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French court convicts African music star of rape

Congolese star Koffi Olomidé is given a two-year suspended jail term by a French court.

Koffi Olomidé guilty of rape of 15-year-old girl

Congolese star Koffi Olomidé is given a two-year suspended jail term by a French court.

France Sacks Paris Police Chief After Weekend Riots    

France has fired the Paris police chief and threatened to ban demonstrations on the city's Champs-Elysees Monday after a weekend of rioting left stores ransacked and charred. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced Monday that Paris' police chief Michel Delpuech, 66, who has been in the position since August 2017, will be replaced after an 18th straight weekend of "yellow vest" protests in the capital turned violent. Philippe also announced new security measures following a… Read Full Article

March 18, 2019

A look at the best news photos from around the world.

Gaza economic protests expose cracks in Hamas's rule

The Palestinian territory has seen several days of rare protests against the militant group's rule.

Equal Pay Day: Cheaper travel for Berlin women

Berlin public transport gives women 21% off fares to highlight the gender pay gap.

Yellow vest protests: Paris police sacked, rally bans planned

The French government acts after businesses were vandalised on Paris's famed Champs-Élysées.

Caf declines Liberia’s request to change venue for Afcon qualifier

Caf declines a request from the Liberia FA to move Sunday's crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifier away from the DR Congo because of Ebola concerns.

Cyclone Idai: 'People didn't stand a chance'

Drone footage shows the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique.

Christchurch shootings: The rising new threat of alt-right violence

The man accused of the Christchurch shootings left a trail of references to online culture and extremist alt-right ideology.