Mali's first case of Ebola coincides with the World Health Organsation's annoucement of vaccine trials to take place in West Africa in early 2015.
An agreement on climate change targets puts Europe in the driver's seat ahead of next year's global climate conference in Paris -
Two French journalists were handed jail terms for illegal reporting in Indonesia's Papua province, but will be freed next week as they have already served time in custody.
France is calling for volunteers to fight against the Ebola virus, asking health professionals to travel to regions currently experiencing the outbreak.
Algeria’s surprise refusal to allow French magistrates to take home DNA samples of the seven monks killed in Tibhirine 18 years ago attracts angry reactions from the national dailies.
The French Academy of Science has awarded its top prize to Joel Lebowitz, a professor of physics and mathematics at Rutgers University