France's Hollande names Cazeneuve PM as Valls prepares election bid
PARIS French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday appointed Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve as prime minister until a new president is elected next May.
BEIRUT Insurgent shelling killed five people and wounded 20 more in government-held areas of Aleppo on Tuesday, Syrian state TV reported.
Aleppo has been divided into government and opposition-controlled zones for about four years.
The Russian-backed Syrian military and allied Iranian-backed militias are waging a major offensive against opposition-held eastern Aleppo, where several hundred people have been reported killed since the start of the attack.
(Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Andrew Heavens)
SANAA Images of 18-year-old Saida Ahmad Baghili's emaciated body shocked the world and turned a spotlight on the worsening humanitarian crisis across war-torn Yemen.
BRUSSELS German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Tuesday he was concerned that Italy might be facing a period of uncertainty, although he was confident that those overseeing Italian banks knew what they needed to do.