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"25.10.2016 08:47:20" FRANCE 24 English 2 minute round-up: Battle for #Mosul in #Iraq, war in #Syria, protests against #abortion restrictions in #Poland
"25.10.2016 06:02:08" www.france24.com Venezuela govt and opposition to hold talks as crisis deepens Venezuela's socialist government and the opposition on Monday announced talks for the weekend to deal with a political standoff that has intensified since the suspension of a referendum drive to remove President Nicolas Maduro.
"25.10.2016 05:31:06" www.france24.com Belgian PM says he cannot sign off on EU-Canada trade deal Belgium is not able to sign off on a landmark EU-Canada free trade deal after Wallonia and other regional administrations refused to give the federal government the go-ahead, Prime Minister Charles Michel said on Monday.
"25.10.2016 04:28:34" www.france24.com Four killed in CAR protest against UN peacekeepers Four civilians were killed and 14 other people injured in Central African Republic on Monday when UN peacekeepers exchanged fire with armed men during a protest against the UN military presence, the United Nations said.
"25.10.2016 03:25:08" www.france24.com Gunmen launch deadly attack on police academy in Pakistan's Quetta At least 59 people were killed and 117 critically wounded when gunman stormed a Pakistani police training academy in the southwestern city of Quetta, government officials said on Tuesday.
"25.10.2016 02:23:41" www.france24.com Coalition steps up air strikes as IS group mounts tough defence of Mosul Iraqi forces advancing on Mosul faced stiff resistance from the Islamic State (IS) group on Monday as the US-led coalition unleashed an unprecedented wave of air strikes to support the week-old offensive.
"25.10.2016 01:22:06" www.france24.com UK dream fades for young migrants as Calais 'Jungle' is evacuated More than 2,000 migrants were evacuated Monday from the so-called Calais "Jungle" on the first day of a massive government operation to dismantle France's largest shanty town and relocate its inhabitants across the country.
"25.10.2016 00:19:35" www.france24.com Trump advisor: 'Muslim Americans would be first to help with immigrant vetting' Dr Walid Phares, a foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump, spoke to FRANCE 24 about the Republican presidential candidate's world view. Trump's "extreme vetting" of Muslim immigrants for terrorist links would be in the interest of Muslim Americans, Phares
"24.10.2016 23:17:36" www.france24.com Iraqi forces close in on Mosul, battling snipers and suicide attackers Iraqi forces battled Sunday through booby-traps, sniper fire and suicide car bombs to tighten the noose around Mosul, while also hunting Islamic State group jihadists behind attacks elsewhere in the country.
"24.10.2016 21:24:05" france24.com UK dream fades for Calais migrants as 'Jungle' is evacuated More than 2,000 migrants were evacuated Monday from the #Calais "Jungle" on the first day of a massive government operation to dismantle France's largest shanty town.
"24.10.2016 18:00:00" #Iraq: government troops liberate Christian town of Bartella from Islamic state group
"24.10.2016 16:00:01" #Afghanistan: meet Sonita Alizadeh, the teen rapper who protests against forced marriage... via The 51 Percent - France 24
"24.10.2016 15:01:30" france24.com Belgian PM says he cannot sign off on EU-Canada trade deal "We are not in a position to sign #CETA" says Belgian PM Charles Michel.
"24.10.2016 13:20:51" #Iraq: Army forces capture strategic city of #Bashiqa, closing in on IS Group-held #Mosul
"24.10.2016 12:16:27" france24.com Plane crash in Malta kills French anti-trafficking team on board A French-chartered plane crashed in a ball of flames at Malta's international airport on Monday, killing all five people on board
"24.10.2016 11:15:00" france24.com Belgium's Wallonia region rejects EU 'ultimatum' on Canada trade deal
"24.10.2016 10:12:25" FRANCE 24 English 2 minute round-up: Battle for #Mosul in #Iraq, war in #Syria, deadly train crash in #Cameroon, #Calais Jungle migrants camp evacuated
"24.10.2016 08:24:55" france24.com Iraqi forces close in on Mosul, battling snipers and suicide attackers #Iraq: Army forces battled Sunday through booby-traps, sniper fire and suicide car bombs to tighten the noose around Mosul
"24.10.2016 06:02:06" www.france24.com LIVE: France set to demolish Calais 'Jungle' migrant camp Tensions are running high at the "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais Monday as authorities begin a major operation to dismantle the notorious shantytown and relocate migrants to alternate accommodation sites.
"24.10.2016 05:53:55" france24.com LIVE: France set to demolish Calais 'Jungle' migrant camp Tensions are running high at the "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais Monday as authorities begin a major operation to dismantle the notorious shantytown and relocate migrants to alternate accommodation sites. #Live Migrants start evacuating '#Jungle' migrant camp in #Calais. Follow FRANCE 24's live coverage on our website.
"24.10.2016 05:41:09" www.france24.com Migrants start evacuating 'Jungle' migrant camp in Calais. Follow FRANCE 24's live coverage on our website. Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Migrants start evacuating 'Jungle' migrant camp in Calais. Follow FRANCE 24's live coverage on our website.
"24.10.2016 04:25:16" www.france24.com Farmers' party claims surprise victory in Lithuania vote Lithuanians fed up with low wages and a labour exodus voted for major changes in Sunday's general election, handing victory to a farmers' party that previously held just one seat in parliament.
"24.10.2016 03:23:39" www.france24.com 'We are behind' admits Trump campaign as Clinton targets early voters A top adviser to Donald Trump acknowledged on Sunday the Republican presidential candidate was lagging behind rival Hillary Clinton, as the Democratic nominee pressed a strategy of encouraging early voting in key battleground states.
"24.10.2016 00:09:22" observers.france24.com Poland lights the way with a solar-powered cycle path POLAND 10/21/2016 Poland lights the way with a solar-powered cycle path 5 Become an Observer Contribute Forgot your password? There are lakes and islands and castles to see in Masuria, an area in north-eastern Poland, close to the Russian border. But all There are lakes, islands and castles to see in Masuria, an area in north-eastern #Poland, but visitors are flocking to see the glowing tarmac on a #cycle path
"23.10.2016 23:12:52" france24.com Venezuela's opposition accuse Maduro of 'coup' after referendum quashed Venezuela is bracing for turbulence after the socialist government blocked a presidential recall referendum in a move opposition leaders are calling a coup. #Venezuela; Tension is mounting with the opposition urging supporters to #protest, while a leading government figure called for government critics to be #arrested
"23.10.2016 20:53:15" france24.com The Hotel Negresco: A French legend YOU ARE HERE : Stretching from Cannes to Menton, the French Riviera and its Mediterranean charms have been attracting tourists for decades. Back in the... Daydreaming about your #holidays? FRANCE 24 takes you on a special tour of the architectural wonder that is the Hotel #Negresco and the world-famous #French #Riviera
"23.10.2016 18:50:49" france24.com Le vie en rose: Inside France's magical Picardy garden YOU ARE HERE : In the northern French region of Picardy, the royal abbey of Chaalis is home to a unique garden, which boasts 100 different kinds of rose... With #Monday looming, FRANCE 24 takes you away to a #French royal abbey and it's beautiful #garden with 100 different kinds of #roses
"23.10.2016 17:22:08" www.france24.com Spain's socialists vote to allow minority government led by Rajoy Spain's Socialist party says it will stop blocking the conservative Popular Party from forming a minority government, ending the country's nearly 10-month political impasse.
"23.10.2016 15:48:57" france24.com Fears of further clashes at 'Jungle' migrant camp in Calais as evacuation looms French authorities will begin a week-long operation to dismantle the so-called “Jungle” migrant camp in the northern port city of Calais on Monday, amid fears of further clashes between police and the sites inhabitants. "Many #migrants are realising it's their last chance to reach #England,” an aid worker told FRANCE 24 after recent fighting; with the closure of the #Calais '#Jungle' camp slated for Monday.
"23.10.2016 15:05:42" france24.com US defence chief Ash Carter in surprise Iraq visit to assess battle for Mosul US Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Iraq Sunday for an update on the battle to retake the northern city of Mosul from the Islamic State (IS) group and to discuss a possible role for Turkish troops with Iraqi and Kurdish leaders. #Iraq: The #US defence chief said the #US is prepared to provide additional support if requested, and that the battle for #Mosul is going according to plan.
"23.10.2016 14:08:29" france24.com 'Top banks preparing to leave UK in 2017 over Brexit' Big international banks are preparing to move some of their operations out of Britain in early 2017 due to the uncertainty over the country's future relationship with the European Union, a top banking official said. Many banks have their EU HQs in the #UK, which employs over 2mn and contributes 12% to the #economy. Banks in #London depend on a EU “passport” to serve their clients and are worried since #Brexit.
"23.10.2016 12:39:37" france24.com AT&T to buy Time Warner in $85bn mega-deal that could transform Hollywood AT&T Inc said on Saturday it agreed to buy Time Warner Inc for $85.content to stream over its network to attract a growing number of online viewers. The biggest deal in the world this year will, if approved by regulators, give AT&T control of cable TV channels #HBO and #CNN and #film studio Warner Bros
"23.10.2016 12:16:10" www.france24.com The French master craftsmen who illuminate the chandelier The chandelier dates back to Antiquity and exists in a variety of styles, from Baroque to Art Deco. These elaborate lights illuminate the most beautiful of interiors, such as the nave of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. In the southern French Lubéron
"23.10.2016 11:42:20" france24.com Illuminating the past with France's chandelier craftsman YOU ARE HERE : The chandelier dates back to Antiquity and exists in a variety of styles, from Baroque to Art Deco. These elaborate lights illuminate the... FRANCE 24 takes you to #France's Lubéron region, where master craftsman Régis Mathieu works on #chandeliers for Nortre Damn and #Versailles
"23.10.2016 10:14:08" www.france24.com Trump outlines ambitious agenda for first 100 days as president Donald Trump is laying out an ambitious agenda for his first 100 days as president but pointedly noting that he will find time to sue the numerous women who have accused him of groping and other unwanted sexual behavior.
"23.10.2016 09:13:08" www.france24.com Video: Iraqi troops liberate Christian town of Bartella The Golden Brigade, the anti-terrorist division of the Iraqi army, has liberated the first Christian city of Bartella, located around Mosul. Just hours later, Christian militiamen returned to their village.
"22.10.2016 21:47:10" www.france24.com Heavy fighting in Aleppo breaks 'humanitarian' ceasefire Heavy clashes erupted between regime and rebel forces in Syria's divided city of Aleppo late Saturday after a unilateral ceasefire announced by government ally Russia expired.
"22.10.2016 20:34:07" www.france24.com Somali pirates free hostages after four years of captivity Somali pirates have freed 26 Asian sailors held captive in a small fishing village for more than four years since their ship was hijacked in the Indian Ocean, government officials and a maritime expert said on Saturday.
"22.10.2016 19:31:08" www.france24.com France seeks sanctions over chemical attacks in Syria French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault on Saturday asked the UN Security Council to condemn the use of chemical weapons in Syria, and urged that those behind the attacks be placed under sanctions.
"22.10.2016 18:29:06" www.france24.com Wonder Woman named UN ambassador despite protests The UN named comic book character Wonder Woman as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Woman and Girls, despite a petition signed by over 1,000 UN staffers protesting the fictional character's “overtly sexualised image”.
"22.10.2016 17:28:06" www.france24.com US couple donate €350mn art collection to Musée d'Orsay in Paris US couple Marlene and Spencer Hays have bequeathed their enormous collection of late 19th and early 20th century masterpieces to the Musée d'Orsay in Paris upon their death, in the largest gift to a French museum by a foreign donor in over 70 years.
"22.10.2016 16:28:07" www.france24.com France's perfume capital: The flower fields of Grasse Nestled between the Mediterranean Sea and the Alps, Grasse has been the world's perfume capital for three centuries. FRANCE 24 takes you to a region of France where fields filled with flowers are everywhere, and the famed Centifolia Rose blooms.
"22.10.2016 15:20:40" france24.com Wonder Woman named UN ambassador amid outcry and staff protests The UN named comic book character Wonder Woman as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Woman and Girls, despite a petition signed by over 1,000 UN staffers protesting the fictional character's “overtly sexualised image”. Is #WonderWoman the right choice to be a #UN ambassador? Do you think the character 'inspires' #women or is Wonder Woman 'overtly sexualised? Tell us what you think!
"22.10.2016 14:28:11" france24.com The secrets of the Eiffel Tower: Paris' iron lady FRANCE IN FOCUS : This week we climb what is perhaps the best-known monument in the world: the Eiffel Tower. Completed in March 1889, it ruled supreme as t... Thinking of a #holiday in #Paris? FRANCE 24 takes you on a behind the scenes tour of #France's most famous monument: the #EiffelTower
"22.10.2016 13:32:35" france24.com David vs Goliath? Small Belgium region leaves EU-Canada trade deal in crisis Canada's trade minister said Saturday the “ball is in the EU's court' to save a landmark free trade deal, which is being blocked by the small Belgian region of Wallonia, after a meeting with the president of the European Parliament Martin Schulz. Supporters say it will boost the #EU #economy by €12bn a year, and there are fears that if #CETA fails, hopes of the EU completing similar #deals with the #USA or Japan would be in tatters
"22.10.2016 12:28:32" france24.com David versus Goliath? Small Belgium region leaves EU-Canada trade deal in crisis Canada's trade minister said Saturday the “ball is in the EU's court' to save a landmark free trade deal, which is being blocked by the small Belgian region of Wallonia, after a meeting with the president of the European Parliament Martin Schulz. Supporters say it will boost the #EU #economy by €12 bn a year, but the French-speaking region say it could lead to #job losses. If #CETA fails, the EU's hopes of completing similar deals with the USA or Japan could be in tatters
"22.10.2016 12:21:08" www.france24.com Scores of people killed, hundreds injured as train derails in Cameroon Fifty-five people were killed and almost 600 injured when a packed Cameroon passenger train derailed on Friday, leaving debris strewn across nearby tracks as carriages swung off the rails.
"22.10.2016 11:19:08" www.france24.com 'Complex' wave of cyber attacks hit Twitter, PayPal Cyber attacks targeting a little known internet infrastructure company, Dyn, disrupted access to dozens of websites on Friday, preventing some users from accessing PayPal, Twitter and Spotify.
"22.10.2016 10:17:39" www.france24.com Iraqi foreign minister warns retaking Mosul 'does not mean end of terrorism' As Western-backed Iraqi and Kurdish forces battle to retake the northern city of Mosul from the Islamic State group, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari spoke to FRANCE 24 about the ongoing offensive. He warned that IS group fighters may try to hide
"22.10.2016 09:14:19" france24.com Trump gains on Clinton in polls, as 'rigged' vote claims resonate with Americans released on Friday. "Remember folks, it's a #rigged system," #Trump told a rally in the #USA on Friday.
"22.10.2016 08:15:06" www.france24.com 'Dangerous' Trump 'undermines our democracy', says Obama President Barack Obama eviscerated would-be successor Donald Trump Thursday for threatening not to concede if he loses next month's election, calling for a thumping Democratic victory to repudiate his "dangerous" claims of a rigged vote.
"22.10.2016 07:13:08" www.france24.com The difficulty of drafting a 'day after' plan for Iraq's Mosul Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, could fall from Islamic State (IS) group control in a matter of weeks or months. But once the war is won, winning the peace is likely to be full of challenges. FRANCE 24's Leela Jacinto examines some of them.
"22.10.2016 06:13:07" www.france24.com Top French court advised to allow nativity scenes in public buildings The legal adviser to France's top administrative court said Friday that public buildings should be allowed to display nativity scenes under certain conditions.
"22.10.2016 05:10:09" www.france24.com South Africa to leave International Criminal Court South Africa has decided to withdraw from the International Criminal Court following a dispute last year over a visit by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the tribunal for alleged war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.
"22.10.2016 04:08:47" www.france24.com Iraqi forces clash with IS group in Kirkuk as troops advance on Mosul Suspected Islamic State (IS) group militants attacked several buildings and a power station in the northern Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk in the early hours of Friday, killing dozens, including an Iraqi journalist, officials said.
"22.10.2016 03:07:05" www.france24.com UN delays evacuation of Aleppo over security fears The UN said Friday that security concerns had forced it to delay planned evacuations from Syria's Aleppo, despite a truce that was largely holding for a second day in the ravaged city.
"22.10.2016 02:07:06" www.france24.com French police defy government in growing protest movement over lawlessness French President François Hollande said Friday he would meet disgruntled police officers who have been protesting in Paris and other cities to denounce what they say are insufficient resources to fight mounting lawlessness.
