Juventus striker Carlos Tevez smashed home a second-half penalty as the hosts stunned holders Real Madrid with a 2-1 win in an absorbing Champions League semi-final, first leg on Tuesday.
France’s UMP (Union for Popular Movement) party, headed by former president Nicolas Sarkozy, took a step closer Tuesday to changing its name to ‘Les Republicains’ following a vote by its leaders.
Republican Mike Huckabee entered the race for his party’s 2016 presidential nomination on Tuesday, looking to break out from an ever-widening field by drawing on the support of social conservatives attuned to his culture-warrior message.
Wandering hands, lewd comments and incessant text messages asking for dates: these are just some examples of the routine sexism French female journalists say they suffer from at the hands of the country’s politicians. And now they have had enough.
French prosecutors announced Tuesday they had launched an investigation into the illegal profiling of students a day after the mayor of Béziers said his town kept statistics on the religious affiliation of its schoolchildren.
French lawmakers voted in favour Tuesday of a new law granting the state sweeping surveillance powers, despite criticism from civil society groups that have dubbed the bill the “French Patriot Act”.
UK ELECTIONS – FRANCE
While the French public at large is paying scant attention to this week’s parliamentary elections in the United Kingdom, recent press coverage shows many in France fear that the country is getting ready to ditch the EU for good.
Serie A champions Juventus take on Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday looking to once again stamp their authority on European football.
French lawmakers are set to approve a new law Tuesday granting the state sweeping surveillance powers, despite criticism from civil society groups that have dubbed the bill “the French Patriot Act”.
National Front party founder Jean-Marie Le Pen on Tuesday said he had been betrayed by his own daughter, Marine Le Pen, a day after France’s far right party suspended him.
Burundi's constitutional court on Tuesday cleared President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a controversial third term, following days of deadly protests in the capital Bujumbura.
The Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility Tuesday via its radio station for a gun attack on an anti-Muslim event in Texas, over the weekend, showcasing cartoons mocking the Prophet Mohammed.
ISRAEL - GAZA WAR
Israel inflicted "massive and unprecedented harm" to Palestinian civilians in the 2014 Gaza war with indiscriminate fire and lax rules of engagement, a report said on Monday, citing testimony given anonymously by dozens of troops.
In a victory for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, Italian lawmakers have passed a hotly debated electoral law designed to bring stability to a country that has had 63 governments since World War II.
A New York City plainclothes police officer who was shot in the head died on Monday, the fifth officer gunned down in as many months amid anti-law enforcement sentiment not seen since the turbulent 1960s, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said.
France and Saudi Arabia believe that any future deal between Iran and six major powers must ensure not to destabilise the region further and threaten Iran’s neighbours, the two countries said ahead of a summit in Riyadh on Tuesday.