Special report: Supplying Ukraine’s soldiers on the front lineOxana Chorna finishes loading the vehicle with tents, uniforms, shoes and, most importantly, food and water. She triumphantly brandishes a bag with “survival kit” written on it, as...
USA - SYRIA
US forces tried to rescue slain reporter from IS captorsUS forces tried but failed to rescue American reporter James Foley and other US hostages held in Syria by so-called Islamic State (IS) insurgents, officials revealed on Wednesday.
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On The Observers
Behind the scenes of Benin’s online 'healing' scams“I am a marabout healer with 30 years of experience, and I can make any woman fall madly in love with you and even multiply the number of bills in your wallet.” You might have seen...
Israeli air strike kills three top Hamas commandersAn Israeli air strike killed three senior Hamas military commanders in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, the Islamist group said, the clearest sign yet Israel is focusing its assault on...
FRANCE - SYRIA
France delivered arms to Syria, Hollande confirmsPresident Francois Hollande said on Thursday that France had delivered weapons to rebels battling the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad “a few months ago.”
Tensions high in Yemen as Shiite rebel deadline loomsThousands of armed Shiite rebels in Yemen strengthened their positions in the capital Sanaa this week as they pressed their campaign to force the government to resign.
Interactive: Relive the Liberation of Paris in WWIIThe French capital fell to the Nazis in 1940. Four years later, Parisians, led by the French Resistance, rose up against the German occupiers. FRANCE 24 takes you back to August 19...
Former Irish PM Albert Reynolds dies at 81Former Irish Prime Minister Albert Reynolds, who played a key role in advancing talks towards brokering peace in Northern Ireland, died on Thursday. He was 81.