Former Congolese warlord Bosco “Terminator” Ntaganda goes on trial Wednesday before the International Criminal Court for war crimes including the rape of child soldiers within his own rebel army.
Hundreds of passengers were stranded for hours on five Eurostar high-speed trains after reports that migrants were blocking the tracks leading to the tunnel under the English Channel and were attempting to climb aboard.
Libya’s internationally recognised administration based in the east has banned Yemenis, Iranians and Pakistanis from entering the divided country, a military statement said on Tuesday.
The Syrian asylum seekers heading for northern Europe come from all walks of life, but all share a desire to build a better life. FRANCE 24’s reporters travelled with them on a crowded train across Macedonia. Here is their report.
France’s famed long summer holidays are over and thousands of children are ready for the new school year. But this year will be a little different, as lessons will now include a new civics course aimed at defending the Republic’s values.
Visitors to the Auschwitz Memorial at the weekend were shocked to find mist sprinklers which they found shockingly reminiscent of the gas chambers used by the Nazis to exterminate Jews, Israeli media has reported.
Manchester United have signed 19-year-old French striker Anthony Martial from Monaco on a four-year contract with an option for a further year, the two clubs announced on Tuesday.
Hungary will register all migrants that come to the country and send economic migrants back to the state from which they first entered its borders, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told reporters on Tuesday,.
SOUTH AFRICA - RUGBY
A fringe political party in South Africa has made an urgent court bid to block the Springboks from taking part in next month’s Rugby World Cup, claiming the squad’s selection process was biased in favour of white players.
Al Shabaab militants attacked an African Union (AU) base in southern Somalia early on Tuesday, the Islamist group and residents said, and said they had killed dozens of soldiers.
Pope Francis on Tuesday called on priests to pardon women who have abortions, and the doctors who perform them, during the upcoming Jubilee year -- overruling hardline traditionalists within the Catholic Church.
Police forcibly removed activists from Lebanon’s environment ministry on Tuesday after demonstrators staged a sit-in to demand the minister's resignation in the latest in a string of protests that began over a nationwide waste collection crisis.
There were scenes of chaos in Budapest Tuesday as police evacuated hundreds of migrants attempting to board trains to western Europe from the Hungarian capital’s main international rail station, sparking angry protests.
A second Ukrainian policeman died from injuries after clashes in central Kiev that also saw more than 140 people hospitalised, the interior minister said Tuesday.
Police hunting for the perpetrators of Thailand’s deadliest bombing have arrested a second foreign suspect, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Tuesday.
A total of 3,650 migrants reached Vienna by train Monday, this year's biggest daily number, Austrian police said, after Hungarian authorities allowed people stuck in makeshift refugee camps to leave Budapest despite many not having EU visas.
Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday, painting a doomsday scenario as he opened a visit to Alaska.
The Islamic State (IS) has destroyed the main building of the ancient Temple of Bel in the Syrian city of Palmyra, a United Nations agency confirmed Monday.