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As Washington state's wildfires burned into the record books Monday, calls for help were answered from far and near.
European shares rose on Tuesday, recovering some poise after a sharp sell-off the previous day on concerns about China's economy that saw around 450 billion euros ($520 billion) wiped off the value of leading stocks.
Spain and Morocco arrested 14 people on Tuesday suspected of recruiting fighters for the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria and Iraq, Spain's Interior Ministry said.
The father of the suspected gunman behind the foiled attack on a Paris-bound train last Friday told FRANCE 24 that his son is not a terrorist, but just a “good boy who loves to play soccer and go fishing”.
We bring you a special report from the migrant camp dubbed the "Jungle" in the French port city of Calais, where an estimated 3,000 migrants live awaiting their chance to get to the UK. Despite difficult living conditions, the migrants are building a community in the Jungle, as our reporters found out.
The Islamic State group says it has killed at least 30 people for sodomy, the leader of an LGBT rights group said on Monday, as the UN Security Council held its first ever meeting on violence against lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people.
French President François Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Monday for a unified response to Europe’s biggest migrant crisis since World War II, as the German leader condemned “vile” protests against refugees.
North and South Korea wrapped up marathon talks Tuesday with an agreement aimed at defusing a crisis that had pushed the two rivals to the brink of armed conflict.
Lebanon was thrown further into turmoil after clashes erupted for a second day in the capital Beirut on Sunday as protestors called for the government to resign over its failure to resolve the country’s garbage crisis.
French President François Hollande revealed on Monday the identity of the man who heroically wrestled a loaded AK47 from the gunman aboard the Amsterdam-Paris train service on Friday.
The French grape harvest was slightly lower in 2015 compared to last year due to a lack of rain, but industry professionals are still expecting an exceptional vintage.
Asian shares tumbled on Tuesday morning after a meltdown in Chinese stocks sparked a global equities rout and fuelled mounting fears over the outlook for the world economy.
The leaders of Germany and France will meet in Berlin on Monday to seek a unified stance on efforts to tackle the biggest migrant crisis since World War II, as hundreds more people poured into Serbia in a desperate bid for a better life.
The suspected gunman behind the foiled attack on a Paris-bound train last Friday has denied any terrorist dimensions to the incident, saying he was simply planning to rob passengers. French officials and others seem to think differently.
The Greek island of Kos sees hundreds of migrants come ashore every day. They have made the crossing from Turkey on small inflatable boats, risking their lives in the process. FRANCE 24's Ben Barnier and Georges Yazbeck report.
Chinese shares plummeted on Monday, wiping out the year's gains and leading a slump across Asian equities as Beijing's latest market intervention failed to restore confidence, with concern mounting about the stalling economy.
New Marseille boss Michel started his tenure with a bang as the nine-time French champions routed Troyes 6-0 at the Stade Velodrome on Sunday.
President François Hollande on Monday bestowed France's highest honour on a group of Americans and a Briton who overpowered an attacker loaded with guns and ammunition on a crowded high-speed train bound for Paris.
Islamic State militants on Sunday blew up the temple of Baal Shamin, one of the most important sites in Syria’s ancient city of Palmyra, said Maamoun Abdul Karim, the country’s antiquities chief.
Protests against the Lebanese government turned violent for a second day on Sunday, and Prime Minister Tammam Salam threatened to resign as public discontent brought thousands into the streets.