Burkina Faso's deposed president Blaise Compaoré was en route to Morocco Thursday from the Ivory Coast, where he fled on October 31 following widespread demonstrations over his bid to seek re-election after 27 years in power.
Victims of asbestos poisoning are well accustomed to the gruelling twists and turns of Italy’s judicial process. But even the most battle-hardened were ill-prepared for the latest, bitter turn in a landmark case that has dragged on for decades.
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Vienna Thursday to join six-nation nuclear talks with Iran, with Russia's main negotiator describing the talks as "tense" and warning it may be "very difficult" to strike a deal before a Sunday deadline.
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In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 Thursday, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he was looking into a presidential pardon for three Al Jazeera journalists jailed since December 2013 on charges of conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood.
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A French national identified as a second French 'executioner' in the latest Islamic State (IS) group video has denied participating or featuring in the clip in a Twitter posting on Thursday.
A Swedish appeals court on Thursday rejected an appeal lodged by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange against a warrant for his arrest. Swedish prosecutors issued the order in 2010 in connection with sexual assault allegations.
Mike Nichols, a nine-time Tony Award winner on Broadway and the Oscar-winning director of films such as “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf,” “The Graduate” and “Carnal Knowledge,” died on Wednesday at age 83, ABC News said.
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Authorities have named French national Mickaël dos Santos as one of two executioners appearing in the latest Islamic State group beheading video. FRANCE 24 journalist Wassim Nasr, a specialist in jihadist movements, says officials might be wrong.
Fighting in eastern Ukraine has claimed the lives of nearly 1,000 people since the signing of a fragile ceasefire agreement in September, the United Nations said on Thursday.
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Details emerged Wednesday about the second French citizen identified by Paris prosecutors as one of the jihadists in the latest Islamic State group beheading video.
Rochester, a picturesque riverside town in Kent, southeast England, is known more for its history than its politics. But all that could change on Thursday as voters looked set to elect a member of the conservative UK Independence Party to parliament.
Colombian Marxist rebels agreed to release an army general who was captured by their comrades over the weekend, a move that may lead to a resumption of peace talks and defuse a crisis that threatened to extend five decades of war.
Western New York State braced for a fresh wave of heavy snow on Thursday after a freakish storm swept off the Great Lakes and deposited as much as five feet, killing at least seven people and stranding motorists overnight.
The UN Security Council on Wednesday blacklisted two branches of the Islamist extremist group Ansar al-Sharia in Libya, which Washington says was behind the 2012 Benghazi attack that killed the US ambassador and three other Americans.