GREECE - EUROZONE
In pictures: Parisians keeping cool in the heatThermostats soared across France on Wednesday as the country was hit by a monster heat wave, with temperatures rising as high as 39 Celsius (102.2 Fahrenheit) in the capital Paris.
Islamist militants launch deadly attacks in Egypt’s SinaiIslamic State insurgents attacked several military checkpoints in Egypt’s North Sinai on Wednesday in a co-ordinated assault in which at least 70 combatants and civilians were…
On The Observers
China clamps down on Muslims over RamadanThe Chinese authorities have been doing all they can to discourage Muslim Uighurs from fasting since Ramadan began. Free slices of watermelon were handed out in the middle of the…
USA - CUBA
Obama, Castro formally open US-Cuban diplomatic tiesUS President Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro on Wednesday announced the re- establishment of full diplomatic ties between the two countries and the reopening…
FRANCE - CHINA
France, China to team up in emerging economiesChina and France's plan to team up on projects in Africa and Asia is a win-win deal that will "serve the interests of all", Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang said Wednesday.
France not playing it cool as temperatures soarAs temperatures continue to soar across France, government and health officials have implemented measures they hope will avoid a repeat of the infamous 2003 heat wave that caused…
French soldiers suspended over child sex abuse claimsFrance's military has suspended two of its soldiers over allegations of child sex abuse – including filming the abuse of a 5-year-old girl – in the West African country of…
West Africa’s Lebanese diaspora - Part 2: EntrepreneursFRANCE 24 has collaborated with Samar Media to recount the stories of two West African entrepreneurs who come from the region's established Lebanese community: the Ivory Coast's…
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