"22.10.2016 01:04:08" www.france24.com EU backtracks on sanctions threat against Russia over Syria EU leaders backed down Friday from an explicit threat of sanctions against Russia over the bombing of Aleppo but warned that they would consider "all available options" if atrocities in Syria continue.
"22.10.2016 00:03:09" www.france24.com South Africa's decision to leave ICC a "blow to victims" of international crimes South Africa's announcement Friday that it is leaving the ICC surprised many, raising questions about its legality and concerns for the future of a court that counted South African dissident-turned-president Nelson Mandela as a key advocate.
"21.10.2016 23:01:37" www.france24.com EU-Canada trade deal collapses as Belgian region refuses to sign on Canadian trade minister Chrystia Freeland blasted the European Union as “incapable” of striking an international agreement after talks for an EU-Canada trade deal collapsed Friday over the refusal of a Belgian region to sign on.
"21.10.2016 21:50:47" france24.com How France is facing the migrant crisis FRANCE IN FOCUS : This week, we look at how France is responding to what continues to be an unprecedented number of new arrivals of refugees and migrants.... Many countries are seeing unprecedented numbers of #migrants and #refugees, FRANCE 24 takes a closer look at how #France is handling the crisis
"21.10.2016 21:02:39" france24.com A trip to the region that produces the superstar of French wines: Champagne YOU ARE HERE : French champagne might be the only wine that claims to have an inventor. According to legend, it was the monk Dom Pérignon who first succ... Just in time for the #weekend, FRANCE 24 takes you to #Champagne: the stunning region that produces the iconic #French drink of choice
"21.10.2016 16:00:00" Wendell Pierce came by the Encore set to talk about his memoir “The Wind in the Reeds”, which has just been released in France under the title “Le Vent Dans Les Roseaux”. The actor from the cult series “The Wire” and “Treme” also answered a few rapid-fire
"21.10.2016 13:54:58" france24.com Iraqi forces clash with IS group in Kirkuk as troops advance on Mosul
"21.10.2016 10:27:13" observers.france24.com Slap video shines spotlight on sexual harassment in S. Arabia #SaudiArabia: Sexual harassment remains a daily occurrence for many and there is no law aimed at punishing attackers... via The Observers - France 24
"21.10.2016 09:08:07" france24.com 'Dangerous' Trump 'undermines our democracy', says Obama US Presidential election: Does Trump undermine the American democracy?
"21.10.2016 06:01:08" www.france24.com Video: Iraqi army battles to open road to Mosul The battle to liberate the villages south of Mosul continues as the Iraqi army and federal police forces co-ordinate to open a road to the Islamic State group's (IS) stronghold in Iraq. FRANCE 24 followed one of the Iraqi units south of the city.
"21.10.2016 05:26:53" www.france24.com Yemen ceasefire comes into effect A ceasefire took effect in war-ravaged Yemen just before midnight Wednesday, under a United Nations plan, as warring parties face mounting pressure to end more than 18 months of fighting.
"21.10.2016 04:25:39" www.france24.com Olympique de Marseille appoint Rudi Garcia as new manager Struggling Olympique de Marseille named Rudi Garcia as their new manager on Thursday, handing him the task of lifting the nine-time French champions out of the bottom half of the Ligue 1 table.
"21.10.2016 03:22:36" www.france24.com Video: Watch the third and final presidential debate in full As Donald Trump slips further behind Hillary Clinton in the polls with his campaign seemingly in turmoil, the Republican candidate looked to regain some lost ground in the third and final presidential debate on Wednesday night.
"21.10.2016 02:19:08" www.france24.com Mexican judge rejects drug lord Guzman's appeal against US extradition A Mexican judge has rejected drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's bid to block his extradition to the United States, authorities said on Thursday.
"21.10.2016 01:17:40" www.france24.com Video: Iraqi troops screen villagers for IS group links in Mosul advance Units of the Iraqi federal police moving in to a newly liberated village near the Islamic State (IS) group-held city of Mosul screened its residents for links to the jihadists. FRANCE 24 reports from the frontline in the battle for Mosul.
"21.10.2016 00:16:37" www.france24.com German authorities struggle with radical Salafist preachers Hundreds of young Germans have joined the ranks of the Islamic State group. Many of them were radicalised in Germany by Salafist preachers well known to the authorities. Our team in Germany met a father whose two sons left for Syria and never came back,
"20.10.2016 23:16:09" www.france24.com Aoun tipped for Lebanese presidency after Hariri endorsement Lebanon's former prime minister Saad al-Hariri announced his support for his political foe, Hezbollah ally Michel Aoun, to become president in a televised news conference on Thursday, a step that may help resolve the country's political deadlock.
"20.10.2016 14:46:47" www.france24.com Former Lebanese PM Saad Hariri backs Michel Aoun for presidency Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Former Lebanese PM Saad Hariri backs Michel Aoun for presidency
"20.10.2016 14:00:01" observers.france24.com The strange phenomenon of India's deadly selfies Follow international news through our Observers' amateur images and eyewitness testimony. All the content is verified and explained by our journalists. Reports show that India has the highest number of deaths-by-selfie in the world. Since January, 52 people have died in this manner... - The Observers - France 24
"20.10.2016 07:41:05" The #US debates are over. Time for "couch therapy" with FRANCE 24 English's Douglas Herbert and Catherine Viette. Please join the chat here!
"20.10.2016 06:02:52" www.france24.com Is Donald Trump bad for your mental health? Donald Trump's comments on women, immigrants and Muslims have made this year's US presidential race one of the most divisive in living memory. But could his controversial remarks also be damaging the mental health of the nation?
"20.10.2016 05:26:36" www.france24.com Former French minister Duflot knocked out of Green Party presidential primary Former French housing minister Cécile Duflot on Wednesday was eliminated from the Green Party presidential primary, losing the first round of the poll to two lesser-known candidates.
"20.10.2016 04:25:15" www.france24.com Video: 'Mosul offensive remains far from the urban warfare stage' The military campaign to reclaim the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State (IS) groups is underway, but coalition forces are far from reaching the jihadi stronghold.
"20.10.2016 03:22:09" www.france24.com Fate of Mars lander in balance after descent to red planet A European space lander reached Mars on Wednesday in what scientists hope will mark a major milestone in exploration of the red planet, but whether it touched down on the surface in good health was far from certain.
"20.10.2016 02:21:08" www.france24.com French police stage fresh protests against anti-cop violence Disgruntled French police officers took to the streets in fresh protests against anti-police violence overnight Tuesday as authorities appealed for calm.
"20.10.2016 01:19:10" www.france24.com Video: On the road to Mosul with Iraqi, Kurdish forces A few weeks before Iraqi and Kurdish forces launched their offensive to retake Mosul from Islamic State group jihadists, our reporters in Iraq witnessed the final preparations for the strategic battle.
"20.10.2016 01:07:29" Timeline Photos The 3rd Presidential Debate between Hopefuls Clinton and Trump starts now! Follow it live on FRANCE 24 English f24.my/live
"20.10.2016 00:18:09" www.france24.com 'Mosul will be a difficult fight,' says Obama of Iraq battle President Barack Obama warned Tuesday of a tough battle ahead as Iraqi forces backed by a US-led coalition advance on Mosul to wrest the city from the Islamic State group.
"19.10.2016 23:16:11" www.france24.com Strike at French news channel iTélé 'symbolic' of greater struggles in journalism An ongoing strike at French 24-hour news channel iTélé against the hiring of presenter Jean-Marc Morandini – who stands accused of sexually coercing minors – has come to represent a larger struggle over journalistic ethics and editorial independence.
"19.10.2016 22:30:01" france24.com Brazil arrests lawmaker who championed Rousseff's impeachment Brazilian police on Wednesday arrested Eduardo Cunha who was one of the country's most powerful lawmakers and the architect of former president Dilma Rousseff's impeachment until he became engulfed in corruption charges. #Brazil Brazilian police arrested Eduardo #Cunha, the driving force behind former president Dilma #Rousseff's impeachment, in a new escalation of a corruption probe shaking Latin America's biggest country.
"19.10.2016 21:29:48" france24.com Strike at French news channel iTélé 'symbolic' of greater struggles in journalism - France 24 An ongoing strike at French 24-hour news channel iTélé against the hiring of presenter Jean-Marc Morandini – who stands accused of sexually coercing minors – has come to represent a larger struggle over journalistic ethics and editorial independence. #France The 24-hour news channel iTélé is on strike against the hiring of presenter Jean-Marc #Morandini who stands accused of sexually coercing minors.
"19.10.2016 19:47:40" france24.com Former French minister Duflot knocked out of Green Party presidential primary Former French housing minister Cécile Duflot on Wednesday was eliminated from the Green Party presidential primary, losing the first round of the poll to two lesser-known candidates. #France European MPs Yannick Jadot and Michèle Rivasi secured the most votes in Europe Ecology-The Greens (#EELV) in-party contest, and will move on to a run-off ballot scheduled for November 7.
"19.10.2016 17:36:08" www.france24.com French former minister Cécile Duflot knocked out in first round of Green Party primaries Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - French former minister Cécile Duflot knocked out in first round of Green Party primaries
"19.10.2016 16:30:00" #Iraq: has the battle for the city of #Mosul really begun ?
"19.10.2016 16:10:07" www.france24.com Brazil police arrest lawmaker who championed Dilma Rousseff impeachment Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Brazil police arrest lawmaker who championed Dilma Rousseff impeachment
"19.10.2016 13:31:10" www.france24.com ICC convicts DR Congo's former vice-president Bemba of witness bribery Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - ICC convicts DR Congo's former vice-president Bemba of witness bribery
"19.10.2016 12:35:17" france24.com Syria's first lady, Asma al-Assad, says she rejected offers of asylum Syria: first lady Asma al-Assad said she rejected multiple offers to flee the war-ravaged country with her children
"19.10.2016 10:57:22" france24.com Video: Peshmerga Brigadier General Barzani discusses Iraq's Mosul offensive
"19.10.2016 09:37:43" Space: ExoMars EU lander set to touch down on Red Planet
"19.10.2016 08:27:00" france24.com 'Mosul will be a difficult fight,' says Obama President Barack Obama warned of a tough battle ahead as Iraqi forces backed by a US-led coalition advance on Mosul
"19.10.2016 06:35:15" france24.com Is Donald Trump bad for your mental health? #USA Donald Trump's comments on women, immigrants and Muslims are certainly divisive. But could they also be damaging the mental health of the nation?
"19.10.2016 06:02:10" www.france24.com French court rejects bid to halt demolition of Calais 'Jungle' camp A group of French charities failed Tuesday in a last-ditch legal bid to block the razing of the so-called "Jungle" migrant camp in the northern town of Calais.
"19.10.2016 05:26:41" www.france24.com Video: Trump 'rigged vote' claims working with his supporters Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has sharpened his allegations that the US presidential election is rigged in his rival's favour. In some parts of rural Illinois, FRANCE 24 finds many of his supporters believe Trump.
"19.10.2016 04:25:20" www.france24.com Belgium charges four suspects over IS group recruiting network Belgian prosecutors on Wednesday charged four people with participating in a terrorist organisation, including funding and recruiting would-be fighters to join the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria.
"19.10.2016 03:23:07" www.france24.com Russian, Syrian armed forces declare 'humanitarian pause' in Aleppo Russian and Syrian armed forces will pause attacks on the Syrian city of Aleppo for eight hours on Thursday to allow civilians and rebels to leave the city, the Russian defence ministry said on Monday.
"19.10.2016 02:20:49" www.france24.com French minister appeals directly to UK public over Calais child migrants French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has penned an opinion piece in the UK press urging Britain to step up its efforts to identify and resettle unaccompanied child migrants stranded in the Calais "Jungle" camp.
"19.10.2016 01:20:09" www.france24.com French police chief orders investigation after officers hold Paris protest The head of France's national police force on Tuesday ordered an internal investigation after hundreds of police officers held an unauthorized protest in central Paris overnight.
"19.10.2016 00:30:00" #Iraq: on the frontline with Kurdish troops making gains against IS Group in #Mosul
"19.10.2016 00:19:38" www.france24.com UNESCO adopts divisive resolution on Jerusalem holy sites The UN cultural agency on Tuesday adopted a controversial Arab-sponsored resolution on East Jerusalem which Israel has said ignores Jewish ties to a key holy site.
"18.10.2016 23:17:04" www.france24.com Iraq's Mosul offensive 'ahead of schedule', Pentagon says Iraqi forces are "ahead of schedule" in an offensive aimed at retaking Mosul and dealing a death blow to the Islamic State group, but the battle will be difficult and protracted, the Pentagon has said.
"18.10.2016 22:30:00" #France: Iconic Mont-Saint-Michel turns into an island
"18.10.2016 18:30:00" #Iraq: Peshmerga Brigadier General Sirwan Barzani shares details on progress in #Mosul offensive
"18.10.2016 15:42:47" france24.com France orders investigation after police hold illegal Paris protest The head of France's national police force on Tuesday ordered an internal investigation after hundreds of police officers held an unauthorized protest in central Paris overnight. The rebel #police officers say they are understaffed, ill-equipped and working longer hours, all amid increasing pressure due to a spate of #terrorist attacks in #France
"18.10.2016 14:24:02" france24.com UNESCO adopts divisive resolution on Jerusalem holy sites
"18.10.2016 13:00:00" #Iraq: The push for #Mosul is well underway, but the real battle has yet to begin
"18.10.2016 11:57:45" france24.com 2017 Tour to climb all of France's mountain ranges #Cycling: Organisers unveil a new route for the 2017 #TourdeFrance
"18.10.2016 10:45:00" FRANCE 24 English 2 minute world news: Battle for #Mosul, war in #Syria, #DRCongo, #Brazil prison riots
"18.10.2016 09:47:37" www.france24.com Turkey's air force involved in strikes on Iraq's Mosul, says Turkish PM Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Turkey's air force involved in strikes on Iraq's Mosul, says Turkish PM
"18.10.2016 09:30:25" france24.com 'Tired of fog? Try the frogs!': France tries to lure London banks post-Brexit With a quip about British fog and French frogs, Paris began an advertising campaign on Monday aimed at poaching business from London after the Brexit vote raised questions about the future dominance of Europe's top financial capital. The #Paris campaign's aim is to poach #London business after the #Brexit vote raised questions about the future of Europe's top financial capital.
"18.10.2016 08:43:35" france24.com French minister appeals directly to UK public over Calais child migrants in Jungle French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has penned an opinion peace in the UK press urging Britain to step up its efforts to identify and resettle unaccompanied child migrants stranded in the Calais "Jungle" camp. #French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has penned an oped in the UK press urging Britain to step up its efforts to help #migrant #children in the "#Jungle" camp.
"18.10.2016 07:42:36" france24.com Video: Trump 'rigged vote' claims working with his supporters Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has sharpened his allegations that the US presidential election is rigged in his rival's favour. In some parts of rural Illinois, FRANCE 24 finds many of his supporters believe Trump. FRANCE 24 heads to Paris, Illinois, to meet #Trump supporters where #fraud allegations could damage #US #voter confidence.
"18.10.2016 06:23:13" france24.com Is it safe to 'embed' journalists in Mosul? MEDIAWATCH : As the battle for Mosul is underway, journalists are live-tweeting comments from the frontline and sharing images filmed by smartphone de... FRANCE24 takes a look at the reactions (and dangers) to #journalists live-tweeting from the frontline in #Mosul. And a #Russian TV station has its bank accounts frozen
"18.10.2016 05:22:41" france24.com Off with their heads! France marks 35 years since the end of capital punishment FRENCH CONNECTIONS : FRENCH CONNECTIONS – Thurs. 13.16: This month marks the 35th anniversary of the end of capital punishment in France. Though France is... #France was one of the last European countries to get rid of the #deathpenalty and the infamous guillotine, FRANCE24 takes a closer look
"18.10.2016 03:25:10" www.france24.com Srebrenica uneasy as Bosnian Serb elected mayor A Bosnian Serb has been elected mayor of Srebrenica, where thousands of Muslims were killed by the Bosnian Serb army during the 1990s war, official results showed Monday.
"18.10.2016 02:21:07" www.france24.com EU-Canada free trade deal threatened by French-speaking Belgian region Pressure has mounted on the Belgian government to save a landmark EU-Canada free trade agreement after the small French-speaking region of Wallonia essentially torpedoed the deal by voting to reject it.
