The satellite is equipped with color and infrared cameras, and will carry out environmental surveillance missions as part of the agency’s mission, called "Copernicus."
The first phase of the plan to dismantle Mediterranean migrant trafficking networks begins next week, but later phases still require approval from Libya and the UN Security Council.
This week, the French Defense Procurement Agency proudly displayed what will soon be the crown jewel of the French air force’s aircraft fleet: an armed drone designed to assist fighter jets.
French Ecology Minister Ségolène Royal's comments received international attention, irritating consumers who have grown highly affectionate of the chocolatey spread.
Since Thursday, 200 immigrants have been trying to cross the border between France and Italy, near the small town of Ventimiglia in Italy—but the French police have been preventing their entrance into the country.
The attack lasted three hours, and the insurgents left the town after torching two army vehicles and hoisting their black flag over the camp.
Oil Company SOCO Allegedly Paid Large Sums to Congolese Officer Accused of Intimidating Opponents of Drilling
According to NGO Global Witness, the Congolese army received tens of thousands of dollars from British oil company SOCO as it searched for oil in Africa’s oldest national park.
The agreement — which has been described as a “monumental step” towards economic integration, will create a 26-state single market spanning the eastern half of the continent.
Several officials in northern Italy announced over the weekend they would refuse to take in any more "illegal immigrants."
An annual analysis of European drug trends found that the purity and potency of illicit substances is on the rise, and that nearly a quarter of the EU’s population has gotten high at least once.
The number of migrants and refugees crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey to Greece has reportedly increased dramatically due to the dangerous situation in Libya.
Russia announced on Saturday that 89 European officials are blacklisted for “actively supporting a state coup” in Ukraine.
Police in the French capital have arrested 10 people suspected of robbing foreign visitors at two of Paris’s top tourist destinations.
There are conflicting reports on the number of police casualties in the attack; militants say they killed 25, the police say zero.
Tunisian officials say the attacker, who shot dead six people before killing himself, was a soldier with "behavioral issues" who was forbidden from carrying a weapon.
Abdelkrim al-Targui, a high-ranking member of al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, was held responsible for the kidnapping and killing of several French hostages.
The Algerian military has not confirmed the affiliation of the slain jihadists, but they reportedly belonged to an al Qaeda splinter group that has pledged loyalty to the Islamic State.
"Each issue is torture because the others are gone,” he said, explaining that he no longer has the energy to continue working at the publication.
The two cops were acquitted on charges of failing to help the two teens, who were electrocuted on the outskirts of Paris after being chased by the officers.
Authorities have arrested 13 men suspected of running a recruitment ring and plotting to kill key public figures.