The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed Wednesday to cut oil production, ministers said, in a surprise move aimed at boosting persistently weak crude prices.
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The former head of France’s DGSI domestic intelligence agency was placed under formal investigation on Wednesday on suspicions of influence peddling. Squarcini was a close ally of former president Nicolas Sarkozy.
Rights group Amnesty International on Thursday accused Sudanese government forces of killing scores of civilians, including many children, in suspected chemical weapons attacks in a mountainous area of war-torn Darfur.
Edinson Cavani scored twice in the second half to give Paris St Germain a 3-1 Champions League Group A win over resilient Ludogorets on Wednesday at the ground where they made their European football debut 34 years ago.
Democrats and Republicans voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow the families of victims killed in the 9/11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia for allegedly supporting the hijackers.
Acclaimed Brazilian film “Aquarius” opens in French cinemas on Wednesday, four months after its crew staged a brazen red-carpet protest in Cannes that ultimately scuppered its chances of Oscar glory.
Ofer Bronchtein, a former advisor to Shimon Peres, gave FRANCE 24 an insider’s account of his working experience with the late Israeli statesman during one of the most hopeful periods in the country’s history.
President Barack Obama is preparing to send more troops to Iraq to help reclaim the city of Mosul from the Islamic State group, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
Russia on Wednesday flatly dismissed a report from international prosecutors which concluded that Malaysian airliner MH17 had been downed by a Russian-made missile launched from a Ukrainian village held by pro-Russian rebels in 2014.
An air strike and artillery fire hit the two largest hospitals in rebel-held parts of Syria's Aleppo on Wednesday, in what rights groups said was a deliberate strategy of targeting civilian infrastructure.
A Malaysian airliner shot down in eastern Ukraine was hit by a Russian-made Buk missile launched from a village held by rebels fighting Ukrainian government forces, international prosecutors said on Wednesday.
SpaceX chief Elon Musk unveiled on Tuesday ambitious plans to establish a Mars colony by sending 100 humans at a time on massive spacecraft, possibly costing as low as $100,000 per person.
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Anthony Vaccarello made his name with unfeasibly small and sexy dresses, and in his hugely anticipated debut for Saint Laurent late Tuesday at Paris fashion week, the Belgian designer kept his nose clean and his skirts short.
Israeli politicians and American Jewish leaders lauding him today undermined the late president when it could have made a difference.
Shimon Peres, the veteran Israeli statesman, died on Wednesday at the age of 93. Tributes poured in from world leaders who recognised the Nobel laureate's efforts to bring peace to the troubled Middle East.
Scientists say the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people - the mother, the father and an egg donor.
USAsay the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people - the mother, the father and an egg donor.