Iran turns down nuclear talks with US
Tehran has refused a meeting with the US and several European countries over the tattered 2015 nuclear deal, calling on Washington to lifts its crippling sanctions.
Microsoft says China-backed hackers targeted US companies
Microsoft said hackers exploited a bug in its email server software, which affected organizations rather than private accounts.
Families broken as pandemic plunges US drug addicts into deeper turmoil
"Covid has taken over" says Beverly Veres, feeling abandoned by health authorities as her two sons battle heroin addiction. In rural Pennsylvania, Beverly and her husband feel the pandemic has taken away precious help to battle the country's opioid epidemic, whilst Savannah Johnson -- a 26-year-old former drug addict -- explains that she risked relapse at the start of 2020.
Murdered journalist Khashoggi's fiancée calls for US action against Saudi crown prince
In an interview with FRANCE 24, the fiancée of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi hailed the recent decision by the Biden administration to declassify an intelligence assessment of her fiancé's shocking 2018 murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. But Hatice Cengiz called on Washington to go beyond words and enforce "sanctions" or other "actions" against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Saudi Arabia rejects US report on Khashoggi's murder
Saudi Arabia has rejected a US intelligence report linking Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Riyadh said it took "all necessary judicial measures" in the case.
Lawmakers in US state of Virginia vote to abolish death penalty
Lawmakers in Virginia have voted to abolish the death penalty. The move marks the end of a long history of capital punishment in the state. Virginia currently has the highest number of executions in the United States. We take a closer look with FRANCE 24's Valérie Dekimpe.
Coronavirus: US marks 'heartbreaking milestone' with 500,000 COVID deaths
Although the US has hit a grim milestone in the pandemic, overall daily case numbers and deaths are dropping. President Joe Biden has urged Americans to "remain vigilant."
President Joe Biden signals US return to world stage
As US President Joe Biden wraps up his first month in office with appearances at two major international meetings, what are the new steps towards international cooperation the US has taken?
US condemns 'PKK' attack under pressure from Turkey
Washington has bowed to pressure from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who accused the US of supporting terrorism. Ankara says Kurdish rebels killed 13 Turkish hostages. At first, the US treated this claim as unconfirmed.