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Accumoli (Italy) (AFP) - A powerful earthquake rattled a remote area of central Italy on Wednesday, leaving at least 120 people dead and scenes of carnage in mountain villages.

Havana (AFP) - Colombia's government and FARC rebels are expected to make what President Juan Manuel Santos called a "historic" announcement Wednesday on a peace deal to end their half-century civil …

Paris (AFP) - Thousands of police reservists will patrol outside French schools next week as children return to the classroom after a summer overshadowed by two jihadist attacks, the government …

Moscow (AFP) - A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced ultranationalist politician Alexander Belov, a former leader of a banned anti-immigration movement, to seven and a half years in prison for …

Nice (France) (AFP) - French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve warned Wednesday against stigmatising Muslims, as a furore over the banning of burkinis grew with the emergence of pictures showing …

Hanoi (AFP) - France and other countries should help to keep the peace in the disputed South China Sea, Vietnam's president told AFP Wednesday, as unease grows over China's increasingly muscular …

Paris (AFP) - The deadly earthquake that struck central Italy before dawn Wednesday occurred in a notorious seismic hotspot, and dangerous aftershocks are possible, scientists said.

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