Nearly 200 families separated by the US-Mexico border on Saturday got the opportunity to spend three emotional minutes together during a special event dubbed #HugsNotWalls.
One London community is evacuating some 800 households from five publicly owned apartment towers because of safety concerns following the devastating fire that killed 79 people in a west London high-rise last week.
A man deliberately rammed a car carrying weapons and explosives into a police van as it drove in a convoy down Paris's Champs Elysees avenue on Monday, officials said.
The French parliament has been transformed by the overwhelming victory of President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party in elections.The new parliament will be far more centrist, younger and ethnically diverse and will contain dozens more women than the o...
The Islamic State group has claimed a knife- and gun attack in Jerusalem that left one police officer dead and another injured. Palestinian militant groups, however, deny there are any links between the attackers and the IS group. And Israeli officials also say they haven’t found any such links.
US President Donald Trump on Friday ordered tighter restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and a clampdown on US business dealings with Cuba’s military, saying he was canceling former President Barack Obama's "terrible and misguided deal" with Havana.
"Macronmania" has reached even the most left-wing strongholds of northern Paris. In the 18th and 19th arrondissements, the candidate running for President Emmanuel Macron’s La République En Marche (LREM) party, is expected to eclipse her far-left rival in the second round of parliamentary elections on Sunday. Our reporters met with Béatrice Faillès (LREM) and Danièle Obono (La France Insoumise) on the campaign trail to find out why the president’s new party has managed to garner so much support in so little time.
US-backed fighters clashed with Islamic State group militants on Thursday in an attempt to push further into the jihadists' Syrian bastion Raqqa.
Gunmen and suicide bombers carried out coordinated attacks on Iran's parliament and the mausoleum of revolutionary founder Ruhollah Khomeini on Wednesday, killing at least a dozen people.
A group of French conservationists have reached out to good Samaritans in the US to help them conserve the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris – one of France’s most visited monuments which risks dilapidating unless it undergoes urgent repair work.
It's the holy grail for every film director at Cannes. The Palme d'Or, or golden palm, is the trophy awarded to the film judged to be the best in the competition. But what is the significance of the palm leaf, and how is it made? This year, a special d...
Our reporters are taking a break from the film industry frenzy in Cannes to check out the annual amFAR gala. One of the social highlights of the festival, the fundraiser features a very star-studded charity auction. This year's event raised more than $...
Gunmen opened fire Friday on a convoy of Coptic Christians south of Cairo in Egypt killing at least 28 people – many of them children - and wounding 25, officials said. Later Friday, Egyptian forces launched air strikes against several suspected jihadist camps in Libya in retaliation for the deadly attack.
A few days before his trip to Paris, Lebanon's prime minister Saad Hariri sat down with FRANCE 24's Marc Perelman to talk about Syria, refugees, Hezbollah, and Saudi Arabia.
On tonight's show: DR Congo mourns the passing of veteran opposition statesman Etienne Tshisekedi. The press in Gambia are looking forward to exploring new freedoms in the country. We are joined in the studio by Ghanaian artist Kyekyeku, who's been dub...
A young girl remembers the Islamic State (IS) group cutting off children’s faces. A boy recalls being tortured by the jihadists, who severed his fingers and murdered his father. As the battle against the IS group continues to rage in Iraq and Syria, families fleeing the violence have struggled to find peace. The victims of post-traumatic stress, many children live in a sort of waking nightmare.
The United Nations on Friday is observing the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. FRANCE 24 looks at key figures that reveal the scope of the problem.
As he is about to leave the helm of the UN after 10 years, Ban Ki-moon expressed confidence that US President-elect Donald Trump will become a true global leader and embrace key international agreements.
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Turkey's Foreign Minister expresses his frustration about the failure of Syria talks to implement a truce, and urges all parties to work toward a ceasefire and restart negotiators quickly.