Wed, 23 Oct 2019 17:49:23 GMT
A Syrian Kurdish boy who was severely burned during the Turkish incursion was evacuated Tuesday from Iraqi Kurdistan to France for medical treatment amid accusations that Turkey used chemical weapons in a Syrian border region.
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:16:47 GMT
US President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday the United States would be lifting sanctions on Turkey, hailing the success of a ceasefire along its border with Syria, which he says is now permanent.
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:41:12 GMT
President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday opened a major summit aimed at reviving Russia's influence in Africa, telling leaders from the continent he would seek to double trade in the coming years.
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:43:07 GMT
A four-year-old child was killed during the latest round of protests against economic inequality in Chile, raising the death toll from five days of social unrest to 18 as unions launched a general strike on Wednesday.
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:51:58 GMT
Bolivia's opposition launched a general strike Wednesday over disputed election results suggesting another term for President Evo Morales, who likened the stoppage to a right-wing coup.
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 19:44:30 GMT
Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg conceded on Wednesday that the company's planned digital currency Libra was a "risky project," but sought to reassure skeptical US lawmakers that it could lower the cost of electronic payments and open up the global financial system to more people.
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 17:01:27 GMT
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:56:01 GMT
Tunisia's new President Kais Saied took the oath of office on Wednesday after his surprise election victory over champions of the political establishment.
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 14:36:46 GMT
Russian forces in Syria headed for the border with Turkey Wednesday to ensure Kurdish fighters pull back after a deal between Moscow and Ankara wrested control of the Kurds' entire heartland.
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 02:36:44 GMT
The top American diplomat in Ukraine testified on Tuesday that President Donald Trump made the release of U.S. security aid to Ukraine contingent on Kiev publicly declaring it would carry out politically motivated investigations that he demanded.
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 14:59:44 GMT
While the international community has criticised Turkey's offensive in northeast Syria, Turkish civilians along the border are broadly supportive of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's campaign against the Kurdish YPG militia in Syria. FRANCE 24's Amar al Hameedwi, Karim Hakiki and Clovis Casali sent this report from the Turkish border town of Akcakale.
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 09:13:30 GMT
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was weighing Wednesday whether to push for an early election or try again to pass his stalled European Union divorce deal, after Parliament blocked a fast-track plan to approve his Brexit bill before the U.K.'s scheduled departure from the bloc on Oct. 31.
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 10:14:19 GMT
British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck at an industrial estate near London on Wednesday and said they had arrested the driver on suspicion of murder.
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 06:07:22 GMT
Polls opened in Botswana on Wednesday as the long-peaceful southern African nation faces what is expected to be its tightest election in history.
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 00:25:59 GMT
Substitute Kylian Mbappe scored a hat-trick as Paris Saint-Germain moved a step closer to the Champions League last 16 with a 5-0 victory over previously unbeaten Club Brugge on Tuesday.
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 07:43:22 GMT
Lebanese students have joined the general strike as hundreds of thousands step up their five-day protest against the government, to root out systemic corruption. But the young want to end Lebanon’s sectarian politics, FRANCE 24’s reporters say.
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:35:31 GMT
An Iraqi government committee investigating a wave of unrest found that 157 people, mostly civilians, were killed because security forces used excessive force and live fire to quell protests, according to a report by the panel seen by Reuters.
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 03:10:04 GMT
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's ruling Liberals will form a minority government, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp projected on Monday after polls closed across the country.
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 02:29:01 GMT
Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his ascendancy to the throne on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries from more than 180—countries, pledging to fulfil his duty as a symbol of the state.
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:43:52 GMT
Iran was banned from international judo competitions Tuesday for refusing to let its athletes fight Israeli opponents.
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 01:29:21 GMT
Thousands of Bolivians furious over what they saw as an attempt by leftist President Evo Morales to rig Sunday's election protested outside the hotel in the capital city of La Paz where the country's electoral board was processing remaining ballots on Tuesday.