France to form National Guard to counter terrorist threat, Hollande saysFrench President François Hollande on Thursday confirmed that a National Guard would be formed from existing reserve forces to better protect citizens facing terror attacks.
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Libyan unity govt slams French 'violation' of its sovereigntyLibya's UN-backed government has criticised the presence of French troops in the country after officials in Paris confirmed the deaths of three French soldiers near the eastern…
Eye On Africa
EYE ON AFRICA
Three French soldiers killed in helicopter crash in LibyaParis confirms that three French soldiers have been killed in an intelligence-gathering mission in Libya after their helicopter went down. Also, HRW accuses Kenyan security…
#PrayForSyria trends after dozens of civilians die in coalition airstrikes'Le Monde' has called it the biggest blunder so far in coalition airstrikes in Syria - dozens of civilians are reportedly dead after US, French and UK warplanes struck a town…
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Three French soldiers killed in LibyaThree French soldiers have been killed in Libya, President François Hollande said Wednesday, in the first official confirmation that France has troops in the conflict-ridden…
Bastille Day: A national holiday to celebrate FranceFRENCH CONNECTIONS - Thurs. 14.07.16: This week we focus on France's national holiday, known as Bastille Day, which takes place on July 14th. Celebrations are held across the…
Bastille Day military parade marches amid tight securityA grand military parade down the Champs Elysées in Paris on Thursday included members of the French army, intelligence services, legionnaires and others for the annual Bastille…
French civilians learn crisis management - the military wayA leader reveals him or herself in crisis situations. That is just one of the messages being taught here in France in special training sessions by the French Air Force. The idea…
Australian, New Zealand troops join France’s Bastille Day paradeTroops from Australia and New Zealand were the guests of honour in France's annual Bastille Day parade on Thursday to commemorate their participation in one of World War I's…
France to end military operations in CAR in OctoberPresident Francois Hollande announced on Wednesday that France would end its military mission in the Central African Republic in October.
In The French Papers
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
Bastille Day: Not Much to Celebrate for HollandeFRENCH PAPERS, Thursday 14.07.16: It's Bastille Day in France. The French armed forces will parade down the Champs Elysées in Paris, and the president is set to meet the national…
Video: Where is France’s military deployed around the world?As France celebrates Bastille Day with its annual military parade in Paris, FRANCE 24 takes a look at the country’s military presence across the globe.
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