French President Francois Hollande's popularity has risen to its highest level in three years with voters backing his robust handling of the November 13 militant attacks that killed 130 people in Paris, two polls showed on Tuesday.
FRANCE - COP21
Last year, the world spewed out 32 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere. Now imagine if each tonne of CO2 had a price and countries had to pay for permits to pollute.
Five people were injured when a pipe bomb exploded on an overpass near an Istanbul metro station on Tuesday, the district mayor said, halting some train operations and heightening security fears in Europe’s biggest city.
The United States is deploying "specialized" troops in Iraq to fight the Islamic State group, including by leading raids against the jihadists over the border in Syria, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Tuesday.
The trial for France's alleged top recruiter for the Islamic State (IS) group started Tuesday in Paris. Salim Benghalem’s trial will be conducted in absentia, as the suspect is believed to be in Syria.
As world leaders meet for the COP21 climate change talks in Paris to thrash out a plan aimed at preventing a global warming catastrophe, they will have one main target: keeping the rise in global temperatures to less than 2° Celsius.
The German cabinet on Tuesday approved a mandate offering military assistance to back the international fight against the Islamic State jihadist group following the Paris attacks.
French President François Hollande met at the COP21 summit on Tuesday with more than a dozen African leaders facing environmental challenges, from the Sahara encroaching on farmland to disappearing forests and rising sea levels.
Al Qaeda's Syrian wing, the Nusra Front, released 16 Lebanese soldiers and policemen held captive since August 2014 on Tuesday in a Qatari-mediated deal that also secured freedom for a jailed ex-wife of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
A fault with the rudder control system was a major factor in the December AirAsia plane crash into the Java Sea that left 162 people dead, Indonesian investigators said Tuesday.
Ashraf Ghani is among some 150 world leaders in Paris for COP21 - the UN conference on climate change. The Afghan president sat down with FRANCE 24 to discuss the bombing of an MSF hospital and the battle against the Taliban for Kunduz.
FRANCE – COP21
France pulled out its culinary big guns Monday for one of the greatest kitchen challenges ever: cooking lunch for the largest one-day gathering of world leaders in history.
FRANCE - COP21
Financing the battle against climate change is one of the central topics of the Paris climate conference known as COP21. It is also one of the biggest challenges.
Former prime minister Roch Marc Kaboré was proclaimed the winner of the presidential election in Burkina Faso and will become the country’s first new leader in decades, the Independent National Electoral Commission said on Tuesday.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Monday that deploying peacekeepers to Burundi was an option to quell the violence but recommended that a UN team be first sent to help bolster dialogue.