President Francois Hollande said during a visit to Baghdad Friday that France is ready to step up military assistance for Iraq, as global efforts to defeat jihadist fighters intensified.
Kerry, on a tour of the Middle East to build military, political and financial support to defeat ISIL, said: 'We all have an interest in supporting the new government of Iraq'
France's summer is fast becoming a memory, and so is one of its iconic beach sights: the topless woman.
The far-right National Front is at the "gates of power" in France, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Sunday in a stark assessment of the crisis embroiling the country's centre-left government.
Seeking to counter Russian aggression, NATO leaders approved plans Friday to post several thousand troops in Eastern Europe who could quickly mobilize if an alliance country in the region were to come under attack.
The US said on Sept. 5 it was forming a 'core coalition' to battle ISIL militants in Iraq, calling for broad support from allies and partners but ruling out committing ground forces
More Jews have left France for Israel so far this year than from any other country, a leading Jewish group said on Friday, blaming a "climate of anti-Semitism."
Ukraine on Thursday raised hopes of a ceasefire with pro-Moscow rebels during a NATO summit, as Britain and the United States urged the international community to stand up to Russia.
France suspended the delivery of the first of two Mistral-class warships to Russia "until November" after fierce criticism from its allies given the crisis in Ukraine.
France's former first lady Valerie Trierweiler was roundly attacked Thursday for her kiss-and-tell book about her acrimonious split with President Francois Hollande after his affair with an actress.
55 Greenpeace activists from some 20 countries go on trial in France for an audacious break-in at the country's oldest nuclear power plant to highlight weaknesses at atomic installations
If observers were left in any doubt about the state of French politics, the mutiny by three ministers and the announcement of a third government has clarified the situation
Washington and Kyiv said that Russian troops were actively involved in the fighting tearing apart eastern Ukraine, raising fears of a direct military confrontation on Europe's eastern flank.
Islamic State fighters have executed "dozens" of Syrian soldiers fleeing Tabqa military airport in the north, a monitor said
Hollande's office said in a statement a new government would be formed on Tuesday in line with the 'direction he (the president) has defined for our country.'
The US military earlier this summer carried out an attempt to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held in Syria, in an operation that the Pentagon said ultimately failed to find the captives
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond voiced his "absolute horror" at the apparent beheading of US journalist James Foley, which he said showed the "brutality" of IS jihadists
Washington has urged Moscow to stop its "extremely dangerous and provocative" activities after Ukraine said it had destroyed part of a Russian military convoy that entered its territory.
France will deliver weapons to Kurdish forces fighting Islamic extremists in Iraq, President Francois Hollande announced
Russian President Putin will this week host leaders of arch-foes Armenia and Azerbaijan for talks as fears grow that military clashes may lead to a resumption of the conflict in Nagorny Karabakh
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