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The United States and Russia have signed a memorandum of understanding that establishes measures so their pilots steer clear of each other as they conduct separate bombing campaigns in Syria, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
Exactly four years after Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi was captured and killed in his hometown, his legacy of misrule lives on in his unruly nation. Only now, it’s worse with seemingly no political solution in sight.
Michel Platini's bid to be FIFA president remains on hold while he serves his suspension -- but football's governing body on Tuesday left the door open for the Frenchman.
Marine Le Pen, the leader of France's far-right National Front, went on trial Tuesday on charges of inciting hatred after comparing Muslim street prayers to the Nazi occupation.
The Tour de France looks set to be dominated by the climbers once more in 2016 but cycling's most prestigious stage race should get off to a calmer start than this year's edition after organisers revealed a balanced course on Tuesday.
Tens of thousands of Syrians have fled their homes south of the second city Aleppo since a government offensive there began last week, a UN agency said on Tuesday.
Communications were cut in Congo's capital Brazzaville on Tuesday, just hours ahead of an opposition rally to protest against a constitutional reform critics say is a ploy to extend longtime President Denis Sassou Nguesso’s stay in power.
Slovenia said Tuesday it was unable to cope with a massive surge of migrants and refugees arriving in the country from neighbouring Croatia as the government gave the go-ahead for soldiers to help police guard the border.
The former commander of US troops in Iraq and Afghanistan and former director of the CIA, retired general David Petraeus, granted an exclusive interview to FRANCE 24.
Israeli troops arrested one of the top West Bank leaders of Islamist group Hamas in an overnight raid near Ramallah, accusing him inciting terrorism, the army said on Tuesday.
Russia reacted with fury Monday after a Swiss warplane flew "dangerously close" to one of its passenger jets carrying a senior parliamentary delegation, having earlier caused a diplomatic spat by mistakenly blaming France for the incident.
Justin Trudeau led his Liberal Party to a resounding election victory on Monday, following in the footsteps of his storied father to become Canada’s next prime minister.
The German anti-Islam movement PEGIDA staged its biggest rally in months on Monday, sparked into fresh life on its first anniversary by anger at the government’s decision to take in hundreds of thousands of migrants from the Middle East.
As COP 21 – the landmark climate change conference in Paris – looms, the World Bank’s President Jim Yong Kim told FRANCE 24 why his organisation believes carbon pricing schemes are the key to drastically reducing the world’s greenhouse gas emissions.
Canada’s Liberal leader Justin Trudeau rode a late campaign surge to a stunning election victory on Monday, toppling Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservatives with a promise of change and returning a touch of youth and charisma to Ottawa.
French news agency AFP and FRANCE 24's sister radio station RFI on Monday filed a complaint after their correspondent in Burundi was held and badly beaten by security forces in August.
Oscar Pistorius was released from jail late Monday, South African officials said, and will serve his remaining sentence under house arrest after spending a year behind bars for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Libya’s internationally-recognised parliament decided on Monday to reject a United Nations proposal for a unity government, lawmakers said, in a blow to efforts to end the country's perilous political crisis.
Two prominent Afghan news stations have become the latest targets of a widening Islamist insurgency with threats to press freedom, women and activists in cities across Afghanistan.
Croatia allowed thousands of migrants who were stuck at the border with Serbia to cross into its territory late Monday afternoon, having earlier dramatically slowed the number of crossings, an AFP photographer saw.