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Protesters in Istanbul hail PKK flags and pictures of victims of the Suruc bombing
24/07/2015 - TURKEY

Ceasefire between Turkish government and Kurds could be at risk, experts say

Experts say the added threat of the Islamic State armed group in Turkey during a time of political turmoil between the government and pro-Kurds could prove difficult to handle.

At least 32 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Suruc, Turkey
21/07/2015 - TURKEY

Turkey's anti-IS crackdown, anti-Kurd revenge could be behind Suruc bombing, experts

Analysts say that Turkey's recent crackdown on the Islamic State (IS) armed group could be one of the motives for Monday's bombing in Suruc that killed 32 people.
The Charles-de-Gaulle aircraft carrier
06/01/2015 - France - Iraq

French aircraft carrier set for Persian Gulf, report

The French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle is preparing to leave for the Gulf region where it is expected to engage in combat against IS,

Turkish sociologist and activist Pinar Selek in Strasbourg, January 2014.
20/12/2014 - France - Turkey

Turkish court clears France-based professor in deadly 1998 explosion

An Istanbul criminal court on Friday acquitted Turkish dissident sociologist Pinar Selek, who lives in exile in France, over a 1998 explosion that killed seven people.

After the suicide attack on the French Lycée Istiqlal in Kabul
11/12/2014 - Afghanistan - France

Suicide bomber hits French school in Kabul

Several people have been killed and a number of others injured in a suicide bombing in a French-sponsored school in Kabul that also houses a French cultural centre.

The scene of the bombing near the synagogue in the rue Copernic in 1980
14/11/2014 - France - Canada - Lebanon

Canada to extradite 1980 Paris synagogue bombing suspect Hassan Diab

Canada is to extradite a Lebanese-Canadian academic accused of being behind a bombing outside a Paris synagogue in 1980 to France.
23/09/2014

African press review 23 September 2014

The "Islamic State" armed group, which now controls part of Iraq and Syria, is making quite a few front pages this morning, following its call for the murder of nationals of countries ...
22/09/2014

African press review 22 September 2014

With at least two police officers dead and seven injured following yesterday's bomb attack in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, this morning's Egyptian papers are, tragically, full of explosions.

A Palestinian on the site of a home destroyed by Israeli bombardment Wednesday
16/07/2014 - France - Middle East

France proposes EU take over control of Israel-Gaza border crossings

France has proposed that European Union teams take over the running of border crossings between Israel and the Gaza Strip in a bid to encourage a truce in the escalating conflict that has seen 205 ...
View of Mount Meru from the centre of Arusha, a popular tourist destination.
08/07/2014 - Interview

Tanzania: Attack in Arusha carried out by Tanzanians, says Home Affairs Minister

Police have arrested two nationals in connection with a bomb attack against an Indian restaurant in the northern Tanzanian town of Arusha, which left eight people injured late on Monday.
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