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Three French soldiers killed in Libya: French defence ministry

Three French soldiers have been killed in Libya, the French defence ministry said on Wednesday.

Jul 20, 2016, 16:09 PM IST

French soldier killed in northern Mali

A French legionnaire was killed during a reconnaissance mission in northern Mali, taking to nine the number of soldiers to have died in the west African country since 2013, President Francois Hollande`s office said Tuesday.

Jul 15, 2014, 14:21 PM IST

French soldier stabbing linked to London terror attack?

A French soldier was stabbed in the throat in a busy commercial district outside Paris today, and France`s president said authorities are investigating any possible links with the recent slaying of a British soldier.

May 26, 2013, 08:57 AM IST

Fifth French soldier killed in Mali operation

A French corporal was killed during fighting in Mali, bringing to five the toll of the French military contingent fighting armed Islamists in the west African country, the president`s office said.

Mar 18, 2013, 09:33 AM IST

French soldier killed in Mali clash with radicals

A French soldier was killed today in a clash with terrorists in northern Mali where the French are in the midst of a critical operation, President Francois Hollande announced.

Feb 20, 2013, 12:35 PM IST

France: Woman to marry slain soldier posthumously

The pregnant girlfriend of one of the French paratroopers murdered by Mohamed Merah is to be allowed to marry him posthumously, the lawyer said.

Mar 24, 2012, 18:19 PM IST

Three Afghan civilians killed by French soldier

More than 1,400 Afghan civilians have been killed in the conflict this year.

Jul 28, 2011, 09:47 AM IST

French soldier killed, four injured in Afghan blast

Injuries to the 4 other soldiers were not life-threatening, a statement said.

May 19, 2011, 16:24 PM IST

French soldier killed, 9 wounded in Afghanistan attack

About 4,000 French soldiers are deployed under NATO command in Afghanistan.

Apr 21, 2011, 12:04 PM IST