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French President François Hollande had some explaining to do after vowing Sunday to “settle the debt” France owes to Haiti, with aides rushing to clarify that the debt referred to was a moral one and did not involve any financial compensation.
Disturbing footage of police brutality against migrants surfaced online over the weekend, with a video showing how officers beat, chased and allegedly tear-gassed refugees in the city of Calais as they tried to climb onto trucks headed for Britain.
Confronted with war, devastation and persecution, Palestinian artist Nidaa Badwan has gone to extremes to make her artwork flourish: She’s spent more than a year shuttered in her tiny bedroom in Gaza.
A 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit a remote part of Nepal Tuesday, killing at least 48 people and two people in neighbouring India. The latest quake came just weeks after an earlier earthquake killed more than 8,000.
From an Italian movie extravaganza to a crackdown on selfies, FRANCE 24 lifts the curtain on the crucial – and trivial – things you need to know about the 68th Cannes Film Festival, which runs from May 13-24.
A blogger was hacked to death by assailants using machetes in Bangladesh on Tuesday, the third attack in less than three months on a critic of religious extremism in the Muslim-majority nation.
French President François Hollande met with retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro and his brother and current president, Raul Castro, on Monday during a historic visit to the communist island.
Europe appealed to the United Nations Security Council on Monday to back its plans to stem the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean and pledged that those intercepted at sea while making the precarious trip would not be repatriated.
French President François Hollande called on Monday for an end to the US embargo on Cuba ahead of meetings with President Raul Castro and longtime leader Fidel Castro during a landmark visit to the communist island.
Yemen’s dominant Houthi militia on Monday aired footage claiming to show regional tribesmen celebrating the downing of a Moroccan fighter jet that was taking part in Saudi-led coalition air strikes against them.
One crewman was killed after a Turkish-owned cargo ship was shelled from the Libyan coast as it approached the port of Tobruk and then attacked from the air as it tried to leave the area, Turkey’s foreign ministry said on Monday.
From Salma Hayek's lustful heart-eating to Michael Fassbender's portrayal of Macbeth, here's a look at some of the most eagerly anticipated – and potentially prize-winning – performances from this year’s Cannes competition.
François Hollande arrived in Cuba’s capital Havana late on Sunday, the first French president to visit the island in more than a century, for a trip aimed at promoting French and European interests in the country.
A Moroccan F-16 warplane that is part of the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has gone missing, Morocco's military said Monday, and Iran-allied Houthi rebels and Saudi forces traded heavy fire across the border.
NATO and the EU called for a return to calm in Macedonia on Sunday after clashes between police and an armed group left at least 22 people dead, raising concerns about presumed ethnic-Albanian unrest in the Balkan region.
French President François Hollande inaugurated a museum and memorial site to honour the memory of slaves and their struggles in the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe on Sunday.
Cuban President Raul Castro on Sunday thanked Pope Francis for brokering the thaw between Havana and Washington and said the pope so impressed him that he might return to the Church, despite being a communist.
Thousands marched in Havana pn Saturday to support gay rights and to join a symbolic marriage ceremony organised by President Raul Castro’s daughter Mariela.
Thousands of passengers were stranded in seaports and some domestic flights were cancelled as Typhoon Noul strengthened further before its expected landfall in the northeastern tip of the Philippines on Sunday.
A spokesperson for the Yemeni army allied with Houthi fighters said on Sunday that Yemen accepted a five-day humanitarian truce proposed by adversary Saudi Arabia but warned they would respond
to any violations.