Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

MEDIAWATCH

Louis XIV's message for the royal baby

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Macron hopes for breakthrough on trade tensions during US visit

Read more

THE DEBATE

Macron meets Trump: A state visit with discord on the horizon?

Read more

ENCORE!

Music show: Mahalia, Ariana Grande & Willie Nelson

Read more

FOCUS

Tramadol: Cameroon’s low-budget opioid crisis

Read more

TALKING EUROPE

EU citizens’ consultations: Macron’s efforts to renew Europe

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Strengthening ties Down Under: The man charged with promoting Australia in France

Read more

TALKING EUROPE

Jagland: ‘Would be disastrous if Russia pulls out of Council of Europe’

Read more

IN THE PRESS

Much ado about nothing? Actress Natalie Portman's boycott of 'Jewish Nobel awards' sparks backlash

Read more

French court finds Bacar guilty of importing arms

Latest update : 2008-06-05

A court of appeals in the French island territory of Reunion sentenced the Comoran rebel leader Mohamed Bacar (file photo) to a three-month suspended jail term after he was found guilty of importing weapons.

A court of appeals in the French territory of Reunion on Thursday sentenced Comoros rebel leader Mohamed Bacar to a three month suspended jail term after finding him guilty of importing weapons.

Bacar and his followers fled to the Indian Ocean island after the Comoros army, backed by an African Union international force, invaded the island in the Comoros archipelago that he had made his stronghold.

Date created : 2008-06-05

COMMENT(S)