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`No intact bodies` in grim Air Algerie crash probe

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 17:06

Dressed in protective white overalls, French experts sift through the debris of the Air Algerie plane that disintegrated over the northern Mali desert last week, killing all 118 on board.

France says evacuating nationals in Libya

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 16:36

France temporarily closed its embassy in Libya on Wednesday and is evacuating its nationals there due to the worsening security situation, the French Foreign Ministry said.

France hands over suspected Jewish Museum gunman to Belgium

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 01:29

France handed over to Belgium today the man suspected of carrying out a deadly shooting in May at the Jewish Museum in Brussels.

France offers asylum to Iraqi Christians

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 13:09

The French government has said that it was ready to welcome Christians fleeing from Iraqi city of Mosul which is now controlled by militants of the Islamic State, media reported Tuesday.

French al-Qaeda recruiter arrested in Tangiers

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 22:37

Moroccan police have arrested a French citizen of Algerian origin near Tangiers on suspicion of recruiting men to travel to Syria and Iraq to fight for al-Qaeda, authorities said.

Black boxes from Mali plane crash arrive in France

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 19:06

France came a step closer today to finding out why an Air Algerie plane smashed into the Mali desert last week as black boxes from the crash arrived in Paris.

Antoine Griezmann to join Spanish champions Atletico

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 16:02

Atletico Madrid have agreed a deal to sign France international Antoine Griezmann from Real Sociedad, the Spanish champions announced on Monday.

Flags at half-mast as France mourns Mali crash victims

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 14:25

Flags flew at half-mast in France Monday in mourning for the 118 victims of the Air Algerie plane tragedy, as investigators waited for the black boxes from the crash to arrive.

Western countries warn nationals to leave Libya

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 01:40

Western nations today warned their citizens to leave Libya, where intensifying fighting between militias was threatening to destabilise the country.

Air Algerie jet`s black boxes to be sent to France

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 22:44

A French embassy spokesman says black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that crashed last week in northern Mali will be transferred to France for analysis.

Experts to begin probe into Air Algerie crash

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 01:57

The second black box from the Air Algerie plane disaster was recovered Saturday at the remote crash site in northern Mali as investigators headed to the scene to determine the cause of the tragedy.

Hollande declares 3 days of mourning over Air Algerie crash

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 01:28

French President Francois Hollande ordered that flags on government buildings across France fly at half-mast for three days from Monday after the death of 118 people including 54 French nationals in the crash of an Air Algerie flight in Mali.