Latest update: 12/01/2011
Terrorism: fighting Al Qaeda
How do you deal with hostage takers? The question is back in the spotlight following the abduction and killing of two French nationals in Niger.
Scores die in food-riots in France's former colony Tunisia. Paris' low key reaction leaves Human rights organisations baffled.
After a health scare that kept the country on tenterhooks, rock legend Johnny Halliday is back in the singing game, and possibly at a venue near you!