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22 May 2011 18:31
A bomb attack has killed at least five French soldiers in Afghanistan as US-led foreign forces experience their deadliest days in the war-ravaged country.
Four French soldiers were killed on Saturday, two days after being injured in an attack by militants, a Press TV correspondent reported.
Another French soldier succumbed to his injuries one day earlier.
More than 60 French...
11 February 2010 0:01
A French soldier has been killed and another has been critically injured in a battle with suspected Taliban militants in eastern Afghanistan.
According to French officials, the incident took place in the Alasay Valley in Kapisa province on Tuesday.
President Nicolas Sarkozy's office says the soldier died after militants attacked an Afghan army convoy escorted by French troops.
6 December 2009 0:10
In France, a recent opinion poll suggests that a vast majority of the people are against sending more French troops to Afghanistan.
The poll conducted for the weekly Sud Ouest Dimanche (the South West Sunday) showed over 82 percent of French adults are apposed to the planned reinforcement of some 3,300 French troops already in the war zone.
28 September 2009 8:14
Seven NATO soldiers including four French troops have been killed across Afghanistan, marking yet another deadly weekend for the foreign forces there.
The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said in a statement on Sunday that three of its members were killed in southern Afghanistan during 'enemy attacks', while another three died in the east from 'non-combat incidents' in the past...