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November 26 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Nov 26 2014, 03:36:08

French President François Hollande was hosting his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (pictured) on Wednesday at the start of a two-day visit in which regional security and economic investment will top the agenda.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Nov 26 2014, 01:58:33

Syrian government war planes launched a series of airstrikes Tuesday on the Islamic State group's stronghold of Raqqa, killing at least 60 people. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 36 civilians were among those killed.

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November 25 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Tue Nov 25 2014, 23:43:08

More than 2,000 National Guard troops spread out across the St. Louis area on Tuesday to prevent another night of rioting and looting after a grand jury declined to indict a white policeman in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Tue Nov 25 2014, 17:32:09

French authorities say gunmen on Tuesday entered a Cartier jewellery boutique in Paris, fled police in a chase across the city, took a woman hostage, and then surrendered.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Tue Nov 25 2014, 15:42:17

Four French companies that execute the vast majority of court-sanctioned electronic surveillance on Tuesday refused all new requests in a row over the future of electronic eavesdropping in France.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Tue Nov 25 2014, 13:33:21

One day after violent protests erupted in Ferguson, Missouri following a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the deadly shooting of an unarmed black teenager, the St. Louis area braced for further unrest on Tuesday.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Tue Nov 25 2014, 10:35:29

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, secular Tunisian politician Beji Caid Essebsi, who received the most votes in the first round of the presidential poll, vowed to form a pluralist government while voicing disdain for the West's obsession with the Islamist Ennahda party.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Tue Nov 25 2014, 08:28:45

In a historic visit to Strasbourg to address the European Parliament, Pope Francis on Tuesday urged leaders to be more accepting of immigrants and to adopt a united response to the problems posed by the influx to the continent.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Tue Nov 25 2014, 07:43:02

French President François Hollande delayed indefinitely on Tuesday his decision on whether to deliver the first of two Mistral helicopter carriers ordered by Russia citing the "current situation" in eastern Ukraine.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Tue Nov 25 2014, 03:05:10

Thousands across the USA took part in peaceful rallies after a grand jury decided not to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot dead unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in August. Ferguson itself saw violent protests after the ruling.

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