"18.10.2016 01:19:07" www.france24.com UN announces 72-hour ceasefire in Yemen A 72-hour ceasefire in Yemen is due to start on Wednesday night, the U.N. envoy for Yemen said on Monday after he received commitments from all of the country's warring factions.
"18.10.2016 00:17:38" www.france24.com Deadly blast hits BASF plant in Germany At least two people died and six were severely injured on Monday in an explosion and fire at chemicals maker BASF's biggest production site in Germany, the company said.
"17.10.2016 23:17:06" www.france24.com Calais children to be resettled in Britain, but what about those left behind? A group of 14 unaccompanied refugee children left France for resettlement in the United Kingdom on Monday in a British government effort before the refugee camp in Calais is closed. But what is the future for those children left behind?
"17.10.2016 20:30:00" #Ukraine: how is Donetsk People's Republic distorting facts to ensure its propaganda? Watch FRANCE 24 English's exclusive report here: http://f24.my/2eniDLa
"17.10.2016 19:30:00" observers.france24.com The strange phenomenon of India's deadly selfies
"17.10.2016 18:46:07" www.france24.com DR Congo talks agree to postpone presidential election to April 2018 (negotiators) Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - DR Congo talks agree to postpone presidential election to April 2018 (negotiators)
"17.10.2016 18:00:00" #China: Beijing launches 2 taikonauts on its longest crewed space mission yet
"17.10.2016 16:03:07" www.france24.com Russian, Syrian armed forces to halt Aleppo strikes for eight hours on Thursday (Russian defence ministry) Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Russian, Syrian armed forces to halt Aleppo strikes for eight hours on Thursday (Russian defence ministry)
"17.10.2016 14:29:46" france24.com Video: Locals worried as safe drug injection site opens in Paris #France: Locals worried as safe drug injection site opens in Paris. What do you think about supervised drug injection facilities?
"17.10.2016 12:17:50" france24.com In the French papers: President Hollande battles to defends his business record IN THE PAPERS : IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Monday, October 17: The battle for Mosul has begun and it's fraught with high-stakes interests, as the French pape... FRANCE 24 looks at the #French press, where President François #Hollande hits the campaign trail... And the battle for #Mosul as viewed by the French
"17.10.2016 10:45:46" france24.com The international papers: 'The battle for Mosul is a battle for Iraq' IN THE PAPERS : IN THE INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Monday, October 17: The battle for Mosul has begun and the Arab-language press is fairly skeptical about it... FRANCE 24 takes a look at the international papers, where the #Arab-language press is fairly sceptical about the outcome of the much-hyped battle for #Mosul
"17.10.2016 10:18:57" observers.france24.com Soldiers clear mines with their bare hands in Libya's Benghazi Follow international news through our Observers' amateur images and eyewitness testimony. All the content is verified and explained by our journalists. #Libya: what do soldiers use to clear islamic state group mines in #Benghazi? Their bare hands.... via The Observers - France 24
"17.10.2016 09:11:03" #Iraq: Battle to retake #Mosul from Islamic State group has begun
"17.10.2016 05:25:11" www.france24.com Trump claims election results being 'rigged' Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump dug deeper in his efforts to cast doubt on the legitimacy of the U.S. election, saying on Twitter on Sunday that he believed the results were being "rigged" at many polling places.
"17.10.2016 00:17:35" www.france24.com Iraqi army begins operation to retake Mosul from IS group Operations to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State group have begun, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced early Monday on state television.
"16.10.2016 23:10:11" www.france24.com IRAQ PM ANNOUNCES MOSUL OFFENSIVE (NATIONAL TV) Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - IRAQ PM ANNOUNCES MOSUL OFFENSIVE (NATIONAL TV)
"16.10.2016 23:01:10" www.france24.com IRAQ PM ANNOUNCES MOSUL OFFENSIVE (NATIONAL TV) Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - IRAQ PM ANNOUNCES MOSUL OFFENSIVE (NATIONAL TV)
"16.10.2016 21:46:36" www.france24.com Iraqi army drops leaflets over Mosul in preparation for offensive The Iraqi army dropped tens of thousands of leaflets over Mosul before dawn on Sunday, warning residents an offensive to recapture the city from Islamic State was in its final stages of preparation, according to a military statement in Baghdad.
"16.10.2016 20:28:09" www.france24.com US, UK consider new sanctions against Syria, Russia With military options all but eliminated, the United States and Britain on Sunday said they were considering new sanctions to pressure the Syrian and Russian governments to halt an offensive against rebel-held parts of Aleppo.
"16.10.2016 19:27:11" www.france24.com Niger says US aid worker likely kidnapped by Mali jihadists A US aid worker kidnapped in Niger is likely being held by jihadists from the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (Mujao), the country's interior minister said Sunday.
"16.10.2016 18:25:37" www.france24.com Signs of dissent, desperation amid food shortages and rising prices in Egypt Despite a widespread government crackdown on dissent, some Egyptians are resorting to drastic measures to express their desperation over the food shortages and double-digit inflation that have made many of life's necessities hard to come by.
"16.10.2016 17:25:06" www.france24.com Anti-gay marriage protesters return to streets of Paris Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Paris on Sunday to demonstrate against gay marriage and to call for candidates in next year's presidential election to support "traditional family values".
"16.10.2016 12:18:12" www.france24.com France, US launch new push for Syria peace in London US Secretary of State John Kerry was trying to build momentum behind a new drive to end the Syrian civil war Sunday after high-level talks with Russia and the country's neighbours.
"16.10.2016 10:16:09" www.france24.com Ban promises more aid as desperate Haitians loot UN trucks Haitians desperate for relief from hunger and sickness in the wake of Hurricane Matthew looted United Nations trucks on Saturday during a short visit to a hard-hit port town by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who promised more aid.
"16.10.2016 09:14:39" www.france24.com Syria rebels advance on symbolic IS group-held Dabiq Turkish-backed fighters were advancing Saturday on the northern Syrian town of Dabiq, which has become a rallying cry for the Islamic State group as the prophesied scene of an end-of-days battle.
"16.10.2016 08:14:07" www.france24.com African leaders sign 'historic' maritime deal against piracy and smuggling African leaders on Saturday signed a deal to boost security off the continent's economically crucial coasts, hoping to shore up development by tackling maritime crimes like piracy and smuggling.
"16.10.2016 07:13:36" www.france24.com Trump challenges 'pumped-up' Clinton to drugs test before next debate 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.
"15.10.2016 23:01:07" www.france24.com Obama eases restrictions on Cuba, lifts limits on rum and cigars Americans traveling to Cuba will be allowed to bring home more of the island's cigars and rum under new measures announced by the U.S. government on Friday to further ease trade, travel and financial restrictions that have been in place for decades.
"15.10.2016 21:36:06" www.france24.com Amid Syria's violence, diplomats produce ideas but no truce The United States, Russia and seven other would-be Syria mediators ended a 4½-hour meeting Saturday without agreement or concrete steps to match what America's top diplomat described as the urgent crisis in the city of Aleppo.
"15.10.2016 20:34:35" www.france24.com Gunmen carry out deadly attack in refugee camp in Central African Republic Eleven people were shot dead on Saturday in a camp for displaced people in Central African Republic, the UN's MINUSCA mission said, days after 30 others were killed in fresh sectarian violence
"15.10.2016 19:34:09" www.france24.com Nigerian officials deny paying ransom to free 21 Chibok girls from Boko Haram 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.
"15.10.2016 18:31:38" www.france24.com US aid worker kidnapped, guards killed in Niger Gunmen stormed the house of a longtime American aid worker in Niger, killing two people before fleeing with the man towards the border with Mali, authorities said Saturday.
"15.10.2016 17:31:11" www.france24.com Israel suspends cooperation with UNESCO over east Jerusalem Israel suspended cooperation with UNESCO on Friday after the UN cultural organisation adopted two resolutions on annexed east Jerusalem ahead of a final vote next week.
"15.10.2016 16:29:05" www.france24.com France's first safe drug injection site opens in Paris France's first supervised injection site (SIS) for drug users will open in northern Paris on Monday after years of advocacy on the part of health experts and despite objections from local residents.
"15.10.2016 16:00:00" #Belgium: The 51 Percent - France 24 meets Laura, the woman who lived to tell the tale of life under islamic state group
"15.10.2016 15:28:08" www.france24.com The Passion of Carl Dreyer: Paris celebrates cinema's 'forgotten' master "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.
"15.10.2016 14:27:06" www.france24.com Dozens killed in suicide bombing, shootouts in Iraq Around 55 people were killed in Iraq in attacks on Saturday that targeted a Shi'ite Muslim gathering, a police check-point and the family of a Sunni paramilitary leader opposed to Islamic State, according to security and medical sources.
"15.10.2016 13:25:09" www.france24.com Syria talks resume in Lausanne with little hope of breakthrough 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.
"15.10.2016 12:22:07" www.france24.com Syria is top priority, new UN Secretary-General Guterres tells FRANCE 24 Newly appointed UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told FRANCE 24 on Saturday that resolving Syria's five-and-a-half-year civil war would be his top priority.
"15.10.2016 11:20:06" www.france24.com Almost 200 nations agree 'monumental' deal to cut greenhouse gases In a major international step towards battling climate change, 197 nations hammered out a legally binding deal to cut back on the greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners.
"15.10.2016 10:19:34" www.france24.com Nobel Prize for Bob Dylan divides world of literature from US to France 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.
"15.10.2016 09:17:44" www.france24.com Hollande to honour Nice attack victims, three months on French President Francois Hollande will lead tributes on Saturday to the 86 people killed in Nice's Bastille Day truck massacre, three months on from the jihadist atrocity in the southern resort city.
"15.10.2016 08:16:10" www.france24.com Trump denounces 'lies and smears' as more women come forward 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.
"15.10.2016 07:15:07" www.france24.com The Russian secret behind Ukraine's mini 'republic' Two years after pro-Russian separatists declared the "Donetsk People's Republic", fighting between the Ukrainian army and separatist forces continues. But who is arming the separatists of this self-declared republic? And who is financing the
"15.10.2016 06:14:35" www.france24.com Video: The legacy and future of the Afghan mujahedeen Fifteen years ago, just two days before the 9/11 attacks, Afghan military leader Ahmed Shah Massoud was assassinated. Nicknamed the "Lion of Panjshir" for the valley of northern Afghanistan he defended throughout his life - first against the Soviet
"15.10.2016 05:13:07" www.france24.com Black-clad Thais mourn King Bhumibol Adulyadej Millions of Thais donned black on Friday as the grieving nation prepared to hold traditional Buddhist ceremonies for revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, whose death leaves the country facing an uncertain new era.
"15.10.2016 04:10:06" www.france24.com Ex-CIA director, now top Trump adviser, speaks out James Woolsey, who served as CIA director under Bill Clinton, is now a senior adviser to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. He spoke to FRANCE 24's Marc Perelman about how he thinks Trump should deal with Russia and Syria if elected.
"15.10.2016 03:09:06" www.france24.com France scraps sterilisation law for transgender people Rights activists celebrated a major victory in France on Thursday after the country passed legislation allowing transgender people to legally change their gender without undergoing sterilization.
"15.10.2016 02:07:36" www.france24.com Michelle Obama calls Trump's words 'shocking and demeaning' to women Michelle Obama said Thursday that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's boast on a 2005 tape that his fame allowed him to "do anything to women" had shaken her to the core.
"15.10.2016 01:06:15" www.france24.com Taking Aleppo will 'push terrorists back to Turkey', says Assad 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.
"15.10.2016 00:06:07" www.france24.com France's Hollande in damage control over tell-all book French President François Hollande on Friday scrambled to contain the damage from a series of embarrassing remarks he made in a tell-all book, a day after the lengthy tome was published.
"14.10.2016 23:01:36" www.france24.com UN backs Calais 'Jungle' camp closure but raises child trafficking fears 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.
"14.10.2016 20:30:05" #Mexico: Meet the women boxers who enter the ring with plenty of determination! via The 51 Percent - France 24
"14.10.2016 18:30:14" William the Conqueror: The man who dared to invade #England
"14.10.2016 16:44:13" france24.com Video: The Russian secret behind Ukraine's mini 'republic' REPORTERS : Two years after pro-Russian separatists declared the "Donetsk People's Republic", fighting between the Ukrainian army and separatist forc... #Ukraine and #Russia: FRANCE 24 follows a trail of weapons and money to lay bare Donetsk's best-kept secret
"14.10.2016 15:21:46" #Syria: #Assad says capture of Aleppo would be "a springboard” to pushing “terrorists back to #Turkey" http://f24.my/2efIwfO
"14.10.2016 14:10:00" france24.com Israel suspends cooperation with UNESCO after Jerusalem vote
"14.10.2016 12:38:11" france24.com Michelle Obama calls Trump's words 'shocking and demeaning' to women "I can't believe I'm saying that, a candidate for president of the United States bragged about sexually assaulting women"
"14.10.2016 10:15:04" observers.france24.com Why do these Botswanan cows have eyes painted on their behinds? #Botswana: Why do these cows have eyes painted on their behinds? The Observers - France 24 have the answer!
"14.10.2016 09:20:36" #Thailand King Bhumibol Adulyadej dies, #Syria war, 21 #Chibok girls freed in #Nigeria, Hurricane #Matthew, Bob #Dylan wins 2016 #Nobel Prize in literature... Watch the FRANCE 24 English 2 minute world news round-up
"14.10.2016 06:01:10" www.france24.com Webdoc: The key players and alliances in the Syrian conflict A peaceful uprising in southern Syria in 2011 has escalated into an all-out war involving a numerous array of local factions, as well as regional and foreign powers. FRANCE 24 explains who wants what in this ongoing and highly complex conflict.
"14.10.2016 05:24:09" www.france24.com Clashes erupt between pro and anti-Maduro protesters in Venezuela Clashes broke out Wednesday between supporters and opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro as opposition protesters sought to show momentum in their push to oust him in a referendum.
"14.10.2016 04:23:36" www.france24.com Nobel prize-winning Italian playwright Dario Fo dies at 90 Nobel prize-winning Italian playwright and actor Dario Fo has died, the Italian government said on Thursday.
"14.10.2016 03:22:08" www.france24.com Russia announces resumption of Syria talks with US, regional powers Russia on Wednesday said it would hold Syria talks with the US and regional powers this weekend, the first meeting on the conflict since Washington froze bilateral ceasefire negotiations.
"14.10.2016 02:20:07" www.france24.com Trump blames media, Clinton for 'made up' sexual assault allegations Donald Trump assailed as "absolutely false" the allegations by several women that he groped them, and accused Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, the media and lobbyists of engaging in an effort to stop him from winning the White House.
"14.10.2016 01:28:26" france24.com Trump blames media, Clinton for 'made up' sexual assault allegations Donald Trump assailed as "absolutely false" the allegations by several women that he groped them, and accused Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, the media and lobbyists of engaging in an effort to stop him from winning the White House. #Trump said #sexual assault allegations are part of a #conspiracy to keep him from winning the presidency What's your view on the latest in this unprecedented roller-coaster race?
"14.10.2016 00:16:10" www.france24.com Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature for 'poetic expressions' Bob Dylan, regarded as the voice of a generation for his influential songs from the 1960s onwards, has won the Nobel Prize for Literature in a surprise decision that made him the only singer-songwriter to win the award. #Dylan 's win was met with gasps in Stockholm's stately Royal Academy hall, followed - unusually - by some laughter... What's your view on Bob's #Nobel prize?
"13.10.2016 23:16:10" www.france24.com Video: New mobile app tackles child sex abuse in Kenya Child sex abuse has long been a taboo subject in Kenya, which makes it difficult to hold perpetrators accountable. But a new app, “160 Girls”, makes it easier for victims and their families to report sex crimes by informing them of their rights. Nearly one in three girls and 20 percent of boys under the age 18 in #Kenya have been the victims of #sexual #violence,
"13.10.2016 22:38:33" france24.com In the international press: Russian media anticipating Third World War MEDIAWATCH : It's all talk of evacuation drills and a nuclear winter on Russian media at the moment...Catastrophist predictions are in full-swing with... FRANCE 24's James Creedon brings us the latest from #Russia, where the talk is all of drills and a nuclear winter due to #US tensions. Plus, the latest from the #French presidential race.
"13.10.2016 19:56:48" france24.com 35 hour working week: Are the French lazy? FRENCH CONNECTIONS : FRENCH CONNECTIONS – Thurs. 28.16: France is famous for its 35-hour working week, but does that mean French workers are lazy? If you l... Or is the 35 hour working week just a myth? If you look at the statistics, the #French work more than 35 hours... and they're more #productive.
