On the eve of Israel’s 70th anniversary and the ceremony marking the move of the US embassy from Tel Aviv, FRANCE 24 Debate host François Picard meets correspondent Irris Makler at Machane Yehuda Market.
In an attempt to break the political deadlock, the exiled Carles Puigdemont has backed Quim Torra – a loyal hardline separatist – to succeed him as regional president. Torra looks set to be confirmed as leader in a parliamentary vote on Monday.
China's first domestically manufactured aircraft carrier started sea trials Sunday, state media said, a landmark in Beijing's ambitious plans to modernise its navy as the Asian giant presses its claims in disputed regional waters.
MMental health issues among humanitarian workers are worryingly high, reports show, so why are NGOs still not prioritising their staff’s well-being?
Suicide bombings struck churches in a major Indonesian city during Sunday services, killing at least 11 people and wounding dozens in attacks which police said were carried out by a single family including two young girls.
Israel won the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon early Sunday after singer Netta Barzilai beat 25 other contestants with her uptempo song "Toy" whose lyrics have been embraced by the #MeToo movement.
Iraqis on Saturday inflicted a blow on a political class they view as corrupt by shunning the first legislative elections since victory over Islamic State jihadists.
French investigators raced Sunday to identify a knifeman who killed one and wounded four others in a suspected terror attack that brought panic once more to the streets of Paris. A judicial source said the attacker was born in Chechnya in 1997.
Catalonia's parliament failed to elect pro-independence candidate Quim Torra as regional president on Saturday, although the candidate handpicked by deposed leader Carles Puigdemont said he will work "tirelessly" for a split from Spain.
North Korea will destroy its nuclear test site later this month, ahead of a summit with the United States, it said Saturday, pledging to blow up its tunnels in front of invited foreign media.