The 21-year-old debutant, the youngest of the eight qualifiers for the elite season-ender, displayed resilience and flair in equal measure to claim his biggest title to date. Thiem edged an intense first
Sit-ins have become the go-to tactic for rallies that erupted in early October in fury over corruption, a lack of jobs and an out-of-touch political class. They have resisted efforts by security forces
The glitzy Galeries Lafayette store in the French capital’s Opera shopping district was evacuated after dozens of protesters chanting anti-capitalist and anti-government slogans took over the third floor.
Several protesters took up positions on the rooftops of Hong Kong Polytechnic University, armed with bows and arrows, as unrest spread across the territory's central Kowloon district. Police said a media
Though a fixture of Real Madrid’s squad for the past 10 years, Benzema has been excluded from the French national team since 2015 over his alleged involvement in an attempt to blackmail a former teammate.
The army said 24 people were killed in the first operation on Friday and a further eight in a second on Saturday. The first operation in Yorsala in Loroum province saw a number of women who "had been and
Khaldoun Jaber, a young activist from the Lebanese town of Hazmieh spoke to FRANCE 24 about his arrest in mid-November. While interviewing Jaber, intelligence services interrupted the filming of our report;
The city, which suffered its worst flooding in 50 years on Tuesday, will face a high tide at around 160 cm (5.25 feet) at 1200 GMT, the city's centre for forecasting tides said. Authorities in Florence
For others, he is a leader who should be tried for war crimes over allegations of killings, torture and disappearances of scores of people during the final stages of the war against Tamil Tigers in 2009,
Shortages are beginning to hit the Bolivian capital La Paz after a week of roadblocks by anti-government demonstrators. Supporters of deposed president Evo Morales continue to demand the departure of Añez,
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s comments came as authorities apparently shut down the internet across Iran to smother the protests in some two dozen cities and towns over the rise of government-set prices by
Rajapaksa, who oversaw the military defeat of Tamil separatists under his brother and then president Mahinda Rajapaksa 10 years ago, has promised strong leadership to secure the island of 22 million people,
The protest came two days ahead of the start of campaigning for the December 12 vote. Demonstrations have gripped Algeria every week since February when protesters flooded the streets of the capital and
The new deaths were announced after five protesters were killed in clashes with security forces on Friday in central Bolivia, a political stronghold of exiled ex-president Evo Morales. The Washington-based
Safadi, in a statement from his office, said he hoped outgoing prime minister Saad Hariri would be designated again for the post. Hariri quit on Oct. 29 in the face of unprecedented anti-government protests.
Some demonstrators waved flags or brandished banners calling for Babis to step down and chanted "Shame!" and "Resign!". The CTK Czech news agency quoted Interior Minister Jan Hamacek as saying some 250,000
Megaphone has a simple goal: to cut the partisan content that has long been a fixture of Lebanon's media – and get the news out fast. “It’s extremely important, now more than ever, to get independent out
Morales was forced to step down on November 10 following a disputed presidential election, which opposition parties accused him of attempting to rig and an Organization of American States report said be
When Emmanuel Macron toured the battlegrounds of the Great War in early November 2018, part of celebrations marking 100 years since the armistice that ended the conflict, a string of unusual incidents
Sweeping protests have killed hundreds of people in Iraq since the start of October. Among the most violent have been concentrated in the Shia city of Nassiriya, 350 kms south east of the capital, Baghdad.
Numbers attending the protests and levels of violence have sharply diminished in recent months from the height of the movement, which began on November 17 last year with a giant Paris protest that drew
Most of the dead and injured Friday in Sacaba near the city of Cochabamba suffered bullet wounds, Guadalberto Lara, director of the town’s Mexico Hospital, told The Associated Press. He called it the violence