- French-made warship destined for Russia sets sail Updated: Mar-05-14 4:52 pm
- France vows to prevent C. African Rep. breakup Updated: Feb-28-14 12:56 pm
- 2 aid workers injured in Mali land mine blast Updated: Feb-26-14 11:07 am
- French troop killed in Cent African Republic crash Updated: Feb-23-14 3:50 pm
- Czech pilot who fought for UK, France dies at 95 Updated: Feb-20-14 1:08 pm
- US, Europe considering sanctions on Kiev leaders Updated: Feb-19-14 3:21 pm
- French-German brigade to train troops in Mali Updated: Feb-19-14 12:34 pm
- France increasing troops in C. African Republic Updated: Feb-14-14 11:16 am
- First lady's state dinner gown by Carolina Herrera Updated: Feb-11-14 9:10 pm
- Obama, Hollande tackle tenuous diplomatic efforts Updated: Feb-11-14 8:18 pm
- Hollande: Investors visiting Iran made own choices Updated: Feb-11-14 1:03 pm
- 5 Things to know about Tuesday's state dinner Updated: Feb-11-14 3:28 am
- State dinner menu: beef, caviar and Mary J. Blige Updated: Feb-10-14 7:23 pm
- With vote to curb immigration, Swiss roil Europe Updated: Feb-10-14 5:23 pm
- Tunisia basks in praise over its new constitution Updated: Feb-07-14 12:36 pm
PARIS - A French-built warship designed to strengthen Russia's ability to deploy troops, tanks and helicopter gunships embarked on its first test run Wednesday - just as Western powers are trying to rein in Russian President Vladimir Putin's military threat to Ukraine.
BOZOUM, Central African Republic - Thousands of international troops dispatched to volatile Central African Republic are there to help keep the country from breaking apart, France's president said Friday, days after the French parliament voted to prolong the country's mission in its former colony wracked by violence between Christians and Muslims.
BAMAKO, Mali - A French military spokesman says two medical aid workers were injured when their vehicle hit a land mine in the northern Mali city of Kidal.
PARIS - A French soldier on his second tour of duty in Central African Republic has been killed in a traffic accident involving his light armored vehicle.
PRAGUE - Fighter pilot Miroslav Standera, who fled Czechoslovakia to fight for the British and French air forces in World War II, has died at age 95.
BRUSSELS - Following the deadly clashes in Ukraine's capital, the Obama administration and European governments are talking about imposing punitive sanctions, the Kremlin has blamed the West for stirring up trouble and the pope has issued a special appeal for peace. A roundup of Wednesday's international reactions:
PARIS - For the first time since the start of World War I, a French-German brigade will be deployed to Africa, to help train soldiers and police in Mali in the aftermath of France's intervention to uproot Islamic extremists there.
PARIS - France says it is increasing its military deployment in the Central African Republic by 400 soldiers, bringing the total to 2,000.
Michelle Obama chose a Venezuelan-American designer for the gown she wore Tuesday to the state dinner honoring French President Francois Hollande.
WASHINGTON - Juggling a pair of tenuous diplomatic efforts, President Barack Obama on Tuesday vowed to come down like "a ton of bricks" on businesses that violate Iranian sanctions while nuclear negotiations are underway. He also conceded "enormous frustration" with stalled Syrian peace talks and offered little hope of ending the conflict soon.
WASHINGTON - French President Francois Hollande (frahn-SWAH' oh-LAWND') is pushing back against criticism about French businessmen who visited Iran last week.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama welcomes French President Francois Hollande to the White House on Tuesday for an awkwardly timed state dinner, coming on the heels of Hollande's recent and very public split from Valerie Trierweiler, his longtime partner and de facto first lady. Here are five things to know about the dinner:
WASHINGTON - A slab of dry-aged rib eye beef, American caviar and salad representing the first lady's garden will be on the four-course menu for the elegant state dinner being given by President Barack Obama for French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday.
BRUSSELS - The choice by Swiss voters to impose new curbs on immigration is sending shockwaves through the European Union. The bloc's leaders warn it violates the "sacred principle" of freedom of movement and politicians worry about its impact on other anti-immigration pushes. Here's a look at the issue:
TUNIS, Tunisia - As recently as December, the outlook for Tunisia remained grim. International lenders were withholding money. Parliament remained deadlocked. Investigations continued into the assassination of two politicians.