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April 20 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sun Apr 20 2014, 17:04:37

Political tensions remained palpable on Sunday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk despite hopes that Easter would calm current tensions. Watch FRANCE 24's video report from Donetsk.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sun Apr 20 2014, 11:33:23

A leading expert on Syria told FRANCE 24 that the recent release of several Western hostages held by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) highlights the jihadist group's difficulties in securing funding from international donors.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sun Apr 20 2014, 04:35:20

Pro-Moscow separatists controlling the east Ukrainian town of Slavyansk called for Russian peacekeepers to deploy and announced a curfew after a gun battle nearby killed up to five people.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sun Apr 20 2014, 03:55:27

The Great War has always been traced from the point of view of humans. With his book "Animals of the Trenches", Eric Baratay gives us the experiences of "soldiers on all fours" - the horses, dogs and other animals that battled alongside humans.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sun Apr 20 2014, 01:35:39

South Korean divers on Sunday finally found a way into a submerged ferry that sank Wednesday, discovering more than a dozen bodies inside the ship and pushing the confirmed death toll to 49, officials said.

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April 19 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sat Apr 19 2014, 17:38:50

The four French journalists released on April 19 after being held hostage for 10 months in Syria arrived in France early Sunday. Follow FRANCE 24's special live coverage of their return home with our correspondents at the Villacoublay airport.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sat Apr 19 2014, 15:23:20

Nicolas Hénin is one of the four French reporters freed on Saturday after being held hostage for 10 months by radical Islamist rebels in Syria. He gave FRANCE 24 an exclusive account about the conditions of his release from captivity.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sat Apr 19 2014, 12:58:29

The Information minister of the South Sudanese state of Warrap said Saturday that more than 100 people had been killed in a cattle raid, the latest atrocity in the war-torn nation.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sat Apr 19 2014, 07:37:23

Marine Le Pen, leader of the National Front party, might have thought it a marriage made in heaven; it was she who this week proposed that Eurosceptics in Britain and France should unite as a bloc in the European Parliament.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sat Apr 19 2014, 05:20:10

Four French journalists were found by Turkish soldiers on the border with Syria on Saturday after being abducted by the rebel group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria last June.

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