France will be the first to welcome African refugees evacuated from Libya to Niger by the United Nations refugee agency, French officials announced Monday.
Iraq’s Supreme Federal Court ruled on Monday that a referendum held on Kurdish independence on July 25 was unconstitutional and that the results of the vote were void, a court official told Reuters.
Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday dismissed two petitions to overturn the country's October 26 presidential election re-run, validating the poll victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
US-backed Syrian forces are battling the Islamic State group for full control of Albu Kamal in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor. FRANCE 24's special envoys report from the frontline.
Cult leader Charles Manson, whose followers killed actress Sharon Tate and six others in 1969, has died. He was 83.
Turkish authorities on Sunday announced a ban on all LGBTI cultural events in Ankara province until further notice to "maintain public order".
Billionaire conservative Sebastian Pinera, who held a commanding lead in Chile's first round of presidential voting, and leftist former TV journalist Alejandro Guillier will contest a runoff next month.
Chancellor Angela Merkel was left battling for political survival Monday after high-stakes talks to form a new government collapsed -- plunging Germany into a crisis that could see it hold fresh elections.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe stressed he was still in power in a much-awaited address to the nation Sunday evening, defying a call by the country’s ruling party to resign.
Nicknamed "Ngwena" (The Crocodile) for his still, but fearsome power and ruthlessness, Emmerson Mnangagwa, may have replaced Robert Mugabe as ZANU-PF chief, but he’s a chip off the old block.
EGYPT - ISRAEL
Forty years ago, when Egyptian President Anwar Sadat became the first Arab leader to visit Israel, he was welcomed as a hero.
At least 15 people were killed and five injured Sunday in a crush as food aid was distributed near the coastal tourist town of Essaouira in western Morocco, officials said.
DIPLOMACY - ARAB LEAGUE
Saudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers held an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss ways to confront Iran and its Lebanese Shi'ite ally Hezbollah, who the Arab allies say are interfering in their internal affairs.
As Saad Hariri visits Paris ahead of his hotly anticipated return to Beirut on Wednesday, hundreds of laid-off French employees of Saudi Oger, the Lebanese PM's construction and public works firm, are demanding millions in unpaid salaries.
Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party dismissed Robert Mugabe as its leader on Sunday and gave him an ultimatum to resign as the country’s president or face impeachment. Mugabe is due to address the nation shortly.