An independent commission has recommended cancelling results of Haiti’s first-round presidential elections held in October, saying they were marred by fraud.
North Korea attempted to fire a missile from its east coast early on Tuesday morning but the launch appears to have failed, South Korean military officials told Reuters.
France’s hosting of the Euro 2016, which is threatened with disruption by strikes, could impact the country’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, the vice-president of the Paris bid committee said Monday.
More than 50 Afghan police have been reported killed over the past two days in heavy fighting around the capital of the southern province of Helmand, officials said on Monday.
Latin America’s largest airline, Chile-based LATAM Airlines, said on Monday it would suspend its flights to Venezuela due to the “economic scenario”, following a similar decision by Lufthansa over the weekend.
Turkey has slammed French security forces’ violent response to protesters who took to the streets across the country to protest controversial labor reforms.
Paris launched a major drive to attract tourists to the city on Monday following an alarming drop in visitor numbers after the November 2015 Paris attacks, compounded by a wave of protests and transport strikes.
FRANCE - USA
A French auction house on Monday withdrew an Acoma Pueblo ceremonial shield from a contested sale of Native American artifacts after protests from the United States.
The French Open suffered its first complete washout since 2000 on Monday when all scheduled matches were cancelled due to heavy rain.
Rio de Janeiro police swarmed two slums on Sunday searching for suspects in the alleged gang rape of a 16-year-old Brazilian girl who said more than 30 men assaulted her, a case that shocked the nation set to host the Olympics in August.
A Senegalese court on Monday sentenced Chad's former dictator Hissène Habré to life in prison for crimes against humanity and war crimes committed during his brutal 1982-1990 rule.
France’s Socialist government has agreed to finance the country’s first humanitarian camp for refugees near the northern port of Dunkirk, three months after it failed to prevent its establishment.
As the US marks the long Memorial Day weekend, presumptive Republican candidate Donald Trump was wooing veterans at a motorcycle rally in Washington DC Sunday.
France is preparing itself for a week of severe disruption to transport after unions called for more action in their bitter standoff with the Socialist government over labour reforms.
Mexican security forces have rescued football star Alan Pulido hours after he was kidnapped in his crime-plagued home state of Tamaulipas, authorities said early Monday.
Iraqi special forces advanced on Fallujah Monday, marking a new phase in a military operation to retake the western Iraqi city, which has been a bastion of the Islamic State (IS) group since 2004.
The trial of seven Frenchmen suspected of travelling to Syria to join the Islamic State (IS) group was due to get underway Monday, with one the brother of one of the perpetrators of the November 13 Paris terror attacks among the accused.
JUSTICE - AFRICA
A Senegalese court on Monday is set to rule in the trial of former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré for alleged crimes against humanity committed during his 1982-1990 rule marking a historic end to a decades-long quest for justice.