Many Sudanese activists are becoming concerned about the spread of the highly addictive synthetic drug methamphetamine, nicknamed “ice” or “Satan”. In light of the growing issue, some have started campaigns to raise awareness and opened rehabilitation centres. They say the government is failing to do enough.
Novak Djokovic's father decided to stay away from the 21-time Grand Slam champion's semifinal after getting embroiled in a flap involving spectators who brought banned Russian flags to Melbourne Park, Tennis Australia said Friday.
Haitian police officers on Thursday blocked streets and forced their way into the country's main airport to protest the recent killing of officers by armed gangs expanding their grip on the Caribbean nation.
U.S. special operations forces have killed a senior Islamic State group official and 10 other terrorist operatives in remote northern Somalia, senior Biden administration officials announced Thursday.
In Iran, most households rely on natural gas for their heating and hot water. But amid a cold snap and gas shortages, the population has been paralysed by sub-zero temperatures in many regions around the country. These gas shortages have not only led to widespread power cuts, but also severe air pollution from burning low-grade heavy fuel oil, known as mazut, to make up the difference. Despite denials from authorities, the FRANCE 24 Observers team found evidence that this fuel oil is partially responsible for the “unbreathable” air in some Iranian cities.
The trial of Mauritania's former president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz opened Wednesday with the dramatic image of the former head of state in a cage-like box answering accusations he amassed an illicit personal fortune during his 11 years in power.
Israeli forces killed at least nine Palestinians, including a 60-year-old woman, and wounded several others during a raid in a flashpoint area of the occupied West Bank on Thursday, Palestinian health officials said, in one of the deadliest days in months of unrest.
Air raid sirens were heard across the whole of Ukraine on Thursday as officials from the president's office said air defences were shooting down incoming Russian missiles, including at least two over the Mykolaiv region. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Wednesday he wanted the West to send long-range missiles and jets to help repel Russian troops after the US and Germany both announced they will send battle tanks. Follow our live blog for the latest updates on the war in Ukraine. All times are Paris time (GMT+1).
A group of Peruvian lawmakers on Wednesday submitted a motion seeking to impeach President Dina Boluarte after a little over a month in power citing "permanent moral incapacity".
Meta Platforms Inc META.O said on Wednesday it will restore former U.S. President Donald Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts in the coming weeks, following a two-year suspension after the deadly Capitol Hill riot on January 6, 2021.