The confrontation between the state of Maine and a nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone heated up on Friday when a judge issued a temporary order enforcing a quarantine after she defied state officials and took a bike ride.
The headquarters of French public radio network Radio France were being evacuated Friday after a fire broke out at the Paris building.
A planned tax on using the Internet that sparked public outrage and mass demonstrations in Hungary is to be suspended and the matter reconsidered next year, the country’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Friday.
Burkina Faso's longtime President Blaise Compaoré has announced he is stepping down a day after demonstrators torched parliament in protest at plans to extend his 27-year rule. Follow the events live on our liveblog.
A survivalist accused of ambushing two Pennsylvania state troopers, leaving one dead and seriously injuring the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals in an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt for him, authorities said.
A wave of panic sparked by pranksters dressing up as evil clowns and terrorising passers-by has spread across France in recent weeks. Now, one town has taken the step of banning anyone from wearing a clown costume, especially on Halloween.
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Russia agreed to resume gas deliveries to war-torn Ukraine through the winter in an EU-brokered, multi-billion dollar deal signed by the three parties in Brussels on Thursday.
A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine’s order that she be quarantined in her home and setting up a legal collision with Governor Paul LePage.
Having spent years burnishing his credentials as Africa's peacemaker, Burkina Faso's longtime ruler Blaise Compaoré may never get a chance to broker a peace deal in his own country.
Sweden became the first major Western country to officially recognise the state of Palestine on Thursday. The country's foreign minister tells FRANCE 24 why her government believes it is time other European countries followed suit.
The head of Burkina Faso’s armed forces, General Honoré Traoré, on Thursday announced the dissolution of the National Assembly as well as the creation of an interim government, which would lead the country for 12 months.
Film director Roman Polanski was allowed to walk free after being questioned by Polish prosecutors at the request of the United States, which is seeking his extradition over a 1977 conviction of unlawful intercourse with a minor.