President Barack Obama vowed more strikes against extremists in Syria on Tuesday after US forces carried out air raids targeting Islamic State militants and an al Qaeda affiliate that Washington said was plotting attacks on America and Europe.
French President François Hollande announced that France will contribute $1 billion to a near-empty global fund to help developing nations adapt to the effects of climate change as he spoke at a United Nations climate summit on Tuesday.
Israel's military said it had shot down a Syrian fighter jet over the Golan Heights on Tuesday - in recent weeks the scene of fierce clashes between the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front and President Bashar al-Assad's forces.
We take you on a guided tour of Paris - but don't expect just another report on the French capital's iconic landmarks. We're showing you the city's cultural diversity, and today our reporters head to two neighbourhoods where the heart of Africa beats.
The United States and partner nations have begun airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) targets in Syria, the Pentagon said on Monday. The strikes involved fighter, bomber and missiles fired from ships in the region.
A video showing a French national kidnapped in Algeria was released on Monday by a group linked to the Islamic State (IS). The hostage called on French President François Hollande not to intervene in Iraq.
The road to Hassan al-Sham, a strategic village on the dusty plains between the northern Iraqi cities of Mosul and Arbil, bears witness to the heavy fighting between Islamic State (IS) and Kurdish peshmerga fighters.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls denied his country was "sick" in a visit to Berlin Monday as he pledged to push ahead with economic reforms that German Chancellor Angela Merkel praised as "impressive".
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