FRANCE - JUDO
Teddy Riner, France’s unstoppable judo championFrench judo heavyweight Teddy Riner claimed his sixth consecutive world championship this weekend in Russia, confirming his current dominance in the over 100kg division. FRANCE 24...
FRANCE - RACISM
French education ministry picture sparks racist abuseA picture of a group of pre-school children posted on the French education ministry’s Facebook page (see above) was inundated over the weekend with racist comments – because most o...
On The Observers
'How I survived Ebola'Senga Omeonga is doing better. Much better. Three weeks ago, FRANCE 24 interviewed this Congolese doctor who contracted the Ebola virus while working in Monrovia, Liberia. At the t...
French police arrest hungry hedgehog huntersParis police have arrested three men they caught in the act of hunting hedgehogs destined for the pot.
US urges Israel to reverse West Bank land seizureThe United States urged Israel on Monday to reverse its latest plan to seize Palestinian land in the Bethlehem area of the occupied West Bank.
UN backs inquiry of IS group’s alleged crimes in IraqThe UN’s top human rights body on Monday approved the Iraqi government’s request for an investigation into alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in...
Tripoli under control of militias, says governmentLibya's toothless outgoing government admitted Monday from its safe refuge in the east of the country that it has in effect lost control of Tripoli to armed militias.
Iraqi forces free Amerli in biggest victory over IS militants since JuneIraqi forces aided by US air strikes have broken through to the jihadist-besieged Shiite town of Amerli, where thousands have been trapped for over two months with dwindling food a...