SYRIA - TURKEY
A group monitoring the Syrian war said Turkish air strikes had killed a total of 35 in northern Syria on Sunday, a day after Turkey suffered its first fatality during fighting with Kurdish militia for control of the Syria border region.
US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump linked illegal immigration and employment Saturday, pledging to start deporting offenders as soon as he is sworn in should he become the White House's next occupant.
In-form striker Alexandre Lacazette scored before coming off injured in the first half as Lyon collapsed to a 4-2 defeat against newly promoted Dijon in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
SYRIA - TURKEY
Turkey destroyed an arsenal and command post belonging to "terror groups" in strikes on northern Syria on Saturday, the Anadolu news agency said, as Syrian rebels backed by Ankara clashed with a rival group allied to Kurdish forces.
Canada has announced it will step up its contribution to UN peacekeeping operations, a stark departure from previous government policy, which shunned international involvement.
Italy on Saturday bid a tearful farewell to dozens of those who died in the earthquake as the nation mourned the victims of a disaster that claimed nearly 300 lives.
Business - Tech
On August 25 Apple advised all iPhone users to immediately install a security update to avoid being infected by the “Pegasus” spyware, which some experts are calling the “most sophisticated” software ever created to spy on smartphones.
The burkini continues to draw both intense debate and political posturing with numerous analysts weighing in, among them Hala Arafa of the Washington-based Muslim Reform Movement, who told FRANCE 24 why she strongly supports a ban on the burkini.
FRANCE - USA
US rail operator Amtrak on Friday awarded a $2.0 billion (1.8 billion euros) contract to French manufacturer Alstom to supply new high-speed trains for its key Acela service between Washington, New York and Boston.