Germany were stunned 1-0 by Mexico in the opening game of their World Cup defence on Sunday as Hirving Lozano finished off a sharp counter-attack that exposed the ragged defending that the four-times winners had displayed in their warm-up games.
An all-night arts and music festival turned deadly Sunday morning when gunfire erupted in a crowd, sending people stampeding and leaving one suspect dead and 22 people injured, authorities said.
Although abortion has been legal in Tunisia for more than four decades it remains controversial in what is still a socially conservative country. FRANCE 24’s team on the ground takes a closer look at the issue.
Aleksandar Kolarov produced a moment of captain’s inspiration, curling home a superb free kick as Serbia got their World Cup Group E campaign up and running with a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica on Sunday.
Since the end of May, Mozambique’s far northern province of Cabo Delgado has seen a surge in violence perpetrated by a new Islamist group that first came to the fore in October 2017.
Colombians headed to the polls Sunday for a presidential ballot that could determine the future of the country’s historic peace deal, which brought an end to five decades of armed conflict with FARC rebels. FRANCE 24’s team in Bogota reports.
Colombians vote in the second round of presidential elections on June 17, with a choice between the favourite Ivan Duque, a right-winger who wants to revise the FARC peace deal, and Gustavo Petro, a left-wing populist.
Afghanistan’s High Peace Council on Sunday echoed a call by President Ashraf Ghani to the Taliban to extend a ceasefire past the Eid holiday amid unprecedented scenes of Taliban militants embracing Afghan security troops and civilians.
Idyllic beaches, pristine waters and lush hotels dominate the Syrian regime’s latest wave of promotional videos to reinstate the country’s former role as one of the Middle East's top tourist spots. There’s just one detail missing: Syria’s civil war.
Eight people died on Saturday in a shoot-out and fire that shattered a truce struck hours earlier between President Daniel Ortega and protesters. Civic leaders condemned the violence while vowing to continue talks with the government.