A gunman who opened fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs was arrested on Friday after an hours-long standoff with police that left three people dead and nine injured.
At least ten air strikes carried out by a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen broke the laws of war and killed civilians, Human Rights Watch alleged Friday.
Rebel groups in Syria fear the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris will result in the removal of President Bashar al-Assad slipping down the list of the West’s priorities.
German prosecutors said Friday they were investigating whether an illegal arms dealer had sold four assault rifles to a person in the French capital and whether there were "possible links to the attacks in Paris".
For every French patriot who hung the tricolour from their balconies during Friday's memorial ceremony for the victims of the Paris attacks, countless others didn't. Flag-waving patriotism of the US kind is a turn-off for many French people.
Some 50 children lost one or both parents in the deadly November 13 Paris attacks. As a result of a law dating back to the First World War, these orphans can now become “wards of France”.
RUSSIA - TURKEY
Russia said on Friday it would suspend its visa-free regime with Turkey from January, as leaders from the two countries traded tit-for-tat accusations over Ankara’s downing of a Russian bomber.
The murder of a local opposition leader in Venezuela days before a key election appears to have been a gangland killing, the country’s president said Thursday, as the EU and others raised concern over mounting violence in the run up to the poll.
FRANCE - SYRIA
French foreign minister Laurent Fabius suggested Friday that troops loyal to Bashar al-Assad could be used to fight the Islamic State group, but only in the framework of a political transition without the Syrian President.
FRANCE - FOOTBALL
French footballer Mathieu Valbuena has accused his France international teammate Karim Benzema of “indirectly” telling him to pay a ransom to blackmailers to get back a sex tape of Valbuena and his girlfriend.
Among the 130 victims of the Paris terrorist attacks were students, a filmmaker, a doctor, artists, music lovers and beloved parents and children. FRANCE 24 offers a few of their stories in memoriam.