ISRAEL - GAZA STRIP
Israeli soldier missing in Gaza, says media reportsAn Israeli soldier is missing in the Gaza Strip and presumed dead, local media quoted the military as saying on Tuesday, two days after Palestinian Islamist group Hamas announced t...
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’ suburb of ParisReligious 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...
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.
Scores killed as Libyan militias fight over airportFor over a week, rival Libyan militias have been locked in a deadly battle for control of the capital Tripoli's international airport.