The Colombian government and the leftist FARC rebel force signed a historic peace accord Monday to end a half-century conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands of people.
US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION
The first debate between US presidential candidates Hillary Clinton (Democrat) and Donald Trump (Republican) takes place on September 27, 2016 at 3am Paris time. Watch the debate live on FRANCE24.com.
France’s submission for the foreign-language Oscar race this year will be Paul Verhoeven’s dark comedy “Elle”, which the veteran Dutch provocateur has described as too “amoral” for American actresses.
French unemployment rose sharply in August, reaching its highest level in years and dealing a serious blow to President Francois Hollande ahead of next year’s election.
Colombia's president and the leader of the FARC rebel movement are set to sign a peace deal Monday, ending 52 years of conflict. FRANCE 24 visited one of the group's rebel camps in the jungle to meet a French fighter preparing to lay down her arms.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are expected to set a new audience record when they go face to face on Monday in the first of three presidential debates. But will their encounter prove as consequential, or controversial, as past debates?
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Centrist politician François Bayrou on Sunday said he would run as a candidate in France’s presidential election next year if Nicolas Sarkozy won the right-wing Les Républicains party nomination, in a new affront to the former president.
A man in his sixties opened fire on shoppers outside a supermarket near Paris on Monday, severely injuring two people before fleeing the scene, police sources said. The incident is not believed to be connected to terrorism.
Jean-Claude Juncker VS. Martin Schulz : "What is Europe's future?"
On Tuesday September 27th, FRANCE 24 and RFI will broadcast an exclusive debate between Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, and Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament.
Strollers and cyclists can breathe easy on the banks of the Seine after Paris on Monday approved a plan to ban cars on a long stretch of riverside road cutting across the city.
A disgruntled lawyer who had numerous weapons randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning, hitting six people, one critically, before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.
Paris city councillors will debate Monday on creating spaces for nudists, an idea that Mayor Anne Hidalgo thinks is “très sympa [nice/fun]”.
Swiss voters approved a new surveillance law on Sunday, in a victory for the government that argued the security services needed enhanced powers in an increasingly volatile world.
French President François Hollande said on a visit to the northern port of Calais Monday that the sprawling "Jungle" camp there must be "completely dismantled".
France has accused Moscow and Damascus of “war crimes” in Aleppo, comparing Russian and Syrian air raids on Syria to Sarajevo during the Bosnian war, and to the carpet bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War.
French tax authorities have asked Switzerland to hand over client information for some 45,000 bank accounts as part of a probe into alleged tax fraud, Le Parisien daily said Monday.