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A French volunteer working for Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) in Liberia has contracted the Ebola virus, the medical charity said in a statement on Wednesday.
Just a day before Scotland votes on the most important decision to face the country in centuries, people in the capital Edinburgh, like the rest of the UK, await the outcome of the referendum with a tangible mix of hope, fear, and apprehension.
Parents of an extremely premature baby, currently in hospital in the city of Poitiers, have asked doctors to take their child off life support, or “passive euthanasia”. The doctors, however, say they need more time to evaluate the baby’s condition.
Ajax coach Frank de Boer has warned his players not to focus only on Zlatan Ibrahimovic when the Swedish international marks his return to Amsterdam to play against the club where he first made his mark.
The French government has come up with an answer to a point of persistent journalistic confusion – how exactly does one refer to the Islamic State organisation brutally carving out a self-declared "caliphate" in Syria and northern Iraq?
Six people have been arrested near Lyon on suspicions of recruiting young women to join the Islamist militant groups fighting in Syria, France’s top security official said Wednesday.
Opinion polls on the eve of a Scottish referendum on declaring independence from the United Kingdom suggest voters will reject independence by a narrow margin but the final outcome is still too close to call.
President Barack Obama issued a global call to action to combat the Ebola crisis in West Africa on Tuesday, warning that the epidemic was "spiraling out of control" and could have "profound political, economic and security implications" for us all.
Thursday’s vote to decide whether Scotland should be independent of the United Kingdom has bolstered Texans campaigning to split the state from the United States.
The United Nations has brokered an agreement to enable the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip, giving a lead role to the Palestinian Authority while involving the private sector, the U.N.’s top Mideast envoy said Tuesday.
While Iran was snubbed by the Americans and denied an invitation to join the broad international coalition against the group labeling itself the Islamic State, it’s a different story on the ground in Iraq.
Israel said a mortar bomb was fired at it from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in the first such attack since a seven-week war in the enclave ended on August 26, but Hamas said Palestinians remained committed to the truce.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls Tuesday won a parliamentary confidence vote on the Socialist government’s economic policies in the wake of the cabinet reshuffle, giving him a platform to push through the tough reforms that have divided the left.
Two key branches of al Qaeda in Yemen and North Africa called Tuesday for jihadists in Iraq and Syria to unite against the common threat from a US-led coalition.
France's parliament on Monday began to debate a new anti-terrorism bill that aims to stop would-be jihadists from travelling to foreign battlefields. FRANCE 24 spoke with two security experts who said a new law was “absolutely necessary”.
The United States is preparing to send 3,000 US military personnel to provide medical and logistical support to the overwhelmed local healthcare systems struggling to contain an Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
France’s embattled Socialist government faces a crucial parliamentary confidence vote on Tuesday as the country battles political and economic crises and with President François Hollande's popularity at a record low.
US officials said Monday that US forces had taken a first step in expanding their fight against the Islamic State militant group by ordering airstrikes to protect Iraqi security forces coming under attack by enemy fighters near Baghdad.
The house of Jean Paul Gaultier has announced that it is stopping women’s and men’s ready-to-wear collections.
The world’s top diplomats pledged Monday during a Paris meeting to support Iraq in its fight against the group labeling itself the Islamic State by “any means necessary”, including “appropriate military assistance”.