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2 French Soldiers Arrested Over Child Sex Abuse Allegations In Africa

AP | Posted 07.02.2015 | World

PARIS (AP) — Two French soldiers were arrested Thursday over allegations of child sex abuse in Burkina Faso. It is the second case of alleged sexua...

French Widen Bombing Campaign In Mali

AP | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI AND BABA AHMED | Posted 03.16.2013 | World

BAMAKO, Mali — Despite a punishing bombardment by French warplanes, al-Qaida-linked insurgents grabbed more territory in Mali on Monday, seizing...

Missing the Target: France's Homegrown Jihadis

Barry Lando | Posted 12.08.2012 | World
Barry Lando

While France has spent billions of Euros over the past ten years to battle the threat of radical Islam in Central Asia, they find once again the threat is homegrown, fostered in their own schools, decaying neighborhoods and prisons.

Al Qaeda Reportedly Threatens To Execute European Hostages

AP | By JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 01.12.2012 | World

PARIS -- The language used in a purported message from al-Qaida's North Africa arm that threatens to kill European hostages if governments take milita...

Vive La France: Paris Celebrates Bastille Day In Spectacular Style

Posted 09.13.2011 | World

Paris was the scene of colorful military parades and spectacular air displays as proud citizens took to the Champs-Élysées avenue to celebrate Basti...

France Radiation Test Intentionally Exposed Soldiers, According To Report

AP | NICOLAS VAUX-MONTAGNY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — France's military purposely exposed soldiers to a 1961 nuclear test in the Sahara Desert to study how the atomic bomb would affect their...

French Wildfire Started By 'Imbecilic' Military

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — France's prime minister accused Foreign Legionnaires of "serious professional errors" Thursday for firing tracer bullets blamed for a fi...