A group has claimed that attacks near the city of Haditha in the west of Iraq were carried out by two Frenchmen.
Vessel was sent on Tuesday to reinforce EU's surveillance operation after a series of migrant tragedies in which nearly 5,000 have drowned.
Threatened at home, only 73 of the 258 former Afghan auxiliaries in French army who requested visas to live in France have been granted them.
Normandy village with population of 388 is seeking to lure people to come and build new homes after exodus of young people seeking work.
Deal estimated in excess of €6bn is third such contract in under 3 months and highlights recent revival of the jet’s commercial prospects.
Voluntary centre will aim to reintegrate young French citizens who return from conflict zones such as Syria but who do not face prosecution.
The human smell of deceased loved ones – or even living lovers – can be reproduced and bottled, according to the woman behind the idea.
Mali, French and UN troops face attacks similar to those employed by Islamist militant movements Boko Haram in Nigeria and Somalia’s al-Shabaab.
Pope Francis allegedly cited displeasure with 2013 gay marriage law in France as one reason for decision to bar Laurent Stéfanini.
In interview broadcast on France 2 television, Syrian president said the contact had been with French intelligence officials who had visited Damascus.
'French is not in danger' is a remarkable assertion from country that officially banned the use of anglicisms for decades, says William Alexander.
Party's bid for power held back by distaste for its anti-immigration policies and election system that allows voters to block it from office.
News of further death after museum attack came as President Hollande prepared to join march in memory of the victims in Tunis on Sunday.
Strike began on March 19 amid fears hundreds of jobs will be cut at public broadcaster which has projected 2015 budget deficit of 21.3 million euros.
After better-than-expected deficit data for 2014, France's finance minister Michel Sapin said there were reasons to be confident about growth.