The head of traditional leaders in Sierra Leone has defended local chiefs who have come under fire for not doing enough to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
Front National leader Marine Le Pen says the number of French nationals who are involved in jihad activities is much higher than the French government admits.
Prosecutors in Paris said that a 22-year-old French national was one of the jihadists in an Islamic State video that appeared to show the beheading of Syrian soldiers and a US aid worker.
Paris city councillors voted against plans on Monday for French capital's first modern skyscraper in more than 40 years, the Tour Triangle.
Subsistence and smallholder farmers are being hit hard by measures put in place by the Sierra Leonean government to curb the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
The man, identified as Yonathan Souid, faces charges of reckless endangerment and criminal trespassing for climbing up a beam of the famous bridge in New York.
A second Frenchman has been identified as one of the executioners featured in a video of the killing of 18 Syrian soldiers and US aid worker Peter Kassig by the Islamic State (IS) armed group.
This is the first time that a French President is on an official visit Down Under.
French President François Hollande on Monday welcomed Michel Kafando as Burkina Faso's interim leader.
The National Elections Commission of Liberia is preparing to hold Senatorial elections in the country next month, despite the Ebola epidemic that has claimed the lives of 2,812 people.
French MPs can now impeach their president. France’s top constitutional body on Wednesday okayed a law that makes a US-style impeachment procedure possible.
Six Boeing 747s carried 2,000 tonnes of Beaujolais wine from Paris to Hong Kong so that Asians could celebrate the Beaujolais Nouveau 2014 vintage on Thursday.
A South Korean collector shelled out nearly 1.9 million euros for one of Napoleon's famous two-pointed hats at an auction in Fontainebleau outside Paris.