Russia vows to respond if 'attacked' in UkraineRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov issued a blunt warning Wednesday that Moscow would "certainly respond" if its interests come under attack in Ukraine as pro-Kremlin...
New far-right mayor moves to quash Paris region mosqueThe recently-elected far-right mayor of a Parisian suburb has not wasted any time in following through on one of his campaign promises: upend a project for a new mosque.
FRANCE - SYRIA
Hollande facing mounting pressure over Syrian refugeesFrench President François Hollande boasted of France’s leadership on the Syrian issue at an October press conference last year. But he has since come under increasing pressure to b...
TURKEY - ARMENIA
Turkish PM offers condolences to descendants of Armenians killed in 1915Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday offered condolences to the descendants of victims of the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman troops during World War I.
Fatah, Hamas agree to form Palestinian unity governmentThe rival Palestinian leaderships of Fatah and Hamas made a fresh attempt Wednesday to overcome their political divisions, announcing that they would seek to form a unity governmen...
Gay marriage, one year on: ‘French civilisation did not crumble’On Tuesday, one day before the one-year anniversary of the legalisation of gay marriage and adoption in France, French politician Jean-Luc Romero tweeted: “Our civilisation did not...
NYPD public relations campaign on Twitter goes awryThe New York Police Department (NYPD) called on its Twitter followers Tuesday to post friendly photos of themselves with officers under the hashtag #myNYPD as part of a public rela...
In pictures: Violent protests erupt in RioViolent protests erupted in the Brazilian city Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday after the death of a 25-year-old man who was allegedly beaten by police.
Violent protests erupt in Rio de JaneiroViolent protests erupted in the Brazilian city Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday after the death of a 25-year-old man who was allegedly beaten by police.
Ukraine to relaunch offensive in the east after politican 'tortured'Ukraine's acting President Oleksandr Turchinov called for "anti-terrorist" operations in the east of the country to resume after the body of a local politician from...
Chelsea, Atletico draw 0-0 in first leg of Champions League semisAtletico Madrid and Chelsea will have it all to play for when they meet in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final in London next week after drawing 0-0 in the first le...
French actress Catherine Deneuve to sell €4 million châteauFrench actress Catherine Deneuve has put her 18th century château, 75km north of Paris, on the market for almost 4 million euros.
MALI - FRANCE