FRANCE - GERMANY
Video: Last all-French army regiment quits GermanyThe French 110th infantry regiment, stationed in the small town of Donaueschingen in western Germany for the last 50 years, on Tuesday took down its colours and prepared for a retu...
France stalls over military cuts as chiefs threaten to quitFrance's new prime minister vowed on Friday to spare the country's defence budget from fresh government spending cuts, after top military chiefs threatened to resign amid...
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
French 'troops clash with ex-Seleka rebels' in CARFrench troops on Saturday reportedly clashed with former Seleka militants northeast of the Central African Republic’s capital, a Reuters photographer said.
In The Papers
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
Cannes kicks off!FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 14.05.14: French papers focus on freelance photojournalist Camille Lepage, 26 years old, who died while covering the crisis in the Central African Republic. A...
France’s unpalatable warship deal with RussiaWhile it has not sparked new calls for “freedom fries”, France’s sale of cutting-edge warships to Russia amid tensions over Ukraine is not going down well with its Western allies....
FRANCE - AFRICA
Map: France revamps military operations in Africa’s SahelFrance’s military has unveiled its new blueprint for fighting extremist groups in the remote and often lawless Sahel region of Africa. FRANCE 24 pinpoints the key launch pads for f...
‘Alstom takeover poses national security risk to France’A new report argues that the impending sale of French energy firm Alstom – which builds turbines for France’s Navy – threatens the country’s national security and independence.
MALI - FRANCE
French soldier killed in MaliA French soldier has been killed while on operations in northern Mali, the French government said Thursday.
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
French troops in firefight in CAR capital BanguiFrench forces returned fire when they came under attack in Bangui, a MISCA official said Friday, after residents in the Central African Republic's capital accused the French s...
Rwandan genocide: former French army officer casts doubt on France's roleCeremonies in Rwanda marking the genocide of 20 years ago focused on national reconciliation. Tension, however, prevails between Kigali and Paris with Rwandan President Paul Kagame...
French government: Are the Greens on the way out?The French Socialists and Greens are going through rocky times because of a simmering disagreement over an airport project that boiled over last weekend. Is the ruling coalition on...
Franco-German joint military brigade heads to MaliTroops from a joint Franco-German military brigade will be sent to Mali, the force's first deployment to Africa, a statement said on Wednesday.
FRANCE - UNITED KINGDOM