"13.10.2016 18:45:42" france24.com Live: French right-wing presidential candidates clash in first prime-time TV debate The seven candidates vying for France's conservative presidential nomination next month are facing off on Thursday in a live television debate. Follow the highly-anticipated political showdown on FRANCE 24's live blog below. Join FRANCE24 for the right-wing #French #presidential primary debate live: The 7 candidates, including #Sarkozy, are expected to clash over the economy, #terrorism and Islam in France.
"13.10.2016 17:22:57" france24.com In the French papers: France readies for first big right-wing presidential TV debate IN THE PAPERS : IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Thursday, October 13: It's all about the first French primary debate that's taking place this Thursday. Seven cand... All of #France is talking about tonight's TV debate - with many speculating that the candidates will likely gang-up on favourite, and former #president, Nicolas #Sarkozy
"13.10.2016 15:51:01" france24.com Nigeria confirms release of 21 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Jihadist group Boko Haram released 21 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls to the Nigerian government following a prisoner swap, an official in the president's office said Thursday. #bringbackourgirls : The #Chibok school girls were released as part of a prisoner swap deal struck with the kidnappers: the #terrorist group #BokoHaram
"13.10.2016 14:41:32" france24.com French footballers and his ex-girlfriend line up to hit back over explosive Hollande book France's president is facing a chorus of critics for reportedly describing judges as “an institution of cowardice”, suggesting footballers do a little “weight training on their brains", and accusing his former partner of an "odious betrayal". #France's #president is facing a chorus of critics for reportedly suggesting #footballers are stupid, and accusing his “obsessively jealous” ex-#girlfriend of an "odious betrayal".
"13.10.2016 13:19:31" france24.com Trump presidential campaign rocked as multiple women accuse him of sexual assault Newly published accusations that Donald Trump groped or inappropriately kissed women rocked the race for the White House Wednesday, with the Republican nominee angrily denying the reports and his campaign branding them "character assassination. #Trump angrily denied the allegations that he "#assaulted" a #women on a flight and forced himself on a staff member in a lift. "None of this ever took place," the Republican nominee said.
"13.10.2016 11:55:37" www.france24.com Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej dies at age 88 Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej dies at age 88
"13.10.2016 11:13:09" www.france24.com Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
"13.10.2016 10:49:14" www.france24.com Nigeria confirms release of 21 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Nigeria confirms release of 21 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram
"13.10.2016 09:56:06" #IS Group claims #Afghanistan #Kabul attack, Turkish president #Erdogan scolds #Iraq leader, Hurricane #Matthew, #France / #Russia tensions... Watch the FRANCE 24 English 2 minute world news round-up
"13.10.2016 08:48:51" france24.com US military strikes Houthi rebel targets in Yemen #Yemen: US military "self-defense" cruise missile strikes on Houthi rebel targets
"13.10.2016 06:01:13" www.france24.com Several killed in Central African Republic as militia attacks refugees Fighters from Central African Republic's largely Muslim Seleka militia attacked refugees in the country's remote north on Wednesday, stabbing or hacking to death 13 people before U.N. peacekeepers repelled them, killing at least 10, officials said.
"13.10.2016 05:27:11" www.france24.com Syrian suspect in Germany bomb plot commits suicide A Syrian migrant suspected of planning a bomb attack on a Berlin airport has committed suicide in a detention centre in Leipzig, the Justice Ministry for the state of Saxony said on Wednesday.
"13.10.2016 04:26:51" www.france24.com Lawyers will not defend Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam any more Lawyers for the only surviving suspect in last November's attack in Paris say they will no longer defend him because he refuses to speak.
"13.10.2016 03:25:09" www.france24.com Second deadly attack in 24 hours targets Afghan Shiites A blast outside a mosque in northern Afghanistan Wednesday killed at least 14 Shiite worshippers a day after gunmen targeted a Kabul mosque packed with pilgrims marking a Shiite holy day. The Islamic State group claimed the Kabul attack.
"13.10.2016 02:20:43" www.france24.com Trump accused of sexual assault in New York Times report Two women have accused Donald Trump of touching them inappropriately in the past, The New York Times reported Wednesday, with one saying she was groped and another recounting him kissing her on the mouth.
"13.10.2016 01:19:11" www.france24.com Russian jets resume bombing of Aleppo after several days of calm Russian jets resumed heavy bombing of rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Tuesday after several days of relative calm, a rebel official and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights group said.
"13.10.2016 00:17:07" www.france24.com Aid groups outraged over France's plan to close Calais 'Jungle' migrant camp Charities working with refugees and migrants in the camp in Calais are objecting to the government's plan to dismantle the camp and disperse the occupants.
"12.10.2016 23:16:37" www.france24.com Wear a veil or be French: Hollande shocks with views on Muslims and migrants The French president's candid remarks on the sensitive issue of Islam, part of a wide-ranging collection of interviews that also touch on his troubled private life, have triggered a frenzy on both sides of the political divide.
"12.10.2016 19:56:52" france24.com 'Françafrique': France's murky relations with its former colonies in Africa FRENCH CONNECTIONS : FRENCH CONNECTIONS – Thurs. 15.16: France granted most of its African colonies independence in 1960, but it has maintained a network o... #France's complex relations with it's ex-#colonies in #Africa is controversial to say the very least; involving political and economic power, military cooperation and a lot of #money
"12.10.2016 18:50:22" france24.com Russian fighter jets 'renew bombardment' of Aleppo Russian jets resumed heavy bombing of rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Tuesday after several days of relative calm, a rebel official and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights group said. The report comes as #Russia agreed Wednesday to #Syria talks with the US and other regional powers. Is #Putin genuine in his desire for peace talks? What do you think?
"12.10.2016 17:35:16" france24.com Wear a veil or be French: Hollande shocks with views on Muslims and migrants The French president's candid remarks on the sensitive issue of Islam, part of a wide-ranging collection of interviews that also touch on his troubled private life, have triggered a frenzy on both sides of the political divide. The president's new book is the talk of #France, with the Socialist leader also attacking his nemesis #Sarkozy and talking candidly about his colourful #love life...
"12.10.2016 16:34:38" france24.com In the French papers: 'Hollande's strategy with Putin failed' IN THE PAPERS : FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 12.16: President François Hollande draws criticism after Russian President Vladimir Putin postpones his planned... FRANCE 24's Florence Villeminot presents the #French papers, with many newspapers rounding on François #Hollande for his handling of the Syria veto dispute with #Putin.
"12.10.2016 16:00:01" #Bangladesh: riding the waves, surfer girls defy the cultural tide
"12.10.2016 14:15:51" france24.com Paris: The city of light and the birthplace of motion pictures YOU ARE HERE : At the end of the 19th century, Paris witnessed the birth of cinema. The Lumière brothers held the first ever public screening of a film.... FRANCE 24 takes you on a journey through #Paris's magical history of #cinema, featuring the Lumière brothers who held the first ever screening of a film in the #French capital.
"12.10.2016 11:03:42" france24.com Russian jets resume bombing of Aleppo after several days of calm #Syria: Russian jets resumed heavy bombing of rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Tuesday after several days of relative calm
"12.10.2016 09:57:24" Shiite Muslims commemorate #Ashura, Hurricane #Matthew, war in #Syria, unrest in #Myanmar... Watch FRANCE 24 English world news video round-up!
"12.10.2016 08:52:45" france24.com Aid groups outraged over France's plan to close Calais 'Jungle' migrant camp #France #Calais camp: "The government is heading straight into a wall"
"12.10.2016 07:00:00" france24.com Gunmen target Shiite worshippers marking Ashura in Kabul mosque Gunmen targeted Shiite pilgrims in Kabul late Tuesday, killing at least 14 people as they gathered to celebrate Ashura, one of the most important festivals on the Shiite calendar, officials said. #Afghanistan Gunman in police uniform opened fire on worshippers at shrine in Afghan capital for Shi'ite holy day.
"12.10.2016 06:01:09" www.france24.com 'Exploding drone' injures French soldiers in Iraq, kills Peshmerga fighters Two French soldiers were badly wounded in Iraq and two Peshmerga fighters were killed by a booby trapped drone sent by a group related to the Islamic State, Le Monde reported on Tuesday.
"12.10.2016 06:00:00" france24.com Lawyers say they will no longer defend Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam Lawyers for the main suspect in the Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, said that they will no longer defend him, speaking during a TV interview on Wednesday. Salah #Abdeslam, the main suspect in the #ParisAttacks, 'will use the right to remain silent", says lawyer Frank Berton.
"12.10.2016 05:26:35" www.france24.com Several dead in Burma after armed men clash with troops Twelve people have died in the north of Myanmar's Rakhine state in clashes between armed men and troops, state media reported Wednesday, in a sharp escalation of violence in the restive region.
"12.10.2016 05:03:07" www.france24.com Lawyers for Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam say they will no longer defend him Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Lawyers for Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam say they will no longer defend him
"12.10.2016 04:25:17" www.france24.com French fury as Poland ditches billion euro Airbus helicopter deal France-based Airbus hit back on Tuesday at Poland's decision to cancel a multi-billion-euro military helicopter deal, deepening a bitter row that is threatening to turn into a full international diplomatic incident between Paris and its NATO ally.
"12.10.2016 03:35:03" france24.com Booby trapped drone 'kills Peshmerga fighters, injures French soldiers in Iraq' Two French soldiers were badly wounded in Iraq and two Peshmerga fighters were killed by a booby trapped drone sent by a group related to the Islamic State, Le Monde reported on Tuesday. The two #French #soldiers were immediately repatriated from #Iraq for medical treatment, with one of them "between life and death," French daily Le Monde is reporting.
"12.10.2016 02:28:54" france24.com Trump attacks 'disloyal' Republicans in tweetstorm as intra-party war deepens Embattled presidential hopeful Donald Trump lashed out against "disloyal" Republicans in a ranting tweetstorm Tuesday, deepening a split that threatens the future of the 162-year-old party. "It is so nice that the shackles have been taken off me and I can now fight for #America the way I want to," #Trump tweeted. What do you think? Do you back Trump or do you agree with #GOP's concerns?
"12.10.2016 01:15:13" france24.com Trump lashes out at the Republican Party, while Wikileaks plague Clinton MEDIAWATCH : The Republican candidate - if you can call him that anymore! - has been lashing out at the GOP on social media. FRANCE 24's James Creedon brings you the latest on this unprecedented rollercoaster race for the #WhiteHouse. We want to hear your views on the #Trump vs #Clinton gladiatorial battle
"12.10.2016 00:04:51" france24.com The jeweller to French queens YOU ARE HERE : The heart of Paris, between Place Vendôme and the Rue de la Paix, is home to the most prestigious jewellers. FRANCE 24 takes you inside the showroom and workshop of #France's oldest jeweller, whose clients have included #Napoleon III and #Queen Marie-Antoinette
"11.10.2016 22:51:32" france24.com The child bride who escaped and her battle to #endchildmarriage As the UN marks the International Day of the Girl Child on Tuesday, activist Radha Rani Sarker is meeting with European leaders to highlight the plight of girls in her native Bangladesh, where 73% are illegally married off while still in childhood. Radha Rani Sarker, who managed to escape a forced marriage, is battling to #endchildmarriage. In her native #Bangladesh, 73% of children are illegally married off
"11.10.2016 21:07:41" france24.com In the French papers: 'How can we stop Vladimir Putin?' IN THE PAPERS : FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 11.16: French papers focus on Russia's decision to veto a French-drafted UN Security Council resolution demandin... FRANCE 24's Florence Villeminot looks at how some in the #French press view the UN #Syria debacle as underscoring how France is not the world #power it wants to be...
"11.10.2016 19:48:01" france24.com French fury as Poland ditches billion euro Airbus helicopter deal France-based Airbus hit back on Tuesday at Poland's decision to cancel a multi-billion-euro military helicopter deal, deepening a bitter row that is threatening to turn into a full international diplomatic incident between Paris and its NATO ally. #Paris reacted furiously to news that the #helicopter contract is going to a rival of #France-based #Airbus. The president cancelled a state visit to #Poland and is reviewing defence cooperation.
"11.10.2016 18:45:20" france24.com The 'crazy' French history buffs building a 13th century castle from scratch YOU ARE HERE : It's a building site from another century. In Guédelon, in the French region of Burgundy, history enthusiasts have set themselves a uniqu... For the past 20 years, #French history enthusiasts in Guédelon (#Burgundy) have been building a #castle using 13th century techniques: meaning no modern machinery or equipment.
"11.10.2016 16:54:43" france24.com 'Europe's prisons are turning criminal into jihadists' Prisons in Europe have turned into breeding grounds for jihadist groups, according to a major study on criminal-terrorist networks by a British think tank published Tuesday. #Prisons provide a supply of "angry young men" who are "ripe" for #radicalisation, the study said. Recruiting in prisons also allows #terrorist groups to tap convicts "transferrable skills" with weapons.
"11.10.2016 14:49:37" france24.com In the international papers: Russia's game of chess IN THE PAPERS : INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 11.16: Papers around the world focus on a major pipeline deal between Turkey and Russia after months of d... FRANCE 24's Florence Villeminot looks at the international press and the stories behind the news. #Russia and #Trump dominate the headlines, with the Lebanese press examining #Putin's 'long game'.
"11.10.2016 13:30:30" france24.com UN issues urgent appeal for aid to help hurricane ravaged Haiti Haiti faces a humanitarian crisis that requires a "massive response" from the international community, the United Nations chief said Monday, with at least 1.4 million people needing emergency aid following last week's battering by Hurricane Matthew. #Hurricane Matthew left at least 372 dead in #Haiti, with the toll likely to rise sharply. The #UN's Ban Ki-moon said,"Some towns and villages have been almost wiped off the map," .
"11.10.2016 11:53:13" france24.com Putin postpones Paris visit after Syria veto row with Hollande Russian President Vladimir Putin has postponed a planned visit to France next week after President François Hollande offered to hold a meeting exclusively on the conflict in Syria, according to the Elysée presidential palace. This comes a day after the #French reacted furiously to #Putin blocking a UN bid to end the bombings in #Syria's #Aleppo. What do you think? Were the French right or do you agree with Putin?
"11.10.2016 06:01:38" www.france24.com President Hollande may cancel Paris meeting with Putin after Aleppo veto French President François Hollande may cancel his meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Paris next week after the Kremlin blocked a UN Security Council bid to end to the bombing of Aleppo, the French government said Monday.
"11.10.2016 05:26:39" www.france24.com Haiti risks cholera outbreak in wake of Hurricane Matthew A week after a devastating hurricane left hundreds of people dead, Haiti faces a growing cholera outbreak that threatens to make the disaster even more deadly.
"11.10.2016 04:25:10" www.france24.com Pogba's goal decisive as France beat Netherlands in World Cup qualifier France midfielder Paul Pogba, the world's most expensive player, scored with a swirling long-range shot after 30 minutes to secure a vital 1-0 win away to the Netherlands in World Cup qualifying on Monday.
"11.10.2016 03:22:40" www.france24.com UK has 'moral duty' to take in more Calais migrant children, says French minister Paris demanded on Monday that Britain honour promises to take in migrant children from the notorious Jungle camp in the French port city of Calais, adding to pressure following accusations by the Red Cross that London is dragging its heels.
"11.10.2016 02:32:30" france24.com France refuses to share top secret 'terror watch list' with local government French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has ruled out sharing details of individuals on the intelligence services' watch list with town mayors, he told weekly newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche. A Normandy mayor has demanded the #French #secret service give him the names of those suspected of being #radicalised by #terrorist groups in his town. Do you agree with the mayor? Do locals have a right to know?
"11.10.2016 00:47:04" france24.com Samsung halts sales of Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on safety fears Samsung on Tuesday called a worldwide halt to the sale and exchange of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, citing continued safety concerns, and advised all customers to stop using the device immediately. ALERT: #Samsung has told customers to stop using the #GalaxyNote7 #smartphone immediately on safety concerns. The alert comes 1 month after a recall due complaints it #exploded while charging.
"10.10.2016 23:22:17" france24.com Pogba's goal decisive as France beat Netherlands in World Cup qualifier France midfielder Paul Pogba, the world's most expensive player, scored with a swirling long-range shot after 30 minutes to secure a vital 1-0 win away to the Netherlands in World Cup qualifying on Monday. #France's win elevated the Euro 2016 runners-up to favourites to finish top of Group A and qualify for the #WorldCup finals.
