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August 4 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Mon Aug 4 2014, 06:10:31

Paris police were last week left red-faced after €2.5 million worth of seized cocaine "went missing" from the force's headquarters. Two days later, an officer was arrested on suspicion of stealing the drug haul.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Mon Aug 4 2014, 03:31:33

Islamic State fighters seized control of Iraq's biggest dam, an oilfield and three more towns on Sunday after inflicting their first major defeat on Kurdish forces since sweeping across much of northern Iraq in June.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Mon Aug 4 2014, 02:02:15

Despite Israel having promised a seven-hour ceasefire in parts of Gaza on Monday, a child was killed and 30 others wounded in Gaza City, according to local medics.

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August 3 2014

From Emergent Africa Sun Aug 3 2014, 13:04:00

Chikwe Ihekweazu of Nigerian Health Watch and EpiAFRIC discusses the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sun Aug 3 2014, 11:12:03

The influx of Central American children arriving at the US border has been stirring intense debate among politicians and the media over how to handle the problem. FRANCE 24 spoke to Michelle Brané of the Women's Refugee Commission in Washington, DC.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sun Aug 3 2014, 10:33:48

The capture of the Iraqi town of Sinjar by militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS or ISIL) has displaced up to 200,000 people and created a "humanitarian tragedy", the UN said on Sunday.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sun Aug 3 2014, 09:00:46

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake in China's Yunnan province killed at least 175 people and injured another 1,400, with more than 180 people still missing, state media reported. Thousands of buildings collapsed in the quake, including a school.

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From Zambian Economist Sun Aug 3 2014, 07:38:00

KLM is pulling out of Zambia effective 29 October 2014 in a move described by the Zambia Tourism Board (ZTB) as "devastating and bad for tourism in Zambia". According to a KLM statement :

The recent optimisations in the airline's network portfolio in East Africa means connections to Europe and the United States [will be] in combination with KLM's strategic and long-term partner Kenya Airways via Nairobi. From Nairobi, passengers can choose from services to London Heathrow, Amsterdam Schiphol and Paris Charles de Gaulle in Kenya Airways' newest equipment including the Dreamliner and with KLM's recently updated World Business Class.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sun Aug 3 2014, 05:46:05

An Israeli air strike killed at least 10 people and wounded about 30 others on Sunday at a UN-run school in the southern Gaza Strip, witnesses and medics said, as dozens more died in renewed Israeli shelling of the enclave.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sun Aug 3 2014, 04:48:29

More than a quarter of the population in Gaza has been displaced by the current wave of fighting between Israel and militant group Hamas. Those who are going back often find desolation where their homes once stood. FRANCE 24 reports.

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