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July 11 2014

From AFRICA IS A COUNTRY Fri Jul 11 2014, 12:00:31

Did Cameroon's police really quiz national soccer team captain Samuel Eto'o and seize his passport in connection with a government investigation into the terrible performance of the Indomitable Lions at the World Cup? After brouhaha of claims and denials in recent days, the answer seems to be another question: who knows? But Far less ambiguous [...]

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Fri Jul 11 2014, 11:54:11

Mehdi Nemmouche, the Frenchman suspected to have carried out the deadly shooting at Brussels' Jewish Museum in May, has dropped an appeal against his extradition to Belgium, his lawyer said on Friday.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Fri Jul 11 2014, 09:19:44

In the wake of the 9/11 terror attack, questions have been asked about the tactics used in former US president George W. Bush's "War on Terror". Extraordinary rendition saw many suspects flown to other countries where beatings and torture were used to extract information and confessions. Our report features a man whose life has been shattered by this process. He was arrested, tortured, imprisoned for almost a decade... for something he did not do. He reveals his story to France 24.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Fri Jul 11 2014, 08:15:11

French pupils are passing the baccalaureate, or the national end-of-high-school exam, in record high numbers. Has France spawned a generation of Einsteins or is there something else behind the brain boom?

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Fri Jul 11 2014, 05:49:26

International online book seller Amazon has snubbed a French law banning it from offering free deliveries in France - by charging customers a paltry one euro cent for books dispatched to their homes.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Fri Jul 11 2014, 02:33:25

Gaza hospitals have started admitting scores of wounded residents, including children, as Israel ramps up its offensive in Gaza. FRANCE 24 reports from the hospitals and streets of the Palestinian enclave.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Fri Jul 11 2014, 02:08:08

On Friday militant group Hamas continued to launch rockets into Israel, which has kept up air strikes over Gaza. FRANCE 24's special envoy Willy Bracciano reports on what Tel Aviv residents do when a siren signals an imminent rocket strike.

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July 10 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Jul 10 2014, 23:50:52

President Barack Obama offered the help of the United States on Thursday in brokering a ceasefire to end escalating violence between Israel and Hamas, as world leaders warned of an urgent need to avoid another Israeli-Palestinian war.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Jul 10 2014, 16:46:21

Ukrainian government forces clashed with separatists in the country's east on Thursday, regaining more ground as they closed in on the rebel-held city of Donetsk.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Jul 10 2014, 16:41:41

Rockets from the Gaza Strip have been raining down on Israel in recent days. But unlike in previous attacks, the missiles are reaching further into Israeli territory than ever before.

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