IRAQ - SAUDI ARABIA
Saudi Arabia slams Maliki’s ‘irresponsible’ comments to FRANCE 24Saudi Arabia responded to a FRANCE 24 interview with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Monday, slamming the Iraqi leader’s accusations that the Gulf kingdom supported terroris...
Exclusive: Iraq’s Maliki accuses Saudi Arabia of supporting ‘terrorism’In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki accused Saudi Arabia and Qatar of supporting global “terrorism” and seeking to destabilise Iraq.
Florence Hartmann, French journalist and authorAre whistleblowers heroes or traitors? Are they a danger to the societies we live in, or a necessary corrective to the ever-creeping powers of the state? Robert Parsons puts those...
A High-Tech "Revolutionary": Bertin NahumThis week's #TECH24 talks to one of the most influential figures in surgical robotics… Bertin Nahum, the founder of Medtech. Also in the program: a closer look at controversia...
HURRIYET DAILY NEWS
Syria militants threatened to 'execute’ freed Turkish reporterTurkish journalist Bünyamin Aygün said al Qaeda-linked militants who held him in Syria threatened to cut him "into pieces”. The photographer was freed by the Free Syrian Army...
Al Qaeda-linked militants seize control of FallujahThe Iraqi government has lost control of Fallujah to al Qaeda-linked militants, a senior security official said Saturday, after days of fighting.
HURRIYET DAILY NEWS
Turkey builds new wall along Syria borderTurkey is building a four-meter high wall along part of its border with Syria to try to stop people from illegally bypassing its checkpoints.
FRANCE - ALGERIA
Algerians not amused by Hollande's security jokeFrench President François Hollande has riled Algerians by jokingly portraying Algeria as a dangerous country. The fact that he made the remark in front of France’s main Jewish grou...
In The Papers
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
French people feel increasingly in dangerFRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 19.12.13: Violent crimes are down, but French people feel increasingly in danger. Le Parisien takes a closer look at why.
AFRICA - SECURITY
Can the dream of an African security force come true?At a security summit in Paris this week, representatives of 53 African states stressed the need for a pan-African military force. But that’s an old idea that hasn’t worked before....
Sochi Winter Olympics 'to be the safest Games ever'The Sochi Winter Olympic Games are already the most expensive in history, with costs standing at over $50 billion. The massive expense includes security, with the police, army, and...
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
US military to transport African Union troops to CARThe United States will help transport African Union peacekeeping troops to the Central African Republic as part of a French-led intervention to restore security following an outbre...
FRANCE 24 EXCLUSIVE