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France, Germany and Italy call for end to Libya fighting

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France, Germany and Italy on Thursday called on forces in Libya to cease fighting and for outside parties to stop any interference in a...

France ‘will not tolerate’ Turkey’s role in Libya, Macron says

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France will not tolerate Turkey’s military intervention in Libya, President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday, accusing Ankara of playing “a dangerous game”. Turkey has intervened...

Turkey accuses France of exacerbating Libya crisis

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Turkey angrily accused France on Tuesday of exacerbating the crisis in Libya and violating UN and NATO decisions by supporting the forces of Khalifa...

France presents aid package to ‘save’ aerospace industry

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France launched what it said was a 15 billion euro ($17 billion) rescue plan for its aerospace industry on Tuesday, warning 100 000 jobs...

France says its army killed al Qaeda North Africa chief Droukdel

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France said on Friday its military forces had killed al Qaeda’s North Africa chief Abdelmalek Droukdel, a key Islamist fighter that its forces had...

French Air Force engages Islamists in the Sahel

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The French Air Force, using Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and Mirage 2000 combat jets, led the destruction of a large number of terrorists...

Production cuts coming for ATR

Franco-Italian turboprop maker ATR is the latest aircraft manufacturer to prepare for production cuts due to the coronavirus crisis, with its chief executive telling...

Airbus deliveries plummet

Airbus deliveries dropped 80% to 14 aircraft in April, compared with a year earlier, as operations were hit by the coronavirus crisis, company data...

Unilateral decisions not the answer in Libya

France said the Libyan conflict would not be solved through unilateral decisions only UN-backed dialogue would work after Libya’s eastern-based military leader Khalifa Haftar’s...

Coronavirus puts Airbus survival at stake

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus gave its starkest assessment yet of damage from the coronavirus crisis, telling the company’s 135, 00 employees to brace for...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...