Flags are flying at half-mast in France in mourning for the 118 victims of the Air Algerie plane tragedy, as investigators wait for the black boxes from the crash site to arrive.
2014-07-28 22:35 in News
Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of an Air Algerie flight over the West African state of Mali with 116 people on board, French officials say.
2014-07-25 17:29 in News
French President Francois Hollande has announced that one of the aircraft’s two black boxes has been found in the wreckage of an Air Algerie plane that crashed over the West African state of Mali.
2014-07-25 13:48 in News
Investigators have concluded that the Air Algerie flight with 116 people on board broke apart when it hit the ground, French officials say, suggesting it was unlikely to have been attacked.
2014-07-25 12:22 in News
An Air Algerie jet leased from a Spanish firm that has gone missing was checked recently and was in good condition.
2014-07-24 22:44 in News
Two men and a woman have been arrested in a dawn raid in southern France on suspicion of recruiting fighters for Syria and planning attacks at home, police say.
2014-07-22 21:44 in News
Five Paris hotels have launched a scheme allowing guests to "pay what you want" in an experiment that may be extended if successful.
2014-07-22 10:04 in News
France's interior minister has slammed "intolerable" acts of anti-Semitism after a rally against Israel's Gaza offensive descended into violence pitting pro-Palestinian crowds against Jewish businesses.
2014-07-21 20:46 in News
A French rally against the deadly Israeli offensive in Gaza once again descended into chaos as protesters looted shops and riot police lobbed tear gas and rubber bullets into the crowds.
2014-07-21 15:45 in News
France's president is paying a visit to the former colony of Niger, a landlocked desert nation in West Africa that has played a key role in French military efforts in the region.
2014-07-18 20:27 in News