Lebanon’s prime minister-designate Mustapha Adib said Thursday he was extending efforts to strike a deal on an emergency cabinet line-up despite missing a French deadline.
Tyson the alpaca could hold the key to developing a process to block the coronavirus. FRANCE 24’s Catherine Norris-Trent and James André report from the prestigious Karolinska Institute in Stockholm.
Hundreds of Israelis protested in Tel Aviv late Thursday against a second nationwide lockdown, the first such move in the world to tackle a renewed spike in coronavirus cases.
Bolivia’s conservative interim president, Jeanine Anez, pulled out of next month’s general election on Thursday, a move that should strengthen other candidates running against the front-running socialist party of ex-leader Evo Morales.
Aides of Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny said Thursday that German experts found Novichok nerve agent on a water bottle taken from the hotel room where he stayed before being taken ill.
An award-winning film about a girl of Senegalese heritage growing up in a Paris suburb has become a target of vocal conservatives and Republican politicians who seized on a misleading Netflix poster to accuse it of sexualising pre-teen girls — which is precisely what the movie denounces.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, dogged by weeks of protests over a disputed election, said on Thursday that Belarus needs to close its borders with Poland and Lithuania, and strengthen border controls with Ukraine.
France is to implement extra measures to curb the Covid-19 epidemic in the cities of Lyon and Nice, the health minister said Thursday, adding to the three other regions deemed as virus “red zones” where additional measures are already in place. The country registered more than 10,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Thursday, setting a new daily record.
Islamic State has credited its West Africa affiliate for killing six French aid workers and their Nigerien guide and driver at a giraffe reserve in Niger on Aug. 9, according to a statement published by the SITE Intelligence Group on Thursday.
Tanzania and Uganda signed a $3.5 billion deal to begin construction of an oil pipeline on September 13 – sparking a wave of outcry from environmental groups.