Karl Lagerfeld, who passed away on Tuesday at a hospital outside Paris, enjoyed the stature of a god among mortals in the world of fashion, where he stayed on top for well over half of a century and right up to his death.
French President Emmanuel Macron said he would visit the Paris Holocaust Memorial on Tuesday as symbolic gatherings are held across France to denounce a spate of anti-Semitic incidents that have shocked the country.
While Senegal has so far successfully shielded itself from the threat of Islamist extremism, experts warn that gaps remain in the country's security strategy, most notably in the field of education. Last July, the trial of 30 suspected terrorists shocked the nation and showed that the country is not free of jihadist influence, particularly among youths. In the second of five reports ahead of the country’s presidential election, FRANCE 24's Sarah Sakho and William de Lesseux report from the northern city of Saint-Louis, where the development of Koranic schools signals the emergence of a more co...more
Lyon’s performances against Manchester City in the group stage prove they can compete with mighty Barcelona in Tuesday's Champions League clash, says coach Bruno Genesio.
Two policemen were killed and three wounded when an explosive device carried by a militant they were pursuing detonated in the heart of the Egyptian capital on Monday, an interior ministry statement said.
Poland on Monday pulled out of a summit in Jerusalem, triggering the collapse of the entire meeting, after the acting Israeli foreign minister said that Poles "collaborated with the Nazis" and "sucked anti-Semitism with their mothers' milk.
A high-profile French trial over the evocatively named Air Cocaine drug smuggling scandal began Monday in Aix-en-Provence after six years in the making.
Born in Kabul, Afghanistan in 1985, Nadia Ghulam was traumatised at the age of 8 during the civil war. A bomb flattened her home, killing her brother, destroying her parents' livelihood and leaving her badly disfigured. Under the Taliban, women were not allowed to work. In order to support her family, Ghulam decided at age 11 to take on her brother's identity and spent the next 10 years disguised as a man. She spoke to FRANCE 24 about her incredible story.
Saudi Arabia vowed to "de-escalate" rising tensions between Pakistan and India during a high-profile summit in Islamabad Monday as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman prepares to travel from Islamabad to New Delhi.
A French court on Monday will decide whether to block the release of a film by acclaimed director François Ozon based on real-life victims of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, just two days after it picked up a prize at the Berlin Film Festival.