FRANCE 24 reports from Syria’s north eastern Deir ez-Zor, where the fighting against the Islamic State group has left thousands displaced. These refugees have become the target of militant fighters, who themselves are fleeing defeat.
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Zimbabwe's main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, speaks of the political situation in his country following the resignation of Robert Mugabe.
An Italian court sentenced former Brazil and AC Milan forward Robinho in absentia to nine years in prison on Thursday after convicting him of taking part in a gang rape of an Albanian woman in 2013.
Algerians trickled to the polls Thursday to vote in local elections after a low-key campaign that has brought no expectation of change in the North African state.
Rwanda has offered to provide refuge to as many as 30,000 African migrants suffering slave-like conditions in Libya, the foreign ministry announced Wednesday.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for genocide and war crimes, on Thursday asked Russia's Vladimir Putin to protect his country from the United States.
Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a deal on Thursday paving the way for the possible repatriation of Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Rakhine state, officials said, as global pressure mounts over the refugee crisis.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Papua New Guinea authorities on Thursday removed dozens of asylum seekers and ratcheted up pressure on more than 300 others to abandon a decommissioned immigration camp.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said Wednesday it would reopen a key Red Sea port and Sanaa airport to aid, after a more than two-week blockade following a missile attack on Riyadh.
An unusual noise heard in the ocean near the last known position of the San Juan submarine was "consistent with an explosion," Argentina's navy announced Thursday.
IRAN - SAUDI ARABIA - LEBANON
Saudi Arabia has "questions to answer" over the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri and the subsequent rise in regional tensions, Iran's ambassador to France, Abolghassem Delfi, told FRANCE 24 on Wednesday.