"10.10.2016 22:22:09" france24.com Was is it a knockout for Donald Trump... or was he knocked out? MEDIAWATCH : Donald Trump supporters spoke of a comeback after yesterday's presidential debate but the received wisdom is that he lost the debate... a... FRANCE 24's James Creedon delves into the media and #Twittersphere views of the #US #presidential debate, plus the inevitable gags doing the rounds - #reallockerroomtalk
"10.10.2016 19:54:02" france24.com France's inspirational and magical 'Ideal Palace' YOU ARE HERE : Located in France's southeastern Drôme region, the Ideal Palace is an outstanding monument, unique in the world. This architectural work... A small-town #French postman dedicated his life to building this #palace in the late 19 Century. The Ideal Palace stands as a testament to what we can achieve if we put our minds to it.
"10.10.2016 18:47:53" france24.com Crisis looms as Kenya forces refugees to return to war-torn Somalia With the closure of the world's largest migrant camp in Kenya, thousands of Somali refugees could be forced to return to their war-ravaged homeland. The move has been branded a violation of international law. The world's largest migrant camp in #Kenya is closing with thousands of #Somali #refugees facing a "dangerous" future. Aid agencies and charities are appealing for help.
"10.10.2016 15:45:16" france24.com Ethiopia blames 'foreign enemies' Egypt and Eritrea for wave of unrest. Ethiopia said Monday that "foreign enemies" such as Egypt and Eritrea are behind the unprecedented wave of protests that has prompted the government to declare a six-month state of emergency. Despite a booming economy, #Ethiopia's government is facing the biggest challenge of its 25 years in power. #Protests, a state of emergency and violence... and the government is blaming 'foreign enemies'. What do you think?
"10.10.2016 13:51:55" france24.com French president may cancel meeting with Putin after Russia's Aleppo bombing veto French President Francois Hollande is weighing up whether to meet Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Paris next week after the Kremlin blocked a UN bid to end to the bombing of Aleppo, the French government said Monday. Russia's veto of a #UN bid to end the #Aleppo bombardment has infuriated Paris, with the French calling the Russian air stikes on the city "a gift to #terrorists". Do you think Hollande should meet Putin?
"10.10.2016 11:34:47" france24.com UK has 'moral duty' to take in more children in Calais 'Jungle' migrant camp, says France Paris demanded on Monday that Britain honour promises to take in migrant children from the notorious Jungle camp in the French port city of Calais, adding to pressure following accusations by the Red Cross that London is dragging its heels. The Red Cross report that 178 children in the #Calais #Jungle camp have family in #UK giving them right to claim #asylum. Do you agree? Does the UK need to do more to help?
"10.10.2016 10:01:21" www.france24.com Britain's Oliver Hart and Finland's Bengt Holmström awarded Nobel prize in economics for contract theory Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Britain's Oliver Hart and Finland's Bengt Holmström awarded Nobel prize in economics for contract theory
"10.10.2016 08:05:45" The nastiest #debate EVER? Join FRANCE 24 English's Douglas Herbert and Catherine Viette as they discuss the latest Trump - Clinton showdown.
"10.10.2016 06:01:13" www.france24.com German police detain Syrian bomb suspect German police said on Monday they had captured a man suspected of planning a bomb attack who had slipped through their grasp during a raid two days ago.
"10.10.2016 05:25:12" www.france24.com Trump goes on debate offensive in bid to salvage sinking campaign Donald Trump attacked Hillary Clinton's husband Bill Clinton over past allegations of sexual assault in a heated and often bitter second presidential debate with Hillary Clinton in St Louis, Missouri, on Sunday night.
"10.10.2016 01:20:03" www.france24.com Live: Trump v Clinton in 2nd presidential debate The focus is set to be on Donald Trump's leaked 2005 comments on women as the Republican nominee takes on Hillary Clinton in the second presidential debate tonight. Follow the debate live with FRANCE 24.
"10.10.2016 01:03:31" The 2nd Presidential Debate between Hopefuls #Clinton and #Trump starts now! Follow it live on FRANCE 24 English http://f24.my/YTliveEN
"09.10.2016 23:00:52" france24.com The European Union at 60: Is it time for retirement? TALKING EUROPE : From Brexit to the refugee crisis and economic struggles, the EU is in critical condition as it nears its 60th birthday. To mark the 300t... #Brexit, #refugee crisis, #unemployment: is the #EU in a critical condition as it nears its 60th birthday? Leading figures tell FRANCE 24 English their views... but what do you think?
"09.10.2016 16:28:07" www.france24.com Yemen's ex-president calls for mobilisation on Saudi border after deadly air strikes Yemen's rebel-allied former president Ali Abdullah Saleh called Sunday for mobilisation along the border with Saudi Arabia to avenge deadly air strikes on a funeral blamed on a Saudi-led coalition.
"09.10.2016 15:34:00" Timeline Photos #LIVE - Watch the 2nd #US presidential Debate opposing Donald #Trump and Hillary #Clinton live at 3 AM (Paris Time) on Monday October 10th on FRANCE 24 English
"09.10.2016 15:27:10" www.france24.com German police storm second flat in hunt for man planning bomb attack German police commandos stormed an apartment in the eastern city of Chemnitz on Sunday and detained a man in connection with a hunt for a Syrian refugee suspected of planning a bomb attack.
"09.10.2016 14:25:07" www.france24.com Ethiopia declares state of emergency after months of protests The Ethiopian government has declared a state of emergency effective immediately following a week of anti-government violence that resulted in deaths and property damage across the country, especially in the restive Oromia region.
"09.10.2016 13:22:09" www.france24.com Deadly car bomb attack targets soldiers in southeast Turkey Ten Turkish soldiers and eight civilians were killed on Sunday when suspected Kurdish militants detonated a five-tonne truck bomb that ripped through a checkpoint near a military outpost in the country's southeast, the prime minister said.
"09.10.2016 12:19:36" www.france24.com French govt will not share names of terror suspects with mayors French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has ruled out sharing details of individuals on the intelligence services' watch list with town mayors, he told weekly newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche.
"09.10.2016 10:17:08" www.france24.com Several injured in Jerusalem drive-by shooting An assailant firing from a car shot and wounded at least six people in Jerusalem on Sunday and was then killed by Israeli police, police and medical officials said.
"09.10.2016 09:16:11" www.france24.com French police injured in Molotov cocktail attack French President François Hollande has slammed an "unspeakable" attack on French police after four officers were injured in a Paris suburb on Saturday when their vehicles were set ablaze by incendiary bombs.
"09.10.2016 08:15:11" www.france24.com Haiti in mourning as families bury victims of Hurricane Matthew As a pale blue coffin came into view, grieving women flung themselves to the floor near a morgue overlooking the ravaged city of Jeremie, where a humanitarian crisis has emerged in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.
"09.10.2016 06:14:10" www.france24.com Trump vows to stay in race as senior Republicans drop support US presidential candidate Donald Trump vowed on Saturday to stay in the race despite calls from more than two dozen prominent Republicans for him to drop out following the release of a recording of him making lewd comments about women.
"08.10.2016 23:03:16" www.france24.com German police hunt Syrian man over suspected bomb plot German police were carrying out a huge manhunt Saturday for a 22-year-old Syrian suspected of planning a bomb attack, after finding "highly explosive" materials in his apartment.
"08.10.2016 21:31:17" www.france24.com Russia vetoes French-drafted UN resolution on Aleppo truce Russia vetoed a French-drafted U.N. Security Council resolution on Saturday that would have demanded an end to air strikes and military flights over Syria's city of Aleppo, while a rival Russian draft text failed to get a minimum nine votes in favor.
"08.10.2016 20:30:00" www.france24.com Video: 'Peshmerga will not enter Mosul', Kurdish Iraqi minister tells FRANCE 24 Kurdish peshmerga troops will not enter Mosul if allied forces battling the Islamic State (IS) group recapture the northern Iraqi city, Falah Mustafa Bakir, the foreign minister of Iraqi Kurdistan told FRANCE 24.
"08.10.2016 19:28:15" www.france24.com Scores killed in Saudi-led airstrike on Yemen funeral An airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition on Saturday targeted a funeral hall packed with mourners in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, killing at least 82 people and turning the site into a "lake of blood," according to a senior Health Ministry official.
"08.10.2016 18:26:08" www.france24.com FRANCE 24's Roméo Langlois wins Bayeux-Calvados award for documentary on Syria conflict FRANCE 24's Roméo Langlois was awarded the Bayeux-Calvados Video Image prize for his documentary on the Syrian conflict at a ceremony on Saturday evening.
"08.10.2016 17:25:40" www.france24.com France commits one billion euros for Paris 2024 Olympic bid French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Friday committed one billion euros on behalf of the French government to support Paris's bid to host the 2024 Olympics.
"08.10.2016 17:09:35" france24.com FRANCE 24's Roméo Langlois wins Bayeux-Calvados award for documentary on Syria conflict FRANCE 24's Roméo Langlois was awarded the Bayeux-Calvados Video Image prize for his documentary on the Syrian conflict at a ceremony on Saturday evening. #FRANCE24's Roméo Langlois wins #BayeuxCalvados award for documentary on #Syria conflict
"08.10.2016 16:25:18" www.france24.com Thousands of protesters gather at proposed French airport site Thousands of demonstrators gathered Saturday at the site of a controversial planned airport in western France in a last-ditch attempt to prevent construction.
"08.10.2016 16:13:14" www.france24.com FRANCE 24's Roméo Langlois wins Bayeux-Calvados award for documentary on Syria conflict Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - FRANCE 24's Roméo Langlois wins Bayeux-Calvados award for documentary on Syria conflict
"08.10.2016 15:24:09" www.france24.com Belgium 'missed 13 chances' to unmask Paris attackers, says report Belgian police missed 13 opportunities to unmask the participants of the deadly Paris November attacks before the events, according to an internal report leaked to a newspaper on Saturday.
"08.10.2016 14:22:32" www.france24.com French towns protest plan to relocate Calais migrants French villagers are protesting the arrival of migrants who are being dispersed around the country as the government shuts down the slum-like camp in Calais that has become a flashpoint in Europe's migrant crisis.
"08.10.2016 13:20:35" www.france24.com France in fresh diplomatic push to end fighting in Syria's Aleppo The United Nations Security Council will vote on Saturday on a draft resolution that demands an immediate end to air strikes and military flights over Syria's Aleppo city, but the measure appears doomed to be vetoed by Russia.
"08.10.2016 12:18:10" www.france24.com Iraqi coalition comes together to fight IS group in Mosul, but can unity last? A coalition that includes members of the Iraqi army, Kurdish forces and Sunni militias is set to launch an offensive against the Islamic State (IS) group's stronghold of Mosul. The campaign's actors told France 24 that preserving their unity will be as
"08.10.2016 11:16:36" www.france24.com Video: Destruction in Haiti's southwest like a 'war zone' The town of Jeremie in the extreme southwest of Haiti was one of the worst hit by Hurricane Matthew, which claimed more than 800 lives on the Caribbean Island this week.
"08.10.2016 11:01:11" www.france24.com Morocco's ruling Islamist PJD party wins parliamentary election Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Morocco's ruling Islamist PJD party wins parliamentary election
"08.10.2016 10:16:09" www.france24.com Ruling Islamists lead liberal rivals in Moroccan election Morocco's moderate ruling Islamist party has defeated a liberal rival seen as close to the royal palace in Friday's parliamentary elections, officials said with 90% of votes counted.
"08.10.2016 09:14:15" www.france24.com Questions remain a decade after Russian journalist Politkovskaya's murder An empty chair and a small potted palm still stand in late journalist Anna Politkovskaya's former office, preserved as a shrine by her colleagues at the Novaya Gazeta opposition newspaper.
"08.10.2016 08:13:08" www.france24.com Gameiro hits double as France rout Bulgaria 4-1 Kevin Gameiro marked his first international start in almost five years with a brace as France came from behind to beat Bulgaria 4-1 and kick-start their World Cup qualifying campaign on Friday.
"08.10.2016 07:13:00" france24.com Death toll in Haiti soars to over 800 as Hurricane Matthew batters US from the aftermath on Friday, with the number of dead soaring to 877, tens of thousands homeless and outbreaks of cholera already claiming more lives. #HurricaneMatthew killed almost 900 people and left tens of thousands homeless in #Haiti
"08.10.2016 07:10:37" www.france24.com Trump forced into apology as lewd remarks leave campaign reeling Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump scrambled to prevent his campaign from falling apart early on Saturday with a hastily prepared video statement expressing regret for making lewd comments about women.
"08.10.2016 06:10:05" www.france24.com Colombian president wins Nobel Peace Prize despite FARC deal failure Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to end his country's 52-year war with FARC rebels.
"08.10.2016 05:09:17" www.france24.com Over two-thirds of foreign IS group recruits are well educated, World Bank finds More than two-thirds of the foreigners seeking to join the Islamic State (IS) group have attended high school or university, according to a new study by the World Bank.
"08.10.2016 04:07:37" www.france24.com French presidential hopeful Juppé takes aim at 'panicking' rival Sarkozy Presidential hopeful and former French prime minister Alain Juppé aimed several sharp jabs at Nicolas Sarkozy on primetime TV Thursday night, saying that it was clear his rival was “panicking” ahead of the primaries.
"08.10.2016 03:07:12" www.france24.com Love letters from Mitterrand to his mistress captivate France A collection of love letters from former French president François Mitterrand to his longtime mistress, Anne Pingeot, hits the bookstands next week. But the French media already can't get enough of their former president's illicit love life.
"08.10.2016 02:05:08" www.france24.com Death toll in Haiti soars to over 800 as Hurricane Matthew batters US Hurricane Matthew's trail of destruction in Haiti stunned those emerging from the aftermath on Friday, with the number of dead soaring to 842, tens of thousands homeless and outbreaks of cholera already claiming more lives.
"08.10.2016 01:05:08" www.france24.com Stolen children of Argentina's dictatorship search for the truth Imagine discovering that your surname, first name and date of birth are all lies? That your family is not your real family? Hundreds of Argentineans born during the dictatorship of General Videla, from 1976 to 1983, have faced this horrifying discovery.
"08.10.2016 00:04:10" www.france24.com British pound hit by 'flash crash' in biggest fall since Brexit The pound suffered a “flash crash” Friday morning, its biggest drop since Britain voted in June to leave the EU, with confused traders scrambling to understand the reason for the sharp sell-off.
"07.10.2016 23:21:05" Discover how Vance Bergeron, scientist at ENS de Lyon and paraplegic is able to enjoy his passion for cycling at Cybathlon
"07.10.2016 23:01:11" www.france24.com US East Coast evacuated as 'monster storm' heads to Florida Hurricane Matthew has strengthened as it moves towards the East Coast of the United States. It is expected to hit Florida early on Friday, set to be the strongest storm in the US for 12 years.
"07.10.2016 21:00:00" #Singapore: amazing video of a #kitten rescued from a 12th-floor window ledge
"07.10.2016 18:17:09" france24.com British pound takes biggest hit since Brexit The pound suffered a “flash crash” Friday morning, its biggest drop since Britain voted in June to leave the EU, with confused traders scrambling to understand the reason for the sharp sell-off. #French President Francois Hollande has become the latest #EU leader to demand the #British pay a heavy economic price for #Brexit.
"07.10.2016 16:36:45" france24.com France in fresh push to end fighting in Syria's Aleppo The UN Security Council is set to hold an emergency meeting Friday to discuss a French resolution seeking an end to the hostilities in Syria as fighting continued in rebel-held areas of Aleppo. With over 250,000 trapped in besieged #Aleppo, #France is talking tough in a desperate new bid for peace. Will France's efforts work?
"07.10.2016 15:34:39" france24.com Colombian president wins Nobel Peace Prize despite failure of FARC peace deal Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to end his country's 52-year war with FARC rebels. Could the #Nobel Peace Prize award help boost efforts to restart #Colombia's peace process? #FARC
"07.10.2016 09:13:23" www.france24.com Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos for peace efforts with FARC rebels Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos for peace efforts with FARC rebels
"07.10.2016 06:18:02" france24.com Hundreds dead after Hurricane Matthew hits Haiti #AMERICAS The death toll in Haiti from Hurricane Matthew has soared to at least 283 people, officials said late on Thursday, as rescue workers scrambled to reach devastated areas cut off by the powerful storm.
