French diplomat and Georgian native Salome Zurabishvili was Georgia's Foreign Minister shortly after the Rose Revolution. Now the leader of an opposition party, she has published a new book: "La Tragedie georgienne" (The Georgian Tragedy).
Daniel Cordier reveals in his memories « Alias Caracalla », a deeply moving testimony on the Reistance period. Reaching London in 1940, he gets involved in the French Resistance secrets services, to assist Jean Moulin till his death in 1943.
A dozen Somali gunmen snatched two French security advisors from their hotel rooms in Mogadishu. The pair was "helping the federal transition government of Somali President in security matters," the French foreign ministry said in a statement.
President Idriss Deby of Chad lashes out at his Sudanese counterpart, accusing him of plotting to overthrow his regime. And he says he backs the warrant arrest against Bashir by the ICC for crimes against humanity.