Keyword: soldiers

Mali conflict: UN backs France's military intervention

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says he hopes the intervention will help restore "Mali's constitutional order and territorial integrity".

Second French soldier 'dies after Somalia raid'

Islamist militants say second French soldier was killed during a failed hostage rescue attempt, publishing a purported photograph of the commando.

French soldier killed and hostage feared dead in Somalia

Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says a second soldier is missing after a rescue bid in which commandos swooped on the town of Bulo Marer.

Death penalty for Afghan soldier who killed French troops

Soldier who killed five French soldiers in January during a joint operation in Kapisa province has been sentenced to death by a military court.

Hollande leads solemn tribute to French soldiers killed in Afghanistan

President François Hollande and his predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy attended a ceremony in Paris to honour four French soldiers killed in Afghanistan.

Four die in Jewish school attack in France

A gunman has opened fire on a Jewish school in the French city of Toulouse, killing three children and an adult.

Two French soldiers shot dead by rogue Afghan soldier

Two French soldiers engaged in a support mission in Afghanistan were shot dead by an Afghan army soldier.