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Venus Williams will rise to world number 15 as a result of her victory at the Wuhan Open.
03/10/2015 - tennis

Venus Williams claims Wuhan Open

Venus Williams profited from the fatigue and injury of her opponent Garbine Muguruza to emerge with the Wuhan Open trophy. It's her second title of the year.

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
03/10/2015 - France - Japan

French PM Valls discusses nuclear, China, culture on Japan visit

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls met Japanese PM Shinzo Abe on Saturday during a three-day visit to the country

Modernisation in the DRC, part 1
21/09/2015 - International report

Modernisation in the DRC, part 1

In the first in our series on Modernisation in the Democratic Republic of Congo, RFI's correspondent Patrice Chitera looks at how the traffic has improved in Kinshasa since 2007 when the country ...
Israel strengthens ties with Washington's foes
19/09/2015 - Spotlight on Asia

Israel strengthens ties with Washington's foes

In this edition of Spotlight Asia we look at the upcoming visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Russia, and how Israel tries to gain closer relations with the world's most powerful ...
A General Electric factory
15/09/2015 - US - FRANCE - Hungary - CHINa

GE to transfer 400 jobs to France

Energy giant General Electric is to transfer 400 jobs in electric turbine production from the US to France and another 100 to Hungary and China, the company announced Tuesday.

Justin Gatlin (left) will run at the Brussels Diamond League meeting without his nemesis Usain Bolt, who beat him over 100 and 200 metres at the world championships in Beijing.
11/09/2015 - athletics

Stars set to glitter at Diamond League in Brussels

A raft of medallists from the recent athletics world championships in Beijing will appear in the Belgian capital on Friday night.
Soldiers of the People's Liberation Army look from behind their weapons during the military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War 2.
05/09/2015 - China - Japan

China flexes military muscle to commemorate defeat of Japan in WW2

China demonstrated its military might at a huge parade in Beijing on Thursday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Japan's World War 2 defeat.
French police examine the debris from the Malaysia Airlines MH370 in July
04/09/2015 - France - Malaysia - China

France confirms Réunion debris from missing Malaysia Airlines plane

French prosecutors have confirmed that a wing fragment that washed up on the French Indian Ocean island of Réunion in July belonged to the Malaysia Airlines flight 370 that went missing last ...
Jinling Oil Refinery in Qixia, Nanjing province. China is world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gasses.
31/08/2015 - Paris climate conference 2015

Explainer COP21: Difficult choices

With nearly 200 countries taking part, it is clear that reaching consensus at the December 2015 COP21 about how to move on in tackling climate change and its effects — often referred to as ...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is set to spend four days in China
31/08/2015 - Sudan - China

Sudanese president on way to China for controversial business trip

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is making this week a rare long-distance “business trip”.