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Hundreds dead after quake strikes Yunnan province

Sun, 08/03/2014 - 07:00
An earthquake of at least 6.1 magnitude struck China’s Yunnan province on Sunday, killing at least 367 people and injuring more than 1,800 with hundreds still missing, state media reported. Thousands of buildings collapsed in the quake.

In pictures: French and German presidents mark WWI centenary

Sun, 08/03/2014 - 04:18
French President François Hollande and his German counterpart, Joachim Gauck, made a joint tribute to soldiers killed in the First World War as they commemorated the 100th anniversary of Germany's declaration of war on France on August 3, 1914.

Deadly strike on Gaza school was a 'criminal act', UN says

Sun, 08/03/2014 - 03:46
An Israeli air strike on Sunday killed at least 10 people and wounded some 30 others at a UN-run school in the southern Gaza Strip, witnesses and medics said, prompting UN chief Ban Ki-moon to condemn the school strike as a "criminal act".

Video: Gaza refugees return home to devastation

Sun, 08/03/2014 - 02:48
More than a quarter of the population in Gaza has been displaced by the current wave of fighting between Israel and militant group Hamas. Those who are going back often find desolation where their homes once stood. FRANCE 24 reports.

American doctor infected with Ebola arrives in the US for treatment

Sun, 08/03/2014 - 01:07
An American doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola virus while doing humanitarian work in West Africa was flown to the US on Saturday, where he was immediately taken to an isolation unit at an Atlanta hospital.

Israel says missing soldier was 'killed in battle'

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:16
The Israeli military said Sunday it had determined that Hadar Goldin, a soldier thought to have been captured by Palestinian militants during a deadly clash in the Gaza Strip on Friday morning, had in fact been killed in action.