldiers are continuing their mission on the front line in Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic. Troops are patrolling

French soldiers are continuing their mission on the front line in Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic. Troops are patrolling

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French army restores some stability in the Central African Republic

French troops have arrested several suspected gunmen as part of their mission to disarm rival Muslim and Christian fighters in the Central African

French troops have arrested several suspected gunmen as part of their mission to disarm rival Muslim and Christian fighters in the Central African

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French military mission underway in Central African Republic

France say it’s UN-backed military operation is underway in the Central African Republic (CAR). The former French colony has slipped into chaos

France say it’s UN-backed military operation is underway in the Central African Republic (CAR). The former French colony has slipped into chaos

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Disgraced French General Aussaresses dies

A retired French General, infamous for defending the use of torture during Algeria’s War of Independence, has died aged 95. Paul Aussaresses was

A retired French General, infamous for defending the use of torture during Algeria’s War of Independence, has died aged 95. Paul Aussaresses was

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UN to send peacekeeping force to Mali

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously approved the creation of a 12,600-strong peacekeeping force in Mali, due to deploy on July 1st

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously approved the creation of a 12,600-strong peacekeeping force in Mali, due to deploy on July 1st

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France confirms death of al Qaeda's Abou Zeid in Mali

France says it can confirm “with certainty” that one of al Qaeda’s most senior commanders has been killed in a military operation in Mali. Abou

France says it can confirm “with certainty” that one of al Qaeda’s most senior commanders has been killed in a military operation in Mali. Abou

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French soldier dies in Mali fighting

A third French soldier has been killed in northern Mali fighting along side African troops. The joint force is hunting down pockets of al-Qaeda

A third French soldier has been killed in northern Mali fighting along side African troops. The joint force is hunting down pockets of al-Qaeda