"07.10.2016 06:01:16" www.france24.com Islamists, liberals face off in Morocco's parliamentary elections Morocco's almost 16 million registered voters are readying for the country's election on Friday. Two main parties are leading in the polls: the Justice and Democracy Party (PJD), which has led a coalition government since 2011, and the Authenticity and
"07.10.2016 05:25:09" www.france24.com Iranian lawmakers introduce bill to reduce executions Close to 150 Iranian lawmakers this week signed a bill to significantly reduce the number of people the Islamic Republic executes on drug trafficking charges, but the reform is already facing stiff opposition.
"07.10.2016 04:23:37" www.france24.com Polish parliament rejects proposed abortion ban Polish lawmakers on Thursday rejected plans for a near-total ban on abortion, in a hastily arranged vote that marks the first major domestic setback for the ruling conservatives and follows street protests by tens of thousands of women.
"07.10.2016 03:22:12" www.france24.com NSA contractor arrest highlights challenge of insider threat The arrest of a National Security Agency contractor for allegedly stealing classified information was the second known case of a government contractor being publicly accused of removing secret data from the intelligence agency since 2013.
"07.10.2016 02:21:09" www.france24.com UN peacekeepers failed to protect civilians in South Sudan, says rights group UN peacekeepers cowered in their bases rather than risk doing their job of protecting civilians during an outbreak of fighting in South Sudan in July, a rights group said Wednesday.
"07.10.2016 01:43:44" france24.com Will France return the skulls of the Algerian resistance fighters who battled colonialism? FOCUS : Today we report on a little-known chapter of the French conquest of Algeria: the Algerian fighters shot and beheaded in the mid-19th cent... In a vault in Paris rest the skulls of #Algerian resistance fighters beheaded for battling #French #colonialism. FRANCE 24 meets the campaigners lobbying for them to be finally returned home.
"07.10.2016 01:21:10" www.france24.com 'What is Aleppo?' World ignores destruction of Syria's largest city What will remain of Aleppo when the dust settles? After a black Monday for US-Russia relations that saw Washington once and for all sever Syria truce talks and Moscow suspend a bilateral deal to decommission weapons-grade plutonium, the talk of 'red
"07.10.2016 00:12:56" france24.com Portugal's ex-Socialist PM Guterres officially named as new UN chief Portugal's former prime minister Antonio Guterres was officially nominated by the UN Security Council on Thursday to be the next United Nations secretary-general. Guterres will take up the new post to succeed Ban Ki-moon in January 2017. The self-described 'man of action' has pledged to "serve the most vulnerable" as #UN chief. Tell us your views on #Guterres , do you think he will be an improvement on Ban Ki-moon?
"06.10.2016 22:50:53" france24.com Love letters from former president Mitterrand to his mistress grip France A collection of love letters from former French president François Mitterrand to his longtime mistress, Anne Pingeot, hits the bookstands next week. But the French media already can't get enough of their former president's illicit love life. Passionate letters from the ex-#president to his #mistress of 33 years have #France riveted... and revealed a different side to the inscrutable politician ("I will love you until the end of me")
"06.10.2016 21:11:04" france24.com French press round-up: Can Antonio Guterres make the UN relevant again? MEDIAWATCH : Can the inciming UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, make the UN relevant again? We look at reactions to his appointment on social me... FRANCE24's James Creedon looks at social media's view on #Guterres , with questions being asked as to whether #UN can make a real difference. Will we see action on #refugee crisis, #Syria and human rights?
"06.10.2016 20:07:20" france24.com Death toll in devastated Haiti soars as Hurricane Matthew heads to US Haitian officials on Thursday dramatically raised the known death toll from Hurricane Matthew as they finally began to reach corners of the country that had been cut off by the rampaging storm. Aid groups such as the International Red Cross, Save the Children and UNICEF are appealing for donations to help #Haiti after #Hurricane #Matthew
"06.10.2016 17:57:20" france24.com Majority of foreign Islamic State group recruits are well educated More than two-thirds of the foreigners seeking to join the Islamic State (IS) group have attended high school or university, according to a new study by the World Bank. #Terrorism : The study also disproves the popularly-held belief that #poverty is a main driver behind #IslamicState group recruitment.
"06.10.2016 16:28:21" www.france24.com Hurricane Matthew leaves at least 108 dead in Haiti, says interior ministry Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Hurricane Matthew leaves at least 108 dead in Haiti, says interior ministry
"06.10.2016 16:15:00" france24.com UN envoy offers to escort Islamist militants out of Syria's Aleppo Staffan de Mistura said history would judge #Syria and #Russia if they used the presence of #Islamist fighters as an “alibi” for destroying the rebel-held area.
"06.10.2016 14:23:42" #US - As Hurricane #Matthew gains in force and authorities fear for a direct hit, #Florida prepares for storm's havoc
"06.10.2016 13:18:46" france24.com Polish parliament rejects proposed abortion ban #Poland: The 450-member lower house voted 352 against 58 to reject the controversial bill, with 18 abstentions
"06.10.2016 11:58:30" france24.com Iranian lawmakers introduce bill to cut down on executions #Iran: Tehran put at least 977 people to death in 2015
"06.10.2016 10:11:38" france24.com NSA contractor arrest highlights challenge of insider threat Harold Thomas Martin III, 51, of Glen Burnie, Maryland, was arrested by the FBI in August
"06.10.2016 07:02:21" france24.com EU launches new border force to stem migrant flow - France 24 The EU's beefed-up version of its struggling border force goes into operation Thursday, as the squabbling bloc struggles to find a unified strategy to tackle its worst migration crisis since World War II.
"06.10.2016 06:01:09" www.france24.com Leftist voters look to 'crash' France's right-wing primary to prevent Sarkozy comeback Thousands of left-wing voters in France are considering casting ballots in November's primary to choose the conservative presidential nominee in an effort to derail a comeback by ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy.
"06.10.2016 05:28:10" www.france24.com Portugal's ex-prime minister Guterres poised to become next UN secretary-general The Security Council unanimously agreed Wednesday that Portugal's former prime minister Antonio Guterres should be the next secretary-general of the United Nations.
"06.10.2016 04:26:07" www.france24.com Haiti postpones presidential vote in wake of Hurricane Matthew The Haitian authorities have postponed presidential and legislative elections originally set for Sunday because of the havoc caused by Hurricane Matthew, election officials said Wednesday.
"06.10.2016 03:23:44" www.france24.com Chinese-built railway opens linking Ethiopia to Djibouti A $3.4 billion Chinese-built railway linking the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa and the port city of Djibouti opened Wednesday, a boost to both African countries' economies and an important milestone for Chinese investments in Africa.
"06.10.2016 02:23:03" www.france24.com Presidential hopeful Macron takes aim at France's 'self-serving' politicians France is sick because politicians throw taxpayers money at problems instead of addressing them properly, presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday as he set out a first batch of ideas to reform the country's political system.
"06.10.2016 01:37:43" france24.com Africa's first modern electric railway opens linking landlocked Ethiopia to the sea A $3.4 billion Chinese-built railway linking the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa and the port city of Djibouti opened Wednesday, a boost to both African countries' economies and an important milestone for Chinese investments in Africa. #Ethiopia and #Djibouti: The new railway will cut travel time from an exhausting three days to just 10 hours, providing a major boost to the Horn of #Africa
"05.10.2016 23:17:39" www.france24.com Disillusioned Moroccan voters to snub parliamentary election Morocco's October 7 election has been presented as a showdown between the ruling PJD party and a self-styled party of “modernity”. But on the streets of Casablanca, the country's largest city, few people can be bothered to vote. #Morocco : “We don't trust the parties; they just talk and do nothing,” Kamal Salmi and his wife Hind Benkirane told FRANCE24's Stéphanie Trouillard in #Casablanca.
"05.10.2016 22:46:05" france24.com French news round up: Would Nicolas Sarkozy ban the Muslim headscarf in public places? MEDIAWATCH : The candidate for upcoming primaries on the political right made the contentious suggestion of banning simple headscarves in public durin... FRANCE24's James Creedon delves into latest media storm surrounding #French presidential hopeful Nicolas #Sarkozy. More #DonaldTrump style electioneering or is he serious?
"05.10.2016 21:05:41" france24.com A sneak peak inside the world of Paris Fashion Week FRANCE IN FOCUS : In this week's edition, the focus will be on fashion – a subject that has become more or less synonymous with France. Although fashion is... When you think of #fashion, you think of #France. FRANCE 24 presents its guide to #ParisFashionWeek, and meets some of the characters working inside this unique world along the way...
"05.10.2016 20:59:04" france24.com Poland's ruling right-wing party rejects abortion ban after protests Lawmakers with Poland's ruling right-wing party voted in a tumultuous parliamentary commission session to reject a proposal for a total ban on abortion. #Poland :The #abortion ban proposal protests saw women across the nation donning black and going on #strike
"05.10.2016 16:33:10" www.france24.com International donors pledge $15.2 billion in aid to Afghanistan by 2020 Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - International donors pledge $15.2 billion in aid to Afghanistan by 2020
"05.10.2016 15:08:08" observers.france24.com Iranians help starving animals amid severe drought The response was huge, saving thousands animals – deers, rams, antelopes, and even cheetahs! via The Observers - France 24
"05.10.2016 14:05:00" War in #Syria, fighting in #Afghanistan, Hurricane #Matthew hits #Haiti and #Cuba, US Presidential election... Watch FRANCE 24 English world news video round-up!
"05.10.2016 13:05:34" france24.com Sauvage, Stoddart and Feringa win chemistry Nobel for molecular machines #Nobel - The laureates share the 8 million kronor ($930,000) prize for the "design and synthesis" of molecules with controllable movements
"05.10.2016 12:00:00" Hurricane #Matthew Death toll mounts as storm hits #Haiti with full force, #US bracing for arrival http://f24.my/2dRwtVD
"05.10.2016 11:08:50" france24.com Clashes as South African students protest high tuition fees South Africa: Tuition fees at universities are prohibitive for many black #students highlighting the enduring inequalities more than two decades after the end of #apartheid
"05.10.2016 10:05:46" www.france24.com Sauvage, Stoddart and Feringa win Nobel prize for chemistry Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Sauvage, Stoddart and Feringa win Nobel prize for chemistry
"05.10.2016 08:40:00" #Syria: Russia announces deployment of S-300 anti-aircraft missile system in #Tartus http://f24.my/2drSlsA
"05.10.2016 07:38:31" france24.com UKIP's first female leader quits after just 18 days - France 24 Diane James resigned as the leader of the pro-Brexit UK Independence Party (UKIP) on Tuesday, citing personal and professional reasons, after 18 days in the role. Diane James has Voted Leave - prompting wild media speculation that we could see the return of #NigelFarage #UKIP #Brexit
"05.10.2016 06:01:13" www.france24.com Geek is chic as Chanel goes digital at Paris Fashion Week Designer Karl Lagerfeld turned Paris's vast Grand Palais into a computer data centre Tuesday for a Chanel show that was as retro as it was futurist. Photos from the #Chanel runway at #pfw- with #CarlaBruni , #LilyRoseDepp all in the #FROW
"05.10.2016 05:22:05" www.france24.com Kaine, Pence clash in vice presidential debate Vice presidential hopefuls Tim Kaine and Mike Pence launched into their only debate of the campaign Tuesday, immediately clashing on the reputations, experiences and policies of their bosses chasing the White House.
"05.10.2016 04:20:07" www.france24.com EU parliament gives green light to critical Paris climate deal The European Parliament Tuesday overwhelmingly backed the ratification of the Paris climate deal, in a vote attended by UN chief Ban Ki-moon that paves the way for the landmark pact to come into force globally.
"05.10.2016 03:19:35" www.france24.com Rich countries are doing less than poor countries to help refugees, Amnesty says A report released Tuesday by Amnesty International accuses rich countries of doing less than their fair share for the world's refugees while poorer countries are overburdened, with 86% of all refugees currently sheltered in developing countries.
"05.10.2016 02:19:09" www.france24.com French govt buys fast trains for slow tracks to save historic Alstom plant France's Socialist government has announced orders for 15 high-speed trains, mostly for tracks on which they cannot run at their maximum speed, in a pre-election bid to preserve jobs at a historic Alstom plant.
"05.10.2016 01:17:10" www.france24.com Hurricane Matthew tears through southern Haiti with deadly force Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti's southwestern tip with howling, 145 mph winds Tuesday, tearing off roofs in the poor and largely rural area, uprooting trees and leaving rivers bloated and choked with debris.
"05.10.2016 00:16:38" www.france24.com Migrants: Exiled on the streets of Paris Between 1,000 and 2,000 asylum-seekers living on the streets of Paris were rounded up and taken to temporary shelters on September 16. But city officials, NGOs and activists agree that France's current policy on housing migrants is untenable.
"04.10.2016 23:16:11" www.france24.com French tourism companies call for special police in Paris amid safety fears France's tourism sector on Tuesday urged French authorities to set up a special police force in Paris to fight crime targeting tourists as safety fears curb the number of visitors to the French capital.
"04.10.2016 16:26:16" www.france24.com DR Congo President Kabila postpones Nov. election amid fears of power grab Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - DR Congo President Kabila postpones Nov. election amid fears of power grab
"04.10.2016 15:38:04" france24.com Rich countries are doing less than poor countries to help refugees, Amnesty says Are rich countries doing enough to help refugees?
"04.10.2016 13:40:01" france24.com British pound drops to 31-year low on fears of 'hard' Brexit
"04.10.2016 12:36:37" Taliban offensive on #Kunduz in #Afghanistan, war in #Syria, #Russia-#US hostility, #Poland abortion debate... Watch FRANCE 24 English world news video round-up!
"04.10.2016 11:20:09" www.france24.com EU parliament gives decisive backing to Paris climate pact Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - EU parliament gives decisive backing to Paris climate pact
"04.10.2016 11:18:09" observers.france24.com Oromo eyewitness shares harrowing account of violence in Ethiopia #Ethiopia: Oromo eyewitness shares harrowing account of violence after #Ireecha festival gunfire and deadly stampede... via The Observers - France 24
"04.10.2016 09:57:03" www.france24.com Thouless, Haldane and Kosterlitz win 2016 Nobel physics prize Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Thouless, Haldane and Kosterlitz win 2016 Nobel physics prize
"04.10.2016 08:54:40" #Poland: Hundreds of women strike against 'medieval' new abortion restrictions on 'Black Monday' http://f24.my/2dOtihv
"04.10.2016 07:50:54" france24.com Calais mayor fails in bid to halt UK-funded, anti-migrant wall - France 24 The mayor of the northern French port of Calais on Monday failed in her bid to halt construction of a wall aimed at stopping migrants from reaching Britain. The right wing mayor argued, " #Calais residents are fed up with seeing barriers and barbed wire everywhere." What do you think about the #CalaisWall? Real solution to #migrant crisis or just a sticking plaster? Tell us in the comments below!
"04.10.2016 06:01:39" www.france24.com Japan's Ohsumi wins Nobel medicine prize for 'cell recycling' work Yoshinori Ohsumi won the 2016 Nobel prize for medicine or physiology for his discovery of mechanisms for degrading and recycling cellular components, the award-giving body said on Monday.
"04.10.2016 05:23:38" www.france24.com Turkey opposition slams 'witch hunt' as thousands of teachers sacked In the aftermath of July's failed coup in Turkey, the repercussions of the government's purge of civil servants are still being felt. Tens of thousands of state employees have been dismissed or suspended. In the education sector alone, some 40,000
"04.10.2016 04:23:11" www.france24.com US halts Syria talks with Russia as air strikes destroy major hospital in Aleppo Air strikes destroyed a major hospital in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Monday, a medical relief group said, as the US announced it had formally suspended talks with Russia on trying to end the conflict in the war-torn country.
"04.10.2016 03:20:48" www.france24.com Video: Clinton woos millennial vote with tweets and youth volunteers Barely a month before the US elections, the Hillary Clinton campaign is increasing its focus on getting out the youth vote, particularly in swing states. But are millennials feeling the same burn for Clinton as they did for Bernie Sanders?
"04.10.2016 02:20:11" www.france24.com Colombian govt, FARC scramble to revive peace deal after shock referendum Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos opened a new national dialogue Monday to seek peace with FARC rebels as both sides scrambled to revive a peace deal to end the half-century conflict.
"04.10.2016 01:19:35" www.france24.com Kidnapped Franco-Tunisian Red Cross worker freed in Yemen A Franco-Tunisian Red Cross staffer kidnapped in Yemen almost a year ago was freed on Monday and taken to Muscat, the Omani foreign ministry said.
