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French left seizes Senate majority, hurts Sarkozy

French President Nicolas Sarkozy's conservative government lost its majority in the Senate to the left, officials said, in a historic defeat that...

Libya operation has cost France 320 million euros

Operation Harmattan, France's contribution to the mission against deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has cost 320 million euros, according to French defence...

Sarkozy’s Karzai visit: 1 000 troops to leave by 2012

French President Nicolas Sarkozy said during a visit to Afghanistan that France would pull out 1 000 troops by the end of...

UN Council condemns embassy attacks in Syria

The UN Security Council condemned "in the strongest terms" attacks by demonstrators on the U.S. and French embassies in Damascus. Both Washington and...

France extends Libya mission, sees political solution

French lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to extend funding for the country's military intervention in Libya after the prime minister said a political solution...

Two French journalists freed in Afghanistan

Two French journalists held hostage in Afghanistan for a year and a half have been freed, President Nicolas Sarkozy's office said. Herve Ghesquiere...


SANDF missing the communication target

Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...