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A policeman and an opposition official died in clashes as Burundi held a tense presidential election on Tuesday, amid protests over President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to run for a third term and an opposition boycott.
Three Spanish freelance journalists have gone missing in Syria where they were reporting from the northwestern Aleppo region, the president of a Spanish press federation said on Tuesday.
French President François Hollande and Pope Francis made separate appeals Tuesday for urgent action to tackle climate change ahead of a key UN summit in Paris later this year.
After the deal signed one week ago in Vienna, the scramble for Iran is on. Germany's vice chancellor was the first to visit since the deal, but the French foreign minister will follow next week as will many others with an eye to doing deals. But it's about more than money: are alliances already being redrawn? To find out, FRANCE 24 took its cameras inside the nuclear negotiations for an exclusive look.
French actor Gérard Depardieu has been added to a blacklist of people considered a “national security threat” to Ukraine, media reports said Tuesday.
This week, we take a look at Western volunteers who travel to Syria to fight against jihadists. Some don't have any military training, but are willing to risk their lives to fight the militant group.
A French prosecutor on Tuesday said there was no case to answer regarding the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, whose widow alleges he was poisoned.
As voting got under way in Burundi’s presidential election on Tuesday, FRANCE 24 spoke to Thierry Vircoulon, project director for Central Africa at the International Crisis Group, who warned that the country was headed for further violence.
Protesting ferry workers temporarily blocked French road access to the undersea rail tunnel linking France to Britain on Tuesday, a Eurotunnel spokesman said, warning of further delays later today.
The Francophone world crowned a new Scrabble champion on Monday – a man from New Zealand who barely speaks a word of French.
Formula One turned out in force on Tuesday to pay its last respects to Jules Bianchi at the 25-year-old French driver's funeral in his hometown of Nice.
On July 14th, Iran and six world powers struck a deal that brought an end to over 12 years of bitter stalemate. Tehran, suspected by some nations of attempting to acquire an atomic bomb, will substantially reduce its nuclear programme in return for a gradual lifting of Western sanctions.
A Senegalese court on Tuesday adjourned the trial of former Chadian dictator Hissène Habre on charges of crimes against humanity until September 7 to allow defence lawyers to prepare their case.
Turkish authorities have identified a suspect over the suicide bombing close to Turkey's border with Syria that left 32 activists dead, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Tuesday.
Turkey’s intelligence agency issued repeated warnings about seven militants from the Islamic State (IS) group, also known as ISIS or ISIL, who were suspected to have crossed into Turkey illegally with the intention of staging deadly attacks.
The remains of Jewish gas chamber victims subjected to Nazi anatomy experiments have been uncovered at a prestigious medical research facility in the eastern French city of Strasbourg.
British cosmologist Stephen Hawking on Monday launched the biggest-ever search for intelligent extraterrestrial life in a $100-million (92-million-euro), 10-year project to scan the heavens.
President Francois Hollande has said he would unveil an emergency package of measures to help France’s livestock and dairy sector on Wednesday.
France's foreign minister Laurent Fabius said Tuesday he would visit Iran "next week", after the historic deal on its nuclear programme.
An 18-year-old French teen born with the AIDS virus has had her infection under control and nearly undetectable despite stopping treatment 12 years ago - an unprecedented remission, doctors are reporting.