In-form striker Alexandre Lacazette scored before coming off injured in the first half as Lyon collapsed to a 4-2 defeat against newly promoted Dijon in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
SYRIA - TURKEY
Turkey destroyed an arsenal and command post belonging to "terror groups" in strikes on northern Syria on Saturday, the Anadolu news agency said, as Syrian rebels backed by Ankara clashed with a rival group allied to Kurdish forces.
Canada has announced it will step up its contribution to UN peacekeeping operations, a stark departure from previous government policy, which shunned international involvement.
Weeping relatives hugged each other and reached out to touch the simple wooden coffins at a state funeral held in the Italian town of Ascoli Piceno on Saturday for some of the 290 people killed in last Wednesday's earthquake.
Business - Tech
On August 25 Apple advised all iPhone users to immediately install a security update to avoid being infected by the “Pegasus” spyware, which some experts are calling the “most sophisticated” software ever created to spy on smartphones.
The burkini continues to draw both intense debate and political posturing with numerous analysts weighing in, among them Hala Arafa of the Washington-based Muslim Reform Movement, who told FRANCE 24 why she strongly supports a ban on the burkini.
FRANCE - USA
US rail operator Amtrak on Friday awarded a $2.0 billion (1.8 billion euros) contract to French manufacturer Alstom to supply new high-speed trains for its key Acela service between Washington, New York and Boston.
Police in Bangladesh killed three suspected militants Saturday, including an alleged mastermind of a major attack on a café last month that left 20 people dead.
The United States and Russia failed on Friday to reach a breakthrough deal on military cooperation that would restore a nationwide cessation of hostilities in Syria.
Tunisia's parliament on Friday resoundingly approved the unity government of Youssef Chahed, backing a new cabinet line-up which will have to tackle the country's pressing socio-economic and security challenges.
Gabon voted in a presidential election on Saturday with incumbent Ali Bongo looking to extend his family's rule past the 50-year mark.