"04.10.2016 00:19:11" www.france24.com Washington Post reporter sues Iran over 'cruelty, torture, abuse' while imprisoned A US journalist who was imprisoned in Iran for 18 months filed suit Monday against the Tehran government, claiming his detention was aimed at "extorting concessions" from the United States.
"03.10.2016 23:16:08" www.france24.com Afghan Taliban 'seizes control of central Kunduz' Taliban fighters have seized control of most of central Kunduz, a Taliban spokesman told FRANCE 24, a year after the militants briefly overran the northern Afghan city.
"03.10.2016 20:10:05" www.france24.com Kidnapped Franco-Tunisian Red Cross worker freed in Yemen, says Oman's foreign ministry Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Kidnapped Franco-Tunisian Red Cross worker freed in Yemen, says Oman's foreign ministry
"03.10.2016 17:00:00" #Iran: meet Masih Alinejad, the journalist behind the campaign against the forced wearing of the veil
"03.10.2016 15:26:58" france24.com Afghan Taliban 'seizes control of central Kunduz' #Afghanistan: government forces are still in control of #Kunduz airport
"03.10.2016 14:15:00" #France: Kim Kardashian West robbed at gunpoint in Paris, 10 millions in jewellery stolen
"03.10.2016 13:15:02" france24.com Slain French priest on fast-track to sainthood Pope Francis has authorised the French church to start the preliminary sainthood investigation for Jacques Hamel, killed by Islamist militants as he celebrated mass
"03.10.2016 12:11:17" #Afghanistan: Taliban launch assault on Northern city of #Kunduz
"03.10.2016 10:58:01" france24.com Overpopulated French prison 'infested' with rats and bed bugs - France 24 The French state system is being taken to court over the proliferation of rats, cockroaches and bedbugs at an overpopulated prison. #France: Cockroaches on the walls, rats fighting each other, bedbugs everywhere... welcome to the French prison of #Fresnes
"03.10.2016 09:49:07" www.france24.com Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel Medicine Prize Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel Medicine Prize
"03.10.2016 08:58:23" france24.com Pope blasts gender theory study as 'ideological colonisation' Is teaching children gender theory in schools an "insidious indoctrination"?
"03.10.2016 07:00:44" france24.com Low turnout voids Hungary's migrant referendum in blow to government - France 24 Hungary's right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban suffered a blow Sunday in his revolt against the European Union after low voter turnout voided his referendum aimed at rejecting a contested migrant quota plan. #Hungary Low voter turnout invalidated Hungary's referendum on European Union #refugee quotas, even though citizens voted overwhelmingly in support of the government's opposition to any future, mandatory #EU plans to relocate asylum-seekers.
"03.10.2016 06:01:38" www.france24.com Kim Kardashian robbed at gunpoint in Paris hotel Kim Kardashian West was unharmed after being robbed at gunpoint inside her Paris hotel room Sunday night, her representative and a police official said.
"03.10.2016 05:25:09" www.france24.com Taliban launch assault on Afghan city of Kunduz Taliban fighters mounted a coordinated assault on the northern city of Kunduz overnight, attacking from four directions and entering the city itself, a senior city police official said.
"03.10.2016 04:22:36" www.france24.com Evacuations underway as Hurricane Matthew nears Caribbean Haiti and Jamaica urged residents in vulnerable coastal areas to evacuate and Cuba suspended flights on Sunday as bands of rain from Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to menace Caribbean nations since 2007, drenched the Jamaican capital.
"03.10.2016 00:17:09" www.france24.com Colombians reject FARC peace deal in shock referendum result Colombians narrowly rejected a peace deal with Marxist insurgents on Sunday, plunging the nation into uncertainty and handing a major defeat to President Juan Manuel Santos, who had staked his reputation on ending the 52-year war.
"02.10.2016 22:42:12" www.france24.com Colombian voters reject FARC peace deal in referendum Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Colombian voters reject FARC peace deal in referendum
"02.10.2016 21:36:07" www.france24.com Dozens killed in stampede at Ethiopian religious festival Fifty-two people died on Sunday at a religious festival in Ethiopia to celebrate the end of the rainy season after police fired tear gas at protesters triggering a stampede.
"02.10.2016 19:33:04" www.france24.com Low turnout likely to void Hungary's migrant referendum A large majority of Hungarians who voted in Sunday's referendum rejected the EU's migrant quotas as Prime Minister Viktor Orban had urged, but the estimated turnout of 45 percent will not be enough to make the vote valid, exit polls suggest.
"02.10.2016 18:32:48" www.france24.com India ratifies Paris climate change agreement India, the world's third largest emitter of greenhouse gases, formally joined the Paris agreement on tackling climate change on Sunday, the United Nations said, taking the global pact a step closer to its enactment.
"02.10.2016 17:31:38" www.france24.com Syrian army presses offensive as UN decries Aleppo's 'living hell' Syrian regime forces advanced Sunday in Aleppo after Russia unleashed dozens of air strikes, as the UN's top aid official decried the "living hell" suffered by residents in the city's rebel-held east.
"02.10.2016 16:30:10" www.france24.com IOC chief 'impressed' by Paris bid for 2024 Olympics International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach has heaped praise on Paris's bid to host the 2024 Games during a two-day visit to the French capital.
"02.10.2016 14:28:35" www.france24.com Turkey detains Gulen brother over botched coup Turkish police on Sunday detained a brother of the US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen who is accused of masterminding the failed July coup aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
"02.10.2016 13:25:11" www.france24.com French church to reopen after priest killed in IS group attack Catholic parishioners in a small town in northern France are gathering on Sunday for the solemn reopening of a church where a priest was murdered by teenage jihadists this summer.
"02.10.2016 13:18:53" france24.com French church to reopen after priest killed in IS group attack #FRANCE Catholic parishioners in a small town in northern France are gathering on Sunday for the solemn reopening of a church where a priest was murdered by teenage jihadists this summer.
"02.10.2016 11:23:08" www.france24.com Britain to start EU exit process by the end of March Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday that Britain would start the formal process for leaving the European Union by the end of March 2017.
"02.10.2016 10:26:32" france24.com Past business losses may explain why Trump has not paid taxes #USA The New York Times said it anonymously received the first pages of Trump's 1995 state income tax filings in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
"02.10.2016 10:22:07" www.france24.com Past business losses may explain why Trump has not paid taxes Donald Trump's business losses in 1995 were so large that they could have allowed him to avoid paying federal income taxes for as many as 18 years, according to records obtained by The New York Times.
"02.10.2016 09:13:11" www.france24.com Prime Minister Theresa May says UK will start EU exit process by end of March Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Prime Minister Theresa May says UK will start EU exit process by end of March
"02.10.2016 08:17:36" www.france24.com Colombia holds referendum to approve peace deal with FARC rebels Colombians look set to back a peace accord with FARC rebels in a referendum on Sunday, the final hurdle to a deal that would end 52 years of war in the South American country.
"02.10.2016 06:13:08" www.france24.com Hungary tipped to reject EU migrant quotas in national referendum An overwhelming majority of Hungarians are expected to reject the European Union's migrant quotas in a referendum on Sunday, which should boost Prime Minister Viktor Orban's standing at home and embolden him in his battles with Brussels.
"01.10.2016 22:30:00" france24.com Brazil's defiant gem 'Aquarius' suffers Oscar snub after Cannes protest Acclaimed Brazilian film “Aquarius” opens in French cinemas on Wednesday, four months after its crew staged a brazen red-carpet protest in Cannes that ultimately scuppered its chances of Oscar glory.
"01.10.2016 21:41:45" www.france24.com Spain's Socialist leader resigns amid party revolt The embattled head of the Spanish Socialists Pedro Sanchez resigned Saturday after losing a vote among top party members, in a move that could pave the way to unblocking the country's political paralysis.
"01.10.2016 21:24:02" france24.com Spain's Socialist leader resigns amid party revolt The embattled head of the Spanish Socialists Pedro Sanchez resigned Saturday after losing a vote among top party members, in a move that could end the country's political paralysis.
"01.10.2016 19:37:10" www.france24.com Electric cars take centre stage at Paris auto show Electric cars look set to dominate this year's auto show in Paris, which opened to the public on Saturday, as the Volkswagen diesel scandal and falling battery costs persuade executives that plug-in vehicles are ready to go mainstream.
"01.10.2016 17:34:10" www.france24.com Hurricane Matthew bears down on Jamaica and Cuba Hurricane Matthew weakened slightly on Saturday as it headed towards Jamaica and Cuba, but with winds reaching 250kph forecasters said the storm was still powerful enough to wreck homes as islanders braced for its arrival.
"01.10.2016 17:30:00" france24.com Paris Fashion Week: Saint Laurent, Lanvin, present new designers - France 24 We're at the Paris Fashion Week where Lanvin's new artistic director of women collections, Bouchra Jarrar, presents her first collection for the fashion house.
"01.10.2016 16:33:13" www.france24.com Poles rally against proposed total ban on abortion Thousands of Poles, many dressed in black, rallied in front of parliament in Warsaw on Saturday to protest against a proposed bill that would impose a complete ban on abortion.
"01.10.2016 15:31:12" www.france24.com France condemns Syria 'war crimes' as barrel bombs hit Aleppo hospital France condemned the bombing on Saturday of a hospital in Syria's Aleppo, saying the shelling of healthcare structures and personnel in the besieged city constituted war crimes.
"01.10.2016 14:30:06" www.france24.com 'It has been too long time since we began sacrificing innocent Colombians' Colombians on Sunday are voting “Yes” or “No” on a historic peace accord signed by the government and FARC rebels. Jimena Morales-Velasco, a Colombian writer and translator, gives her view on the decades-old conflict and the peace deal from Paris.
"01.10.2016 13:27:06" www.france24.com Arab world sheds no tears for Peres Mourned internationally as a peacemaker, Israeli ex-president Shimon Peres's death has met with official silence in most Arab countries, where public opinion vilified the Nobel laureate as a "war criminal".
"01.10.2016 12:28:19" france24.com OPED : 'It has been too long time since we began sacrificing innocent Colombians' #COLUMBIA Colombians on Sunday are voting “Yes” or “No” on a historic peace accord signed by the government and FARC rebels. Jimena Morales-Velasco, a Colombian writer and translator, gives her view on the decades-old conflict and the peace deal from
"01.10.2016 12:24:09" www.france24.com Trump mounts attack on beauty queen in 'hate campaign' Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump increased his attacks on a former beauty queen with an unsubstantiated allegation about a sex tape in predawn Twitter posts on Friday, and Democratic rival Hillary Clinton denounced him as “unhinged”.
"01.10.2016 11:23:10" www.france24.com Video: The final days of Colombia's FARC guerilla After waging a 52-year-long insurgency against the authorities in Bogota, Colombia's FARC guerilla agreed to finally end the bloody conflict that has cost tens of thousands of lives and displaced millions. Under the deal, the former rebels have vowed to
"01.10.2016 10:21:09" www.france24.com UN rights forum launches Burundi inquiry The top UN human rights forum agreed on Friday to set up a commission of inquiry to identify perpetrators of killings and torture in Burundi and ensure that they are brought to justice.
"01.10.2016 09:18:05" www.france24.com Philippines' Duterte shuns Hitler comparison but 'willing to kill millions' Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte does not want to be branded another Hitler but he is willing to kill three million people in his crime war, his spokesman said Saturday.
"01.10.2016 08:17:10" www.france24.com Humanitarian group calls Syrian military offensive in Aleppo a 'bloodbath' As Syrian regime forces advanced in Aleppo, backed by a deadly Russian air campaign, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) decried the "bloodbath," saying the battleground city's eastern rebel-held portion had become "a giant kill box".
"01.10.2016 07:15:10" www.france24.com US orders government personnel's families to leave DR Congo The United States on Thursday ordered families of government personnel stationed in the Democratic Republic of Congo to leave amid fears about escalating violence, the State Department said.
"01.10.2016 06:14:07" www.france24.com Europe's comet chaser Rosetta concludes 12-year mission Europe's comet-chasing space probe Rosetta performed its final task Friday, dipping out of orbit for a slow-motion crash onto the icy surface of the alien world it's been following for more than a decade.
"01.10.2016 05:12:09" www.france24.com EU agrees fast-track ratification of Paris climate deal Environment ministers from all 28 European Union states agreed on Friday to a fast-track, collective ratification of last year's UN Paris climate deal, the EU said.
"01.10.2016 04:10:35" www.france24.com French fighter jets launch mission against IS group in Mosul French fighter jets took off from the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle on Friday for an operation against the Islamic State jihadist organisation (IS) in its Iraqi stronghold of Mosul, an officer said.
"01.10.2016 03:09:07" www.france24.com Video: Watch key moments from the funeral of ex-Israeli leader Peres The funeral service was held Friday for Shimon Peres, the last of Israel's founding fathers and a Nobel Peace Prize recipient, who died on Wednesday at the age of 93 and was buried in Jerusalem's Mount Herzl cemetery.
"01.10.2016 02:07:14" www.france24.com US close to ending Syria talks with Russia as Aleppo battle rages The United States is close to suspending talks with Russia on a ceasefire in Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday, as the Kremlin vowed to press on with an assault on the city of Aleppo.
"01.10.2016 01:06:05" www.france24.com Two Van Gogh paintings recovered by Italian anti-Mafia police The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam says anti-Mafia police in Naples have recovered two Van Gogh paintings stolen in 2002.
"01.10.2016 00:04:12" www.france24.com Video: Abkhazia, the country that (almost) doesn't exist To the outside world, it's a country that does not exist. Or almost. Although Abkhazia seceded from Georgia and declared independence almost a quarter of a century ago, only a handful of countries recognise its existence, among them its powerful neighbour
"30.09.2016 23:01:51" www.france24.com Boko Haram region poised for world's worst crisis, says UN Without more donor support the emergency situation caused by Boko Haram will become the world's worst humanitarian crisis, a top UN official said Friday, as a massive appeal remained just a quarter funded.
"30.09.2016 22:00:57" observers.france24.com Syria tourism ministry flaunts intact side of Aleppo Follow international news through our Observers' amateur images and eyewitness testimony. All the content is verified and explained by our journalists. Vacation in Aleppo, anyone? What's that you say - there's a war on ?
"30.09.2016 11:59:06" www.france24.com Rosetta probe crash-lands on comet, ending 12-year space mission (European Space Agency) Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Rosetta probe crash-lands on comet, ending 12-year space mission (European Space Agency)
"30.09.2016 10:12:41" france24.com French fighter jets launch mission against IS group in Mosul #IRAQ #FRANCE French fighter jets took off from the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle on Friday for an operation against the Islamic State jihadist organisation (IS) in its Iraqi stronghold of Mosul, an officer said.
"30.09.2016 09:15:53" observers.france24.com Why these dead Indonesians are dug up every year Follow international news through our Observers' amateur images and eyewitness testimony. All the content is verified and explained by our journalists. #Indonesia: The Toraja people have a unique way of honouring their dead – every year, they dig them up! Via The Observers - France 24
"30.09.2016 08:08:51" france24.com Live: World leaders gather for funeral of former Israeli leader Peres #ISRAEL Shimon Peres, the last of Israel's founding fathers and a Nobel Peace Prize recipient, died on Wednesday at the age of 93, and is buried Friday in Jerusalem's Mount Herzl national cemetery.
"30.09.2016 06:01:39" www.france24.com US threatens to halt cooperation with Moscow over Aleppo assault Secretary of State John Kerry threatened on Wednesday to end all cooperation between the United States and Russia to stop Syria's civil war, unless Russian and Syrian government attacks on Aleppo end.
"30.09.2016 05:28:11" www.france24.com India launches strikes on militants in Kashmir, Pakistan vows response India said on Thursday it had conducted “surgical strikes” on suspected militants preparing to infiltrate from Pakistan-ruled Kashmir, making its first direct military response to an attack on an army base it blames on Pakistan.
"30.09.2016 04:26:15" www.france24.com Saudi warns of 'serious consequences' over US 9/11 bill Saudi Arabia's foreign ministry condemned the passage of a U.S. law that would allow families of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks to sue the kingdom for damages, calling it a matter of "great concern" in a statement on Thursday.
"30.09.2016 03:25:13" www.france24.com 'We are abandoned,' Syria's White Helmets chief tells UN Speaking at UN headquarters in New York on Wednesday, the head of the Syrian Civil Defence – whose volunteers are known as the "White Helmets" – warned that the latest Russian-backed assault on the city of Aleppo was pushing his team to the limit.
