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Willem Dafoe and Charlotte Gainsbourg in Antichrist
03/02/2016 - FRANCE - DANEMARK

France blocks Lars von Trier's Antichrist for sex, violence

Lars von Trier's film Antichrist has been banned from screens in France, seven years after its release, because it contains "extreme violence" and "unsimulated sex".
Relatives grieving for Alexandre Mpawenimana, opposition party activist, allegedly killed by police in Muyira, Bujumbura province on 11 January 2016.
20/01/2016 - Burundi

Burundi civil society urges UN Security Council to take strong stance during two-day visit

Members from the UN Security Council are expected to arrive in Burundi's capital Bujumbura on Thursday as part of a diplomatic effort to help solve the crisis in the country.
Police on patrol in Bobigny
16/01/2016 - FRANCE

French police offficer acquitted after shooting armed man in back

A French court has acquitted a police officer who shot an armed criminal in the back, judging that he acted in legitimate self-defence.
08/01/2016 - South Sudan

South Sudan: Rebels not satisfied with power-sharing deal, but accept it, says spokesman

Ministerial posts will be shared between the government and rebels, President Salva Kiir announced on Friday.
07/01/2016 - Burundi

Burundi: Stalled talks to restart in mid-January, peacekeeping force by consent, says Tanzania foreign minister

Stalled mediation on the crisis in Burundi could restart in just over a week’s time, Tanzania’s foreign minister has told RFI.
06/01/2016 - Ethiopia

Ethiopia: People in Addis Ababa are scared, living under ‘martial law’, says opposition

At least 150 people have been killed in an ongoing deadly crackdown against protests in Ethiopia, according to rights activists and opposition groups.
An Israeli forensic policeman works at the scene of a shooting incident in Tel Aviv, Israel January 1, 2016.
02/01/2016 - Israel-France

Israeli police hunt gunman of Paris-style attack

Israeli security forces pressed Saturday a manhunt for the gunman who killed two people and wounded seven others at a Tel Aviv pub, as the motive for the attack remained unclear.
Police officers are pictured as police conduct new searches linked to the November 13 Paris terrorist attacks, on December 30, 2015, in Molenbeek, Brussels.
31/12/2015 - BELGIUM

New Year terror plot: Brussels arrests 6 new suspects

Belgian police detained six more people on Thursday on suspicion they were plotting a New Year's Eve attack in Brussels following raids in and around the Belgian capital.
Ajaccio's prosecutor Eric Bouillard (L) and Departemental Director of Public Safety (DDSP) Patrice Vaiente (R) at a press conferrence in Ajaccio on Sunday
28/12/2015 - FRANCE

Two questioned over Corsica violence as demonstrations continue

Two young men have been detained in connection with the attack on firefighters that sparked Islamophobic protests on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica on Christmas Day.
The prayer hall that was attacked in Ajaccio, Corsica
26/12/2015 - FRANCE

Mob attacks Muslim prayer hall in Corsica

A Muslim prayer hall on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica was ransacked by a mob who tried to set fire to copies of the Koran on Friday