“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.”
"The Passion of Joan of Arc” was regarded as a miracle of cinema long before its original print resurfaced in a Norwegian mental institution. A new retrospective at the Paris Cinémathèque helps rediscover its revered director.
Nigerian officials have denied reports that the release of 21 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 was secured by ransom payments or a prisoner swap, prompting questions over the ongoing negotiations for those who remain captives.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov returned to Syria talks on Saturday, three weeks after the failure of their painstakingly drafted ceasefire that many saw as the last hope for peace this year.
French President François Hollande led tributes on Saturday to those killed in a Bastille Day attack in the southern resort city of Nice. A white rose was placed for each of the 86 victims at the central memorial.
Donald Trump on Friday sarcastically dismissed women accusing him of sexual misconduct -- even as two more came forward with lurid accounts -- and denounced what he called an international political and media plot against him.
The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Friday it welcomed plans to demolish a migrant camp in Calais in northern France, but expressed fears that children were at risk of trafficking if they were not supported during the transition.
The Swedish Academy’s decision to award the Nobel prize for literature to Bob Dylan has been greeted with enthusiasm by fans of the legendary American songwriter, but it has divided writers from the United States to France.
This month marks the 35th anniversary of the end of capital punishment in France. Though France is often seen as a leader in human rights, it was actually one of the last European countries to get rid of the death penalty and the infamous guillotine. FRANCE 24 takes a closer look.
Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad said on Friday that the Syrian army’s capture of Aleppo, which has come under renewed bombardment in an effort to seize its rebel-held sector, would be “a springboard” to pushing “terrorists” back to Turkey.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Thursday a ceasefire with the country's FARC guerillas has been extended until December 31 but that he hopes to have "a new agreement" for peace before that date.