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France to send troops to North Africa

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 11:09

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian announced that a new batch of 3,000 troops would be sent to North Africa where they will combat terror threats, a media report said Monday.

India, France to go for joint production of military hardware

Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 23:31

India and France set out on long-term strategic cooperation with latter offering to move on from client-seller relationship to joint production of military hardware which could be exported.

Mali operations good example of dealing shared threat: Hagel

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 11:49

Military operation in Mali was good example of building an alliance with common interests to deal with shared threats and challenges, US Defense Secretary, Chuck Hagel, told his French counterpart.

French defence minister visits Mali

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 19:15

France`s defence minister is in Mali to meet soldiers trying to dislodge militants from an area near the border with Algeria.

French soldier killed by Al Shebab in Somalia

Last Updated: Monday, January 14, 2013, 21:09

A French soldier who went missing during a rescue operation to free a hostage in Somalia was apparently killed by Al Qaeda-linked group Al Shebab, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Monday.