All train services in and out of Paris’s busy Gare du Nord have been halted because of a power cut, French rail operator SNCF said.
There are unlikely to be any survivors from a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane carrying about 40 people that crashed on Wednesday in a mountainous northern region, a government official at the crash site said.
Prosecutors on Wednesday urged UN war crimes judges to impose a life sentence on former Serb military commander Ratko Mladic, once dubbed "the Butcher of Bosnia".
Time magazine on Wednesday named US President-elect Donald Trump its Person of the Year for 2016.
French President François Hollande denounced on Wednesday “systematic obstruction” by Russia at the UN Security Council after the failure of a resolution calling for a seven-day ceasefire in the Syrian city of Aleppo.
Paris is suffering its worst and most prolonged winter pollution for at least 10 years, the Airparif agency that measures the levels said Wednesday.
Syria’s army seized key ground Tuesday in its battle for east Aleppo, capturing more districts and penning rebels into less than a quarter of territory they held in mid-November.
Syrian government reclaims historic center of Aleppo
Ghanaians cast their ballots on Wednesday in neck-and-neck presidential and parliamentary polls held at a time of economic woes and corruption scandals that have eroded President John Mahama's lustre.
A strong earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing nearly 100 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings.
BOLIVIA - COLOMBIA - BRAZIL
Bolivian authorities detained on Tuesday the chief executive of airline LaMia, the owner of the plane that crashed last week in Colombia and killed nearly all of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team, prosecutors said.
French champions Paris St Germain face the prospect of a tough last 16 Champions League match despite snatching a last-minute equaliser through Angel Di Maria to draw 2-2 at home to Ludogorets in their final group game on Tuesday.
France's star striker Antoine Griezmann is a legend among fans of Atletico Madrid, who love him every bit as much as their bitter rivals at Real Madrid love Zinedine Zidane.
Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci on Monday blamed a row over his comments on a notorious anal sex scene in "Last Tango in Paris" on a "ridiculous misunderstanding".
France widened “high risk” restrictions to the entire country after the detection of several cases of the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian flu strain in farms in southwest France and in wild ducks in northern France, the farm ministry said Tuesday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel launched her re-election bid on Tuesday by lashing out at populists trying to exploit fears over the recent influx of refugees, while also taking a tough stance on integration, including a ban on full-face veils.