“What you see is from outside yourself, and may come, or not, but is beyond your control. But your fear is yours, and yours alone, like your voice, or your fingers, or your memory, and therefore yours to control. If you feel powerless over your fear, you have not yet admitted that it is yours, to do with as you will.”
Suspected Islamic State (IS) group militants attacked several buildings and a power station in the northern Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk in the early hours of Friday, killing dozens, including an Iraqi journalist, officials said.
As Western-backed Iraqi and Kurdish forces battle to retake the northern city of Mosul from the Islamic State group, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari spoke to FRANCE 24 about the ongoing offensive. He warned that IS group fighters may try to hide among the inhabitants fleeing the city. He also discussed the role of Shiite militias, saying some of them will be integrated into the regular Iraqi army after Mosul is recaptured.
EU leaders backed down Friday from an explicit threat of sanctions against Russia over the bombing of Aleppo but warned that they would consider "all available options" if atrocities in Syria continue.
President Barack Obama eviscerated would-be successor Donald Trump Thursday for threatening not to concede if he loses next month's election, calling for a thumping Democratic victory to repudiate his "dangerous" claims of a rigged vote.
French champagne might be the only wine that claims to have an inventor. According to legend, it was the monk Dom Pérignon who first succeeded in bottling the fizzy little bubbles, in the 17th century. Today, champagne and its bubbles have become a quintessential French symbol of celebration and pleasure. "You Are Here" takes you to France’s Champagne region to see how this legendary sparkling wine is made.
Lebanon's former prime minister Saad al-Hariri announced his support for his political foe, Hezbollah ally Michel Aoun, to become president in a televised news conference on Thursday, a step that may help resolve the country's political deadlock.
FRANCE 24's expert on terrorist networks Wassim Nasr discusses the latest developments on the battlefield on the fourth day of the offensive to drive Islamic State (IS) group militants out of the Iraqi city of Mosul.
French President François Hollande said Friday he would meet disgruntled police officers who have been protesting in Paris and other cities to denounce what they say are insufficient resources to fight mounting lawlessness.
Hundreds of young Germans have joined the ranks of the Islamic State group. Many of them were radicalised in Germany by Salafist preachers well known to the authorities. Our team in Germany met a father whose two sons left for Syria and never came back, as well as a mother (pictured) whose son did not join the IS group but is accused of carrying out a bombing on a Sikh community. Both parents want the authorities to put more radical preachers behind bars.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced his "separation" from the United States on Thursday, declaring that it had "lost" and he had realigned with China as the two agreed to resolve their South China Sea dispute through talks.
Units of the Iraqi federal police moving in to a newly liberated village near the Islamic State (IS) group-held city of Mosul screened its residents for links to the jihadists. FRANCE 24 reports from the frontline in the battle for Mosul.
The battle to liberate the villages south of Mosul continues as the Iraqi army and federal police forces co-ordinate to open a road to the Islamic State group’s (IS) stronghold in Iraq. FRANCE 24 followed one of the Iraqi units south of the city.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump refused to say if he would accept the results of the election during his final debate with Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas Wednesday, as his Democratic rival accused him of being "unfit" to be president.
As Donald Trump slips further behind Hillary Clinton in the polls with his campaign seemingly in turmoil, the Republican candidate looked to regain some lost ground in the third and final presidential debate on Wednesday night.
An ongoing strike at French 24-hour news channel iTélé against the hiring of presenter Jean-Marc Morandini – who stands accused of sexually coercing minors – has come to represent a larger struggle over journalistic ethics and editorial independence.