Last Updated: Monday, May 27, 2013, 10:12
The 23-year-old soldier, Cedric Cordier, was in uniform patrolling the busy underground corridors where shops and crowded public transport lines converge beneath the famous Arch of La Defense.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 26, 2013, 08:57
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.
Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 09:33
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.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 12:35
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.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 24, 2012, 18:19
The pregnant girlfriend of one of the French paratroopers murdered by Mohamed Merah is to be allowed to marry him posthumously, the lawyer said.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 28, 2011, 09:47
More than 1,400 Afghan civilians have been killed in the conflict this year.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 19, 2011, 16:24
Injuries to the 4 other soldiers were not life-threatening, a statement said.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 21, 2011, 12:04
About 4,000 French soldiers are deployed under NATO command in Afghanistan.
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