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Lebanon has all but sealed its borders to refugees fleeing Syria's bitter civil war, overwhelmed by an influx of over one million people who have fled the fighting, officials said Saturday.
American artist Paul McCarthy has decided to withdraw a giant inflatable installation from Paris’s Place Vendôme after vandals attacked the piece, outraged at its resemblance to an anal plug.
Germany has agreed to sell missile boats to Israel at a price hundreds of millions of euros below full value, reversing an earlier decision to withhold the discount due to the construction of Israeli settlements in the Palestinian Territories.
Violent clashes erupted early on Sunday in a Hong Kong protest hotspot as unarmed pro-democracy activists once again confronted riot police despite the confirmation of talks between protest leaders and officials early this week.
Catholic bishops scrapped their landmark welcome to gays Saturday, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis to chart a more inclusive approach to ministering to Catholic families.
Had the enemy sniper aimed any higher, Marghas Magharen might not have escaped Kobane's inferno.
Syrian activists have warned that the so-called Islamic State militant group is test-flying captured fighter jets with the help of former Iraqi air force pilots.
First they spoke of an imminent decrease in unemployment; then, of a decreasing increase. Now, halfway through their term with joblessness on the rise, France’s Socialists have vowed to “speak the truth” about the economy – and it doesn’t sound good.
A controversial artwork in the centre of Paris said to resemble a giant green sex toy was apparently vandalised overnight Friday, after critics decried the 80-foot installation as a “humiliation” for the French capital.
The leader of a criminal gang suspected of conspiring with Mexican police to kill 43 missing students in the violent southwestern state of Guerrero has been arrested, officials said Friday.
Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong clashed violently with police Saturday as they reoccupied a protest camp mostly cleared the previous day, leading to multiple arrests and jeopardising government talks aimed at ending a political stalemate.
Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen warned Friday that the gap between the rich and poor in the United States is widening and has reached a near 100-year high.
FRANCE 24’s Katerina Vittozzi reports from the Ebola Treatment Unit in Liberia’s Bong county. Most of the 4,500 reported victims of the deadly virus so far have been in Liberia and neighbouring Sierra Leone and Guinea.
Nigeria’s government claim to have reached a deal with Islamic militant group Boko Haram for a cease-fire, but there were conflicting reports as to the fate of 200 school girls kidnapped six months from a school in the northeast town of Chibok.
It’s supposed to resemble a Christmas tree – but for many in Paris a giant green inflatable object currently decorating Paris’s up-market Place Vendome is little more than an anal plug of eye-watering proportions.
Russian President Vladimir Putin met his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Milan Friday for talks amid encouraging signs the two leaders are trying to ease tensions over eastern Ukraine.
Refugees who fled the besieged Syrian city of Kobane for Turkey are now arriving in Iraqi Kurdistan as the fighting in their home city enters a second month and conditions in Turkey deteriorate.
A team of European journalists has been using open source documents to investigate the intricate web of power around Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. Here's the result of their lengthy fact-finding mission.
Hong Kong police carried out a dawn raid to remove barricades and other obstacles erected by pro-democracy protesters around the bustling area of Mong Kok, moving in while many demonstrators were still asleep.
US officials have held direct talks for the first time with a Kurdish political party in Syria linked to Turkey’s PKK, seen by the US and others as a terrorist organisation, the US State Department said Thursday.