Proud' Deschamps' France contract extended to 2022 World Cup
Didier Deschamps' contract as coach of world champions France has been extended through to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the French football federation announced on Tuesday.
French strike chaos deepens in crucial week for Macron
France's transport chaos deepened Monday on the fifth day of a nationwide strike over pension reforms, ramping up tensions at the start of a crucial week in President Emmanuel Macron's battle with trade unions.
168 stranded Nigerians return from Libya
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday received another batch of 168 stranded Nigerian returnees from Libya
Black boxes from crashed helicopters found in Mali
The black boxes from two French military helicopters that collided in Mali killing 13 soldiers have been found, a French military spokesman said Wednesday.
France takes aim at US inaction in Mideast
French Defence Minister Florence Parly took aim Saturday at "gradual US disengagement" in the Middle East and said its failure to respond to provocations blamed on Iran set off a dangerous chain of events.
Girl dies, several feared missing in French bridge collapse
A 15-year-old girl was killed after a suspension bridge over a river in southwest France collapsed on Monday, causing a car, a truck and possibly a third vehicle to plunge into the water, local authorities said.
Five things to know about Africa's CFA franc
The CFA franc, a seven-decade-old currency shared by more than a dozen states in West Africa, has found itself in the spotlight over calls for it to be scrapped.
France urges more infrastructure development in Nigeria
Consul General of France, in Lagos, Mrs. Laurence Monmayrant, has stressed the need for Nigeria to improve on sectors like power, road and other infrastructure to make Nigeria...