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'We are in danger': French Army translators live in fear of the Taliban
'We are in danger': French Army translators live in fear of the Taliban
The Taliban have tried to kill Zainullah, a former translator for the French Army, twice...
No hurry to probe French CAR troops accused of child rape
No hurry to probe French CAR troops accused of child rape
The French defence minister called the French military operation in the Central African Republic (CAR) a “success”.
Shooting of French soldier related to racism
Shooting of French soldier related to racism
The officer, on secondment with the French army, was ambushed by a gunman as he left his home in his car on Friday, but managed to escape with his...
French soldiers killed in Afghanistan
French soldiers killed in Afghanistan
"Four International Security Assistance Force service members died following an insurgent attack in eastern Afghanistan today," ISAF said in a...
France scrambles to rein in Chad 'adoption' scandal
France scrambles to rein in Chad 'adoption' scandal
Paris scrambled on Monday to contain a row sparked by a French charity's bid to airlift more than 100 children out of Chad, a key ally for Europe's...
Somali pirates end French hostage-taking peacefully
Somali pirates end French hostage-taking peacefully
Pirates off the coast of Somalia released 30 hostages seized aboard a French yacht a week ago following negotiations that ended the stand-off...
Somali officials back assault on pirates
Somali officials back assault on pirates
Somali officials on Monday urged tough action against pirates holding a French yacht after an elite French army unit was placed on standby to...
Chad army instils fear as emergency declared
Chad army instils fear as emergency declared
A state of emergency declared in Chad will do little to calm nerves among residents in the capital, Ndjamena, many of whom complain soldiers are...
As evacuees flee, Paris puts role in Chad in play
As evacuees flee, Paris puts role in Chad in play
Resolutions at the United Nations or African Union could alter the mission of French troops in Chad, France's Foreign Minister said on Monday as a...
Fierce fighting, bodies in the streets in Ndjamena
Fierce fighting, bodies in the streets in Ndjamena
Fierce fighting with tanks and helicopter strikes rocked the capital of Chad for a second day on Sunday as rebels surrounded President Idriss Déby...
Chad rebels declare war on French, foreign forces
Chad rebels declare war on French, foreign forces
Chadian anti-government rebels on Friday declared a "state of war" against French and foreign military forces in an apparent warning to a European...
France to review Africa defence pacts
France to review Africa defence pacts
France will renegotiate all its defence accords with African countries, President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Thursday in a move that could scale back...

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