Russia and Ukraine leaders, in first talks, agree to exchange prisoners

The leaders of Russia and Ukraine agreed on Tuesday to exchange all remaining prisoners from the conflict in east Ukraine by the end of the year, but left thorny questions about the region's status f…

NATO unity on the line as sparring leaders mark 70 years

NATO leaders will attempt to make a convincing show of unity on Wednesday when they meet to conclude a summit already overshadowed by bitter rows about the future of the alliance. 

Malta prosecutors charge businessman in 2017 murder of journalist

One of Malta’s wealthiest men, Yorgen Fenech, was charged in a Valletta court on Saturday with complicity to murder in the car bomb killing of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in 201…

The Interview - NATO chief 'optimistic' that allies will support France in Sahel region

France's NATO allies would "very seriously" consider any official request by President Emmanuel Macron to become more involved in the war against Islamist groups in the Sahel region of Africa, NATO's…

Hong Kong campus siege nears end as city prepares for election

A Hong Kong university campus under siege for more than a week was a deserted wasteland on Saturday, with a handful of protesters holed up in hidden refuges across the trashed grounds, as the city’s…

Women take to the streets across France to protest against gender violence

#NousToutes demonstrations are set to take place in nearly 70 French cities on Saturday condemning gender-based and sexual violence.

At Baghdad's Tahrir Square, Iraqi women buck tradition to join protests

A number of young Iraqi women have been joining the anti-government protests at Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, overriding family concerns over potential outbreaks of violence, which has killed more than 30…

'La Paz is a city under siege': Bolivia's capital struggles as food runs out

After a week of political protests, food and fuel are running out in Bolivia's capital, La Paz. FRANCE 24 reports from the city whose residents are struggling to get basic provisions.

Widespread anger spills onto streets in defiance of Algerian presidential poll

Demonstrators thronged the streets of the Algerian capital on Friday to renew their opposition to a presidential election they say will keep in power a political elite rejected by the people. 

A year of insurgency: How Yellow Vests left ‘indelible mark’ on French politics

November 17 marks the first anniversary of France’s Yellow Vest movement, a potent, unconventional insurgency that has been widely caricatured and misunderstood, and is set to leave a lasting imprint…

Exclusive: ‘I don’t want to go back to Libya,’ plead migrants trying to flee

In the third of FRANCE 24’s special reports from Libya, Catherine Norris Trent, Julie Dungelhoeff and Abdallah Malkawi expose the horrors suffered by migrants intercepted by Libyan authorities in the…

Turkey looking to exploit European divisions on repatriation of jihadists

A highly publicised move to repatriate foreign Islamic State (IS) group fighters reflects the obstacles Turkey has encountered in its Syrian military offensive, and its eagerness to exploit differenc…

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