ISRAEL - GAZA STRIP
Israel identifies ‘missing’ soldier in GazaThe Israeli army on Tuesday confirmed that a soldier who Hamas militants claimed they had kidnapped is dead and his body remains unaccounted for.
MALAYSIA FLIGHT MH17
Ukraine rebels release bodies, black boxes from flight MH17After five days of obstruction, the black boxes of the downed Malaysian jet were handed over by Ukrainian rebels, the separatists also allowed a train carrying the remains of 280 p...
A call for harmony in riot-hit ‘Little Jerusalem’ Paris suburbReligious leaders gathered for an interfaith service in the Paris suburb of Sarcelles a day after Jewish-owned businesses and a synagogue were attacked during Sunday’s banned demon...
On The Observers
On The Observers
Three years after civil war, how close is Ivory Coast to reconciliation?Three years after the post-electoral crisis that has sent Ivory Coast into civil war, how far along is the country on the path to reconciliation? Have former combatants been reinte...
Widodo poised to become Indonesian presidentJakarta’s governor Joko Widodo was on Tuesday poised to become Indonesia’s new president after his main rival, former general Prabowo Subianto, announced his withdrawal after a bit...
An ‘explosion of violence’: French press reacts to Gaza protestsThe French press has reacted with a mixture of alarm and condemnation over the descent into violence of two pro-Palestinian demonstrations in the country over the weekend.
Notorious ‘VIP’ prison in Paris closed for renovationsA temporary home to some of the world’s most notorious criminals, from dictator Manuel Noriega to Carlos the Jackal, the Santé prison in Paris has been emptied of its inmates ahead...
Christians in Iraq's Mosul face execution or exodusFor Iraqi Christian Fadi and his young family it is a lonely wait to see whether they will be executed soon.