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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday apologised to Arab Israelis after a rallying call to his supporters on election day last week was called racist by opponents.
The deluge of cash that descended on satirical French weekly Charlie Hebdo after the murderous attack on the publication in January may well turn out to be a poisoned chalice.
Former president Nicolas Sarkozy’s right-wing UMP party won the first round of local elections in France on Sunday in what could be his first success in a long and likely turbulent campaign to reclaim the presidency in 2017.
He denounced police violence in Tunisia, sang of liberty, women, alcohol and drugs. Then Emino, the popular Tunisian rapper, allegedly joined the ranks of the Islamic State (IS) group on March 18, much to the shock of his fans.
Half of all traffic was banned from taking to the roads of Paris and its suburbs Monday in a bid to tackle a dangerous spike in pollution, but the measure’s complex rules proved perplexing for many of the French capital’s motorists.
A court in Senegal sentenced the son of former president Abdoulaye Wade to six years in prison for corruption on Monday. Karim Wade had hoped to be the Senegalese Democratic Party's presidential candidate in 2017.
Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid has sacked the Tunis police chief and several others in the wake of a deadly museum attack last week that left 20 foreign tourists dead, his office announced Monday.
A year on from the start of the Ebola outbreak, a report published Monday by frontline aid agency Doctors Without Borders slammed the international community's slow response and detailed the "indescribable horror" faced by its staff.
Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first prime minister and architect of the tiny city-state’s rapid rise from British military outpost to global trade and financial centre, died on Monday aged 91.
Ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy’s conservative UMP and its allies edged out the National Front to place first in local polls on Sunday, with President François Hollande’s Socialists – beset by economic woes and record unemployment – coming in third.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena formed a national government incorporating the main opposition party on Sunday, in a bid to push through reforms and preserve political stability.
Voter participation in France's local elections was at almost 43 percent at 5pm, a sharp rise on the 36 percent who voted in the 2011 poll at the same time.
Houthi fighters opposed to Yemen’s president took over the central city of Taiz on Saturday in an escalation of a power struggle diplomats warn is leading the country into a civil war that implicates Saudi Arabia and its main regional rival Iran.
Days after a deadly attack on a museum in Tunis, which killed 20 foreign tourists, French expatriates in Tunisia reaffirmed their attachment to their adopted country.
A third attacker is still "on the run" after the deadly Bardo Museum killings, Tunisia's president says in a live TV interview.
President Barack Obama said that Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu's pre-election disavowal of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict makes it “hard to find a path” to resolve the issue.
Voters across France are casting their ballots Sunday in the first round of local elections under a new voting system aimed at regional and gender representation.
Yemen’s Shiite rebels issued a call to arms Saturday to battle supporters of the country’s embattled president, as US troops evacuated a southern air base crucial to America’s drone strike program after al-Qaida militants seized a nearby city.
Senegal’s main opposition party on Saturday chose Karim Wade as its candidate at the next presidential election, even though a court is about to rule on corruption charges that could put him behind bars for seven years.
England won an extraordinary battle but agonisingly lost the war as they beat France by a record 55-35 in an extraodrinary Six Nations finale on Saturday but came up short of the 26-point victory they needed to deny Ireland a second successive title.