"30.09.2016 02:23:42" www.france24.com Sarkozy's former spy chief placed under 'formal investigation' The former head of France's DGSI domestic intelligence agency was placed under formal investigation on Wednesday on suspicions of influence peddling. Squarcini was a close ally of former president Nicolas Sarkozy.
"30.09.2016 01:22:34" www.france24.com Oil prices surge after OPEC agrees surprise cut in production The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed Wednesday to cut oil production, ministers said, in a surprise move aimed at boosting persistently weak crude prices.
"30.09.2016 00:20:10" www.france24.com UK signs French-Chinese Hinkley Point nuclear station deal A $24-billion deal to build Britain's first new nuclear power station in decades was signed behind closed doors in London on Thursday in a low-key ceremony that underlined Prime Minister Theresa May's cautious approach to the Franco-Chinese project.
"29.09.2016 23:18:00" www.france24.com Obama defends 'judicious' Syria policy, says diplomacy only path to peace President Barack Obama defended his refusal to use military force to end Syria's brutal civil war Wednesday, as diplomatic efforts faltered and a humanitarian crisis of historic proportions unfolded in Aleppo.
"29.09.2016 15:47:05" france24.com 'We are abandoned,' Syria's White Helmets chief tells UN Speaking at UN headquarters in New York on Wednesday, the head of the Syrian Civil Defence – whose volunteers are known as the "White Helmets" – warned that the latest Russian-backed assault on the city of Aleppo was pushing his team to the limit.
"29.09.2016 14:26:40" www.france24.com More than 100 injured in New Jersey commuter train crash Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - More than 100 injured in New Jersey commuter train crash
"29.09.2016 14:23:01" #US - Commuter train crashes into a rail station in #Hoboken, #NewJersey. At least 1 dead, 100 injured
"29.09.2016 12:37:59" www.france24.com Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to attend Shimon Peres's funeral on Friday Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to attend Shimon Peres's funeral on Friday
"29.09.2016 11:01:12" The Observers - France 24 Typhoon Megi has battered Taiwan, killing at least five people and injuring more than 600. #Taiwan: impressive footage of the typhoon #Megi, that battered the island, killing at least five people and injuring more than 600
"29.09.2016 09:55:19" france24.com India launches strikes on militants in Kashmir, Pakistan vows response #India conducted “surgical strikes” on suspected militants preparing to infiltrate from Pakistan-ruled #Kashmir
"29.09.2016 08:38:23" #Syria: Air strikes knock out hospitals as #Aleppo ground assault intensifies
"29.09.2016 06:01:36" www.france24.com Peres was 'a pathological charmer', says former advisor Ofer Bronchtein, a former advisor to Shimon Peres, gave FRANCE 24 an insider's account of his working experience with the late Israeli statesman during one of the most hopeful periods in the country's history.
"29.09.2016 05:35:42" www.france24.com Amnesty accuses Sudan of 'horrific' Darfur chemical weapons attacks Rights group Amnesty International on Thursday accused Sudanese government forces of killing scores of civilians, including many children, in suspected chemical weapons attacks in a mountainous area of war-torn Darfur.
"29.09.2016 04:28:38" www.france24.com US to boost military presence in Iraq ahead of Mosul battle President Barack Obama is preparing to send more troops to Iraq to help reclaim the city of Mosul from the Islamic State group, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
"29.09.2016 03:25:12" www.france24.com US Congress overrides Obama's veto of Saudi 9/11 victim bill The U.S. Congress on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obama's veto of legislation allowing relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, the first veto override of his eight-year presidency.
"29.09.2016 02:21:10" www.france24.com Two hospitals bombed in rebel-held Aleppo An air strike and artillery fire hit the two largest hospitals in rebel-held parts of Syria's Aleppo on Wednesday, in what rights groups said was a deliberate strategy of targeting civilian infrastructure.
"29.09.2016 01:19:12" www.france24.com Moscow dismisses 'biased and politically motivated' MH17 inquiry Russia on Wednesday flatly dismissed a report from international prosecutors which concluded that Malaysian airliner MH17 had been downed by a Russian-made missile launched from a Ukrainian village held by pro-Russian rebels in 2014.
"29.09.2016 00:18:14" www.france24.com World leaders mourn giant of Israeli politics Shimon Peres Shimon Peres, the veteran Israeli statesman, died on Wednesday at the age of 93. Tributes poured in from world leaders who recognised the Nobel laureate's efforts to bring peace to the troubled Middle East.
"28.09.2016 23:17:15" www.france24.com First baby is born with DNA from three people Scientists say the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people - the mother, the father and an egg donor.
"28.09.2016 19:19:50" www.france24.com US Congress overrides President Obama's veto of Saudi 9/11 victim bill Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - US Congress overrides President Obama's veto of Saudi 9/11 victim bill
"28.09.2016 16:48:24" observers.france24.com Debunked: Photo of migrants picknicking in Calais cemetery proven fake
"28.09.2016 15:33:57" france24.com Moscow dismisses 'biased and politically motivated' MH17 inquiry Russia on Wednesday flatly dismissed a report from international prosecutors which concluded that Malaysian airliner MH17 had been downed by a Russian-made missile launched from a Ukrainian village held by pro-Russian rebels in 2014.
"28.09.2016 13:47:01" france24.com Video: Saint Laurent goes hell for leather at Paris Fashion Week
"28.09.2016 11:45:03" www.france24.com Missile that downed Flight MH17 over Ukraine came from Russia, Dutch prosecutors say Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Missile that downed Flight MH17 over Ukraine came from Russia, Dutch prosecutors say
"28.09.2016 10:30:00" france24.com Live: World leaders mourn giant of Israeli politics Shimon Peres Shimon Peres, the veteran Israeli statesman, died on Wednesday at the age of 93. Tributes poured in from world leaders who recognised the Nobel laureate's efforts to bring peace to the troubled Middle East.
"28.09.2016 09:48:46" observers.france24.com 'Enticing' video chats with American YouTuber land Saudi teen in jail Saudi police stated that they had arrested video blogger Abu Sin “for unethical behaviour”. The 19-year-old's videos show him trying to flirt with an amused American YouTuber
"28.09.2016 06:03:11" www.france24.com Women terrorists are 'probably the wave of the future', says ex-CIA agent France recently arrested several women and teenagers suspected of terrorist plots. Is the stereotype of the male terrorist outdated? Our guest Marc Sageman is a former CIA agent who spent time in Pakistan in the 1980s. He is also a psychiatrist, a
"28.09.2016 05:31:36" www.france24.com Sam Allardyce quits as England manager after newspaper sting Sam Allardyce has been sacked as England manager after one match and 67 days in charge having behaved “inappropriately” when caught up in a newspaper sting, the Football Association said on Tuesday.
"28.09.2016 05:07:19" www.france24.com Hollande pays tribute to 'ardent defender of peace' and 'loyal friend to France' Shimon Peres Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Hollande pays tribute to 'ardent defender of peace' and 'loyal friend to France' Shimon Peres
"28.09.2016 04:31:10" www.france24.com Bongo sworn in as Gabon president after disputed election Ali Bongo was sworn back in as Gabon's president Tuesday, calling for unity after a disputed election win that sparked deadly unrest and revealed deep divisions in the oil-rich country.
"28.09.2016 03:28:11" www.france24.com Video: 'Buy Black' movement gains momentum in US In the US city of Atlanta, the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr., a group of residents have started a "Buy Black" movement, inspired by the civil rights struggle. These entrepreneurs, investors and members of civil society want to encourage their peers
"28.09.2016 02:32:05" www.france24.com Former Israeli president Shimon Peres has died aged 93, says personal doctor Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Former Israeli president Shimon Peres has died aged 93, says personal doctor
"28.09.2016 02:26:15" www.france24.com New tell-all book reveals Sarkozy's affinity for French far right A new book by a former Elysée Palace advisor threatens to tarnish Nicolas Sarkozy's image as the conservative politician seeks to reclaim France's highest office in presidential elections next year.
"28.09.2016 02:26:11" www.france24.com Israeli ex-president Shimon Peres dies (doctor) Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Israeli ex-president Shimon Peres dies (doctor)
"28.09.2016 01:25:06" www.france24.com NASA spots more evidence of water plumes on Jupiter's moon Europa The Hubble Space Telescope has spied what appear to be water plumes on one of Jupiter's icy moons shooting up as high as 200km.
"28.09.2016 00:22:34" www.france24.com More than 90 percent of world breathing bad air, says WHO Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, calling for dramatic action against pollution that is blamed for more than six million deaths a year.
"27.09.2016 23:19:08" www.france24.com Clinton, Trump back on campaign trail after combative first debate Donald Trump blamed the moderator, a bad microphone and anyone but himself Tuesday after he was forced onto the defense by Hillary Clinton's cascade of critiques about his taxes, honesty and character in the first presidential debate.
"27.09.2016 17:30:00" Ever wonder what a company's parental leave policy is like? Or how many women are in management? Annette Young meets Romy Newman, a co-founder of Fairygodboss, a website offering data on female-friendly companies where women write anonymous reviews of
"27.09.2016 17:04:31" France 24 / RFI English - Culture France 24's culture team live from the opening night of the new Oscar Wilde exhibition.
Ask Olivia Salazar Winspear, Stephen Carroll and Nicola Hebden your questions!
Oscar Wilde: Insolence Incarnate, opens to the public on Wednesday 28th September. France 24 / RFI English - Culture team is live from the opening night of the new Oscar Wilde exhibition! Come with us on an exclusive tour of Paris' Petit Palais, musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris
"27.09.2016 15:47:24" france24.com Syrian army takes rebel neighbourhood in Aleppo, military says
"27.09.2016 13:50:00" #Space: #NASA spots evidence of water plumes shooting up as high as 200km on #Jupiter's moon
"27.09.2016 12:31:47" france24.com Former CIA agent: Women terrorists are 'probably the wave of the future'
"27.09.2016 11:30:01" france24.com Twin blasts hit mosque, congress centre in Dresden
"27.09.2016 10:28:40" #US - Watch the highlights of #Clinton / #Trump 1st presidential debate on FRANCE 24 English. According to you, who won the debate?
"27.09.2016 10:25:23" www.france24.com ICC hands Malian Islamist nine years' prison for destroying historic mausoleums in Timbuktu Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - ICC hands Malian Islamist nine years' prison for destroying historic mausoleums in Timbuktu
"27.09.2016 09:24:16" france24.com NASA spots more evidence of water plumes on Jupiter's moon Europa The Hubble Space Telescope has spied what appear to be water plumes on one of Jupiter's icy moons shooting up as high as 200km. Is there life on Jupiter's icy moons?
"27.09.2016 08:22:46" france24.com More than 90 percent of world breathing bad air, says WHO World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for dramatic action against pollution that is blamed for more than six million deaths a year
"27.09.2016 06:02:13" www.france24.com Hollande says Calais 'Jungle' camp must be 'completely dismantled' French President François Hollande said on a visit to the northern port of Calais Monday that the sprawling "Jungle" camp there must be "completely dismantled".
"27.09.2016 05:40:10" www.france24.com Gunman wounds two in Paris suburb supermarket A man in his sixties opened fire on shoppers outside a supermarket near Paris on Monday, severely injuring two people before fleeing the scene, police sources said. The incident is not believed to be connected to terrorism.
"27.09.2016 04:36:17" www.france24.com French unemployment rises to highest level in three years French unemployment rose sharply in August, reaching its highest level in years and dealing a serious blow to President Francois Hollande ahead of next year's election.
"27.09.2016 03:34:34" www.france24.com Bloopers and zingers: a history of US presidential debates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are expected to set a new audience record when they go face to face on Monday in the first of three presidential debates. But will their encounter prove as consequential, or controversial, as past debates?
"27.09.2016 02:29:42" www.france24.com Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic peace accord The Colombian government and the leftist FARC rebel force signed a historic peace accord Monday to end a half-century conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands of people.
"27.09.2016 01:26:13" www.france24.com Centrist Bayrou trips up Sarkozy at start of presidential race Centrist politician François Bayrou on Sunday said he would run as a candidate in France's presidential election next year if Nicolas Sarkozy won the right-wing Les Républicains party nomination, in a new affront to the former president.
"27.09.2016 01:00:00" Timeline Photos #LIVE - Watch the 1st #Clinton-#Trump debate, live on FRANCE 24 English http://f24.my/YTliveEN
"27.09.2016 00:24:06" www.france24.com Russia, Syria accused of 'war crimes' in Aleppo bombardment France has accused Moscow and Damascus of “war crimes” in Aleppo, comparing Russian and Syrian air raids on Syria to Sarajevo during the Bosnian war, and to the carpet bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War.
"26.09.2016 23:19:09" www.france24.com France picks rape-revenge thriller 'Elle' for Oscar bid France's submission for the foreign-language Oscar race this year will be Paul Verhoeven's dark comedy “Elle”, which the veteran Dutch provocateur has described as too “amoral” for American actresses.
"26.09.2016 23:19:07" www.france24.com Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic peace accord Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic peace accord
"26.09.2016 20:00:00" france24.com Bloopers and zingers: a history of US presidential debates - France 24 Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are expected to set a new audience record when they go face to face on Monday in the first of three presidential debates. But will their encounter prove as consequential, or controversial, as past debates? #DebateTrumpClinton As America gears up for its first presidential debate of 2016, look back at some of the country's previous presidential debates
"26.09.2016 18:49:12" france24.com Centrist Bayrou trips up Sarkozy at start of presidential race - France 24 Centrist politician François Bayrou on Sunday said he would run as a candidate in France's presidential election next year if Nicolas Sarkozy won the right-wing Les Républicains party nomination, in a new affront to the former president. #France François Bayrou endorsed Sarkozy's main rival in the primary contest, Bordeaux Mayor Alain Juppé.
"26.09.2016 17:20:01" france24.com Video: Last days of Colombia's FARC guerilla movement
"26.09.2016 16:10:35" www.france24.com Unemployment in France rises 1.4% in August Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Unemployment in France rises 1.4% in August
"26.09.2016 13:45:01" Timeline Photos #LIVE - Watch the 1st #Clinton-#Trump debate, live on FRANCE 24 English on sept 27 at 3 AM (Paris Time)
"26.09.2016 12:56:11" www.france24.com Several injured in Houston mall shooting, suspect shot: media Get the latest Breaking News Alerts from France 24 in real time on Facebook and Twitter: @BreakingF24 #BREAKING - Several injured in Houston mall shooting, suspect shot: media
"26.09.2016 12:22:37" Timeline Photos #LIVE - Watch the 1st #Clinton-#Trump debate live on FRANCE 24 English on September 27 at 3 PM (Paris Time)!
"26.09.2016 10:23:23" EXCLUSIVE - The last stand for #Libya's Oil Crescent
"26.09.2016 08:40:12" france24.com Russia, Syria accused of 'war crimes' in Aleppo bombardment #France has accused Moscow and Damascus of “war crimes” in Aleppo, comparing Russian and Syrian air raids on Syria to Sarajevo during the Bosnian war
"26.09.2016 04:22:37" www.france24.com France 'asks Switzerland to hand over 45,000 UBS accounts' French tax authorities have asked Switzerland to hand over client information for some 45,000 bank accounts as part of a probe into alleged tax fraud, Le Parisien daily said Monday.
"26.09.2016 03:22:06" www.france24.com Golf great Arnold Palmer dies at 87 Arnold Palmer, the golf great whose charisma and common touch made him adored by a legion of fans known as "Arnie's Army", died Sunday at the age of 87, the US Golf Association said.
"25.09.2016 20:56:05" www.france24.com Spain's ruling party maintains majority in regional elections The centre-right People's Party (PP) of Spain's acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy won a regional election in the northwestern region of Galicia on Sunday, maintaining its absolute majority, an exit poll showed.
"25.09.2016 17:52:09" www.france24.com Two French teenagers arrested for ties to jihadist French police arrested two young women from the city of Nice in mid-September for suspected ties to Islamist State militant Rachid Kassim, the Paris prosecutors' office said on Sunday.
"25.09.2016 16:47:37" www.france24.com Paris tackles air pollution with second car-free day Paris banned cars from large swaths of the French capital on Sunday as part of Mayor Anne Hidalgo's wider efforts to fight air pollution. But critics say her policies are only shifting the problem elsewhere.
"25.09.2016 15:46:37" www.france24.com Battle rages near Aleppo as deadly airstrikes continue Warplanes bombed a strategic camp on the northern edge of Aleppo on Sunday as Syrian regime and rebel forces battled for control of the high ground in a Russian-backed offensive that has left Washington's Syria policy in tatters.