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While voices critical of Israel have grown louder in the US in recent years, a survey published this week revealed that Americans remain steadfast in their support for the Jewish state amid its latest conflict with Palestinian militants.
Paris is not impressed with a “hygienic and biodegradable” toilet roll which features a flushable tube, insisting the popular product is anything but green and would overwhelm the city’s sewage system.
A spokesman for the Islamist militant group al-Mourabitoun, which is led by veteran jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar, claimed responsibility on Thursday for a suicide bombing earlier this week that killed a French soldier in northern Mali.
Three mortars struck southern Israel near the border with the Gaza Strip on Thursday, the Israeli military said, just hours after a five-hour humanitarian ceasefire took effect. Hamas denied any involvement in the attack.
The US and the EU on Wednesday announced the most wide-ranging sanctions yet on the Russian economy, with Washington targeting key institutions including Gazprombank and Rosneft Oil Co, as well as other energy and defence companies.
French President François Hollande on Thursday starts a three-nation West African visit to Ivory Coast, Niger and Chad as the French military operation in the restive Sahel region has expanded.
FRANCE 24 correspondent Gallagher Fenwick, along with several other journalists, witnessed the Wednesday shelling by Israeli forces that killed four Palestinian children playing on a beach off a coastal road west of Gaza City.
A plan to slap a five-fold increase on hotel tax in France has been ditched by France’s National Assembly after lawmakers said that such a steep rise would deal a blow to the country's vital tourism industry.
After years of little to cheer about, a crop of talented young riders are raising hopes in France that one of their countrymen may be about to claim a place on the Tour de France podium for the first time in 17 years.
An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced seven men to life in prison for having sexually assaulted women during rallies and public gatherings on Cairo’s Tahrir Square.
A Dutch court ruled Wednesday that the Netherlands was liable for the deaths of more than 300 people in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, when 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys were killed by Serb troops a few months before the end of the Bosnian war.
A former local election candidate for France’s far-right National Front (FN) was sentenced to nine months in prison Tuesday for comparing the country’s black Justice Minister Christiane Taubira to a monkey - a ruling condemned by the party’s leaders.
Tuareg separatists begin peace talks with Mali's central government on Wednesday in Algiers, in a bid to restore stability to the crisis-hit nation, which halted an Islamist advance on the capital with French help last year.
US President Barack Obama is considering a raft of unilateral measures targeting the Russian economy that could be implemented if EU leaders meeting in Brussels on Wednesday do not agree on new sanctions against Moscow, US officials said.
Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and activist Jose Antonio Vargas, who revealed in a 2011 New York Times Magazine article that he is an undocumented immigrant, was freed by US border agents after being held for several hours on Tuesday.
France’s attempt to curb the proliferation of pre-packaged or reheated food in restaurants with a new “homemade” logo has been slammed by foodies, who say the new legislation includes too many loopholes.
Israel warned 100,000 Gazans to leave their homes on Wednesday ahead of an intensified air campaign after Hamas defied calls for a ceasefire, firing dozens of rockets into Israel overnight and claiming the first Israeli victim in the conflict.
Around 30 recently installed escalators in Paris Metro stations will need to be replaced because they are too wide, in an embarrassing blunder set to cost millions of euros to fix, transport chiefs admitted to a French newspaper Tuesday.
Tens of thousands packed the streets of Berlin on Tuesday to welcome home the triumphant German football team after their World Cup win in Brazil.
At least 10 people were killed and scores were injured after a train derailed in the Moscow metro during rush hour on Tuesday, city authorities said. The accident is believed to be the most deadly in the history of the world's busiest metro system.