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ICC orders compensation for DR Congo child soldiers - World News
ICC orders compensation for DR Congo child soldiers 14 hours ago
Nearly 15 years after the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo's north-eastern region of Ituri, international war crimes judges on Friday awarded the child soldiers who fought for warlord Thomas Lubanga 10 million dollars in compensation....
Dutch-Ethiopian man jailed for life for Red Terror war crimes -World News
Dutch-Ethiopian man jailed for life for Red Terror war crimes 14 hours ago
A 63-year-old Dutch-Ethiopian man was sentenced to life in jail on Friday. Dutch judges found Eshetu Alemu guilty of war crimes committed during the Red Terror in the late 1970s, when bloody purges were conducted under the Derg, the regime led by Marxist.
Do the French do Christmas better than Anglo countries? -World News
Do the French do Christmas better than Anglo countries? 15 hours ago
With the festive season upon us, The Local has compared holiday traditions in France to those in English-speaking countries. Where do you think does it best?
Madrid seek consecutive titles at Club World Cup -World News
Madrid seek consecutive titles at Club World Cup 15 hours ago
Just over six months after becoming the first team to retain the Uefa Champions League, Real Madrid will on Saturday attempt to pull off another exploit by successfully defending the Fifa Club World Cup.
Rwandan defence minister refuses to face French judge over Habyaramina death -World News
Rwandan defence minister refuses to face French judge over Habyaramina death 15 hours ago
Rwanda's defence minister has refused to comply with a French examining magistrate's summons to face a witness who accuses him of involvement in the shooting-down of then-president Juvénal Habyaramina's plane, an event that is believed.
France and Germany to unveil eurozone reforms by March -World News
France and Germany to unveil eurozone reforms by March 16 hours ago
Germany and France will offer their joint vision for reforming the eurozone by March, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday, in an effort to bridge divisions over the future of the single currency.
Macron, Merkel express condolences for French bus crash victims' families -World News
Macron, Merkel express condolences for French bus crash victims' families 17 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron has expressed the "solidarity of the nation" with the families of victims of Thursday's bus crash, in which four teenagers died and several others were injured. A legal inquiry into involuntary homicide...
OPINION: In the year of #MeToo it's time for the French to switch off Miss France  -World News
OPINION: In the year of #MeToo it's time for the French to switch off Miss France 18 hours ago
Eight million French people will watch Miss France on Saturday night but surely in the year that Harvey Weinstein's scandalous behaviour emerged and the #MeToo hashtag took over Twitter, it's time the annual degrading beauty pageant was confined to histor
Macron meets new Polish prime minister amid tensions with EU -World News
Macron meets new Polish prime minister amid tensions with EU 18 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron met new Polish Prime Minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, in Brussels on Friday. The pair discussed Poland's judicial reform and migrant quotas, two subjects on which the European Union and Warsaw have clashed.
Why are level crossings in France so deadly? -World News
Why are level crossings in France so deadly? 19 hours ago
Questions are once again being asked why so many people in France lose their lives at level crossings after a deadly collision between a school bus and a train.
Airbus to change bosses amid fraud probe -World News
Airbus to change bosses amid fraud probe 19 hours ago
European planemaker Airbus is to change its top two executives, it announced on Friday. The French-based company faces fraud investigations in France, Britain, Germany and Austria.
Death toll rises after school bus collides with train near Perpignan -World News
Death toll rises after school bus collides with train near Perpignan 20 hours ago
At least six children were killed after a train crashed into a school bus on Thursday at a train crossing near Perpignan in southern France.
Manchester City face Spurs seeking the joy of 16 -World News
Manchester City face Spurs seeking the joy of 16 21 hours ago
Sweet 16 is on the cards for Manchester City as they host Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League on Saturday at the Etihad Stadium. Pep Guardiola's City are 11 points clear ahead of Manchester United following last Sunday's 2-1 victory...
What we know about deadly crash between French school bus and train  -World News
What we know about deadly crash between French school bus and train 22 hours ago
Here's what we know about the fatal collision between a train and school bus that has so far killed four in France.
Struggling Marine Le Pen insists: 'I'm not going anywhere  -World News
Struggling Marine Le Pen insists: 'I'm not going anywhere 22 hours ago
Criminal charges, banking problems and the loss of her right-hand man: French far-right leader Marine Le Pen insists she is not going anywhere after her presidential defeat, yet her woes are mounting.
France to investigate level crossing crash that killed 4 schoolchildren -World News
France to investigate level crossing crash that killed 4 schoolchildren 22 hours ago
The victims in Thursday's level crossing crash in France have been identified, a regional offical announced on Friday morning. A top-level investigation has been ordered into the train and bus crash, in which four children died and 20 people were...
Ronaldo and Bale strikes send Madrid into Club World Cup final -World News
Ronaldo and Bale strikes send Madrid into Club World Cup final 23 hours ago
Real Madrid came from behind on Wednesday to beat Al Jazira and advance to the final of the Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi. The Emirati champions took a shock lead in the first-half through Romarinho.
French Press Review 15 December 2017 -World News
French Press Review 15 December 2017 23 hours ago
All societies are unequal but some are more unequal than others, according to the World Wealth and Income Database. And France has promised to get even tougher with illegal immigrants. Spot the link?
African Press Review 15 December 2017 -World News
African Press Review 15 December 2017 23 hours ago
Another setback for South African President Jacob Zuma as the ruling African National Congress gets ready to choose his successor. Rebel leader Riek Machar will not be attending the South Sudan peace talks due to open in Ethiopia. And Zimbabwe's...
Four French children killed after train mows into school bus -World News
Four French children killed after train mows into school bus 2 days ago
At least four children were killed and seven people were seriously injured on Thursday after a train crashed into a school bus at a level crossing in south western France.
The dishes that make a real French Christmas feast -World News
The dishes that make a real French Christmas feast 2 days ago
Want to do Christmas like the French? Here's some inspiration.
Miss France contest ridiculed for dedicating beauty pageant to women's rights  -World News
Miss France contest ridiculed for dedicating beauty pageant to women's rights 2 days ago
Organisers of the 2018 Miss France competition have invited ridicule by announcing this year's beauty pageant will be held to honour the recent global campaign to fight violence against women.
US's Delta places Airbus order as planelaker's board meets -World News
US's Delta places Airbus order as planelaker's board meets 2 days ago
The US's Delta Air Lines has ordered 100 aircraft from Airbus with an option to buy 100 more, in a blow to the European plane-maker's American rival, Boeing. The announcement came as Airbus's board met amid rumours that its two top bosses...
French comedian Dieudonné to face trial for tax evasion -World News
French comedian Dieudonné to face trial for tax evasion 2 days ago
Controversial French performer Dieudonné is to face trial for tax evasion, money laundering and fake bankruptcy. He is accused of concealing over a million euros of revenue from his shows, which have earned him several convictions for anti-Semitism
France to invest €100 million to bring high-speed internet to rural areas -World News
France to invest €100 million to bring high-speed internet to rural areas 2 days ago
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has announced that €100 million has been set aside to make high-speed internet available to households in the most isolated parts of the country by 2022.