FRANCE - SYRIA
Assad cannot be partner in fight against terrorism, says HollandeFrench President François Hollande said Thursday that the West should not consider Syria’s Bashar al-Assad as a partner in the fight against terrorism but as an ally of the Islamic...
WEST AFRICA - EBOLA
New Ebola case in Nigeria brings death toll to 1,552The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa could infect more than 20,000 people, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday in a bleak assessment of the deadly disease.
On The Observers
Acid spill in Mexican rivers ruining farmers' livelihoodsThree weeks after a massive acid spill turned Mexico’s Sonora and Bacanuchi rivers bright orange, tens of thousands of people who live alongside them are suffering from dire water...
Video: 'Neither Baghdad nor the US can defeat the Islamic State'FRANCE 24's Adam Pletts talks to Iraqi Sunnis torn between fear of Islamic State fighters and a deep distrust of Baghdad's Shia-dominated government and military.
Platini will not run against Blatter for FIFA presidencyUEFA president Michel Platini (pictured right) ruled himself out of the running for the FIFA presidency on Friday, the Frenchman opting not to oppose incumbent president Sepp Blatt...
FRANCE - AVIATION
Air France pilots announce week-long strike in SeptemberThe union representing a majority of Air France pilots called on its members to join a strike planned between September 15 and 22, as part of a running dispute with the company ove...
HURRIYET DAILY NEWS
Erdogan's inauguration paves way for constitutional changeTurkey's outgoing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to be sworn in as president on Thursday to extend his more than decade-long domination of the country.
New French economy minister takes swipe at 35-hour work weekIn his first interview with the French press, François Hollande's new economy minister Emmanuel Macron has targeted one of French workers’ most cherished rights: the 35-hour w...
FRANCE - SIERRA LEONE