TRIPOLI (Reuters) – France’s embassy in Libya has been hit by what appeared to be a car bomb, injuring two guards, an embassy official said on Tuesday.
PARIS (Reuters) – French forces searching for al Qaeda-linked militants in the hidden valleys of the remote north of Mali are now deep in the Islamists’ sanctuary, France’s defense minister said on Friday.
ABU DHABI, March 3 (Reuters) – BNP Paribas, France’s No.1 listed bank, plans to boost its investment banking footprint in Africa as it favors promising growth markets away from the riskier euro zone,…
PARIS, March 1 (Reuters) – Shares in French oil industry seismic surveying firm CGG extended their decline on Friday for a second day as several analysts cut their forecasts and price targets after…
France orders security stepped up around public buildings and transport because of the risk of Islamist attack after military operations in Africa.
BAMAKO, Jan 12 (Reuters) – France’s military intervention against Islamist fighters in northern Mali puts French hostages and other French citizens at risk, a spokesman for insurgent group Ansar Dine said on Saturday.
MOGADISHU, Jan 12 (Reuters) – At least two civilians were killed when helicopters believed to belong to the French military attacked a base belonging to al Shabaab insurgents in a southern Somalia…
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LONDON — Voters in France and Greece redrew Europe’s political map Sunday in a powerful backlash against the German-led cure for the region’s debt crisis: painful austerity. In France, voters swept Francois Hollande into the nation’s highest office, ejecting President … Continue reading
Francois Hollande celebrates becoming France’s first socialist president since 1995, saying “austerity can no longer be the only option”.