An Israeli air strike killed three senior Hamas military commanders in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, the Islamist group said, the clearest sign yet Israel is focusing its assault on those leading attacks from the Palestinian enclave.
US Attorney General Eric Holder met with community members in Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday and vowed a thorough civil rights probe into the fatal police shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday Israel's military campaign in Gaza may be an extended operation and he accused the territory's Hamas rulers of using "savagery" against civilians just like Islamic State militants in Iraq.
A French village has rallied behind an elderly British couple whose neighbours - also from the UK - boarded up their front door and blocked their windows in an ongoing property dispute (see below for pictures).
The French capital fell to the Nazis in 1940. Four years later, Parisians, led by the French Resistance, rose up against the German occupiers. FRANCE 24 takes you back to August 1944 and the Liberation.
The gruesome video of the beheading of a US journalist by an Islamic State (IS) militant marked a return to a grotesque, old-style jihadist propaganda as social media sites scrambled to block the clip.
Seven decades after Allied Forces reclaimed France from Nazi Germany, the famed American photo editor and journalist John G. Morris has published his own, often unconventional, snapshots of the historic military campaign.
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