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December 3 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Dec 3 2014, 10:46:19

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State militants that have seized large areas of Iraq and Syria is prepared to battle the jihadists "for as long as it takes", US Secretary of State John Kerry told coalition members in Brussels Wednesday.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Dec 3 2014, 08:18:47

Belgians seldom agree about anything, but they all know their country's unity hangs by a potato thread.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Dec 3 2014, 07:44:54

Negotiating teams are trying to resume talks to end Colombia's decades-long civil conflict after the brief capture of a general by FARC rebels put them on hold, but the incident has shown peace will remain difficult to secure.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Dec 3 2014, 03:24:12

A blast, possibly caused by a car bomb, went off near the international airport in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Wednesday where the United Nations and some Western embassies are based, a Reuters witness and a security official said.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Dec 3 2014, 02:38:28

Indians have held protests and candlelight vigils to commemorate the thousands who perished in the world's deadliest industrial disaster and demand justice for those who continue to suffer three decades on.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Dec 3 2014, 00:06:12

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged lawmakers in Washington to aprove a $6 billion war chest to help the fight against Ebola, warning that the deadly disease could not be beaten without additional funding.

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December 2 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Tue Dec 2 2014, 22:05:14

The US Department of Defense said on Tuesday that Iran has launched airstrikes against militants from the Islamic State group in eastern Iraq.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Tue Dec 2 2014, 15:37:39

Shortly after Lebanese security officials on Tuesday said the military had detained "a wife and child" of Islamic State (IS) group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, there were conflicting reports about the identities of the detainees.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Tue Dec 2 2014, 11:09:39

French lawmakers voted on Tuesday in favour of recognising Palestine as a state, following similar moves in Britain and Spain as European countries try to restart the stalled Middle East peace process.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Tue Dec 2 2014, 09:42:34

Somali al Shabaab Islamist militants killed 36 non-Muslim workers at a quarry in northeast Kenya on Tuesday, prompting the president to change his top security officials to tackle a relentless wave of violence.

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