India's Hindu nationalists confident of victory as elections enter final stages

France, May 24 -- With votes yet to be counted, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), a coalition led by the BJP, says it is counting on a landslide victory in parliament's 543-seat lower house. "A... Read More

French PM seeks to narrow EU poll gap in far-right TV duel

France, May 24 -- The far-right National Rally (RN) is currently far ahead in opinion polls for the June 9 elections in France, with Macron's Renaissance party in a battle for second place with the So... Read More

UN court orders Israel to halt Rafah offensive in Gaza

France, May 24 -- The International Court of Justice (ICJ) found the situation in Gaza had deteriorated since the court in March ordered Israel to take urgent steps to alleviate the humanitarian crisi... Read More

Nadal starts French Open swansong against in-form Zverev

France, May 24 -- The 37-year-old Spaniard, who has been plagued with injuries over the past 18 months, has dropped down the rankings to 276. The former world number one last competed at the French ... Read More

RFI staff carry on strike over merger of French public media

France, May 24 -- More programmes and magazines were shelved on Friday after workers at France Medias Monde, France Televisions and Radio France downed tools a day earlier - forcing the cancellation o... Read More

President Biden woos Kenya's Ruto at White House in rare state visit

France, May 23 -- It is the first state visit to Washington by an African leader in more than 15 years. As Biden seeks to counter geopolitical headwinds across the continent, he will formally ask Con... Read More

Opinion split after three European countries recognise Palestinian state

France, May 23 -- Ireland, Spain and non EU-member Norway each said on Wednesday they would formally recognise a Palestinian state from May 28, drawing praise from many Arab and Muslim countries. "Th... Read More

RFI staff stage strike over controversial public media merger

France, May 23 -- As well as cancellations to regular broadcasts, rallies were held Thursday near the National Assembly and the Ministry of Culture in Paris. Dati has defended the "ambitious" and "lo... Read More

Chadian PM Masra resigns following Deby victory in presidential elections

France, May 22 -- Chad's prime minister and opposition leader Succes Masra tendered his resignation this Wednesday after interim President Mahamat Idriss Deby was confirmed as a winner of the 6 May pr... Read More

Gunmen kill dozens in attack on Nigerian mining community

France, May 22 -- The attack late on Monday on Wase district in Plateau state was the latest violence in an area which has long been a flashpoint for disputes over resources and for outbreaks of inter... Read More